Vietnam, China’s locality boost links Business

Vietnam, China’s locality boost links

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on August 22 signed a cooperative agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade’s (CCPIT) Ningbo city chapter.
Fifth National Party Congress Politics

Fifth National Party Congress

The fifth National Party Congress in March 1982 vowed to devote all efforts for the socialist Fatherland and the people’s happiness.
 National Assembly seeks balanced tax laws Politics

National Assembly seeks balanced tax laws

NA deputies agreed on September 21 that changes made to the Law on Import and Export Tax need to be calculated based on harmonisation to the benefit of people, enterprises and the Government.
PM leaves Hanoi for Thailand visit Politics

PM leaves Hanoi for Thailand visit

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Hanoi for Thailand on July 23 for an official visit and to attend the third Vietnam-Thailand Joint Cabinet meeting at the invitation of his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha.

Japanese ODA flows into transport projects

The transport sector has received the largest share of Japan’s official development assistance (ODA) loans to Vietnam over the past more than 20 years.

Statistics for the 1992-2012 period show that ODA funds to Vietnam totalled 2.1 trillion JPY, with the transport sector receiving 43 percent, followed by environment and health with 15 percent, mining with 3 percent, and agriculture-forestry-fishery with 2 percent.

Action plans for prioritised industries announced

The Central Institute for Economic Management held a workshop in Hanoi on September 25 to present its action plans for the four prioritised industries of electronics, agricultural and aquacultural processing, environment and energy conservation, and agricultural machinery.

Nation on target to hit GDP growth target

The country's economic growth will improve in the next quarter and the 5.8 percent GDP growth target will likely be met thanks to the Government's measures to increase aggregate demand, according to the National Financial Supervisory Committee.

New opportunity for fishery industry: newspaper

With its great potential, the fishery industry will play a major role in developing a multi-functional farming model, the Vietnam Economic News said, citing a New Year article by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Cooperatives’ operation capacity enhanced

The cooperative alliance of provinces and cities in the Central and Central Highlands regions has targeted to improve its cooperatives’ operation capacity while strengthening management and developing production and business plans.

Demand for electricity climbs

The national demand for electricity in August is expected to reach 11.9 billion kWh, up 11 percent against the same period last year, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

HCM City’s high growth sustained

Ho Chi Minh City has been focusing on stabilising prices and ensuring adequate supply of goods this year in the first seven months of this year.

Reservoir inaugurated in Dien Bien

The Noong Luong 1 Reservoir was inaugurated on May 7 in northern Dien Bien province’s Muong Phang commune, where the Dien Bien Phu Campaign headquarters was located.
PM Dung begins official visit to Myanmar Politics

PM Dung begins official visit to Myanmar

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins his three-day official visit to Myanmar and will also attend the fourth Greater Mekong Sub-region Summit (GMS-4), at the invitation of President Thein Sein.

Two million to take entrance exams

Nearly 2 million students will take university and college entrance exams from July 4-16, a drop of 116,115 applicants compared to last year, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.