Ministry accepts comments on civil servant law Politics

Ministry accepts comments on civil servant law

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is collecting opinions on a new law which would amend a number of articles of the Law on Cadres and Civil Servants (2008) and the Law on Public Employees (2010).
Malaysia hopes to get off “trade cheats” list of US World

Malaysia hopes to get off “trade cheats” list of US

Getting Malaysia off the “trade cheats” list of the US and kick-starting talks on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) will be among the issues on the cards as US and Malaysian officials meet in Washington this week, The Star reported. ​
Power projects mired in land-use discord Business

Power projects mired in land-use discord

Several contentious issues are dogging implementation of key projects managed by the Southern Power Management Board (SPBM), contradictory regulations and land evaluation and compensation rules that residents are not ready to accept.
Housing market keeps developing Society

Housing market keeps developing

The housing market will continue to develop, especially the mid-range apartment and townhouse segments, thanks to the improved quality of the country’s economic growth, heard a recent conference.
Improved economy helps Vietnamese banks Business

Improved economy helps Vietnamese banks

Improved macroeconomic stability was likely to help Vietnamese banks curb new non-performing loans (NPL), Fitch Ratings said in its latest Asia-Pacific Banks Chart of the Month report on Vietnam.
Environment

Developing renewable energy a top priority: report

Vietnam’s ever increasing energy demands mean developing renewable energy is a top priority in its national climate change strategy and efforts to minimise greenhouse gas emissions, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) said.
Business

Slimline State beneficial to Vietnam economy

The economic recovery depends heavily on new policies and trimming fat from the State budget, Vu Viet Ngoan, National Financial Supervisory Commission chair, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)
Politics

Vietnamese abroad push local produce

More than 200 overseas Vietnamese businesspeople gathered in the capital on Oct. 13 to discuss methods to promote Made-in-Vietnam goods on the occasion of Vietnam Entrepreneur Day.
Ministry rings bells over labour imbalances Society

Ministry rings bells over labour imbalances

A recent report by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) shows a wide imbalance in the development of Vietnam’s labour market in terms of economic sectors and different geographical regions.