A warm homecoming for Viet Kieu

A warm homecoming for Viet Kieu

However, there is also another important resource from Viet Kieu, namely their intelligence. Overseas Vietnamese people are working in the US’ NASA, Boeing and big hospitals in France, Canada, Japan and Australia.
PM urges stop to scattered investment

PM urges stop to scattered investment

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has instructed ministries, agencies and localities to ensure capital is invested effectively in key areas and projects, avoiding undirected investment with potential wastefulness and losses.
National Assembly to answer economic questions

National Assembly to answer economic questions

The 13th National Assembly’s third session kicked-off this morning to seek solutions to curb a decline in economic growth.
FDI growth machine needs to be recalibrated

FDI growth machine needs to be recalibrated 1

A new FDI development model is needed to kick-start Vietnam’s economy and act as a guiding hand to champion the nation’s socio-economic development, writes Professor Nguyen Mai, former deputy chairman of State Commission for Cooperation and Investment (now Ministry of Planning and Investment).
Ninh Binh makes remarkable glory

Ninh Binh makes remarkable glory

The industrial sector has grown robustly, driving socio-economic development while tourism has gradually become the province’s key economic sector.”  
Mapping out a prosperous future

Mapping out a prosperous future

On the occasion of northern Ninh Binh province’s 20 year re-establishment anniversary (1992-2012) and the five-year foundation anniversary of Ninh Binh city (2007-2012), provincial Party Committee Secretary and Central Party Committee member Bui Van Nam, tell VIR about plans to turn the province into an affluent Red River Delta locality.
Vietnam maps out a road to more wealth

Vietnam maps out a road to more wealth

Vietnam’s National Assembly has finished mapping out the country’s road to prosperity until 2015 but government cuts to investment capital could mean funding for the ambitious targets is hard to come by.
Sun shines on climate change initiatives

Sun shines on climate change initiatives

A key international community-backed legal framework will help Vietnam effectively respond to climate change.
National Assembly lays out future challenges

National Assembly lays out future challenges

The 13th National Assembly’s second session opened this morning in Hanoi with a focus on approving five laws, one resolution and making targets for 2012 and 2011-2015.
13th NA’s first session to open on July 21

13th NA’s first session to open on July 21

The first session of the 13th National Assembly will open in Hanoi on July 21 and close on August 6. It will spend 11 days on organisation and personnel work.
Time needed for FDI story’s happy ending

Time needed for FDI story’s happy ending

A 27.1 per cent on-year drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) registered in Vietnam in the first six months of 2011 has signaled the first downturn in the FDI inflows since 2008. Is this a matter of concern? Nguyen Mai, former vice chairman of the State Committee for Cooperation and Investment (now the Ministry of Planning and Investment – MPI), argues that only a long-term approach to FDI can bring a true answer.
Cash cow for a poor province

Cash cow for a poor province

‘All the development plans of communes have to be based on the demands of locals’
Vietnam on a sustainable development journey

Vietnam on a sustainable development journey

“Economic growth must be harmoniously combined with cultural development and social progress and equality”
A road travelled and the journey ahead

A road travelled and the journey ahead

“Vietnam is in want of such resources and has been able to properly weigh the use of such resources to meet the country’s economic growth, social welfare and consumption”
Power shocks to continue

Power shocks to continue

Power outages will continue unless urgent measures are taken to speed up the construction of power plants and electricity selling prices are sharpened to attract power plant investors.
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