• Ho Chi Minh City seeks to attract huge US investment

    Ho Chi Minh City seeks to attract huge US investment

    The Ho Chi Minh City administration, the US Consulate General and the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Amcham), co-hosted a forum on August 25 to attract greater US investment into the city.

  • PM attends Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020

    PM attends Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020

    As ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and delivered a speech at the Standard Chartered-ASEAN Business Forum 2020 themed “Unlocking the region’s potential”, which was televised on international medial channels.

  • Vinh Phuc urged to accelerate public investment disbursement

    Vinh Phuc urged to accelerate public investment disbursement

    Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh asked Vinh Phuc to accelerate the disbursement of public investment, considering it as a key task in 2020, during hia visit to the northern province on August 24.

  • Many 3-, 4-star hotels in HCM City on distress sale

    Many 3-, 4-star hotels in HCM City on distress sale

    Many hotels and motels in the bustling central districts of ​​HCM City are being sold off as the COVID-19 epidemic has caused their business to collapse.

  • Local auto firms likely to enjoy excise tax payment extensions

    Local auto firms likely to enjoy excise tax payment extensions

    The Ministry of Finance has submitted a draft decree to the Government, which will benefit local auto manufacturers and assemblers as their payment deadlines of excise tax from March to October may be extended to up to December 20

  • 45 million Vietnamese people shop online

    45 million Vietnamese people shop online

    Nearly 45 million Vietnamese people now access online shopping, a forum on domestic consumption trends on August 20 in Hanoi heard.

  • 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched

    1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal launched

    The Government Office launched the National Reporting Platform, the Centre for Information and Directions from the Government, and the 1,000th online public service on the National Public Service Portal yesterday

  • Work begins on VND5 trillion My Thuan 2 Bridge

    Work begins on VND5 trillion My Thuan 2 Bridge

    The Ministry of Transport and the People’s Committees of Vinh Long and Tien Giang provinces held a ceremony on August 19 to commence the construction of the My Thuan 2 Bridge with a total investment of over VND5 trillion (US$216.4 million).

  • Vietnamese rice prices among highest in the world association

    Vietnamese rice prices among highest in the world association

    The price of Vietnamese rice has increased since mid-July and exceeded Thailand’s to become the highest in the world for some types, according to the Việt Nam Food Association (VFA).

  • Spreading motivation for development

    Spreading motivation for development

    The Covid-19 pandemic has exerted a major impact on the country’s economy, including in Hanoi; however, thanks to the calm determination and effort in implementing the "dual goal" of fighting against the epidemic and boosting economic development made by both leaders and people, the capital’s economic growth reached 3.39% in the first six months of this year with great attraction of large investment and fast implementation of key projects.

  • Timely removing obstacles to support export activity

    Timely removing obstacles to support export activity

    In the first months of the year, the global economy declined due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, severely effecting Vietnam’s export activities. Although exports in June have seen positive signs compared to the previous period, the recovery process will certainly take a long time.

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