UNDP official praised for contributions to Vietnam’s development Politics

UNDP official praised for contributions to Vietnam’s development

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam hailed outgoing United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Caitlin Wiesen for her initiatives and contributions to supporting Vietnam in promoting socio-economic development and international integration, during a reception for her in Hanoi on August 26.
Seminar seeks ways to optimize EU-Vietnam FTA Business

Seminar seeks ways to optimize EU-Vietnam FTA

The socio-economic impacts of the two-year-old EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) along with issues that the deal poses for Vietnam were under focus at a scientific seminar held in Hanoi on August 4.
UNDP pledges more  flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa Society

UNDP pledges more flood-proof houses for Thanh Hoa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will help build an additional 100 flood-resistant houses for poor households in the north-central coastal province of Thanh Hoa in the coming time, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Kanni Wignaraja has said.
IMF hails Vietnam’s moves to cushion COVID-19 impacts Business

IMF hails Vietnam’s moves to cushion COVID-19 impacts

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has highly valued Vietnam’s policy support to cushion the impact of COVID-19 in tandem with successful maintenance of fiscal, external, and financial stability and an impressive vaccination rollout.
Vietjet reports profit in 2021 despite impacts from COVID-19 Business

Vietjet reports profit in 2021 despite impacts from COVID-19

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (HoSE: VJC) has released its financial statements for the fourth quarter of 2021, reporting a consolidated after-tax profit of 100 billion VND (approx. 4.4 million USD) which saw an increase of 46 percent from the previous year.
VAT reduction: impacts and problems in implementation Business

VAT reduction: impacts and problems in implementation

Vietnam’s Government slashed the value-added tax (VAT) rate from 10 to 8 percent earlier this month – a move that cost the State budget 49.4 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD) but, along with other support, is expected to help boost the pandemic-hit economy.
Forum discusses COVID-19 vaccine race's impacts Society

Forum discusses COVID-19 vaccine race's impacts

The impacts of COVID-19 vaccine race to international relations in the world and Vietnam were discussed at a scientific forum held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) in Hanoi on January 12.
Seminar looks into impacts of COVID-19 on garment, footwear workers Business

Seminar looks into impacts of COVID-19 on garment, footwear workers

An online seminar spotlighting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on textile, footwear and garment workers and trade union activities was held by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s Institute for Workers and Trade Unions (IWTU), and the Netherlands Trade Union Confederation in Hanoi on December 28.
NA Council tasked to evaluate COVID-19 impacts on ethnic minority communities Society

NA Council tasked to evaluate COVID-19 impacts on ethnic minority communities

Politburo member and Standing Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Tran Thanh Man has asked the NA Council for Ethnic Affairs to evaluate the impacts of COVID-19 on ethnic minority communities and report to the NA so as to take timely solutions to control the pandemic, promote socio-economic development and effectively implement ethnic policies at the same time.
Foreign firms pin high hope on potential of Vietnam's warehouse industry Business

Foreign firms pin high hope on potential of Vietnam's warehouse industry

Despite negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors, especially those operating in the warehouse sector, thanks to its advantage of geographical location and skilled labour force, according to CEO of BW Industrial Development JSC Lance Li.