Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas

The percentage of disadvantaged hamlets and communes in eight northeastern provinces has reduced 3 to 4 percent per year since 2016, heard a workshop held in Cao Bang province on November 8 to review the implementation Programme 135 for 2016-2020 period.
Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions Politics

Deputy PM, Minister clear up electricity-related questions

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dung Dung stressed solutions to adjust the electricity planning scheme and deal with obstacles hindering investment mobilisation in the electricity sector at the National Assembly’s working session on November 7.
RCEP signing postponed to 2020 ASEAN

RCEP signing postponed to 2020

Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China, and India, on November 4 issued a joint statement on the postponing of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 2020 instead of 2019 as scheduled.
EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat Business

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

An inspection team from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from November 5 – 14 to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a Vietnamese official.
VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend Business

VN-Index forecast to keep upward trend

The VN-Index is expected to enter an uptrend towards a new resistance zone after successfully penetrating the psychological resistance mark of 1,000 points, analysts said.