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PM acknowledges business contributions to Vietnam economy

PM acknowledges business contributions to Vietnam economy

The business community will define the future of the Vietnamese economy in the coming decades and serve as an important driving force to achieve prosperity, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the 2017 Vietnam Business Forum (VBF)’s year-end session in Hanoi on December 12.

Education deal with Ireland has good effect on Vietnam’s economy

Education deal with Ireland has good effect on Vietnam’s economy

An educational cooperation agreement between Vietnam and Ireland will have a significant impact on the quality of Vietnam’s education system and a positive effect for its economy, said Mark Ashwill, Managing Director of Capstone Vietnam – a human resource development company.

Khanh Hoa to establish special administrative-economic unit

Khanh Hoa to establish special administrative-economic unit

The People’s Council of the central province of Khanh Hoa adopted a resolution approving a project establishing Bac Van Phong (Northern Van Phong) special administrative-economic unit during its fifth session on December 7.

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

Deputy PM: Government will not raise public debt ceiling

The Government will not raise public debt ceiling in order to ensure debt payment capacity and balance the national financial system, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue during the hearing session of the 14th National Assembly’s fourth sitting on November 16.

Vietnam's economy needs new drivers for growth

Vietnam's economy needs new drivers for growth

The Vietnamese economy urgently needs to find new drivers for growth in the period from 2018-20 to achieve rapid but sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a conference held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi on November 15.

Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

Uber, Grab, Bitcoin and Vietnam’s digital economy

The fierce opposition by traditional taxi firms to Uber and Grab, the uncertainty of state management of bitcoins, and the number of Vietnamese starting up businesses in Singapore all show that it is necessary to amend the legal framework in the context of the digital economy.

Private economy thrives in southern localities

Private economy thrives in southern localities

The increasing number of newly-established firms in the southern region in recent years has demonstrated their stronger confidence in Party and State policies designed to support the development of the private economy.

Positive growth signals for Vietnamese economy

Positive growth signals for Vietnamese economy

VOV.VN - The General Statistics Office reports that Vietnam’s GDP in the third quarter increased 7.46%, a record high in recent decades. With the current growth rate, Vietnam will likely realize its annual growth target of 6.7%.

More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai

More projects worth VND9 trillion invested in Quang Ngai

VOV.VN - Provincial leaders have granted a decision on investment policy and investment registration certificates for 14 projects totally capitalised at over VND9,000 billion (including five FDI projects) in central Quang Ngai province.

Digital economy becoming vital: Deputy PM

Digital economy becoming vital: Deputy PM

VOV.VN - The digital economy is becoming ever more important to the global economy, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment forum that opened on Wednesday (October 18) in Hanoi.

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Social media could give SMEs global reach: experts

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 90 per cent of businesses in Vietnam, should take advantage of new marketing tools like social media to have access to global value chains, experts said at a meeting held on October 17 in HCM City.

Economic committee prepares reports for NA’s coming session

Economic committee prepares reports for NA’s coming session

The National Assembly (NA)’s Committee for Economic Affairs commenced a two-day meeting in Da Nang city on October 17 to prepare for verification reports to be submitted to the parliament’s fourth session, slated for later this month.