Bond demand hits seven-month high Business

Bond demand hits seven-month high

Demand for Government bonds has hit a seven-month high, helping the State Treasury successfully issue all 5-15 year bonds worth 4 trillion VND (175.43 million USD) set for bidding last week.
Credit policy helps tackle poverty Society

Credit policy helps tackle poverty

Credit policy plays the key role in the country’s poverty reduction efforts with its main target being poor households and ethnic minority groups.
Lawmakers discuss middle-term public investment plan Politics

Lawmakers discuss middle-term public investment plan

National Assembly deputies gave opinions on a list of projects and specific sums of capital allocated for projects under the middle-term public investment plan for the 2016-2020 period during the ongoing ninth session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee in Hanoi on April 20.
New loan packages for social housing Business

New loan packages for social housing

Two new preferential loans, unrestricted by scale and deadline, for social housing and cheap commercial housing projects will be provided to low-income earners. The new packages are expected to continue the 30 trillion VND housing stimulus package.
Hanoi spends big on rural development Society

Hanoi spends big on rural development

Hanoi will arrange over 72 trillion VND (3.24 billion USD) to implement a programme on developing agriculture, building new-style rural areas, and improving quality of local life in 2016-2020.