Over 870,000 households to access electricity in 2021-2025 Society

Over 870,000 households to access electricity in 2021-2025

The national target programme on electricity supply for rural, mountainous and island areas will reach approximately 871,263 households between 2021 and 2025, as heard at a conference held in Hanoi on January 14 to review its implementation in the past five years.
Private airlines appeal for Government support Business

Private airlines appeal for Government support

Aviation firms appealed for Government support to overcome the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at a seminar recently held by the Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) in Hanoi.
Businesses get access to non-interest loan package Business

Businesses get access to non-interest loan package

Forty businesses have received money from the Government’s non-interest loan package of 62 trillion VND (2.7 billion USD) to pay salaries to nearly 1,200 employees who have stopped working due to the serious impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions Politics

Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions

Deputies offered opinions on national target programmes on new-style rural development and sustainable poverty reduction as well as incentives for ethnic minority and mountainous residents, during the ongoing 10th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on November 4.
Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker Politics

Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested lifting two-way trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to 100 billion USD from 68 billion USD in 2019.
Vietjet reports positive third quarter results Business

Vietjet reports positive third quarter results

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (HOSE: VJC) has released its third quarter financial statement, seeing a slight increase in air transport revenue over that of the previous quarter despite the second outbreak of COVID-19 in Vietnam.
Public investment disbursement speeds up Business

Public investment disbursement speeds up

Ten out of 12 ministries and agencies have committed to completing the disbursement of foreign loans this year after adjusting down their capital plans, the Ministry of Finance has reported.
Poverty reduction in Hanoi a success Society

Poverty reduction in Hanoi a success

The capital city of Hanoi has completed its poverty reduction targets two years earlier than scheduled during the period of 2016-2020, with no communes and villages in extremely poor conditions.
Vinh Phuc bolstering effectiveness of social policy credit Society

Vinh Phuc bolstering effectiveness of social policy credit

Together with State investment, capital from social policy credit has been one of the most important factors that help many people in the northern province of Vinh Phuc escape from poverty, stabilise their lives, and earn higher incomes in recent years, contributing to ensuring social welfare.