Zero training in SAP solutions for enterprises

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SAP, a market leader in enterprise application software, has made its solutions simpler for enterprise use, its Southeast Asia head said at the 2013 SAP Forum Vietnam. Addressing the meeting in Ho Chi Minh early August, attended by some 400 business leaders and managers, SAP Southeast Asia's president and managing director Francois Lancon said SAP has made continual efforts over the past few years to work out solutions simpler than before. "They aim to help companies of all sizes and … [Read more...]

ASEAN 46th founding anniversary celebrated

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(VOVworld) - Ho Chi Minh city's Union of Friendship Association on Friday marked the 46th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), on August 8, 1967. Attending the meeting were representatives of the city's administration and ASEAN consul generals, and students from local universities. Phan Thi Hong Xuan, Chairwoman of the Vietnam-ASEAN Friendship Association, said that since its establishment, ASEAN has been an important and indispensable factor in ensuring … [Read more...]

Vietnam-Singapore relations developing on firm fundamentals

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his official visit to Singapore in September 2012

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Singapore (August 1, 1973), Singaporean Ambassador to Viet Nam Ng. Teck Hean shared his views on the development and prospect of the bilateral ties in an exclusive interview given to VGP recently. 1. How do you evaluate the relationship between Viet Nam and Singapore over the past four decades? Viet Nam and Singapore relations are excellent, cemented by close and growing trade and investment ties, as well as a … [Read more...]

Ho Chi Minh City achieves stable growth

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(VOVworld)- Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Le Hoang Quan has said that Ho Chi Minh city gained stable growth despite several difficulties. At a meeting addressing the city's socio-economic development, Quan said the city would strengthen measures to stabilize the market, stimulate demand and prevent price hikes. In the remaining months of the year, the city will closely follow market and export developments and assist enterprises. Quan said:"In the remaining 4 months, we will … [Read more...]

Changes in Tra Vinh rural areas

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(VOVworld) - Two years ago, the southern province of Tra Vinh piloted the new rural development program in My Long Nam commune and then replicated the model to 17 other communes. So far, they have fulfilled almost all of the new rural criteria and improved the rural infrastructure. Building a complete rural road system is the outstanding achievement of two years of implementing the national rural improvement program in My Long nam commune. Upgraded village and hamlet roads have made … [Read more...]

Blue chips lead southern share rises

Shares rose steadily on July 31 afternoon on the Ho Chi Minh exchange, lifting the VN-Index up 0.68 percent to close at 491.85 points. Sacombank (STB) attracted investor attention during the day with a whopping 14.6 million shares traded at the ceiling price of 18,200 VND (0.87 USD) a share, worth 267 billion VND (12.7 million USD). However, half of the 30 largest shares by market capitalisation and liquidity shed value, driving the VN30 down 0.42 percent to 542.52 points. Trading … [Read more...]

New Zealand Governor General to visit Vietnam

(CPV) - The Governor General of New Zealand, Jerry Mateparae, will undertake an official visit to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city from August 3-8 , at the invitation of State President Truong Tan Sang.

The Governor General will be accompanied by his wife, Lady Janine Mateparae. The visit is the second ever visit to Vietnam by a Governor General of New Zealand. It is Sir Jerry Mateparae's third visit to Vietnam. His last visit was in 2008, as Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force. According to a press release issued by the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi on August 1, the visit will further strengthen ties between the two nations, and highlights New Zealand's commitment to building a stronger, … [Read more...]

VN-Singapore relations developing on firm fundamentals

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during his official visit to Singapore in September 2012

VGP - On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Viet Nam and Singapore (August 1, 1973), Singaporean Ambassador to Viet Nam Ng. Teck Hean shared his views on the development and prospect of the bilateral ties in an exclusive interview given to VGP recently. 1. How do you evaluate the relationship between Viet Nam and Singapore over the past four decades? Viet Nam and Singapore relations are excellent, cemented by close and growing trade and investment ties, as well … [Read more...]

Statement of the 7th session of 11th Central Committee of Communist Party of Vietnam

The 11th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam convened the 7th session in Hanoi from May 3 to May 11, 2013, as part of the whole term work agenda. The following are excerpts of the Statement on the 7th session of 11th Central Committee of Communist Party of Vietnam As part of its whole term work agenda, the 11th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam convened the 7th session in Hanoi from May 3 to May 11, 2013 to discuss a number of issues: Continuing to reform and … [Read more...]

1,680 teachers to receive additional English training

According to a plan of the Ministry of Education and Training, about 1,680 junior secondary school and high school English teachers nationwide will attend training courses to improve their professional competence in 2013. The plan is an activity of the National Foreign Languages Project 2020. Training courses will be provided by University of Languages and International Studies under Vietnam National University - Hanoi, Hanoi National University of Education, Thai Nguyen University, Vinh … [Read more...]