Seminar discusses developing quality workforce Society

Seminar discusses developing quality workforce

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Asian Development Bank held a seminar in Hanoi on July 17, discussing the development of high-quality workforce for Vietnam’s sustainable development.

Real estate shares weigh on market

Shares continued to slide on the HCM Stock Exchange on Nov. 8, but a rebound in the final minutes of trading stave off losses on the Hanoi bourse.

Stocks plunge to two-year low

The VN-Index plunged by 3.5 percent on May 23 to close at 417.82 points, a spine-chilling slide of 15 points and the lowest level of the Index in the past two years, raising alarm bells about ongoing sluggish trades on the HCM Stock Exchange.

Credit growth targeted at 23 percent

Credit growth should fall to 23 percent next year, the State Bank of Vietnam announced on Dec. 28, setting a more cautious policy than was pursued this year, when growth in commercial bank lending neared 28 percent.

The State Bank of Vietnam also sent a clear message that monetary policy would focus on controlling inflation and stabilising the economy.