At the inauguration ceremony for Dakcheung School (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) – Dakcheung School was inaugurated and handed over to the Lao province of Sekong’s Dakchueng district on November 13, as a gift from the Vietnamese Party, State and people. Construction of the two-storey building started in June 2018 with a total cost of more than 23 billion VND (around 1 million USD). Covering 1,276 square metres, the school has six classrooms, two laboratories, a library, an informatics room, a foreign language learning room and a meeting hall. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung expressed his belief that the school, equipped with modern teaching aids and functional facilities, will contribute to improving the quality of human resources training for Dakchueng district. He stressed that the building, as a symbol for the Vietnam-Laos friendship, will help consolidate and promote the special ties between the two nations, … [Read more...] about Vietnam-funded school handed over to Laos
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At the Vietnam - Laos International War Cemetery, more than 100 delegates also heard stories about Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and specialists who had sacrificed themselves while doing their international service in Laos. The event, which was part of the 12th program entitled “Return to the roots” conducted by MB, took place for four days (July 15 - 18) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Day for Wounded Soldiers and Martyrs (July 27, 1947 - 2107). Earlier, the delegation paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the Truong Son National Martyrs’ Cemetery, the Road 9 National Martyrs' Cemetery, the Quang Tri Ancient Citadel in Quang Tri province; and offered incense to General Vo Nguyen Giap at his tomb in Vung Chua – Dao Yen, Quang Dong commune, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. Translated by Thuy Duong … [Read more...] about Military bank offers incense to fallen soldiers
Hefty investments Among 70 countries and territories in which Vietnamese have investments, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar are the three biggest target markets. Laos is the biggest FDI recipient from Vietnam, having accepted $5 billion worth of registered investments. In January 2017, Viettel received an investment license for setting up a telecom network in Myanmar – Mytel. BIDV in 2016 got a license to set up a branch in Myanmar – BIDV Yangon with charter capital of $85 million. The dairy factory Vinamilk built in Cambodia became operational in 2016, while the Vietnam Rubber Group began processing rubber latex in 2015. Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group is one of the biggest outward investors. In addition to a series of projects on agriculture production in Laos, in 2015 built the Attapeu international airport worth $36 million and HAGL Center worth $550 million in Myanmar. In 2016, it kicked off the second phase of HAGL Center and joined forces with Melia Hotel to run a … [Read more...] about How are Vietnamese businesses performing in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar?
NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives Deputy Speaker of the Assembly of the Union of Myanmar Aye Thar Aun Chairwoman Ngan congratulated Myanmar on its recent socio-economic achievements, voicing her belief that the country will succeed in promoting national reconciliation and harmony and improving its stature in the region and the world. She expressed her delight at the increasingly strengthened friendship and cooperation between the Vietnamese NA and the Myanmar parliament, as seen in an official visit to Vietnam by Speaker of the Assembly of the Union Mahn Win Khaing Than in May 2017 and another trip to Myanmar by a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese NA in September 2016. Deputy Speaker Aye Thar Aung highly valued Vietnamese people’s heroic struggle in the resistance wars to liberate the country in the past, as well as its achievements in social affairs, economy, political stability and external work at present. He said Vietnam is increasingly affirming … [Read more...] about Leaders highlight strengthened Vietnam-Myanmar parliamentary ties
In his remarks at a meeting in Hanoi on March 26, the cabinet leader noted that the successful organisation of such events will help raise Vietnam’s political prestige as well as its international profile and continue the success of the APEC Year 2017. The Foreign Ministry was assigned to coordinate the efforts and the Ministry of Public Security will closely work the ministries of National Defence and Public Health to ensure top security with great attention given to counter-terrorism. Themed “Leveraging 25 years of cooperation, Building an integrated, sustainable and prosperous GMS”, the GMS-6 will celebrate the 25th founding anniversary of GMS cooperation and outline cooperation orientations for building a region of prosperity, integration and sustainable development. Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said it is the first time Vietnam has initiated holding a business forum within the GMS-6 framework to promote … [Read more...] about PM Phuc requires best preparations for regional summits