Vietnam’s road sector forecast to grow 7.2 pct in 2019 Business

Vietnam’s road sector forecast to grow 7.2 pct in 2019

The expansion of Vietnam’s road network would continue in the next decade in order to support growing freight transport volumes due a projected increase in economic activity, Fitch Group’s Fitch Solutions Macro Research forecast in a report released on May 14.
Promising future for rice exporters Business

Promising future for rice exporters

Vietnamese rice exports are expected to grow stronger by the end of the year after a brief lulling period, said Tran Van Cong, Deputy Director of the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people Society

Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Vietnam has faced legal barriers as the law currently only recognises two genders, without any acknowledgement of other gender identifications or of same-sex marriage, said Dinh Thi Thu Thuy, head of the Department of Law under the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam Business Forum to connect domestic, foreign enterprises Business

Vietnam Business Forum to connect domestic, foreign enterprises

Connecting enterprises at home and abroad for common interests is the aim of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) held in Hanoi on July 4, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc and Vice Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EurcoCham) Tomaso Andreatta have affirmed.
Conference gathers views on draft denunciation law Society

Conference gathers views on draft denunciation law

Opinions on the revised draft Law on Denunciation were collected at a consultation conference held by the Vietnam Lawyers' Association (VLA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Hanoi on April 20.
Society

Vietnam keen to bolster int’l anti-cyber crime cooperation

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security wishes to establish and foster cooperation on crime prevention, including those using advanced technology, with law enforcement bodies around the world, Deputy Minister Le Quy Vuong said on October 29.
Business

Challenges for Vietnam to boost FDI attraction

The Government is committed to augmenting the country’s attractiveness as a safe and hospitable investment destination with developed infrastructure facilities and a young, talented workforce, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported on June 16.