Vietnam rated highly for stable inflation
09:28 | 21/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The latest figures released by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report reveal that Vietnam has jumped 10 places to the 67th spot with 61.5 points, 3.5 points more than last year. The 67th place is the highest that the WEF has ranked Vietnam has reached so far. Notably, the WEF said Vietnam has become one of the leading countries in the world in term of inflation stability.
Hanoi promotes provincial products to meet residents’ demand
09:10 | 18/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Hanoi has supported many cities and provinces in introducing and promoting their outstanding products in the capital city’s markets and export channels. However, to help local specialties add economic value to their products, more efforts and cooperation are needed among ministries and sectors to resolve shortcomings in marketing, promotion and brand development.
Ba Ria – Vung Tau wraps up labor hygiene safety awareness and management sharing program
15:21 | 15/11/2019 Economy- Society
NS BlueScope Vietnam and Ba Ria – Vung Tau Industrial Zones Authority (BIZA) organized the closing conference of the Labour Hygiene Safety Awareness and Management Sharing Programme in Ba Ria - Vung Tau. After one year of implementation, under the proactive collaboration from Ba Ria - Vung Tau Industrial Zones Authority, the Program has received enthusiastic participation from more than 100 local enterprises.
Bottlenecks block development of Southern Key Economic Zone
09:46 | 14/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Southern Key Economic Zone (SKEZ) is facing a number of problems that need to be resolved to boost economic development in the region. These include land planning, site clearance, completion of bidding mechanisms, promoting the role of private investment, and selective foreign direct investment (FDI).
PV GAS accompanies “Fire Prevention Month 2019” program
11:05 | 12/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The “Fire Prevention Month 2019” is an annual program organized in response to the day when all people prevent and fight fire on October 4. The program was organized by the Economy and Forecast Review in collaboration with the Industrial Safety Techniques and Environmental Agency, the Vietnam Fire and Rescue Police Department, and the University of Fire Prevention and Fighting; with companion of the PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV GAS).
GDP growth to likely exceed 6.8 percent target
08:37 | 11/11/2019 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Vietnam reached a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.82, 6.73 and 7.31 percent in the first, second and third quarter of this year, respectively. The 2019 GDP growth is expected to exceed the 6.8 percent target set by the National Assembly.
Abbott Announces Discovery of New Strain of HIV
08:10 | 09/11/2019 Economy- Society
Abbott announced that a team of its scientists identified a new subtype of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), called HIV-1 Group M, subtype L. The findings, published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), show the role next-generation genome sequencing is playing in helping researchers stay one step ahead of mutating viruses and avoiding new pandemics.