Lawmakers continue discussing socio-economic affairs, pandemic fight Politics

Lawmakers continue discussing socio-economic affairs, pandemic fight

The National Assembly continues to spend the whole day of November 9 discussing the implementation of the 2021 socio-economic development plan and a draft plan for 2022, as well as reports on COVID-19 prevention and control, the implementation of the State budget in 2021, State budget estimate and central budget allocation plan for 2022, and the 2022-2024 finance-budget plan.
Party Central Committee’s fourth session focuses on Party building, rectification Politics

Party Central Committee’s fourth session focuses on Party building, rectification

The fourth session of the 13th Party Central Committee will focus on sketching out policies, targets, tasks and solutions to strengthen Party building and rectification, stop and drive back the degradation in political ideology, morality and lifestyle as well as signs of "self-evolution" and "self-transformation" among members, stated Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the opening of the session on October 4.
Suburban infrastructure plan get green light Society

Suburban infrastructure plan get green light

The Hanoi People's Council discussed and approved 15 reports and 18 resolutions including a five-year socio-economic development plan, five-year medium-term public investment plan for 2021-25 and developing infrastructure in suburban areas during its meeting which kicked off on September 22.
Politburo gives opinions on socio-economic performance Politics

Politburo gives opinions on socio-economic performance

The Politburo listened to the Party delegation to the Government’s reports on the 2021 socio-economic performance, the 2022 socio-economic development plan, the 2021 State budget, the 2022 State budget estimate and 2022-2024 finance-State budget plan, and the time for salary reform, during a meeting in Hanoi on September 17.
Important reports to be delivered at 15th NA’s first session Politics

Important reports to be delivered at 15th NA’s first session

Lawmakers are expected to hear reports on socio-economic and State budget situation in the first half of 2021 and discuss orientations for the second half, and a socio-economic development plan for 2021-2025 on July 22 – the third working day of the 15th National Assembly’s first session.
NA Standing Committee discusses socio-economic development plan Politics

NA Standing Committee discusses socio-economic development plan

Members of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee gave their opinions on the drafts of the socio-economic development plan, national financial plan, plan on borrowing and repayment of public debts and mid-term public investment plan for the 2021-2025 period during their sitting on July 13.
Localities ordered to work harder on child education, protection Society

Localities ordered to work harder on child education, protection

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has issued a document on implementing child care, education and protection in 2021, requesting localities to raise responsibilities and take more comprehensive and drastic measures to protect children.
Q1 GDP growth likely lower than target Business

Q1 GDP growth likely lower than target

Vietnam’s GDP growth in the first quarter of 2021 is forecast to come in at 4.46 percent; 0.66 percentage points below the target set in the Government’s Resolution No 01 in a scenario where the COVID-19 pandemic is controlled during the quarter.