Stronger reforms needed to facilitate economic performance: PM Business

Stronger reforms needed to facilitate economic performance: PM

Addressing the Government’s meeting on October 2, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries, sectors and localities to push ahead with stronger reforms to promote production and business activities amid several challenges to and problems of the economy.
NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien visits Hungary Politics

NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien visits Hungary

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) always wants to consolidate and promote traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary, NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien said on September 30.
Vietnamese top legislator meets Lao Prime Minister Politics

Vietnamese top legislator meets Lao Prime Minister

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed Vietnam’s full support for Laos’ reform process during a meeting with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Vientiane, Laos on September 26.
Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August Business

Vietnam’s PMI falls to 51.4 in August

Vietnam’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posted 51.4 in August, remaining above the 50.0 no-change mark, but falling from 52.6 in July to signal a weaker overall improvement in business conditions.
SOCO aims to expand investment in Vietnam Business

SOCO aims to expand investment in Vietnam

London-based SOCO International Plc hopes to expand its investment, exploration and exploitation, and improve the output of oil and gas in Vietnam, SOCO President and CEO Ed Story said on August 28.
HCM City to develop resettlement housing Society

HCM City to develop resettlement housing

Ho Chi Minh City plans to develop social housing on its own instead of building new resettlement housing with state funds, according to the city’s People’s Committee.
Dong Nai seeks funds for roads to Long Thanh airport Business

Dong Nai seeks funds for roads to Long Thanh airport

The southern province of Dong Nai has asked the Government to allocate more than 400 billion VND (17.23 million USD) to build two roads that would connect the province's National Road No. 51 up to Long Thanh International Airport, which is expected to start construction next year.
IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs Business

IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a sister organisation of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group - and the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) on March 27 signed a cooperation deal on a 100 million USD credit package and a consultancy programme to promote supply chain financing.
Forum promotes green tourism in Vietnam Environment

Forum promotes green tourism in Vietnam

Vietnam is moving towards a green tourism development, which is associated with environmental protection and promotion of traditional cultural values, according to Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Quang Tung.