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Canada to maintain security cooperation with Vietnam

Politics

Canada to maintain security cooperation with Vietnam

Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Singh Sajjan talks with Viet Nam News on the prospects of Canada-Vietnam defence cooperation and Canada’s commitment to sustain peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region during his visit to Vietnam.

Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector

Business

Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector

Deputy governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu speaks to Vietnam News Agency's English-language newspaper Viet Nam News about these issues on the sideline of the recent ADB 51st Annual Meeting in Manila, the Philippines

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate

Business

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate

About two years ago I read on Viet Nam News about the willingness of the Vietnamese Government to let foreign companies set up shop in Vietnam, which I think is a good idea in developing economies. In the initial stages, typically an economy doesn’t have all the skills needed for growth to get momentum.

Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead

Business

Stop alcohol tax hikes, brewers plead

Taxes on alcohol and soft drinks should not be hiked again in the next few years since successive hikes in special consumption tax have had a strong impact on the market, heard a round table in Ho Chi Minh City.