Politics

Deputies discuss nation’s economic performance

National Assembly deputies have voiced concern over the current trade deficit, Government budget overspending, rising public debt, insufficient investment in infrastructure development as well as difficulty in raising production.
State Treasury receives honourable award Business

State Treasury receives honourable award

The Vietnam State Treasury under the Ministry of Finance was awarded the Labour Order (second class) on May 29 for its enormous efforts and achievements over the past 69 years.
Japanese PM vows to support Vietnam’s development Politics

Japanese PM vows to support Vietnam’s development

Japan treasures its ties with Vietnam and will continue its cooperation and assistance for Vietnam’s development, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated while receiving Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh in Tokyo on May 21.
Politics

Deputy PM talks Asia development at regional conference

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh discussed major trends - including the roles of the ASEAN Community and Vietnam - which are deeply impacting the development of Asia in a speech at the 21 st International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo on May 21.
Business

Vietnam to set up five fishery centres

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recommended that the State's budget concentrate on developing infrastructure and logistic facilities for five regional fishery centres along the Vietnamese coastline.
Several important trade agreements to be signed in 2015 Business

Several important trade agreements to be signed in 2015

Free trade agreements (FTAs) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the European Union will be signed within 2015, affirmed Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang at a conference held in Hanoi on April 16.
Congratulations to Khmer people on traditional New Year Society

Congratulations to Khmer people on traditional New Year

Deputy Prime Minster Vu Van Ninh and other State officials congratulated the Khmer ethnic community in southern Vietnam on their traditional Chol Chnam Thmay New Year festival during a gathering in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 7.
Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region Society

Research programme on sustainable development in southwest region

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has allowed the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City to implement a research programme on scientific and technology tasks necessary for sustainable development in the southwest region between 2015 and 2019.
PM demands speedier customs clearance Politics

PM demands speedier customs clearance

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung spoke of the need to push reform during a working session with the General Department of Customs and relevant agencies in Hanoi on March 25.
Business

Roadmap to adjust business minimum wage

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has ordered the design of a roadmap to adjust the minimum wage for businesses in line with their respective manufacturing sectors.
Business

Efforts exerted to equitise 432 State firms

The complete equitisation of 432 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) will be the core task of the Steering Committee for Business Innovation and Development in 2015, announced Committee Head and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh during the release of the group’s main tasks for 2015.
Business

Vietnam strives for big tax reform

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said every province strives to implement an e-tax service to cut tax declaration procedural times to 171 hours per year in 2015.
Business

VAT refunds for foreigners at Phu Quoc Airport

Foreigners and Vietnamese expatriates will receive value added tax (VAT) refunds for goods purchased in Vietnam when exiting the country through Phu Quoc International Airport in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Southwestern poor assisted to have full Tet festival Society

Southwestern poor assisted to have full Tet festival

Tet gifts were presented to social policy beneficiaries and poor households in the southwest and house construction finances were delivered to families in border and island areas and members of the fishery force who were hit by difficulties, totally worth 25 billion USD, on February 10.