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Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019

Business

Hanoi city targets 7.4-7.6% economic growth in 2019

The Hanoi People’s Committee has set 22 targets for socio-economic development in 2019, focusing on State budget restructuring, improvement of its investment and business environment and promotion of the innovation and startup ecosystem.

ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

World

ASEAN, EU pledge to strengthen comprehensive ties

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) affirmed the commitment to enhancing bilateral comprehensive cooperation at the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on January 21.

Garment and textile sector to face huge challenge

Business

Garment and textile sector to face huge challenge

The garment and textile sector was forecast to suffer the most from goods origin regulations under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Bui Kim Thuy, the country representative for Vietnam at the US-ASEAN Business Council.

Solar plants face a consumption crisis

Business

Solar plants face a consumption crisis

Vietnam’s solar power plants are facing a crisis in consumption of their electricity because there has not been synchronous development of power transmission infrastructure or a suitable operation mechanism.

Vietnam attends first meeting of CPTPP Commission

World

Vietnam attends first meeting of CPTPP Commission

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh attended the first meeting of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Commission in Tokyo, Japan, on January 19, together with ministers in charge of economy and trade from 10 other member nations.

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues

ASEAN

ASEAN foreign ministers discuss intra-bloc cooperation issues

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat 2019 opened in Thailand’s northern city of Chiang Mai on January 18 with a focus on various issues related to intra-bloc cooperation, the process of building the ASEAN Community towards sustainable growth, as well as the current regional and global situation.

Vietnam urged to reduce coal-fired energy generation

Business

Vietnam urged to reduce coal-fired energy generation

Vietnam has been urged to reduce its use of coal-fired energy and develop renewable energy to proactively respond to climate change and ensure energy security, heard a panel discussion of the Vietnam Economic Forum 2019 in Hanoi on January 17.

Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister

Politics

Vietnam can grow fast and sustainably: Prime Minister

Vietnam can achieve fast and sustainable economic growth without having to choose between growth quality and speed, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) 2019’s plenary and high-level policy dialogue in Hanoi on January 17.