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competitiveness

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Business

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Fertiliser stocks are surprising the market with many large names hitting the ceiling prices, mainly due to the Ministry of Finance’s decision to make fertiliser subject to VAT at the preferential rate of 5 percent.

WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Business

WB: Vietnam’s economy improves further

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) to expand by 6.8 percent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam.

Council needs to heed culture-related issues: Deputy PM

Society

Council needs to heed culture-related issues: Deputy PM

The National Council for Sustainable Development and Competitiveness Improvement should pay attention to issues related to culture and people like waste treatment and environmental hygiene, which is one of many criteria to assess the development level of a country.

Japan supports Malaysia in revival of Look East policy

World

Japan supports Malaysia in revival of Look East policy

Japan will assist Malaysia in rejuvenating and upgrading the Look East policy to bolster bilateral cooperation and strengthen business competitiveness for both countries, heard a joint press conference of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Malaysian counterpart Mahatir Mohamad in Tokyo on June 12.

Vietnam, Japan enjoy sound strategic relations: Deputy PM

Politics

Vietnam, Japan enjoy sound strategic relations: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh expressed his delight at the strong development of the Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership while meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Speaker of the House of Representatives Tadamori Oshima in Tokyo on June 11.

Vietnam, Canada sign cooperation memoranda

Business

Vietnam, Canada sign cooperation memoranda

Several memoranda of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in different fields were inked between Vietnam and Canada in the presence of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the two countries’ business roundtable in Quebec on June 8 (Canada time).