Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company Politics

Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 15 for Scott Kicker, Founder and CEO of the US-based Gen X Energy Company, which is exploring a liquefied natural gas project worth over 6 billion USD in Vietnam.
MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival Business

MoIT to ensure enough goods for Tet festival

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will ensure the supply-demand balance of essential commodities for the Tet (Lunar New Year) of 2020 and implement a programme on keeping goods in stock for market stabilisation.
HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter Society

HCM City needs 75,000 labourers in last quarter

Around 75,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the last three months of 2019, up over 7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
Singaporean experts suggest establishment of ministry of aging World

Singaporean experts suggest establishment of ministry of aging

A new Ministry of Ageing, coordinating closely with the Manpower and Education Ministries, could help the authorities resolve emerging challenges such as the displacement of mature professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) due to automation.
 Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam Business

Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Vietnam could have a shortfall of 500,000 tonnes of pork, or nearly 20 percent of demand, in the period until the Lunar New Year in early 2020 due to the effect of African swine flu (ASF), according to global research firm Ipsos Business Consulting.
Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand Business

Vietnam should give its shrimp a brand

Developing globally-recognised Vietnamese shrimp brand is necessary for the agricultural sector to realise a target of 10 billion USD in shrimp export revenue by 2025, according to the insiders.
Bayer Agricademy trains fruit, coffee farmers Society

Bayer Agricademy trains fruit, coffee farmers

Some 400 pomelo, durian and coffee farmers from Highlands, South-eastern and Mekong Delta provinces are attending seven classes for advanced training in agronomy, cultivation techniques and integrated pest management.
Construction material supply meets domestic demand Business

Construction material supply meets domestic demand

Stable production and supply-demand balance has helped Vietnam’s construction materials industry better meet domestic demand, according to the Department of Construction Materials under the Ministry of Construction.