VFF President presents public opinions, petitions Politics

VFF President presents public opinions, petitions

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented a report summarizing public opinions and petitions during the opening of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 21.
Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform Business

Workshop reviews Vietnam’s growth model reform

Vietnam’s economic restructuring and growth model reform in 2016-2020 have been benefiting from positive changes in policies and achievements in the 2011-2015 period, according to economist Nguyen Dinh Cung.
PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners Politics

PM asks for more efforts to boost trade ties with key partners

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries and sectors to devise active and practical plans to promote domestic production, create more jobs, and ensure harmonious trade relations with key partners of the country in the principle of equality and mutual benefits.
State budget revenue rises 13.2 percent in six months Business

State budget revenue rises 13.2 percent in six months

About 745.4 trillion VND (32 billion USD) was collected for the State budget in the first half of 2019, equivalent to 52.8 percent of the year’s target and up 13.2 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Government needs to boost macro-economic stability Business

Government needs to boost macro-economic stability

The Government should enhance macro-economy stability to strengthen the national economy when risks are yet to appear, said members of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council at a meeting on July 2.
Government determined to fulfil set goals: PM Politics

Government determined to fulfil set goals: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underscored the determination to accomplish all goals set for 2019, striving for a GDP growth of 6.8 percent and reining in inflation under 4 percent at the Government’s monthly meeting held in Hanoi on May 31.
PM appreciates Warburg Pincus’ investment in Vietnam Politics

PM appreciates Warburg Pincus’ investment in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 7 for Timothy Geithner, former Secretary of Treasury of the US and now President of Warburg Pincus, during which he appreciated the US firm’s investment in several projects in Vietnam.
Public debt poses big risk to Vietnam Business

Public debt poses big risk to Vietnam

The state budget deficit, which regularly remains at a high level, and rising public debt are among the biggest macro-economic risks facing Vietnam, making it more difficult for the government to help the economy head towards growth, said Professor Tran Tho Dat, Principal of the National Economics University (NEU).