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Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Society

Hanoi strives to reduce plastic use

Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.

SBV urges resolution to bad loans

Business

SBV urges resolution to bad loans

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a document asking credit institutions and branches of foreign banks to push the resolving of non-performing loans in 2018.

Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate

Business

Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate

Despite concerns from economic experts about the undetermined scale and scope of Vietnam’s undocumented market transactions, authorities are adamant that the illicit economy is under control and will soon be regulated heavily.

Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP

Business

Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP

While in many countries tourism contributes remarkably to the economy, it makes up less than seven percent of Vietnam’s GDP. The figure is modest compared to the country’s potential.