Vietnam premier warns of sanctions on officials failing to meet growth targets International

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on June 3, 2017. Photo by the Vietnam News Agency Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, fresh from his visit to the U.S. to boost trade and investment, has threatened to punish government officials who fail to achieve growth targets assigned to them. […]

Hanoi revives plan to ban motorbikes in uphill battle against congestion International

Hanoi’s lawmakers are expected to make a decision this July about reducing traffic congestion in the city with a motorbike ban in 2030. The plan, which is now open to public discussion, is to remove all motorbikes from downtown districts from 2030 and restrict the use of the vehicle in areas well served by public […]

John McCain visits ‘Big Bad John’ US destroyer in Vietnam International

By AFP  &nbspJune 3, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7 Destroyer USS John S McCain. Photo by U.S. Navy/File Photo The US transferred seven security vessels to Vietnam last week. U.S. senator John McCain visited an American missile destroyer dubbed “Big Bad John” that docked in Vietnam Friday, as Washington and Hanoi deepen military ties amid […]