September 25, 2012 | 09:41
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.
July 05, 2012 | 10:05
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.
May 21, 2012 | 15:32
The 13th National Assembly’s third session kicked-off this morning to seek solutions to curb a decline in economic growth.
May 14, 2012 | 12:28
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).
March 26, 2012 | 08:33
The industrial sector has grown robustly, driving socio-economic development while tourism has gradually become the province’s key economic sector.”
March 26, 2012 | 07:08
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.
November 14, 2011 | 11:10
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.
November 14, 2011 | 06:24
A key international community-backed legal framework will help Vietnam effectively respond to climate change.
October 20, 2011 | 11:00
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.
July 20, 2011 | 14:57
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.
July 18, 2011 | 06:47
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.
June 20, 2011 | 10:00
‘All the development plans of communes have to be based on the demands of locals’
May 02, 2011 | 12:48
“Economic growth must be harmoniously combined with cultural development and social progress and equality”
October 16, 2010 | 23:52
“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”
October 12, 2010 | 11:11
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.