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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.

Thailand, Australia discuss bilateral cooperation

ASEAN

Thailand, Australia discuss bilateral cooperation

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister, ACM Prajin Juntong, and the Australian Foreign Affairs Minister, Marise Payne, discussed bilateral cooperation for the prosperity and security of both countries.

Vietnam Economic Forum to take place on January 16-17

Business

Vietnam Economic Forum to take place on January 16-17

The Vietnam Economic Forum 2019 (VEF 2019), slated for January 16-17, will review the Vietnamese economy’s development in 2018 and discuss its prospects in 2019, as well as outline breakthrough measures to promote innovation and bolster socio-economic growth.

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

Business

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

The taxation sector collected more than 1.14 quadrillion VND (49.46 billion USD) in tax for the State budget in 2018, equal to 107.2 percent of estimates and up 12.3 percent from 2017.

Trade ministry to inspect major firms

Business

Trade ministry to inspect major firms

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will conduct annual inspections on a number of State and private businesses in different sectors, including those involved in petroleum, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and multi-level marketing.

ASEAN, Russia look to boost digital cooperation

World

ASEAN, Russia look to boost digital cooperation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Russia-ASEAN Business Council (RABC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on mutual understanding, creating a foundation for bilateral cooperation in the time ahead, especially in the digital field.

Vietnamese e-commerce growing rapidly

Business

Vietnamese e-commerce growing rapidly

The past four years have seen a busy journey for the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia and Vietnamese e-commerce growth rate ranked second, just behind Indonesia, in the region, according to Google and Temasek.