Society

Poverty reduction policies to be reviewed

Members of the Central Steering Committee on Sustainable Poverty Reduction have suggested policymakers review assistance policies on the issue carefully to support Vietnam ’s long-term comprehensive poverty reduction and growth strategy.
Business

Over 400 SOEs to be equitised by 2015

A total of 432 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) will be equitised during the 2014-2015 period, which is seen as a huge job in need of breakthrough measures.
Society

Tet gifts presented to poor people nationwide

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh and representatives from the Vietnam Red Cross Society on January 16 presented 100 Tet gifts valued at one million VND each to poor families and Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) victims in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Business

Vietnam values Walmart’ interest in home market

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has spoken highly of US giant retailer Walmart’s interest in the Vietnamese market, especially its plan to purchase home-grown products for distribution in the US and other countries.
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Vietnam, Uruguay enrich cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has stated that the Vietnamese Government is keen to carry economic, cultural and science-technology cooperation with Uruguay forward so as to match each side’s potential.
Politics

Vietnam, Bolivia officials meet to promote ties

The similarities in the national construction plans between Bolivia and Vietnam are the basis for the two countries to further strengthen cooperation in fields such as oil and gas and agriculture, Bolivian President Evo Morales has said.
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Vietnam, Bolivia prioritise economic, trade ties

The Vietnamese Government has always paid attention to promoting its friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Latin American countries, including Bolivia, in the common interests of its people and peace, stability and development of the two regions.
Business

Canadian businesses seek to invest in Vietnam

The Vietnamese Government is willing to create favourable conditions for foreign investors, including those from Canada , to operate successfully in Vietnam , Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has said.