Support for businesses ‘to be distributed fairly'

Minister of Finance Vuong Dinh Hue assured the public that the Government's 29 trillion VND (1.38 billion USD) business support package will make it into the hands of the people who need it most via a transparent process.

Poor households to be supported after electricity hike

Around 3.2 million poor households in the country will be given support totalling 1.12 trillion VND (53.3 million USD from the State budget following the recent increase in electricity price, said a government official.

ADB assists Vietnam's economic recovery

Vietnam on October 20 signed agreements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for two loans worth 600 million USD to help the country cope with the impact of the global economic crisis and support policy reform.