The Prime Minister asked for VINCI investment in water supply and drainage projects in urban areas. He said Vietnam expects to select potential and good quality investment partners through a transparent bidding process, especially in BOT and PPP projects. The same day, the Prime Minister received Australian Sakkara Group Chairman, Neil Robert Wilson. He asked the Australian group to join in Vietnam’s urban development.
During a meeting with General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President Xi Jinping in Da Nang on November 11, PM Phuc applauded the Chinese leader’s State visit to Vietnam and his attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in the Central city.He expressed his delight at the progress in bilateral ties over the past time, stressing that China remained the largest trade and tourism partner of Vietnam while Vietnam is still the largest trade partner of China in ASEAN. Regarding investment, the PM said Vietnam welcomes and creates favorable conditions for Chinese firms to carry out…... [read more]
The Institute, the Republic of Korea’s biggest non-refundable aid project for Vietnam, is expected to become a top technology and solution provider for businesses in the country. “We need to reform management methods and work style to apply technologies as soon as possible. The Institute is expected to help solve pending problems and create a new research model,” Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam told the launch ceremony.Under the project, Vietnamese researchers will be trained at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology.... [read more]
Vietnam expects its relations with partner countries will contribute to regional development - Photo: Can Dung Bilateral meetings At a meeting with US President Barack Obama, PM Dung said Vietnam wished to increase the comprehensive, effective partnership with the US. He thanked President Obama for his efforts to coordinate with the leaders of negotiating countries to successfully conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He requested the US to contribute more actively to ensuring peace, stability, and prosperity in the region and the East Sea as well. President Obama said the US and Vietnam needed to maintain tight coordination to ensure…... [read more]
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) –Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed hope that his visit to Japan from May 26-28 will create new impetus to further strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and Japan, in the interests of the two countries’ people, and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.In an interview with Japanese news outlets ahead of his trip, the PM said he and his Japanese counterpart PM Shinzo Abe will discuss major orientation and specific measures to foster bilateral ties in various areas, focusing on mutual political trust and cooperation in economy,…... [read more]
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts believe that Vietnam will still get big benefits once the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership is implemented, though they would be smaller compared to the benefits it expected from TPP. Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan AnhThe 11 original TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) signatories have come to an agreement, the CPTPP, which is good news for Vietnam, according to analysts.Do Duc Dinh from the World Economics and Politics Research Institute commented: “Although the 11-member CPTPP would not be as strong as the TPP with the US, it is still a…... [read more]