Prime Minister optimistic at conclusion of New York visit (01-10-2007) NEW YORK — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left New York on the evening of September 28 (local time), after attending the 62nd session of the United Nations General Assembly. Earlier, PM Dung called at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), met with Croatian President Stjepan Mesic, worked with the Viet Nam-US Senior Advisory Council on Enhancement of Viet Nam's Competitiveness, and received leaders from US leading groups. At the NYSE, the government leader witnessed the signing of a co-operation agreement between the NYSE and the Ha Noi Securities Trading Centre in the fields of personnel training, managerial experience exchange and building of trading systems. Dung said he hoped that the NYSE would become a strategic partner of Viet Nam's stock exchanges, thus helping to develop the Vietnamese financial market and beef up Viet Nam-US economic ties. The Vietnamese PM rang the bell to start the September 28 … [Read more...] about Prime Minister optimistic at conclusion of New York visit
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On the morning of June 23rd (Washington time), Prime Minister Phan Van Khai rang the bell signaling a new working day at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). NYSE is the second biggest stock exchange in the world, followed by the US NASDAQ stock exchange. It is the home to 2,800 companies worth nearly US$20,000 billion on the global financial market. Unlike the electronic NASDAQ stock exchange, NYSE has a long-standing history and conducts face-to-face transaction activities. NYSE had stopped trading activities many times, in 1914 due to the impact of World War I, in 1929 due to an economic crisis and the most recent time following the terrorist attack in September, 2001. Throughout its history, leaders from other countries have rung the bell at NYSE. Earlier on June 22, Prime Minister Phan Van Khai held talks with speaker of the US House of Representatives Dennis Hastert, majority leader of the US Senate Bill First, minority leader of the US Senate Harry Reid, and met with … [Read more...] about Prime Minister Phan Van Khai engages in diverse activities in New York
VNGOP - As part of his official visit to the United States, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết had many activities on June 19 in New York City, the first destination in the US trip. President Nguyễn Minh Triết gives speech to the US businesses In the morning (local time), State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and his entourage paid a visit to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext) and witnessed the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Hồ Chí Minh City Securities Trading Center and NYSE Euronext. Working with the NYSE Euronext executives, the State President emphasized that Vietnam, not only maintaining its average annual GDP growth rate of 7.5% during 2001-2006, is shifting its economic structure toward industrialization, modernization, increasing the role of private sector and stabilizing its macro-economy. Vietnam is giving priority to comprehensive economic reform on the basis of the country's WTO commitments and other international … [Read more...] about State President has a busy working day in New York
Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, battered the nation's eastern seaboard on Tuesday, swamping New York City streets with record levels of floodwater, blacking out power to millions of people and bringing transportation to a halt through much of the region. … [Read more...] about New York paralyzed as Sandy slams into eastern U.S.
Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the United States, pounded the east coast on Tuesday, flooding large parts of New York City, bringing transport to a halt and interrupting the presidential campaign. … [Read more...] about Floods across New York as Sandy slams into eastern U.S.