PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth Business

PM urges resolve to prevent negative growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity. ​
EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification Politics

EVFTA submitted to NA for ratification

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presented the State President’s proposal to the National Assembly for ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) at the opening sitting of the 14th National Assembly’s ninth session on May 20.
Coordination needed to ensure national interests, security: Minister Politics

Coordination needed to ensure national interests, security: Minister

The Government, National Assembly, ministries and localities should focus on implementing the national security strategy in 2020 and strengthen coordination to ensure national interests and security in all fields, Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam said at the government-to-locality teleconference on December 31.
Indian scholar: New Delhi should prioritise East Sea issue in foreign policy World

Indian scholar: New Delhi should prioritise East Sea issue in foreign policy

Indian daily Times of India on November 1 ran an article by Baladas Ghoshal, a scholar from the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies of India, that held that the encroachment of Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by China’s Haiyang Dizhi 8 vessel clearly impinged on Vietnam’s territorial integrity and economic security.
Finance ministry streamlines tax apparatus Business

Finance ministry streamlines tax apparatus

The Ministry of Finance will rearrange tax departments at district level to trim down at least 50 percent of the current tax agencies as of 2020 under its freshly issued Decision 520/QD-BTC.
Public security sector reviews performance in 2017 Politics

Public security sector reviews performance in 2017

The Ministry of Public Security held a conference in Hanoi on January 15 in the presence of General Secretary of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong to review performance of the sector in 2017 and outline tasks for 2018.