State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD Business

State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD

State budget collection was estimated to reach almost 1.4 quadrillion VND ND (60.2 billion USD) this year, 6 percent higher than the estimate, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told a teleconference between the government and localities cities in Hanoi on December 28.
How Vietnamese firms can keep international talent Society

How Vietnamese firms can keep international talent

Most Asian companies, including those doing business in Vietnam, believe it is becoming increasingly difficult to recruit international talent though 40 percent (75 percent in Vietnam) plan to increase their international headcount in the next 12 months, according to a new report.
Positive outlook forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2018  Business

Positive outlook forecast for Vietnam’s economy in 2018

The outlook for Vietnam’s economic growth in 2018 is quite bright thanks to positive economic performance in the first quarter, said Tran Quoc Phuong, Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's National Economic Issues Department.
Deputy PM clarifies retirement age increase, salary reform Society

Deputy PM clarifies retirement age increase, salary reform

Economic growth and job creation must be taken into consideration when it comes to adjusting retirement age, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told lawmakers during a question-and-answer session on June 6 as part of the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing fifth session in Hanoi.
Party Central Committee issues resolution on salary policy reform Politics

Party Central Committee issues resolution on salary policy reform

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on May 21 signed the issuance of a Resolution of the 7th meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee on the reform of salary policy for civil servants, public employees, the armed forces and workers of enterprises (Resolution 27-NQ/TW).
HCM City increases civil servants’ salaries Society

HCM City increases civil servants’ salaries

Increasing civil servants’ salaries was among the notable improvements made by HCM City since agovernment resolution that gives the city more control over its governance was approved by the National Assembly four months ago.