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Aviation and transport sector seeks help with downturn caused by COVID-19

03/20/2020 07:00

The nation’s aviation and transport sector are facing a range of challenges in the time ahead caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with many being in need of urgent assistance from the government in order to restore production.

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Government encourages startup innovation: Deputy PM

01/11/2020 12:00

The Government will develop an innovative and business-centred ecosystem, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said at the Vietnam Business Forum 2019 in Hanoi on January 10.

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Year-end cabinet meeting focuses on institution, law building

01/02/2020 07:29 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the year’s final regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi on December 31, focusing the discussions on institution and law building work.

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FDI inflow makes new 10-year record in 2019

12/26/2019 16:13 - Total inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam amounted to US$38.02 billion this year to December 20, a 10-year high, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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Vietnam attracts US$31.8 billion in FDI in eleven months

11/27/2019 15:00 - Vietnam attracted US$29.11 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eleven months of 2019, up 3.1% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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PM approves adjustment of public investment plans

09/19/2019 00:00 - The Prime Minister has just decided to adjust public investment plans for 10 projects in the provinces of Bắc Giang, Hà Nam, Đồng Tháp, Cà Mau and Cần Thơ.


Vietnamese businesses invest US$277.4 million abroad

08/05/2019 10:25 - Vietnamese enterprises invested US$277.4 million in 30 countries and territories in the first seven months of this year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) said in its latest report.


“Technology Startup” will be broadcast this August on VTV

07/17/2019 14:03 - “Technology Startup” is a new program for those who are interested in smart phones application. The show will be on air in the first week this August.

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EVFTA, EVIPA to open tremendous opportunities for Vietnam-EU cooperation

07/01/2019 10:15 - The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), to be signed in Hanoi on June 30, are considered comprehensive, high-quality and well-balanced agreements for both sides.


Promoting the disbursement of ODA and preferential loans

06/18/2019 10:00 - The ODA National Steering Committee held a meeting with donors in Hanoi on June 17 to seek solutions to speed up the disbursement of ODA capital and preferential loans, which has showed signs of slowing down in recent years.

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HCM City approves 2019 road maintenance outlay

06/03/2019 12:45

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved 227 billion (US$ 9.7 million) for road maintenance this year.


FDI sets record in Q1/2019

03/27/2019 07:17 - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first quarter of 2019 hit a record of US$ 10.8 billion in registered capital.

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Two-month FDI attraction increases 2.5 times

02/27/2019 17:09 - Vietnam posted a total foreign direct investment (FDI) capital of approximately US$8.47 billion by February 20, 2019, 2.5 times higher than the same period in 2018, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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A broader view on Gov’t guarantees required

02/12/2019 08:59

Experts recently argued that because public debts are rising, private companies should carry out infrastructure projects without Government guarantees. So are the Government’snbsp;sovereignnbsp;guarantees necessary anymore, when the country still needs capital for infrastructure development?


Fewer new firms open in January

01/31/2019 05:59

Việt Nam saw 8,320 newly established enterprises begin operations in the first month of this year with total registered capital of VNĐ151.1 trillion (US$6.5 billion), according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)’s Business Registration Management Agency.


Prime Minister all-in for space race

01/22/2019 11:10

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has pledged full support to Vietnamese scientists and engineers to develop space technology.


More than 1,300 flood-proof houses to be built to boost Vietnam’s climate resilience

01/18/2019 14:38 - More than 1,300 flood-proof houses will be built and around 1,300 hectares of mangrove forests will be planted and restored in 2019 under a project funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF).


US$8.3 billion invested in industrial parks and economic zones

12/04/2018 16:24

In the first 11 months of this year, total foreign direct investment (FDI) in new industrial and economic zones increased by US$8.3 billion, according to the Departmentnbsp;fornbsp;Economic Zones Managementnbsp;under the Ministry of Planning and Inve


CPTPP – great expectation for enterprises

11/13/2018 05:00 - In addition to impacts from tariff reductions, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is expected to promote the improvement of institutions and the business environment for Vietnamese enterprises.

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Rising oil prices to benefit growth

10/12/2018 10:54 - A surge in the price of crude oil on the global market is fueling the state coffers, but may affect the government’s efforts to curb inflation.

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