HCM City to use new criteria for poor households Society

HCM City to use new criteria for poor households

A new set of criteria relating to education, health, employment, social insurance, living conditions and access to information will be applied to determine poor and near-poor households from 2016-2020
Construction of work park starts Business

Construction of work park starts

The FLC Group started the construction of the FLC Hoang Long Industrial Park (IP) in the central Thanh Hoa province on September 22, earlier than scheduled.
Retail banking market upbeat Business

Retail banking market upbeat

Vietnam is expected to lure many foreign banks, especially those operating in the retail segment, once the country removes all technical barriers in the banking sector this year.
President pays Tet visit to Hai Duong Society

President pays Tet visit to Hai Duong

President Truong Tan Sang on February 6 visited Nhan Quyen commune in Binh Giang district of the northern province of Hai Duong on the occasion of Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).
Business

Quang Ninh: Power access boosts household economy growth

More than 1,000 locals in Ngoc Vung island commune, the northern province of Quang Ninh, are excited at having daylong electricity for the first time as a project to connect island localities to the national power grid is finishing by late 2014.
Over 100 FDI projects in Bac Giang industrial zones Business

Over 100 FDI projects in Bac Giang industrial zones

Twenty-one foreign direct investment (FDI) projects have been granted licences by the management board of industrial zones (IZs) in the north-east province of Bac Giang since the beginning of 2014, with a total capital of close to 193 million USD.
Business

Textile and garment businesses increase investment in Quang Binh

Many textile and garment businesses have poured more money into their business activities in the central province of Quang Binh as the local authority has upgraded its infrastructure, offered investment incentives and paid attention to improving the quality of its labourforce, the Vietnam Investment Review reported on April 7.
Society

Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate

Mekong Delta provinces will strive to help more than 44,000 households escape poverty this year, bringing the region’s poverty rate down to 6 percent from 7.2 percent at the end of 2013.
Mekong Delta succeeding in rural development Society

Mekong Delta succeeding in rural development

Mekong Delta provinces have so far poured more than 91.8 trillion VND (4.1 billion USD) into building new-style rural areas in 1,300 communes, said the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region.