August 19, 2013
Vietnam appears set to relax foreign property ownership laws and expand the list of opportunities for investors. Whereas up to now foreign nationals were not permitted to purchase anything more serious than apartments, they might soon be allowed to acquire villas, including for subsequent letting.
August 8, 2013
The Vietnamese minister of defence, Army General Phung Quang Thanh, says Vietnam intends to run the former Soviet naval base in Cam Ranh as a commercial operation offering its services to merchant and navy ships from all over the world, including Russia
August 7, 2013
On 5 August, Le Hong Truong, chief of the consular office at the Vietnamese Embassy in Moscow, expressed his concern over the "inhumane" conditions in which his fellow countrymen were being kept
July 9, 2013
Russia has completed the removal of its highly-enriched nuclear fuel from Vietnam, where it was used for a research reactor in the city of Dalat
June 21, 2013
The joint Russo-Vietnamese banking project has plunged into the red, but all may not be lost yet. Experts point out that bilateral banks of the sort are generally more about politics than anything else, meaning that the governments involved will take
June 14, 2013
Russia's Admiralty Shipyard is completing successful testing of a Project 636 diesel-electric submarine for the Vietnamese Navy
April 23, 2013
Customs Union Trade Minister Andrei Slepnev tells RBTH Asia editor Gleb Fedorov about the group’s role, and its talks with Hanoi.
April 15, 2013
Moscow has the advantage of excellent political and diplomatic relations with Hanoi, but American soft power continues to gain popularity in Vietnam
April 8, 2013
India could follow in Vietnam’s footsteps by signing a free trade agreement with the Customs Union. New Delhi is interested in Russia’s natural resources, while Moscow would like to sell its machinery duty free. Only the metals industry would get the
April 5, 2013
The natural resource-rich town in Southern Vietnam, known best for the Russo-Vietnamese joint venture Vietsovpetro, has a become an attractive tropical abode for a large number of Russians
April 4, 2013
Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Viktor Khristenko outlined prospects for expanding the Customs Union and for further talks on its cooperation with India, Vietnam and New Zealand.
March 28, 2013
The first round of talks on signing a free trade zone agreement between the Customs Union (of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan) and Vietnam opened in Hanoi on Wednesday
March 11, 2013
After Algeria and India, Vietnam is next in line to become a strategic partner of Moscow in the area of military-technical cooperation
March 8, 2013
Experts have explained why Moscow is now restoring its presence in Vietnam after a 10-year gap
October 16, 2012
Hidden on a distant side street in Marina Roshcha of Moscow there is a home base for the Vietnamese diaspora.
August 23, 2012
The Customs Union is continuing to expand, with Vietnam looking to apply for membership. Its accession to the Union would enlarge the common market of the former socialist countries considerably
August 9, 2012
The APEC Telecommunications and Information Ministerial Meeting agreed on bridging the digital technology gap and capabilities of the member states at a special gathering in St. Petersburg
July 27, 2012
President of Vietnam Truong Tang Sang will discuss energy issues, the expansion of economic ties and other strategic partnership questions with Russia’s leadership.
July 20, 2012
The World Ocean is a real treasure of natural resources, first and foremost fish. Fishing is one of the most profitable businesses, its annual turnover is approximately $60bn
July 20, 2012
The upcoming APEC summit in Vladivostok and the opening of the Russian Federal Ministry for the Development of the Far East prompt Russian society and the business elite to take a new look at Siberia and the Far East