Gov’t deals with low-income earner difficulties Business

Gov’t deals with low-income earner difficulties

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministries, branches and localities to continue to synchronously implement inflation curbing measures, in order to stabilise the macro economy and ensure jobs and life for labourers.
Prime Minister orders action on thrift Politics

Prime Minister orders action on thrift

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked cabinet members and local authorities to take concrete steps on thrift and cuts in public investment as measures to curb inflation.
Business

Local investors eye overseas projects

Vietnamese investors spent a total of 400 million USD for 60 new and existing overseas projects during the first half of the year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.
Business

Industry roars into second half

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang has forecast the country's industrial production and exports will continue to develop in the second half of the year.
Business

Economists call for new model for global integration

Low tech production and exports largely based on natural resources aroused concerns from economists at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 24, who called for new model of economic development after three years joining the World Trade Organisation.
Business

Purchasing power rises sharply

The domestic market has incredible growth this year, especially as industrial production and exports faced many obstacles, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s domestic market management team.

The national purchasing power this year increased by 30 percent against last year due to trade promotion and discount programmes at the year end in supermarkets and trading centres as well as other domestic trade promotion programmes related to Vietnamese goods, the team said.
World

Japan’s economy shows signs of recovery

Japan’s economy is showing signs of recovery after the country’s current budget surplus doubled in June from a year earlier, the first expansion since February 2008.
Business

VN investors raise overseas profile

During the last two decades, Vietnamese investors have initiated 370 overseas projects worth 5.1 billion USD, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.