Politics

Deputy PM welcomes Woori Bank leader

Vietnam consistently looks to create favourable conditions for foreign investors, including enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK), to achieve effective business operation in Vietnam.
Business

SOE leaders warned to complete restructuring

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh warned ministers, provincial leaders, and business executives of strict consequences for failing to complete the restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) under their management in the 2014-15 period.
Business

Tax inspection conducted in over 67,800 businesses

The General Department of Taxation has to date conducted tax inspections over more than 67,800 enterprises, accounting for 14 percent of the total operating ones, heard a conference in Hanoi on December 26.
Business

Mekong Delta targets 9.4 percent growth in 2015

The Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region aims to see an economic growth rate of 9.4 percent and an export value of 13.6 billion USD in the region in 2015, up from 8.98 percent and 12.3 billion USD, respectively, in 2014.
Business

Hanoi hosts int’l construction expo

The Vietnam International Exhibition of Construction Technologies, Vietcontech 2014 opened in Hanoi on December 10, drawing nearly 100 local and foreign businesses.
Business

Corporatise public service units: officials

The plan to convert non-business units of State-owned corporations into joint-stock companies should be expanded to cover those under ministries and provincial administrations, officials said on December 11.
Price management under review Business

Price management under review

The national steering committee on price management had its first meeting in Hanoi on December 9 to review the price management and operation activities this year, and their orientation next year.
Politics

WB vows to assist Vietnam’s economic restructuring

The World Bank (WB) is committed to helping Vietnam restructure its economy to achieve progress in the coming time, WB Country Director Victoria Kwakwa assured Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh in Hanoi on December 5.
Vietnam, Italy strengthen relations Politics

Vietnam, Italy strengthen relations

Vietnam and Italy should boost their cooperation on energy, especially on alternative energies, such as wind and solar power, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said.