PM stresses need to push ODA disbursement Business

PM stresses need to push ODA disbursement

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 29 ordered competent ministries, sectors, and localities to take stronger actions to speed up the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) and foreign loans for 2020, as disbursement remains at a critically-low level.
Prices of E5 RON92, RON95 petrol products down slightly Business

Prices of E5 RON92, RON95 petrol products down slightly

The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance on October 27 announced adjustments to retail prices of some petrol products, with the price of E5 RON92 and RON95 being cut by 159 VND and 182 VND per litre, respectively.
Measures needed to raise insurance participation Society

Measures needed to raise insurance participation

Many businesses have scaled down production and reduced their workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a decrease in the number of those participating in social and health insurance, as well as an increase in unpaid social security debts, experts have said.
Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security Business

Greater efforts asked for ensuring national energy security

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has asked for stronger efforts to ensure national energy security, prioritise rapid and sustainable energy development in connection with protecting ecological environment, and ensuring national defence and security.
COVID-19 not the sole reason for slow ODA disbursement Business

COVID-19 not the sole reason for slow ODA disbursement

The sudden appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic with complex and unforeseeable developments has seriously impacted business and production activities across the country, including projects funded by Official Development Assistance (ODA) capital and concessional loans.
Price of RON95 petrol up slightly on August 27 Business

Price of RON95 petrol up slightly on August 27

The ceiling retail price of RON95 petrol was adjusted up 192 VND to 15,114 VND (0.65 USD) a litre in the latest review by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance on August 27.