Over 400 scholars worldwide are attending the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Regional Convening 2019 in Hanoi from August 12 – 15.
Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Eric Sidgwick has recommended Vietnam push ahead with restructuring its economy to maintain stable growth in the medium and long terms.
The capital city of Hanoi has met and surpassed all 20 socio-economic development targets, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai during a local meeting on November 28.
The Ho Chi Minh City Economic Forum (HEF) 2018 took place November 23, focusing on the role of businesses in creating an innovative and interactive urban area.
VOV.VN - HCM City posted over VND903 trillion in the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first nine months, up 7.89% against the same period last year, said Mr Su Ngoc Anh, director of HCM City’s Department of Planning and Investment.
The local sugar industry once again cries for more support as the sugar stockpile has kept mounting.
The Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam has approved piloting a new urban administration model in Hanoi that allows for the dissolution of local government bodies.
Nearly 100 delegates from 19 cities and provinces in the central region were brought together at a conference in Nha Trang resort city, Khanh Hoa province, on November 16-17, to review the five-year implementation of the national green growth strategy.
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.
Economic restructuring outcomes so far remain modest and have yet to create favourable conditions to shift to a good growth model, according to the 2016 Vietnam economic report of the National Economics University.
Labor-intensive industries such as mining and agriculture are no longer expanding, according to Nguyen Duc Thanh, Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR).
VOV.VN -The Vietnam economy showed resilience in 2016 with GDP growth an estimated 6.2% bolstered mainly by robust domestic demand and strong performance in foreign sector manufacturing exports.
Promoting women empowerment is a focus in making policies and action plans in the evaluation progress of Vietnam’s economic restructuring, said Nguyen Dinh Cung, head of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) at a workshop in Hanoi on January 13.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland from January 17-20.
The draft Resolution of the Government on tasks and measures to implement socio-economic development plan in 2017 will focus on stronger economic restructuring and sustainable growth, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
To create a fair business environment to promote the development of the private sector, experts said restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) must be hastened.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s economic restructuring program for the past 5 years brought about noticeable results. The progress has provided a basis for Vietnam to continue its restructuring plan until 2020.
The 14th National Assembly (NA) wrapped up the second session on November 23 morning, completing the 26-day agenda with a number of important issues.
Large multinational manufacturing conglomerates have capital and technologies, but lack sufficient number of good workers in their home countries.
The Party and Government of Vietnam consistently pursue the goal of stabilising macro-economy, heed growth quality, and accelerate economic restructuring, especially bad debts and banking system, head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh said.