NDO – In 2017, the Vietnamese agricultural sector continued to face various difficulties and challenges, particularly the complicated and strict trade barriers, as well as cutthroat competition for agricultural exports. (Dec 19, 2017)
NDO – The Vietnamese economy continues to show steady growth momentum, contributing to poverty reduction, especially in rural and isolated areas. As of September 30, 2017, there were nearly 31.9 million disadvantaged households and policy beneficiaries being provided with preferential loans. This result was noted by many National Assembly (NA) deputies as being one of the highlights and pillars of Vietnam's poverty reduction policy.
NDO – Vietnam enjoyed an estimated trade surplus of US$200 million in November, raising the total trade surplus for the first 11 months of 2017 to US$2.8 billion, as announced by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) on November 29.
NDO - Since the beginning of the year, the exchange rate and the foreign currency market have remained stable, positively contributing to achieving the targets of macroeconomic stability and import restrictions.
NDO - The fourth plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) completed its full agenda in a successful manner on November 24, closing after one month of momentous working and high responsibility.
NDO – Youngsters are considered as an asset to the country's prosperity, however, the Vietnamese youth are facing a range of challenges in many aspects, such as employment, education and reproductive and sexual healthcare, according to a new report released on November 22.
NDO - New elements added to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) based on the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have turned the CPTPP into a multilateral agreement that not only concerns trade and market issues but also creates the motivation for comprehensive reform in both legal and governance issues.
NDO – In recent years, the number of domestic and international visitors to Quang Ninh province has strongly increased, affirming the position as well as rapid and stable development of the local tourism sector. With the investment in modern infrastructure and gradual improvement of the quality of services, Quang Ninh is aiming to become a leading international tourism centre in the country and in Southeast Asia region.
NDO - In a joint statement between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America at the conclusion of President Donald Trump’s visit, the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to deepening ties on the basis of previous joint statements between the two sides.
NDO – At the invitation of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, heading a Vietnamese delegation, has arrived in Manila for the 31st ASEAN Summit (ASEAN-31) and related summits, including the 20th ASEAN+3 Summit (with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea), the ASEAN+1 Summit (with China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Nations), and the 12th East Asian Summit (EAS).
NDO - In his keynote address at the ABAC Dialogue with APEC Economic Leaders, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang emphasised that economic integration, connectivity, trade and investment liberalisation have been and will continue to be the top priorities for APEC cooperation.
NDO - On the occasion of the APEC Summit in Da Nang, Russian President Vladimir Putin writes an article on the important role of APEC and Russia’s contributions to promoting cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific region.