The Hanoitimes - Vietnam’s achievements over the past three decades have been remarkable, making the country one of the most successful stories in terms of poverty reduction in the world, said Eric Sidgwick, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director for Vietnam.
The Hanoitimes - As part of his tour to the US to attend the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City on September 1 (Vietnam time).
The Hanoitimes - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has offered a number of specific instructions after being updated on the positive socio-economic performance during January-August, asking to continue maintaining firmly macro-economic stability.
The Hanoitimes - According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency, Vietnam attracted 13.33 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eight months of this year, increasing by 30.4% compared with same period last year.
The Hanoitimes - According to Head of the Department of Ethnic Culture under the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Hoang Duc Hau at the recent press conference held in Hanoi, the 9th tourism, sports and culture festival of ethnic groups in the northeast region aims to promote and preserve their cultural identities.
The Hanoitimes - According to the General Statistics Office under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the total value of Vietnam's exports reached over 106 billion USD in the past eight months of this year, up 9% against the same period last year.
The Hanoitimes - The Ministry of Construction has recently asked local authorities nationwide to quicken the building of social housing, in a bid to comply with the national housing development strategy.
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam Airlines first Boeing B787-9 Dreamliner made its highly anticipated initial landing at Heathrow Airport in London on September 1, showcasing the airlines new corporate identity and brand image.
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The organising board said at the press conference in Hanoi on August 31, the 3rd Hanoi International Piano Competition will be held from September 4-11 at the Vietnam National Academy of Music.
The Hanoitimes - Some 200 photos depicting Vietnam - Russia relations as well as Vietnamese history, culture, landscapes and cuisine are being on display at an exhibition at the Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex in Russia from September 1-6, according to Ha Noi Moi newspaper.