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economy

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

Business

Tax collection up 12.3 percent in 2018

The taxation sector collected more than 1.14 quadrillion VND (49.46 billion USD) in tax for the State budget in 2018, equal to 107.2 percent of estimates and up 12.3 percent from 2017.

ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

ASEAN

ASEAN, UK tighten cooperation after Brexit

The UK and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to maintain close ties via official channels following Brexit, during a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta on January 10.

Trade ministry to inspect major firms

Business

Trade ministry to inspect major firms

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will conduct annual inspections on a number of State and private businesses in different sectors, including those involved in petroleum, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and multi-level marketing.

Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019

Business

Hai Phong sets socio-economic targets for 2019

The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of the northern port city of Hai Phong is expected to grow 15.5 percent and its domestic budget collection is projected to exceed 26.3 trillion VND (1.1 billion USD) in 2019.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh receives US ambassador

Politics

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh receives US ambassador

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink in Hanoi on January 8, highly valuing his guest’s role in promoting the two countries’ comprehensive partnership.