Although Vietnam initially decided to build only three oil refineries, two are about to be built and others are under construction, while several more are awaiting licenses.
The monthly salaries of managers at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are much higher than other state civil servants.
Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted the fine Vietnam-Norway friendship and cooperation in politics, diplomacy, and development and urged expanded cooperation in economics, trade, and...
Vietnam and Russia are actively negotiating a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan).
Vietnam has expanded the plan to develop the petroleum industry in the country by 2020, but some say that the increasing number of refineries comes with significant risks.
Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf has called for further development of trade ties between Vietnam and the UK as Vietnam is considered an important market for UK investors.
Many oil refinery projects have been put forth recently, arousing concerns over a glut in supply as well as potential hazards to the environment caused by production on outdated technology.
Vietnam wishes to enhance cooperation with Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela and Grenada on all fields, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on September 25.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela and Grenada on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General...
For the first time, the Ministry of Trade and Industry made public the salary of 120 high-ranking officials at 11 state-owned corporations in 2013.