Prime Minister hosts Lao counterpart Politics

Prime Minister hosts Lao counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception on August 14 for his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith, who is visiting Vietnam for the national mourning of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu.
High-tech sector to welcome investment wave from RoK Business

High-tech sector to welcome investment wave from RoK

Investors from and localities in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have carried out a host of investment promotion activities in HCM City, Dong Nai, and Binh Duong recently as capital, especially for the high-tech industry, begins shifting to Vietnam.
Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert Business

Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert

Support from the State is urgently needed to help firms maintain operation and surmount challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to most manufacturing and services businesses, according to head of the Prime Minister’s economic advisory group Nguyen Duc Kien.
Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites Society

Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites

As many as 173 tourist accommodation establishments in 25 cities and provinces across Vietnam had been mobilised as of August 6 to serve as quarantine sites in the fight against COVID-19, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Fuel prices cut slightly on August 12 Business

Fuel prices cut slightly on August 12

Retail prices of some petrol products were reduced slightly in the latest review by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance, with effect from 3pm on August 12.
Hanoi speeds up PCR testing for returnees from Da Nang Health

Hanoi speeds up PCR testing for returnees from Da Nang

Hanoi is striving to complete the implementation of RT-PCT testing, a real-time reserve transcription polymerase chain reaction, ahead of August 20 for 75,000 people who visited the central city of Da Nang – a COVID-19 hotspot – and returned to Hanoi from July 15, according to a leading official.
Investment management towards smart, green cities Society

Investment management towards smart, green cities

The Ministry of Construction is drafting an amended Decree on the management of urban development and investment, which includes regulations on regional urban development, as well as building green growth urban areas, ecological and smart cities, and climate change-resilient cities.
Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform Society

Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform

Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to accelerate administrative reform, focusing on institutional development and ensuring a uniform institutional system to meet State management requirements in the fields that it is responsible for.