KIÊN GIANG — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta Province of Kiên Giang has pledged to further improve its competitiveness and investment climate, making it easy for investors to do business, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Nguyễn Thanh Nghị, said.
Kiên Giang should become one of the wealthiest and most dynamic and innovative provinces in the country based on its comparative natural advantages and sea-based economy, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc told an investment conference in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province yesterday (July 29).
Vietnam Embassy New Delhi hosted an event to introduce PHU QUOC, the paradise island in KIEN GIANG province to travel trade and key industrialists from IICC, Indian Importers Chamber of Commerce. The event created interest for delegates to know more about destinations. Even some of the investors expressed interest in business startup.
VGP - Industrial production expanded 11.2% while total trade volume reached US$308.07 billion in the first eight months this year, according to official statistics.
Budget airline Vietjet Air has opened sales for the air route linking Viet Nam’s Phu Quoc island and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s capital city of Seoul, in order to meet the increasing travel demands during the year-end festive seasons.
‘In addition to the open business environment, market issues, product branding broadcasting, export promotion, global supply chain linkages, enhancing the competitiveness of enterprises and so on are the decisive factors for the survival of the business, especially in the context of global economic integration’ said Ms Nguyen Duy Linh Thao - Director Of Investment, Trade and Tourism Promtion Center of Kien Giang Province (The Center).
The introduction of e-visa scheme for visitors, regulations on horse, dog racing, international football betting, business in prize-winning electronic games, extension of visa waiver for Western European tourists are among foreign-related policies in Viet Nam in the first half of 2017.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and President of the Senate of Haiti Youri Latortue held talks on June 19 during the Haitian leader’s official visit to Viet Nam from June 17-22. 
The economic management quality of Viet Nam’s cities and provinces was continuously improved in 2016.
Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotu on March 6 in Ha Noi.
  In the evening of 11 February 2017, in Nam Cuong Square, Lao Cai City, Lao Cai Province, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in coordination with People’s Committee of Lao Cai Province and North West Steering Committee organized the opening ceremony of Visit Viet Nam Year 2017 – Lao Cai – North West with the theme “North-West Colors”.
These localities include Son La, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Dien Bien, Yen Bai, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Ha Tinh.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and the Immigration Management Department held a ceremony at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport on February 4 to greet Richard Kenneth Wilson (Britain), the first e-Visa visitor to Viet Nam.
President Tran Dai Quang joined the “Spring in all Regions Nationwide” Festival 2017 at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Ha Noi on February 4, during which he extended New Year wishes to all ethnic groups across Viet Nam.
State President Tran Dai Quang beat the drum to launch the 2017 Tree Planting Festival in the northern province of Quang Ninh on the morning of February 2.
Viet Nam aims to invest more in cultural industries to bolster the economy as outlined in the “Strategy for development of cultural industries of Viet Nam by 2020, with a vision to 2030”, which has just been approved by the PM.  
  Indian PM Narendra Modi will make his first official visit to Viet Nam on September 2-3 at the invitation of PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Viet Nam News Agency on July 18 was empowered to declare refuting untruthful coverage by the Chinese press regarding the East Sea issue which was discussed during a meeting between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on July 14.
One of the key priorities is to improve the effectiveness of the financial market, including the stock market and insurance market, said Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung.
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