Business

Ministry urged to keep public debt under strict control

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has asked the Ministry of Finance to keep public debt under strict control even though it is still within the safe limit, adding that the use of loans must be closely managed in order to achieve the highest efficiency.
IMF wants to back Vietnam’s macro economy Business

IMF wants to back Vietnam’s macro economy

An official from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised the hope of giving technical assistance to and exchanging experience with Vietnam about macroeconomic management in the near future.
Business

PM approves Vinacomin capital sale to VPBank

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved in principles to allow the Vietnam National Coal and Minerals Industries Group (Vinacomin) to sell all of its charter capital at Vinacomin Finance Company (CMF) to Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank).
Society

HCM City creates jobs for 25,500 labourers in May

Ho Chi Minh City created jobs for more than 25,500 labourers in May, raising the number of jobs created since the beginning of the year to 122,190, accounting for over 46% of the year’s target, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Online Newspaper reported.
Deputy PM vows to assist foreign firms in Dong Nai Business

Deputy PM vows to assist foreign firms in Dong Nai

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh on May 22 led a government working team to the southern province of Dong Nai to inspect the progress of support policies aiding enterprises who had their property damaged due to the recent rioting in the locality.
Gov’t pledges to ensure rights of foreign investors Business

Gov’t pledges to ensure rights of foreign investors

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has affirmed Vietnam’s policy of creating the best possible conditions for foreign businesses and investors in Vietnam and ensuring their legitimate rights in accordance with the country’s law as well as international practices.
Business

Vietnam Customs Information System in the pipeline

After two years of deployment, the Vietnam Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System and Vietnam Customs Information System (VNACCS/VCIS) will be deployed in all 34 provincial/municipal customs departments across the country on June 25, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported.
Uruguay extols cooperation with Vietnam Politics

Uruguay extols cooperation with Vietnam

The leader of Uruguay has praised the strides made in developing cooperation between the country and Vietnam, with the highlights so far a framework agreement on trade and investment and a deal on double taxation avoidance.
Prime Minister pledges to help businesses Business

Prime Minister pledges to help businesses

A conference between Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and representatives of the businesses nationwide opened in Hanoi on April 28, aiming to seek ways to deal with difficulties faced by enterprises.