Small businesses need support

Support policies for small- and medium-sized enterprises need to be updated if they are to develop, a senior Government official told a workshop in HCM City on July 28.
Party elite works with provincial Party Committees Politics

Party elite works with provincial Party Committees

Politburo members have held separate working sessions in Hanoi with the Party Committees of Gia Lai, Dak Nong, Phu Yen, Quang Nam, Kon Tum and Quang Ngai provinces to examine their preparations for provincial Party congresses.
PetroVietnam urged to become major group Politics

PetroVietnam urged to become major group

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh urged the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to become a powerful economic group in the region and take the lead in national industrialisation and modernisation.

Vietnam, Cambodia provinces to step up cooperation

Officials from the Mekong Delta province of An Giang and the Cambodian provinces of Ta Keo and Kandal met in Chau Doc town on July 19 to review cooperation results in the first half of 2010 and discuss ways to boost cooperative ties in the second half of the year.

Agricultural imports rise

Import value of agricultural materials and products in the first half of the year sharply increased because of the rising demand and prices, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

HCM City hosts e-government conference

Vietnam will build a public and private cooperation mechanism in building e-government, and rank 63 provinces and cities in terms of information technology (IT) application and e-government implementation, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Behind fashion's sweat, tears

For some Vietnamese fashion designers, life doesn't always conform to their dreams, designer Nhat Minh said at a recent forum held in HCM City.