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Social security must be guaranteed: PM

Society

Social security must be guaranteed: PM

The guarantee of constantly improved social security is a major task for the Party and the State, says Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in an appraisal of Vietnam's draft Socio-economic Development Strategy 2011-20.

Dragon Capital boosts investment ties with Sacomreal

Business

Dragon Capital boosts investment ties with Sacomreal

Dragon Capital, the largest and most experienced foreign portfolio investor in Vietnam, will hold 7.5 percent of share capital in Sai Gon Thuong Tin Real Estate Joint Stock Co. (Sacomreal), helping the company in consultation during its operation.

New tariffs aim to cut trade deficit

Business

New tariffs aim to cut trade deficit

Raising tariffs without violating WTO commitments and thorough border checks are among measures suggested by Deputy Minister of Finance Do Hoang Anh Tuan to reduce imports and ease the mounting trade deficit.

Tourism industry helps raise Vietnam’s image

Society

Tourism industry helps raise Vietnam’s image

Vietnam’s tourism industry has helped raise the country’s image and position in the world, said a government official at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 6 to mark the 50 th anniversary of the tourism industry (July 9).

VASEP opposes false information on tra fish

Business

VASEP opposes false information on tra fish

VASEP has strongly protested the Catfish Farmers of America (CFA)’s redefinition of “catfish” to include Vietnamese pangasius and attempt to impose more restrictions for the entry of pangasius into the US.

PVC, PVEP to build hotel complex

Travel

PVC, PVEP to build hotel complex

PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corp (PVC) and PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corp (PVEP) recently broke ground for the PetroVietnam Hotel Complex project in the northern city of Thai Binh.

IT industry's future far from certain

Sci-Tech

IT industry's future far from certain

The nation's five-year plan to change the IT industry from being assemblers to producing their own core products would not be an easy task, domestic information technology specialists say.

Vietnam aims to become strong maritime nation

Politics

Vietnam aims to become strong maritime nation

Vietnam must strive to become a strong and rich nation and benefit from the resources held within its territorial waters. In the near future, the marine economy is expected to account for 53-55 percent of the country’s GDP and 55-56 percent of its total export turnover.