Government targets six percent growth Business

Government targets six percent growth

The Government will consistently work for the targets to continue curbing inflation, stabilising the macro-economy, ensuring social security and maintaining a suitable economic growth rate at 6 percent.
PM asks Khanh Hoa to tap sea port, tourism advantages Politics

PM asks Khanh Hoa to tap sea port, tourism advantages

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa should take full advantage of its potentials in tourism, services and sea ports to attract investment for fast and sustainable development, turning it into a centre of the southern central region.
Government set to slash public investment Business

Government set to slash public investment

The Vietnam Government will take drastic measures to rectify the direction of the economy, by reducing public investment outlays totalling over 80 trillion VND, equal to 9 percent of the total social investment in 2011.
Society

Hanoi to spend 120 billion USD on urban face lift

Hanoi has plans to carry out 121 projects to improve its urban face during 2011-15, which require an estimated investment of over 2.5 trillion VND (120 billion USD), the municipal People's Committee reported on May 30.
Business

Campaign turns spotlight on software piracy issue

A campaign was launched in mid - Mayby the Copyright Office of Vietnam, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Business Software Alliance to raise business and consumer awareness towards software copyright.
Business

Hanoi takes moves against inflation

Hanoi should focus on tightening expenditures, reducing spending and stabilising the four key areas of commodities, prices, interest rates and exchange rates in order to join with localities nationwide to curb inflation, said Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung.
Society

Another cold spell to hit, livestock protection urged

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Jan. 13 urged agricultural authorities in localities to promptly take drastic measures to protect livestock from prolonged icy weather, which has severely affected the northern region for weeks.
Society

Cold snap prompts fears for stock

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked municipal and provincial People's Committees to take drastic measures to protect livestock from the prolonged icy weather.
Politics

NA Chairman addresses G20 meeting

Solutions and recommendations on meeting production demands and food distribution by G20 parliamentary leaders will contribute to dealing with the global challenge of ensuring food security, said Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.