Government resolved for highest GDP growth Politics

Government resolved for highest GDP growth

The Government is determined to weather all setbacks and challenges to attain the highest possible economic growth, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated at the first regular meeting of the 2016-2021
Vietnam's PMI declines in February Business

Vietnam's PMI declines in February

The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) of Vietnam dipped to 50.3 in February, down from 51.5 in January, but remained above the 50.0 no-change mark, according to a Nikkei report released on March 1.
Mobile pay threatens banks: experts Business

Mobile pay threatens banks: experts

Foreign tech giants are set to jump into the mobile payments market on both the paying and receiving sides of the transaction, thus posing a threat to local commercial banks payment market share.
VN has made big gains, but long way to go Business

VN has made big gains, but long way to go

Despite 30 years of renewal, positive changes in its economy, and at one time bearing the tag of "Asia's Next Dragon", Vietnam’s position in global rankings has not improved to any great extent.
Hanoi expedites Ca Tru singing preservation Society

Hanoi expedites Ca Tru singing preservation

Cultural experts and Ca Tru (ceremonial singing) aficionados in Hanoi gathered at a talk held in the city on October 22, discussing measures to preserve this intangible cultural heritage.
Haze makes over 300,000 Indonesians get sick ASEAN

Haze makes over 300,000 Indonesians get sick

More than 300,000 Indonesians were reportedly suffering from respiratory illnesses due to the worsening haze conditions in the dry season, Indonesia’s Ministry of Health announced on October 6.