Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has approved a restructuring plan for the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) by 2020.
Consumer loans have increased sharply in Ho Chi Minh City in recent years, said Nguyen Hoang Minh, Director of the State Bank of Vietnam’s HCM City Branch.
By December 14, the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas exploration joint venture Vietsovpetro has earned over US$1.89 billion, exceeding its target of US$1.88 billion set for 2017.
The Government will spend VND2.269 trillion (US$100 million) over the next two years on buying five active substances and 22 types of drugs for public hospitals and healthcare centres.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is collecting feedback for a decree on gold trading, which will include a monopoly for the central bank on accepting gold deposits.
Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (BSR) has signed crude oil supply agreements with two trading companies – Glencore Singapore and Socar Trading SA – to supply the Dung Quat refinery for the 2018-25 period.
There has been considerable discussion in the media recently about the urgent need to cut the nation’s bulging public workforce because it has become a heavy burden on the State Budget and the economy as a whole.
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security on December 8 issued a decision to prosecute Nguyen Quoc Khanh, former Deputy General Director of PetroVietnam on the charge of deliberately violating State regulations on economic management causing serious consequence.
More than 200 audits will be conducted in 2018, focusing on State budget use, according to a plan from the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV).
The PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corporation (PVEP) achieved all its 2017 goals by November 29, 32 days ahead of schedule.
Russia has pledged to share with Vietnam experience in dealing with citizens’ complaints and denouncements as well as issues related to the protection of their legitimate interests.
The Danang-based Council of Judges of the Vietnam Supreme People’s Court on November 30 upheld a 10-year imprisonment sentence for Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, aka facebooker “Me Nam”, who was convicted of propagandising against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam under Article 88 of the Penal Code.
The People’s Court of Ha Tinh province on November 27 sentenced Nguyen Van Hoa, born in 1995, a resident of in Ky Khang commune, Ky Anh district, to seven years’ imprisonment for conducting propaganda against the State.
Poland’s President Andrzej Duda and his wife begin their four-day State visit to Vietnam on November 27 at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.
The 14th National Assembly (NA) has adopted a resolution on a feasibility study report on a land project for the building of Long Thanh International Airport and a resolution on piloting specific mechanisms and policies for Ho Chi Minh City’s development.
Deputies of the 14th National Assembly debated the draft Law on the Protection of State Secrets during their November 22 sitting.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is a country with 54 ethnic groups, most of whom live in remote, mountainous areas near Vietnam’s northern and western border. The Vietnamese Party and State consider resolving ethnic issues a key to social consensus and great national solidarity creation.
Taxation and customs general departments must simplify their administrative procedures and eliminate unnecessary licences to attract more overseas Vietnamese investors, experts said.
National Assembly (NA) deputies and voters highly evaluated answers of State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Governor Le Minh Hung at the NA fourth session’s question and answer part on November 17.
VOV.VN -Lawmakers on November 17 continued their Q&A session with Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung on issues relating to taxes, public debt, and monetary policy management.