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Year-end NA session set to open on October 23

Year-end NA session set to open on October 23

VOV.VN - The 4th session of the 14th legislature is set to begin on October 23,General Secretary and Head of the National Assembly Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc said at a press conference on October 20 in Hanoi.

NA Vice Chairman hosts Laos State Audit chief

NA Vice Chairman hosts Laos State Audit chief

VOV.VN -National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien praised the development of special relationship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos while receiving President of Laos’ State Audit Organisation Viengthong Siphandone on October 19 in Hanoi.

Risks involved in interest cut

Risks involved in interest cut

The current interest rate levels have been deemed appropriate for the time being, according to experts, and any attempt to further cut rates could impose unnecessary risks to Vietnam’s overall macro-economic stability in the medium term.

Vietnam state investor to sell 3.33 pct of Vinamilk on Nov. 10

Vietnam state investor to sell 3.33 pct of Vinamilk on Nov. 10

Vietnam's state investor on October 16 said it plans to sell 3.33 percent of Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) on Nov. 10, without the restrictions that applied to a similar sale last year when only a portion of the offering sold.

Hanoi works to attract more investment

Hanoi works to attract more investment

VOV.VN -Hanoi hopes to attract US$110 billion in an investment capital in the next few years to boost its growth. Hanoi is working hard to improve its investment environment because the state budget can only supply fifth of what the city needs.

Vietnamese Ambassador visits Washington

Vietnamese Ambassador visits Washington

VOV.VN - Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh has paid a visit to the State of Washington, during which he met Governor Jay Inslee, worked with leaders of Boeing and joined talks with businesses from Seattle and surrounding areas.

Budget revenue hits 70% of target

Budget revenue hits 70% of target

State budget revenue in the first nine months of the year totaled VND843 trillion (US$37 billion), up 13.9% year-on-year and equivalent to 69.5% of the annual target.

Bad debt stands at 2.51% in late July

Bad debt stands at 2.51% in late July

The banking sector’s total bad debts stood at 2.51 percent as of the end of July 2017, falling from 2.55 percent at the end of 2015, according to a report by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to the National Assembly.

NA leader to attend IPU-137 in Russia, visit Kazakhstan

NA leader to attend IPU-137 in Russia, visit Kazakhstan

VOV.VN - National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will attend the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and related meetings in Russia October 14-15 and make an official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan October 16-18.

Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Vietnam

Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Vietnam

The use of cryptocurrency and blockchains in Vietnam is currently limited to just one percent of the total population, though experts anticipate that the number could grow to 30 million users in the next ten years.

Remittances to HCM City hit US$3.3 billion

Remittances to HCM City hit US$3.3 billion

VOV.VN - Foreign remittances to Ho Chi Minh City reached US$3.375 billion in nine months up to October, up 12.5% against August and 6% over the same period last year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam’s HCM City branch.

HCM City, Moscow conservatories ink co-operation pact

HCM City, Moscow conservatories ink co-operation pact

Faculty and students of the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music will get opportunities to hone their talents at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory under an agreement between the two conservatories.

Analysts suggest halting new G-bonds

Analysts suggest halting new G-bonds

The Government should limit or temporarily stop issuing new Government bonds during the remaining months of the year while waiting for the improvement of public investment disbursement.