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New policy to speed up bad debt settlement

Business

New policy to speed up bad debt settlement

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is drafting a new circular regulating credit institutions’ trading and handling of non-performing loans (NPL) with the aim of forcing the institutions to focus more on bad debt settlement.

Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system

Business

Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system

Poorly-performing State-owned people’s credit funds – a type of credit institution focusing on people in rural areas to help them escape poverty and avoid dependence on loan sharks – will be merged, acquired or dissolved to ensure the safety of the country’s finance and banking system.

Vietnamese, Chinese border localities seek stronger partnership

Politics

Vietnamese, Chinese border localities seek stronger partnership

The Secretaries of the Communist Party of Vietnam Committees of four Vietnamese northern border provinces of Lang Son, Quang Ninh, Cao Bang and Ha Giang, and the Communist Party of China Committee of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region held talks in Lang Son on March 22 as part of their New Year Meeting 2019.

Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

Society

Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

The Vietnamese Embassy in Washington DC on March presented a documentary on the search of remains of US naval officer James B. Mills, who died during the war in Vietnam, to his sister Ann Mills-Griffiths.

Vietnam, US enhance people-to-people exchanges

Society

Vietnam, US enhance people-to-people exchanges

Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien, President of the Vietnam-US Society hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 18 for a delegation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US (VFW), who are on a Vietnam visit from March 15-23.

Vietnam, Czech Republic hold political consultation

Politics

Vietnam, Czech Republic hold political consultation

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and his Czech counterpart Lukas Kaucky conducted a political consultation in Hanoi on March 14 to discuss bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues of shared concern.

Lao NA Chairwoman visits Lam Dong province

Politics

Lao NA Chairwoman visits Lam Dong province

Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly Pany Yathotou has commended bilateral cooperation between Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and the Lao provinces of Champasak and Bolykhamxay in recent years.