Vietnam accelerates divestment from State-owned enterprises
14:46 | 09/01/2018 Economy- Society
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has successfully sold out 343.66 million shares of the Saigon Beer - Alcohol - Beverage Corporation (Sabeco), Vietnam’s largest brewer, at a price of VND320,000 (US$14.08) per share, helping the State to rake in a massive nearly US$5 billion with much fanfare from both the domestic and foreign financial markets.
Social security agency asks foreign experts for help
09:31 | 08/01/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) agency hosted the first ever development partnership conference in Hanoi on November 30, aiming to consult with foreign donors and partners on the social security sector’s development goals and orientations and to examine further cooperation possibilities. Dozens of representatives of foreign donors took part in the event.
Experts warn of low productivity results
14:08 | 07/01/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - “Increasing productivity - leverage for sustainable development” was the theme of the 2017 Vietnam Development Forum (VDF 2017) recently held in Hanoi. Most forum participants agreed that increasing productivity plays a particularly important role in Vietnam’s economic growth and ability to attract investment.
Australia plays major role in northwestern agriculture
09:01 | 05/01/2018 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Over the past 15 years, through the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), the Australian government has been working with Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and localities in intensifying scientific and technological research to reduce poverty and improve incomes for farmers in northwestern Vietnam.