Vietnam’s economy going digital at rapid pace
09:20 | 13/03/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, speaking at the Vietnam Economic Forum (VEF) held by the Central Economic Commission on January 17 in Hanoi, said the digital economy would be a new driving force for Vietnam to achieve the goal of rapid and sustainable growth.
Green H’mong women enjoy better fabric of life
09:08 | 12/03/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Mua Y Ganh heads a brocade production team that has been turning brocade products into commercial goods for the past 22 years, creating stable incomes for residents of Pa Co Commune in Hoa Binh Province. More importantly, she has changed the lives of Green H’mong women in the northern province, teaching members of the ethnic group to speak Vietnamese and boosting their confidence in their abilities and family roles.
Government prioritizes enterprise development, administrative reform
09:07 | 11/03/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - More than 40 percent of Vietnamese enterprises have reported improvements in their export activities due to government reform efforts to cut administrative red tape. However, a review of the reform five years after the start of its implementation has also found that some improvements were unsustainable and were applied inconsistently.
Gov’t looks back with satisfaction at first years in office
09:08 | 08/03/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In 2017, a year after the government began its 2016-2021 tenure, initial predictions for Vietnam’s economic growth were somewhat pessimistic. The slow start, however, was not a sign of things to come. The year ended with a GDP growth rate of 6.8 percent, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO), 0.1 percent higher than the initial target of 6.7 percent and higher than the 2016 rate of 6.21 percent.