Key socio-economic targets in 2021 (Infographics)

Key socio-economic targets in 2021 (Infographics)

The Government is determined to take drastic measures to realise the socio-economic development plan, better business climate, as well as improve national competitive capacity in 2021 through the issuance of Resolution No.01/NQ-CP and Resolution 02/NQ-CP.
Socio-economic, personnel issues in focus of Party Central Committee’s 13th session

Socio-economic, personnel issues in focus of Party Central Committee’s 13th session

Socio-economic issues and personnel preparations for the 13th-tenure Party Central Committee were among those high on the agenda of the 13th session of the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee, held in Hanoi from October 5 to 9.
PM requests effective solutions for economic recovery in coming years

PM requests effective solutions for economic recovery in coming years

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 19 chaired a meeting of the Government’s permanent members to discuss draft development plans for coming years, asking for effective and feasible solutions to minimise COVID-19-caused losses and recover the economy in both short and medium terms.
Socio-economic, State budget issues under focus at NA on June 15

Socio-economic, State budget issues under focus at NA on June 15

Lawmakers continued voicing their opinions on issues related to socio-economic development and State budget on June 15 at the 14th National Assembly’s on-going ninth session.
HCM City attracts 1.6 billion USD in FDI in first five months

HCM City attracts 1.6 billion USD in FDI in first five months

Ho Chi Minh City attracted a combined 1.6 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first five months of 2020, or 57.67 percent compared to the same period last year.
Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official

Vietnam should prepare to welcome investment wave: official

Transnational businesses are considering shifting their facilities, which is a challenge but also a good opportunity for Vietnam, and the country should prepare to welcome a wave of investment, Minister – Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said on May 5.
Ministry to support businesses to ensure budget revenue

Ministry to support businesses to ensure budget revenue

The Ministry of Finance will focus on improving the business climate and creating favourable conditions for businesses to accelerate growth, which is important to ensure State budget revenue amid the COVID-19 pandemic's impacts on socio-economic development.
nCoV fight should not affect national development: PM

nCoV fight should not affect national development: PM

Drastic actions must be taken to fight the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV), but they must not affect the country’s socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on February 5.
A brighter forecast for the new year

A brighter forecast for the new year

On the eve of the new year, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Cao Viet Sinh told VIR’s Tung Ha that the economy in 2013 will see positive changes with important results thanks to the government’s specific measures.
Private sector’s role highlighted in government agenda

Private sector’s role highlighted in government agenda 1

The government, in a bold move, is prepared to think out of the square to innovate its policy-making.
Development Partnership Forum to replace CG Meeting

Development Partnership Forum to replace CG Meeting

On the eve of this week’s Consultative Group (CG) meeting in Hanoi, Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh told VIR that Vietnam was actively working to lay firm groundwork for a sustainable development growth trajectory.
Bac Kan envisions brighter days with plenty of growth ahead

Bac Kan envisions brighter days with plenty of growth ahead

With many investment incentives and great development potential, Bac Kan province will continue to attract domestic and foreign investors. Ngo Van Van, director of Bac Kan Investment-Trade and Tourism Promotion Centre, tells VIR about the way forward.
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.
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.
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