Vietnam strives for GDP growth of 6.5-7 percent annually during 2021-2025 Business

Vietnam strives for GDP growth of 6.5-7 percent annually during 2021-2025

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is coordinating with relevant ministries, sectors and localities to study and build a programme on economic recovery and development in association with improvement of the economy’s internal capacity and self-reliance by 2023, with a goal to achieve an annual average GDP growth rate of 6.5-7 percent during 2021-2025.
Safety guidelines needed to resume business operations amid COVID-19: Minister Business

Safety guidelines needed to resume business operations amid COVID-19: Minister

Ministries, sectors and localities should promptly issue guidelines on the application of conditions to organise safe production in the new situation as well as the implementation of their door-opening plans so that businesses can design their own production plans, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.
ADB remains bullish about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite COVID-19 Business

ADB remains bullish about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite COVID-19

Although the Vietnamese economy has been greatly affected by impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, that has tightened the labour supply, lowered industrial output, and disrupted agricultural value chains, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) remains bullish about the country’s prospects in the medium and long term.
ADB optimistic about Vietnam's economic prospect despite slowdown Business

ADB optimistic about Vietnam's economic prospect despite slowdown

The ADB has revised down Vietnam's 2021 GDP growth forecast from 6.7 percent to 3.8 percent due to a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic that has tightened the labour market, lowered industrial output, and disrupted agricultural value chains, according to a report released by the bank on September 22. ​
Top legislator begins working visit to EP, Belgium Politics

Top legislator begins working visit to EP, Belgium

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly arrived in Brussels on September 8 morning (local time), beginning their two-day working visit to the European Parliament and Belgium. ​
Cambodia highlights need for collective efforts to maintain poverty reduction outcomes in region World

Cambodia highlights need for collective efforts to maintain poverty reduction outcomes in region

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has stressed the importance of ensuring sustainable economic recovery and growth for the region, including through the materialization of the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Framework and operationalisation of the ASEAN Centre for Public Health Emergency and Emerging Diseases (ACPHEED).
President hosts Singaporean Foreign Minister Politics

President hosts Singaporean Foreign Minister

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has lauded the widespread and effective development of Vietnam – Singapore friendship during a reception in Hanoi on June 21 for Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan.
ASEAN-UK open-ended troika virtual meeting held ASEAN

ASEAN-UK open-ended troika virtual meeting held

Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the Vietnam ASEAN SOM Nguyen Quoc Dung attended the opened-ended troika virtual meeting between ASEAN foreign ministers and UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab on April 8.
PM: Vietnam becomes strong, trustworthy mainstay in ASEAN Politics

PM: Vietnam becomes strong, trustworthy mainstay in ASEAN

With the success of the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam is not only an active ASEAN member but also a strong, trustworthy and special mainstay, especially at a time when ASEAN has to face challenges like COVID-19 pandemic at present, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Vietnam attends 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue ASEAN

Vietnam attends 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung, Head of Vietnam's ASEAN SOM, attended the 33rd ASEAN-US Dialogue, which was held via video conference on August 5 to discuss cooperation orientations between the two sides in the coming time and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.