January-May FDI down 17 percent Business

January-May FDI down 17 percent

Vietnam attracted a total of 13.9 billion USD in FDI in the first five months of this year, a fall of 17 percent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29.
Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months Business

Agro-forestry-fishery exports fetch 12.4 billion USD in four months

Export revenues of agro-forestry-fishery products in April is estimated to hit 3.5 billion USD, pushing the figure in the first four months of this year to 12.4 billion USD, equivalent to the figure recorded in the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
HNX raises over 36 trillion VND from G-bonds in January Business

HNX raises over 36 trillion VND from G-bonds in January

More than 36.3 trillion VND (over 1.55 billion USD) was mobilised for the State Treasury of Vietnam from the auction of Government bonds (G-bonds) at the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) in January, a month-on-month fall of 19.2 percent.
Dong Nai revokes licences of over 170 FDI projects Business

Dong Nai revokes licences of over 170 FDI projects

The Industrial Zones Authority of the southern province of Dong Nai has revoked licenses of more than 170 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects due to slow progress of implementation since the Foreign Investment Law came into effect in 1988.
Binh Dinh lures 12 more investment projects Business

Binh Dinh lures 12 more investment projects

Chairman of the central province of Binh Dinh Ho Quoc Dung said the province welcomed 12 investment projects in the first quarter this year thanks to its efforts in clearing land and investment promotion.
Private preschools get a boost Society

Private preschools get a boost

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has sought approval from the municipal People’s Council for a programme to subsidise non-public early childhood education.
Rural development movement brought to life Society

Rural development movement brought to life

The movement of building new-style rural areas has come into the real life, satisfying farmers’ interests and creating a premise for sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said.
ASEAN, EU bolster multifaceted cooperation World

ASEAN, EU bolster multifaceted cooperation

The 22nd Meeting of the ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee was held in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 5 during which the two blocs underlined their partnership’s special nature, future agenda, and impressive recent progress.