Industry-trade ministry to focus on four targets Business

Industry-trade ministry to focus on four targets

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has set four targets to help the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) expand by 6.7 percent in 2017, Minister Tran Tuan Anh said at a conference in Hanoi on January 6.
People’s Committees can sue polluters Environment

People’s Committees can sue polluters

The Government is developing guidelines enabling People’s Committees of districts and provinces to sue polluters, Pham Van Loi, head of the Environmental Study Institute under the Vietnam Environment Administration, said at a recent conference on sustainable development.
Agriculture plan needs a boost Business

Agriculture plan needs a boost

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has spoken to local media about measures to boost agricultural restructuring to further develop the sector.
Retailers ask government for incentives Business

Retailers ask government for incentives

The local retail community has asked the Government to develop policies to help the industry compete with foreign counterparts as a more liberal trade environment has intensified competition recently.
Civil servants base salary up 5 percent Society

Civil servants base salary up 5 percent

The monthly base salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces has been officially stipulated to go up by 5 percent to 1.21 million VND (nearly 54 USD).
Radio, traffic laws to take effect in March Society

Radio, traffic laws to take effect in March

Policies on the management and provision of radio and television services, conditions on setting up representative offices, and regulations on speed limits on national roads will take effect in March.