Tran Van Vu scored a double while Luu Quynh Toan made it 3-0 for Vietnam in the first half.
However, Said Alsbakhi Rasha gave Vietnam a fright after scoring in the 19th minute.
In the group’s first match, Lebanon defeated Palestine 11-4.
Onlyone team from each group goes through to the next round and Vietnamhas to defeat Lebanon on June 30 to go forward.
In the women’s futsal, Vietnam lost 0-1 to Iran in their third-round match.
Thisdefeat means there is little chance of Vietnam’s women making itthrough to the semi-finals. They now have only three points after threematches and play Malaysia on June 30.-VNA
In 2016, Vietnam’s textile and apparel exports reached US$28 billion, standing at below 6%, is now projected to achieve 10% growth as set for this year’s target. In eight months leading up to September, the clothing industry grossed US$23 billion in export turnover, including yarn exports at US$2.6 billion, materials and non-woven fabrics at US$1.1 billion and clothes at US$19.6 billion. APEC among top five US$ billion marketTo fulfil the export target of US$31 billion for 2017 set by the Government, another US$ 8 billion is needed before the year ends. With the average growth rate in August and September,…... [read more]
Vietnam considers the protection of peace as a top priority, stressed the top legislator at a meeting with leaders of the World Peace Council (WPC) and delegates attending the council’s meeting on November 24 in Hanoi. As Vietnam experienced wars, the country is deeply aware of the value of peace, she said. Ngan welcomed the WPC delegates to visit Vietnam in a time when the world has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution. Vietnam has recently held a meeting to mark the event, during which General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam delivered an important speech,…... [read more]
Officials from the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs are exploring expanding markets for Vietnamese working overseas, with 10,000 headed for mainly Taiwan and Japan to gain employment and experience in sectors ranging from construction, engineering and agriculture to food processing and garments and textiles. A Vietnamese worker working in a factory in Taiwan The ministry’s Overseas Labourer Management Department said 106,840 workers went overseas last year, with Taiwan taking 62,000. Department director Tong Hai Nam said growing demand for domestic labour by Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines had curbed the available overseas worker pool in those countries,…... [read more]
At apress briefing on November 6, coach Toshiya Miura said he had yet toscout the capabilities of his team's West Asian rivals."I haveno idea about (the strengths of) Palestine. The FIFA ranking shows theyare at higher level than Vietnam. However, I am happy to play againststronger rivals," remarked Miura.The match forms part of the team's preparations for the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup tournament later this month.Askedabout his Vietnamese players, the Japanese coach revealed that he waspleased with their performance in training and in recent competitions."Iam satisfied with my players' training in Osaka and friendly matches inHo Chi Minh City. The…... [read more]
The event also attracted leading US businesses in Vietnam such as Lockheed Martin, Exxon Mobil, Boeing, Raytheon, Procter&Gamble and Chevron along with economic analysts from popular US universities.US businesses acknowledged Vietnam’s efforts to improve its investment environment and administrative procedures, maintain economic stability and cope with the global economic crisis. However, they pointed out some problems, including a poor infrastructure, high interest rates and a lack of information. Despite this, US businesses still consider Vietnam a leading market in the region.President Triet said that during the 25-year Doi Moi (Renewal) process, Vietnam has reached an economic growth rate of over…... [read more]
Editor’s note: Nguyen Thien Nhan is Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, and a member of the Politburo – Vietnam’s top decision-making body. In this article – originally written in Vietnamese – submitted to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper, he discusses the opportunity for the impoverished regions of Vietnam to escape poverty through the exportation of fruit, vegetables and flowers.In the first nine months of 2017, Vietnam earnt US$2.62 billion through the export of fruits, vegetables and flowers, higher than the respective export turnover on crude oil (US$2.2 billion) and rice (US$2.04 billion) over the same period.These numbers not only reflect…... [read more]
Approving the frame treaty on cooperating in economics, culture, Science technology , sports and tourism between Vietnam and Palestine
(Cinet) – Recently, the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung signed the Decision No 1042/QĐ-TTg on approving the treaty on cooperating in economics, culture, education, Science technology, sports and tourism between the governments of Vietnam Socialist Republic and Palestine. The treaty on cooperating in economics, culture, education, science-technology, sports and tourism between the governments of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Governmetn of Palestine signed in Hanoi, on 25 May 2010. Accordingly, the Prime Minister appointed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to make foreign procedures for approving, informing the effect of the treaty for Palestine, and declared and filed the…... [read more]
PM Dung made the confirmation while receiving Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his entourage in Hanoi on October 28. The Vietnamese PM proposed further enhancing the political trust between the two Parties, States and peoples. Premier Wen, who is in Hanoi for the ASEAN-China Summit, the East Asia Summit and other related summits, confirmed a desire to closely coordinate with Vietnam for the success of these meetings. Friendship and cooperation is a consistent policy in the two countries’ relationship, said the Chinese Premier, adding that China is ready to maintain the exchange of visits by high-ranking delegations and delegations of ministries, sectors and…... [read more]
Vietnam's ranking on the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index improved marginally, but its score remains the same as the last four years. Stop Corruption Campaign in Thailand Vietnam ranked 112 out of 168 countries, improving seven places on last year, even though the country’s score has remained at 31 on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Vietnam has tried to implement various measures to fight corruption. Last year, 705 officials were discovered to have been involved in corrupt practices. The inspectors proposed to recover VND756bn of stolen assets and over 6.3 hectares of land. Regarding to…... [read more]
Vietnam always supports just struggleof the Palestinian people for their basic national rights, affirmedGeneral Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nong Duc Manh.Vietnam is also willing to share its experiences in partyleadership, building and development with the Palestinian NationalLiberation Movement (Al Fatah), General Secretary Manh told visitingPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Hanoi on May 25.The Party chief said Vietnam wants to strengthen and developfriendship and cooperation between the two parties, states and peoples.He hailed Al Fatah’s efforts in maintenance of politic stability andnational reconciliation in Palestine, expressing his belief that thePalestinian people will successfully build an independent and…... [read more]