Deputy PM reviews SOEs equitisation, restructuring Politics

Deputy PM reviews SOEs equitisation, restructuring

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting of the Steering Committee for Business Renovation and Development in Hanoi on July 8 to review equitisation, divestment and restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and corporate development in the first half and tasks for the remaining months of this year.
Vietnam to have high speed train Society

Vietnam to have high speed train

The railway industry can increase the localization rate of locomotives and wagons if policy mechanisms and shortcomings of capital are lifted in order to promote the development of the sector.
Huge gap in Tet bonuses Society

Huge gap in Tet bonuses

At the end of the year, workers often look forward to Tet (Lunar New Year) bonuses to see whether the sum would partly help them enjoy a good Tet celebration or not.
More Hanoians prefer traveling by bus Society

More Hanoians prefer traveling by bus

The number of people in Hanoi choosing bus as their means of transportation is rising. In the first half of this year, 221 million tickets were sold, an increase of 5 percent compared to the same period last year.
Petrolimex: business on track following restructure Business

Petrolimex: business on track following restructure

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a working group to the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) on September 25 to examine the firm’s implementation of tasks assigned by the Prime Minister and the Government so far.
Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders Society

Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders

The number of passengers riding buses in Hanoi has risen since late 2016, the municipal Department of Transport said, but the system still faces major challenges as it seeks to attract more riders.
SOE equitisation needs faster pace Business

SOE equitisation needs faster pace

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has urged some State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to hasten their equitisation and divestment plans, as progress remains slow and might fail to meet their deadlines this year.
Khanh Hoa province supports flood victims to enjoy Tet Society

Khanh Hoa province supports flood victims to enjoy Tet

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa – one of the hardest hit localities by typhoon Damrey in 2017 – is carrying out various programmes and policies to help people overcome flood consequences and enjoy a warm Tet holiday.
MoF wants hike in tax on capital/securities trade income Business

MoF wants hike in tax on capital/securities trade income

The Ministry of Finance has proposed the Government raise the individual income tax imposed on capital/securities transfer to 2 percent for trades not registered to the Vietnam Securities Depository (VSD) and not made on the securities market.
HCM City: Average Tet bonus rises 10.9 percent Society

HCM City: Average Tet bonus rises 10.9 percent

The average Tet (New Year) bonus of the upcoming lunar Year of the Dog will be about 10.9 percent higher than last year in Ho Chi Minh City, said Director of the city’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan on December 29.