Resolve and Spirit of Vietnam

2019, the last year in the second decade of the 21st Century, has just elapsed. The world landscape seemed to be darker than in 2018. The world economy slowed down. The struggle of globalization and economic connectivity with trade protectionism and anti-integration became aggressive. Strategic frictions among major countries were very intense, leading to complex outcomes in economy, trade, politics and security.

Forthcoming Events

Expanding Common Market for ASEAN Economic Community

10:00:15 AM | 22/1/2020

To successfully build the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), ASEAN countries need to effectively execute strategic solutions for AEC development in 2016-2025 to address all challenges faced by ASEAN.

Australia Wants to Be Part of Vietnam’s Enormously Bright Future

10:07:49 AM | 17/1/2020

Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1973, Vietnam and Australia have built strong and substantive relations on the basis of mutual respect and interest. “The elevation of ties to a Strategic Partnership in 2018 was a significant milestone for both countries,” said Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie when asked about new developments in relations between Vietnam and Australia. Thu Ha reports.

German Businesses: Commitments for Long-term Investment in Vietnam

9:01:46 AM | 16/1/2020

“55% of German companies in Vietnam intend to expand their activities in Vietnam and 59% assume an increase in employment,” said Mr. Marko Walde, Chief Representative, Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Vietnam in an interview with Vietnam Business Forum. Thu Ha reports.

Vietnam - Russia: Time-tested Relationship

8:53:04 AM | 15/1/2020

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Vietnam - Russia diplomatic relationship, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine has an interview with Mr. Konstantin V. Vnukov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Vietnam. Tran Ngoc reports.

“Vietnam - Russia relationship is strategic, very friendly”

8:50:57 AM | 15/1/2020

Senior Lieutenant General, Academician Nguyen Huy Hieu is the first person elected as the Academician of Military Sciences for the art of war by the Russian Academy of Sciences. At his 70s, he is still working hard for national defense and what he has been doing will continue to help build a strong relationship between Vietnam and Russia and develop Vietnam's military science and technology in particular.

Maintaining Peace and Stability for National Development

11:39:53 AM | 27/12/2019

At the 30th anniversary of the All-National Defense Day and the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People's Army, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech honoring achievements and victories of the Vietnam People's Army in the past 75 years, and noted key tasks for the near future. Vietnam Business Forum Magazine would like to quote this speech.

Fostering Friendship, Trust, Mutual Understanding of National Armies

11:38:13 AM | 27/12/2019

At the Governmental Headquarters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently hosted a reception of military leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Singapore and Thailand, who are in Vietnam to attend the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnamese People’s Army and the 30th anniversary of the All-People National Defense Day.

Vietnam-U.S. Relations: 25 Years of Substantive and Effective Development

1:24:55 PM | 26/12/2019

The launch ceremony of the logo of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam-U.S. diplomatic relations was recently organized, opening a series of jubilant commemorative activities of the two countries in 2020.

VN Looks to Balance Trade with Thailand

10:39:23 AM | 16/12/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expects that Viet Nam and Thailand would continue working together towards realizing trade goal of US$ 20 billion next year and that bilateral trade ties will advanced in a more balanced manner.

Vietnam, U.S. Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

11:40:47 AM | 12/12/2019

Recently, under the authorization of the Government of Vietnam and the United States Government, Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai and Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Embassy in Vietnam Caryn McClelland signed the Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA).