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Vietnam commits to promoting multilateralism

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Vietnam commits to promoting multilateralism

Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations Dang Dinh Quy reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to promoting multilateralism and supporting the UN’s central role in ensuring peace, security, and sustainable development.

Banks race to issue bonds for capital hike

Business

Banks race to issue bonds for capital hike

Many banks have issued a large amount of bonds to raise capital in a move to meet high demand during year-end’s peak lending season and prepare to meet the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s regulations on tightening the use of short-term funds for long-term loans from early next year.

New securities law is a better fit for market

Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.

Forum discusses improving efficiency of SOEs

Business

Forum discusses improving efficiency of SOEs

A forum on accelerating the process of reforming and improving the efficiency of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was held by “Tap chi Kinh Te va Du Bao” (the Journal of Economics and Forecasting) in Hanoi on November 6.

CPTPP submitted to National Assembly

Politics

CPTPP submitted to National Assembly

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on November 2 presented a proposal to the National Assembly asking for the parliament’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and other relevant documents.

Stock market cap posts significant growth

Business

Stock market cap posts significant growth

The market capitalisation of stocks and fund certificates has seen significant growth this year, equivalent to more than 80 percent of GDP and exceeding the goal set for 2020, according to an official.

Lawmakers discuss State budget estimate for 2018, 2019

Politics

Lawmakers discuss State budget estimate for 2018, 2019

Lawmakers discussed the State budget estimate for 2018 and the allocation for 2019, as well as the State budget financial plan for 2019-2021 during the ongoing sixth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on October 29, which was broadcast live nationwide.

DDCI - a tool to promote business climate improvement

Business

DDCI - a tool to promote business climate improvement

The Department and District Competitiveness Index (DDCI) is designed to build a transparent business environment and promote administrative reform in a locality, heard a conference held in Bac Ninh city, the northern province of Bac Ninh on October 25.

Singapore prioritises economic reform

World

Singapore prioritises economic reform

Singapore has allocated 19 billion SDG (roughly 13.7 billion USD) for economic reform projects during the 2016-2020 period, said Singaporean Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.

Mixed opinions on revision of Law on Public Investment

Politics

Mixed opinions on revision of Law on Public Investment

There have been some mixed ideas regarding the revision of the Law on Public Investment, with some lawmakers supporting the revision of only certain articles, and others that share the Government’s view that the law deserves more comprehensive amendments.