Purchasing power increases 10 percent during Tet
14:59 | 22/02/2018 Economy- Society
According to the Ministry of Finance, the purchasing power during Tet holiday surged by 12-15% compared to normal days, and 10% against the same period last year, as a result of 2017’s noted economic growth and market stabilization policy.
Phu Quoc’s bright future as a special economic zone
17:02 | 20/02/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang Province is known as Pearl Island and has great potential for tourism and services development. Taking advantage of policy support from the party and the state, Phu Quoc is becoming one of Vietnam’s first three special administrative-economic zones.
Rosy forecast for agricultural sector in 2018
09:03 | 19/02/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In 2017, the agriculture and rural development sector overcame numerous difficulties and challenges, realizing and exceeding targets set by the government. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong shared with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh the sector’s 2017 results and its tasks for 2018.
Si Ma Cai’s journey from adversity to advancement
10:11 | 18/02/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Si Ma Cai is a rural district of Lao Cai Province in the northeast region of Vietnam, which boasts some of the most stunning mountain scenery in the country. It also has the dubious distinction of being one of Vietnam’s 62 poorest districts. A recent policy change is slowly improving life for inhabitants.
New spring, new motivation, new opportunities
08:33 | 18/02/2018 Economy- Society
A new spring has arrived to every corner in Vietnam, bringing about gaiety and hope for a new year with new opportunities, new spirit, and new motivation. That confidence, spirit, and motivation have materialised as a result of the achievements and positive results of more than 30 years of Doi Moi (reform) process, as well as the efforts made by the whole Party, people, and army to overcome the numerous difficulties and challenges in the past years.