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Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

Business

Vietnam strives to reduce cash payment proportion

The Vietnamese Government plans to reduce the cash payment proportion to less than 10 percent by 2020 and 8 percent by 2025, which can be done by expanding the network of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and points of sale (POS) nationwide.

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Society

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.

Binh Duong applies measures to support SMEs

Business

Binh Duong applies measures to support SMEs

The southern province of Binh Duong has carried out solutions to support local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as part of efforts to realise Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s directive on assisting SMEs.

Ministries to promote GI products

Business

Ministries to promote GI products

The Industry and Trade, the Agriculture and Rural Development and the Science and Technology have signed a coordination agreement on construction and management of geographical indication (GI).