Some foreign financial organisations have issued relatively positive predictions for Vietnam’s economy this year, with growth expected at 6.5 - 6.7 percent.
The 15th National Assembly (NA) fulfilled the entire agenda of its first extraordinary session, lasting for four and a half days, and came to success.
The first extraordinary session of the 15th National Assembly held via videoconference wrapped up on January 11 after four and a half days of sitting.
The Government has issued Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP on the main tasks and solutions for implementing the socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2022.
Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh is paying an official visit to Vietnam on January 8-10 at the invitation of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong received Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh in Hanoi on January 8, describing his guest’s official visit to Vietnam as a demonstration of the close-knit and special ties between the two countries.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue met with Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh, who is on an official visit to Vietnam, in Hanoi on January 8.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Lao counterpart Phankham Viphavanh held a press conference and launched the Vietnam - Laos, Laos - Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year in Hanoi on January 8.
Visiting Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh held talks with his host Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on January 8 after the former’s arrival to a red-carpet welcome ceremony earlier the same day.
Proactively popularising Vietnam’s cultural values to the world and bringing into play the soft power of culture to help promote the country’s status in the international arena is one of the targets determined in the cultural development strategy until 2030.
The overseas Vietnamese affairs were conducted strongly and comprehensively throughout 2021 with fruitful outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu, head of the State Committee for OV Affairs, told a press on January 7.
The best possible conditions will be created for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) to return to the homeland with safety from the pandemic ensured, especially now that the Lunar New Year festival is just around the corner, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has said.
The official visit to Vietnam by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh from January 8-10 will be the opening of the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Friendship and Solidarity Year, aiming to further foster the special ties between the two countries amid the complicated regional and world situation.
The upcoming Vietnam visit by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh, the first by the Lao leader in his position, will help reinforce the bilateral ties and create a motivation for their comprehensive partnership in 2022, Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung has said.
As the COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to linger and affect the State budget revenue as well as spending on the pandemic combat, it is necessary to flexibly combine fiscal and monetary policies to keep macro-economic stability, said Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc.
Leaders of cities and provinces across the countries proposed that the Government and the Prime Minister continue speeding up decentralisation and the delegation of power to localities in parallel with suitable allocation of resources and strengthening of supervision and inspection during their online meeting with the Government on January 5.
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) held a gathering on January 5 in celebration of the 63rd National Day of Cuba (January 1, 1959 - 2022).
Vietnam has become one of the six countries with highest COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the world, Standing Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh told a teleconference between the Government and localities on January 5.
The Government has identified three focal tasks for economic development in 2022, noting that it will capitalise on every opportunity to promote socio-economic recovery and development nationwide, maintain long-term growth momentum, and make use of new and sustainable drivers.
The Government has proposed a package of fiscal solutions worth 291 trillion VND (nearly 12.8 billion USD) in total to support socio-economic recovery and development.