Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court Society

Former heads of Vietnam Social Security brought to court

Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
National conference on sustainable development held Society

National conference on sustainable development held

The National Conference on Sustainable Development 2019 took place in Hanoi on September 12 under theme “For a Decade of More Sustainable Development”, gathering leaders of the Government, ministries, sectors, localities, associations, and businesses.
Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months Business

Fruit, vegetable exports fall 5.8 percent in eight months

Fruit and vegetable exports in the first eight months of this year fell by 5.8 percent year on year to about 2.53 billion USD, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Department (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s 74th National Day celebrated in Belgium Politics

Vietnam’s 74th National Day celebrated in Belgium

A ceremony to celebrate the 74th National Day took place at the Vietnamese Embassy in Brussels, Belgium, on September 10, drawing 300 officials from the EU and Belgium, representatives of local businesses, and the Vietnamese community in the country.
Vietnam values ties with Cuba: Minister Politics

Vietnam values ties with Cuba: Minister

The Vietnamese Party, State and people always treasure the fraternal solidarity, traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cuba, and want to expand collaboration in the fields of both sides’ strengths so as to benefit the development in each nation, Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha stressed on September 10.
Domestic industry needs technology transfer Business

Domestic industry needs technology transfer

Vietnamese enterprises need more opportunities to get technology transfers from foreign investment activities and join ventures with foreign partners for sustainable development of the domestic industry.
Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions Business

Ministry tightens supervision to avoid trade sanctions

Sectors which have seen high growth in the past few years such as wooden furniture, garments and textiles, seafood and steel are being placed under special supervision by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to avoid having high tariffs and trade sanctions imposed by other nations.
EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert Business

EVFTA, EVIPA to help raise Vietnam’s position: expert

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), which are set to be signed in Hanoi on June 30, will help to improve Vietnam’s position in the global economy, an expert from the Australian National University (ANU) has said.
Covered warrants launched Business

Covered warrants launched

The State Securities Commission (SSC) has so far licensed16 securities companies to sell 28.9 million covered warrants with a maximum value of 104 billion VND (4.5 million USD).