VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019 Business

VPBank announces record pre-tax profit in 2019

The Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) announced a record consolidated pre-tax profit of 10.3 trillion VND in 2019 (447 million USD), exceeding 9 percent of the yearly plan and up 12.3 percent compared to 2018.
Private economic sector – important driver of economy Business

Private economic sector – important driver of economy

Just one month after the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, on October 13, 1945, President Ho Chi Minh wrote a letter to the industrial and business circles in the country, in which he stressed their great role in the cause of national construction.
Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operations Politics

Ambassador discusses improving UN’s operations

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy on January 17 met President of the UN General Assembly’s 74th session Tijiani Muhammad-Bande to discuss improving the efficiency of the UN’s operations.
ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
PM urges better coordination in managing State capital Business

PM urges better coordination in managing State capital

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged better coordination between the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) and ministries, sectors and corporations at a review conference of the CMSC on January 16.