Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management Business

Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.
Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas Society

Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas

Hanoi has consistently implemented the policy of allocating large amount of resources to the development of mountainous and ethnic minority areas in the city towards narrowing the gap between those areas and other localities, it was reported at a conference on October 3.
Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform Business

Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform

Vietnam’s economic restructuring and growth model reform in 2016-2020 have been benefiting from positive changes in policies and achievements in the 2011-2015 period, according to economist Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments Business

Conference popularises Vietnam’s EVFTA commitments

Leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the northern localities of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hai Duong as well as representatives of enterprises from across the nation attended a conference in Ha Long city on August 28 to get a thorough understanding of Vietnam’s major commitments in the just-signed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
IMF pledges further support for Vietnam Business

IMF pledges further support for Vietnam

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to cooperate with and assist Vietnam in policy consultancy and capacity improvement, the IMF’s newly-accredited Resident Representative in Vietnam Francois Painchaud has said.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency Politics

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency

Officials in charge of external affairs from parliaments of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia gathered in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 17 during their seventh conference that focused on the role of parliament in realising agreements reached by the three countries in the Development Triangle.
Minister underlines urgent need to improve labour productivity Society

Minister underlines urgent need to improve labour productivity

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has stressed the urgent significance of improving labour productivity in promoting growth, overcoming the middle-income trap, avoiding falling behind and narrowing down development gap with other countries.
EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister Business

EVIPA expected to help improve FDI quality: Minister

The EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) not only marks a new step of development in the Vietnam-EU partnership and comprehensive cooperation but also will help improve the quality of foreign investment flows into Vietnam, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.