Government reviews population database plan Business

Government reviews population database plan

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 26 chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the National Database on Population Project, a key component in the Government's Proposal 896.
Government discusses macro-economy Politics

Government discusses macro-economy

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung chaired a meeting with representatives of several ministries and agencies to evaluate impacts of the world’s fast-changing economy on the domestic economy.
Deputy PM welcomes Japanese guest Politics

Deputy PM welcomes Japanese guest

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave a reception on August 25 for Japan’s Parliamentary Vice Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Youji Mutou , who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Central bank urges more loans for farmers Society

Central bank urges more loans for farmers

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has requested commercial banks to strictly implement a Government support credit lending programme which aims to help famers and businesses operating in agriculture.
Policies could help SMEs borrow Business

Policies could help SMEs borrow

The Government should have appropriate policies to enable credit guarantee funds to operate more efficiently so that small- and medium-sized businesses can borrow easily from banks.
 Government backs start-up businesses Business

Government backs start-up businesses

Legal and administrative procedures were the biggest challenges facing start-up businesses, according to a forum attended by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on August 12.
Myanmar: Gov’t, armed groups hope for ceasefire World

Myanmar: Gov’t, armed groups hope for ceasefire

Negotiators from the Myanmar government and ethnic armed groups on August 8 vowed to continue working toward a nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA) and initiate a political dialogue as soon as possible.
Overseas Vietnamese receive car tax break Business

Overseas Vietnamese receive car tax break

Viet kieu (Overseas Vietnamese or OV), who are intellectuals, experts and skilled workers, have been granted a tax exemption on used cars they bring to Vietnam , according to a new Government decree.
Vietnam, Cambodia forge inspection cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia forge inspection cooperation

The inspection sectors of Vietnam and Cambodia will prioritise cooperation in training and improving professional competence of inspectors while increasing experience exchange in thematic inspections.