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Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Society

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.

Hanoi to revoke 47 long-delayed projects

Business

Hanoi to revoke 47 long-delayed projects

Chairman of Hanoi city’s People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said on August 13 that 47 projects in the capital city will have their licences revoked due to delay and violations to the Land Law.

SCIC evaluates State capital divestment

Business

SCIC evaluates State capital divestment

Given the stock market’s recent lethargy, the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) is assessing market demand to consider choosing the most efficient capital divestment options at State-owned enterprises (SOEs).

Vice President visits Soc Trang province

Politics

Vice President visits Soc Trang province

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 7 asked the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to pay attention to promoting Party and administration building and administrative reform, and ensuring security and order.

PM tells authorities to investigate tax evasion

Business

PM tells authorities to investigate tax evasion

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and General Department of Taxation (GDT) to study media reports on transfer pricing of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises and tax policy.