Business

Central Highlands reviews socio-economic situation

Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang presided over a meeting held in Gia Lai province on June 28, reviewing the implementation of socio-economic development goals set for the Central Highlands in the first half of 2014 and outlining key tasks for the remainder of the year.
Credit continues growth trend in April Business

Credit continues growth trend in April

Total lending as of April 22 increased 0.62 percent compared to the level at the end of 2013, a representative from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on April 25.
Business

Commercial banks urged to run associated credit programme

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has asked some commercial banks to implement an associated credit programme between investors, contractors, construction material suppliers and banks, in a bid to tackle difficulties for businesses operating in construction and property.
Business

Nearly 759 billion VND disbursed in housing loans

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on January 14 announced that the banking system had disbursed 758.7 billion VND (35.626 million USD) of the 30 trillion VND housing support package to 1,765 customers as of December 31, 2013.
Society

Book on trafficking survivors launched in Hanoi

The Centre for Women and Development (CDW) and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, has published the book "Peace house shelter: Survivors of trafficking in their own words".
Business

Central bank support helps boost shares

Shares managed gains on both bourses on November 11, with investors favouring real estate stocks after a boost from the State Bank of Vietnam's 30 trillion USD (1.4 billion USD) support package.
World

Lower Mekong Initiative group meets in Cambodia

Action programmes to deploy the US’s 50 million USD support package pledged to Lower Mekong countries was discussed at the fifth meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Regional Working Group in Cambodia on November 6-7.
Business

Property market targeting low-income people

Heating up Vietnam’s real estate market and catching the cash flow of real estate transactions during the last months of the year is a target of the second property fair that will take place in Hanoi on October 18-20. Report by the Vietnam Business Forum.
Society

Cows given to poor households in Central Highlands

The Steering Committee for the Central Highlands and the Vingroup Joint Stock Company on October 3 agreed to present 5,000 heifers worth 75 billion VND (3.5 million USD) to poor households in the regional provinces.
Lending rises 5.4 percent since December Business

Lending rises 5.4 percent since December

Lending figures on August 20 showed a growth of 5.4 percent since last December, while non-performing loans and lagging demand continued to blight the nation's economy, according to data from the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Fund begins disbursement for social housing Business

Fund begins disbursement for social housing

Up to 11 billion VND (524,000 USD) of the Government's 30 trillion VND (1.42 billion USD) loan package to support social housing development has been provided to 56 home buyers, the Ministry of Construction said.
Social housing support package on right track Business

Social housing support package on right track

Construction Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has confirmed that the credit package worth 30 trillion VND designed to support social housing is being used appropriately and in line with Government Resolution No. 02.