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How Will Foreign Investment Change Vietnam’s Economy?

Vietnam’s cheap workers might not be the country’s stars for much longer: low wages helped to propel the communist nation to some of the fastest growth rates in the world, but analysts say it needs a new economic model now.Keep reading ...

Ha Nguyen

Vietnam, China lack cooperation mechanism on water resources in the Mekong River

Vietnamese and Chinese authorities have said the two nations do not have any specific cooperation mechanism on water resources and basic principles of using water resources under the Mekong – Lancang Cooperation framework.Keep reading ...

Khanh Lynh

US Human Rights Report still includes unobjective assessments on VN's actual situation

Although the US latest report on human right practices acknowledges Viet Nam’s achievements in protecting human rights, it still includes some assessments that are not objective and do not reflect the actual situation in Viet Nam.Keep reading ...

Quang Minh

E-Gov't index: VN eyes top four ASEAN countries

The Government has set goal to raise e-government index by 10-15 places by 2020, making Viet Nam one of the four leading countries in ASEAN in the UN e-government rankings by 2025. This is part of the Government’s latest Resolution No. 17/NQ-CP defining a number of task and solutions ...

Thuy Dung

VN to reduce number of districts, communes

The National Assembly Standing Committee approved a resolution on Wednesday, creating legal foundations for reduction of administrative units at district and communal levels. At present, Viet Nam’s administration is devided into central, provincial, district and communal levels. Keep reading    ...

Minh Duyen

Vietnam introduces meth de-addiction regimen as use becomes widespread

Vietnam has created its first regimen for treating synthetic drug addicts, and it combines medication with psychological support. The addiction in Vietnam is being treated solely with psychological methods, but the new regimen by the Health Ministry suggests that it should go along with using ...

Le Nga

Vietnam says investigating cause of boat's sinking in contested waters

Vietnam is seeking clarification of how a fishing boat came to sink this week in the contested South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, days after a local rescue agency said it was rammed by a Chinese vessel. Keep reading ...

James Pearson

Vietnam named among top 11 of world’s healthiest countries

Vietnam has been listed among the top 11 healthiest countries in the world, according to the Global Wellness Index (GWI) published by investment firm LetterOne. Out of the 151 nations evaluated for the list, Vietnam was ranked in 11th place while Canada took the number one ...

VNA Reporter

Decline in Vietnam’s deforestation cases

Vietnam has seen decreases in the number of violation cases related to forest protection and development, as well as the area of forest lost by deforestation. After three years of implementing Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s directions, an average of 16,980 violation cases have been ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever

Vietnam’s prime minister has called for “drastic measures” to fight the spread of African swine fever in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday. The highly contagious disease, which is incurable in pigs but harmless to humans, has spread rapidly across neighboring China ...

Mai Nguyen

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