Business

Credit policies trigger decline

Investors worries that they could not borrow more money from commercial banks for securities investments offloaded their shares on November 26, darkening market prospects and pushing the VN-Index under 500 points.
Business

First ever conference to unite whole nation

The first conference of overseas Vietnamese, convened by the Foreign Ministry in Hanoi on Nov. 21-23, with the attendance of more than 1,500 domestic and overseas delegates, will underline the strength of the nation’s unity.

This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem in an article published in the Nhan Dan (The People) daily newspaper on Nov. 20.
State Bank Governor explains financial solutions Politics

State Bank Governor explains financial solutions

The Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam, Nguyen Van Giau answered NA deputies’ queries about interest rate subsidies and other monetary policies at the 6th session of the 12th National Assembly on Nov. 17.
Society

Gov’t inspectorate speeds up inspections

The Government Inspectorate is striving to conclude or speed up on-going investigations, said a conference evaluating the work done in the last four months of the year.
Vietnam, Lao news agencies bolster cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Lao news agencies bolster cooperation

Deputy General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyen Duc Loi held talks with General Director of the Lao News Agency (KPL) Khamsene Phonsa in Vientiane on Nov. 13 during his current visit to Laos.
Society

Vietnamese kids go top of the class in Germany

The second-generation children of Vietnamese people overseas are exceptionally good at their studies and no other immigrant group in Germany has been more successful at school than the Vietnamese.
Politics

VN refutes false information on religious freedom

The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected incorrect information on issues related to human rights and religious freedom mentioned in a press release by the US Embassy in Vietnam dated Oct. 14.
Society

HCM City students aspire to foreign jobs

Most students in Ho Chi Minh City want to work for multinational corporations and foreign companies because they believe that they would have opportunities to learn, promote their creativity and gain promotion.