A law for SMEs needed: Chamber of Commerce Business

A law for SMEs needed: Chamber of Commerce

All supporting policies for small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which account for more than 95 percent of the total Vietnamese enterprises, should be included under one law.
Government budget supports gender equality Society

Government budget supports gender equality

Budget spending for female workers at State offices or enterprises needs to be financially disclosed, Vietnamese experts and UN Women officials agreed at a seminar on gender equality.
Business

Enormous potential for higher economic growth

Continuous improvements to the business environment, national competitiveness, and efficiency of the economy will ensure optimal conditions for higher economic growth, Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung told Nhan Dan newspaper.
Business

Vietnam to set up five fishery centres

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recommended that the State's budget concentrate on developing infrastructure and logistic facilities for five regional fishery centres along the Vietnamese coastline.
Society

VAVA calls for better care for AO victims

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) has called for better care for people affected by the toxic chemical sprayed by the US troops during the war.
Business

Vietnam real estate market still attractive to foreign investors

While Vietnam's real estate market continues to "plunge” and many local investors are trying to find a way to get out, but by contrast it is drawing great attention from foreign investors. This signals a sharp trend of transaction and mergers and acquisitions (M & A) in the real estate sector in the future. Following is a report by the Vietnam Business Forum.
Business

Analysts tip FDI to skyrocket

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in Vietnam is expected to sharply increase in the 2014-15 period as the stable economy would create favourable conditions for the flow.

The National Financial Supervisory Committee (NFSC) last week released the latest forecasts for the economy in the 2014-15 period, showing that the FDI would see a high growth rate because of world economic improvement.
World

Indonesia’s shrimp output can hit record

The Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fishery (MMAF) has set the country’s shrimp production target at 608,000 tonnes for this year, a sharp increase from 415,703 tonnes in 2012, according to a senior official of the ministry.