Important laws to take effect in January Politics

Important laws to take effect in January

The 2018 Law on Animal Husbandry, the 2018 Law on Cultivation, the 2019 revised law on management and use of weapons, explosives and support tools, and the 2019 Law on Public Investment will start taking effect in January 2020.
DRVN calls for better road maintenance Society

DRVN calls for better road maintenance

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has called on various agencies to fulfill their responsibility for maintaining transport projects on national highways and expressways at the end of the year.
Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations Politics

Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations

The Inspection Commission of the Party Central Committee has proposed taking disciplinary measures against Bui Ngoc Bao, a former leader of the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) for violations by the Standing Board of the group’s Party Committee.
Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4 Business

Vietnam stocks to beat 1,000 points in Q4

Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index could breach the 1,000 point mark in the last quarter of the year after the Q3 corporate earnings season and with investors shifting attention towards firms with hopes for full-year earnings growth.
HCM City Party Committee convenes 30th meeting Politics

HCM City Party Committee convenes 30th meeting

Ho Chi Minh City maintained its status as the country’s largest economic hub with an economic growth of 7.86 percent and a gross regional domestic product (GRDP) of over 611 trillion VND (26.5 billion USD), accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s total, in the first half.
Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management   Business

Vietnam targets effective ODA use, management

Vietnam will focus on handling bottlenecks and promoting the disbursement and effective use of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans from donors between 2018 and 2020, per a plan recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Voters underline need to prioritise development investment Politics

Voters underline need to prioritise development investment

Voters in different localities voiced their wish that the National Assembly, Government and localities will give the priority to development investment, focusing public investment on key areas, after watching a live-broadcast discussion as part of the 6th session of the 14th legislature on October 29.