More loans to enjoy restructured repayment periods Business

More loans to enjoy restructured repayment periods

The State Bank of Vietnam is drafting amendments to a circular that restructures repayment periods, waives and reduces interest rates and fees and maintains debt classification to support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure more receive the support.
Legislature to vote on resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA Politics

Legislature to vote on resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA

The National Assembly started the second phase of the ninth session in Hanoi on June 8, with lawmakers scheduled to vote on resolutions ratifying the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA).
Lawmakers expected to adopt resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA Politics

Lawmakers expected to adopt resolutions ratifying EVFTA, EVIPA

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote for resolutions ratifying the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) at plenary meetings during the second round of the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi from June 8-13.
Banks eye post-pandemic business opportunities Business

Banks eye post-pandemic business opportunities

Banks are ready to seize business opportunities in the coming months as the COVID-19 pandemic has been basically controlled in Vietnam and domestic production and business are expected to accelerate soon.
 Banks to offer credit packages for customers affected by COVID-19 Business

Banks to offer credit packages for customers affected by COVID-19

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) will provide credit packages worth 60 trillion VND (2.5 million USD) and 100 trillion VND respectively to support customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Awards honour standout Vietnamese banks Business

Awards honour standout Vietnamese banks

A ceremony for the Vietnam Outstanding Banking Awards 2019 was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 27 by the Vietnam Banks Association and the International Data Group (IDG).
Policy credit supports poor households Society

Policy credit supports poor households

The capital amounts may be small to many urban families but thanks to them, those in rural and ethnic minority areas have escaped poverty and enriched themselves. ​
Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court Society

Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court

Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.