PM Dung welcomed the guest and expressed his pleasure with the positive and practical development of the Viet Nam – U.S. comprehensive partnership, saying that for the two decades, bilateral cooperation has seen a great stride, bringing in practical benefits to both countries. He affirmed that the Government, ministries and agencies of Viet Nam will do their best and work closely with U.S. counterparts to implement effectively agreements made during General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s U.S. visit. Viet Nam is boosting judicial reforms to successfully build a law-governed state, and better protect justice and human rights, PM Dung said. The country is also improving the judicial system in line with the Constitution, the nation’s historical and cultural tradition and universal values of humanity, he added. The government leader wanted the Viet Nam Supreme People’s Court and the U.S. Supreme Court to better cooperation, especially in judicial experience sharing … [Read more...] about PM receives U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Before the visit, he will attend the fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament running from August 31-September 2 in New York. These activities come at the invitation of President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Saber Chaudhury, President pro tempore emeritus of the Senate Patrick Leahy, Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator John McCain. During the event, Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung will deliver a speech at a general session, chair a thematic session on sustainable development, and bilaterally meet parliamentary leaders of countries. The speech will also manifest the Vietnamese NA’s role in bilateral and multilateral parliamentary channels with its active and responsible involvement in IPU conferences and forums following Viet Nam’s successful hosting of IPU-132. Viet Nam and the U.S. established their comprehensive partnership during the U.S. visit by President Truong Tan Sang in July … [Read more...] about Chief legislator leaves for U.S. tour
The Chairman expressed his thanks for WB assistance for Viet Nam and revealed that Viet Nam wishes to receive more assistance from the institution in completing its market economy policies and increasing preferential loans, especially loans for launching sustainable development goals, upgrading infrastructure and reducing poverty. As one of the nations seriously suffering from climate change, Viet Nam proposed the WB support Viet Nam in this field. The WB President praised Viet Nam’s socio-economic development, including achievements in realizing sustainable development goals. He asserted that the WB will consider assisting Viet Nam in coping with climate change. Speaking at the conference on the increasing role of the Vietnamese National Assembly in the national development, Viet Nam has made efforts and positive changes in the national development process and completed the realization of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Evaluating the cooperation and assistance … [Read more...] about NA Chairman meets WB President in U.S.
Lauding the Governor’s working sessions with Vietnamese ministries and agencies, the PM said he hopes that the outcomes gained will actively contribute to the multi-lateral cooperation between Viet Nam and Oregon in particular and between the nation with the U.S. in general. He praised the developments in the two nations' relations in such areas as economics, trade and investment, asserting that Viet Nam expects to promote the bilateral relations to benefit both. He affirmed support for the cooperation between the State with Vietnamese ministries and agencies, especially in terms of potential areas including search and rescue, addressing consequences of natural calamity, innovative economics, environmental protection, clean energy, agriculture, imports and exports, education and training and cultural exchanges. PM Dung also highly valued the successful operation of Oregon businesses in Viet Nam and encouraged them to launch more investments. Ms. Kate Brown said that the results … [Read more...] about PM receives U.S. Oregon Governor
The Viet Nam Tra Fish Association issued a press release on January 27 protesting against the actions of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). DOC has nearly double the tariff applied on tra fish exported from Viet Nam. — Photo VASEP HA NOI (Biz Hub) — The Viet Nam Tra Fish Association issued a press release on January 27 protesting against the actions of the United States Department of Commerce (DOC). The association said the findings of the U.S. DOC's 10th Period of Review of tra and basa fish exported to the United States would hurt Vietnamese enterprises and reiterated that Vietnamese firms had not reduced the price of fillet of tra and basa fish exported to the country. According to the results of DOC's 10th POR released on January 17, the names of enterprises exporting products to the United States between August 1, 2012 and August 1, 2013 will be included in the DOC's list and subjected to an additional tax of US$0.97 per kilo. The revised rate will be … [Read more...] about Tra fish association protests U.S. raising anti-dumping tariff