Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Vietnam morning news

Vietnam asks for New Zealand support in judicial personnel training
Vietnam hopes for New Zealand’s cooperation and support in training personnel and enhancing capacity for judicial officials to meet international integration requirements, said Deputy Minister of Justice Le Tien Chau.

Việt Nam, Angola seek to boost ties
Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh and Angolan Minister of External Relations Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti agreed to continue seeking measures to strengthen ties in prioritised areas and expand cooperation in promising fields including agriculture, health care, oil and gas, and telecommunications.
Viet Nam News

Gov’t looks to control public debt
Controlling public debt and ensuring stable Budget revenues will be priority tasks for the Government this year, the Prime Minister has directed.
Viet Nam News

Investors should take a closer look at Vietnam – but beware these risks
Vietnam is an intriguing market undergoing significant change, and its stock market has been a strong performer. It is one of the largest positions within our T Rowe Price Frontier Markets strategy, and we have been overweight since mid-2014.
— City A.M

VN, Cambodia premiers open cross-border bridge
Chrey Thom Bridge connecting the southern province of An Giang in Vietnam and Cambodia’s Kandal Province was inaugurated on Monday.
The Nation

Vietnam, Thailand strengthen ties in drug prevention and control
Vietnam and Thailand convened their 11th bilateral conference on drug prevention and control cooperation in the central coastal city of Da Nang on April 24.

Cambodia rolls out red carpet for Vietnamese PM
Cambodia on Tuesday rolled out its red carpet for Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on his official visit to the kingdom to boost bilateral ties and cooperation.
— Xinhua

Hun Sen touts relationship with Vietnam
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday accused “some people” of trying to instigate conflict, and even war, between the country and its neighbours, while personally claiming responsibility for peace and regional cooperation in a thinly veiled swipe at the opposition’s past use of anti-Vietnamese rhetoric.
The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen, Vietnamese PM Sign Deals on Road, Drugs Fight
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday signed off on cooperation deals with his Vietnamese counterpart, including a new expressway linking the two countries.
— The Cambodia Daily (paywall)

Dong Nai loses $61.8m worth of crops to untimely rain
Unseasonable rain earlier this year has damaged 40,300ha of crops in the southern province of Dong Nai, according to its Department of Agriculture and Development.

Five Decades Ago in Vietnam, a Different Great, Great Wall
When Gen. Maxwell Taylor returned from South Vietnam in 1961, he proposed a seemingly simple way to stem the rising Communist insurgency: an impenetrable barrier that would cut off the supply of people and arms coming from the North.
The New York Times

Party leader wants more productive partnership with RoK
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng wants Việt Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to ratchet up the efficient co-operation between political parties, governments, parliaments, and localities to achieve a more productive strategic co-operative partnership.
Viet Nam News

NA Chairwoman receives Australian, New Zealand ambassadors
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân hosted separate receptions in Hà Nội yesterday for Australian and New Zealand Ambassadors to Việt Nam, Craig Chittick and Wendy Matthews.
Viet Nam News

Vietnam, Cambodia reach consensus on cooperation enhancement
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen agreed on various measures to bolster the countries’ multi-faceted relations at their talks in Phnom Penh on April 25.

Cruising in Vietnam Without the Crowds: A Savvy Traveler’s Guide
THE ROCKY ISLETS resolved through the haze at the bow, and the captain slowed the boat so we could take it all in. Some of the islands stood densely packed like monks in conclave, others lone and admonitory like the fins of monstrous sea creatures.
— The Wall Street Journal

Rove launches Vietnam adventure tours
Specialist adventure tour operator Rove has now expanded into Vietnam, bringing its countries of operation up to a total of eight, in addition to Thailand, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
TTG Asia


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