TPP and Vietnam Economy: Major Benefits and Challenges TPP and Vietnam Economy: Major Benefits and Challenges

National Times- Professor Jeffrey Schott, a leading TPP expert at the Peterson Institute for International Economics had an interview with Vietnam News Agency correspondents on the occasion of meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh...

AIPA General Assembly Focuses on ASEAN Community Building

AIPA General Assembly Focuses on ASEAN Community Building

National Times- The 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-35) under the theme “Strengthening Parliamentary Cooperation in the Asean Community Building”” is on going in Vientiane, Laos.

ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting Kick Off

National Times- The 12th ASEAN Health Minister Meeting, themed “Better Health for ASEAN Community after 2015” held on September 18 in Hanoi with the participation of 200 international delegates.

US Suggested Resuming ODA to Vietnam

US Suggested Resuming ODA to Vietnam

National Times- A high level Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh is visiting US...

Baskets Made of Water Hyacinth to be Sold in Germany

Baskets Made of Water Hyacinth to be Sold in Germany

National Times - The Hiep Luc Rattan cooperative (Dong Nai province) is urgently completing nine container shipment (40 feet) of baskets made of water hyacinth to export to German market.

Cai Rang in Top Asia Most Beautiful Floating Markets

National Times- Floating market probably is one of the most exciting spots of the Mekong Delta. The travel site Youramazingplaces, recently has named Cai Rang, Can Tho, Vietnam in the list of most beautiful floating markets in Asia.

Common Visa Scheme among ACMECS Promoted

National Times- The Ministerial Retreat Meeting on Ayeyarwady – Chao Phraya - Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Tourism Cooperation was held in HCM City on September 10...

Vietnam – New Destination of Aqua Mekong Cruises

National Times- Vietnam has chosen been as the starting point of the Southeast Asian journey along the Mekong River by Aqua Expeditions, the luxury cruise company.

Hanoi: “Best Place to Eat for Less”

National Times- The capital of Vietnam has been included in Wild Junket magazine’s list of top 10 cities where travellers can “Eat Like a King on a Budget”.

Vietnam Travel Experiences Favored by Foreign Visitors

National Times- Crossing streets in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), renting a bike to explore Mui Ne and mud-bath in Nha Trang … are the exciting activities attracting foreign tourists when they visit Vietnam.

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Second Week of September, 2014

Second Week of September, 2014

National Times- Vietnam condemns China’s unilateral actions in Truong Sa; Vatican wishes to expand relations with Vietnam; Vietnamese, Cuban diplomats hold talks; Russia pledge to conclude FTA talks in early 2015… some leading news stories in the second week of September, 2014.