Credit growth in the first three months of 2021 rose 2.93% quarter-on-quarter, much higher than last year’s figure of less than 1%. First-quarter credit growth is normally the lowest for the year, so insiders have high hopes for the yearly figure.
A group of foreigners living in the central coastal city of Da Nang has joined hands with local people to clean up the area around the Son Tra Peninsula, which is considered the city’s “green lungs”.
Four Vietnamese universities have been listed in the Impact Rankings 2021 by Times Higher Education, the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 22 chaired a working session with members of the National Assembly's Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Adolescents.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a message to the 2021 Boao Forum for Asia, which opened in Hainan, China, on April 20.
The control of corruption in the public sector last year showed the best performance in a decade, since the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) survey was first conducted.
In his capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 19 chaired a High-level Open Debate on "Cooperation between the UN and regional organisations in enhancing confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution", which was held in both online and in-person formats.
The 60th anniversary of Cuba’s Giron victory was celebrated with a ceremony in Hanoi on April 19 held by the Ministry of National Defence, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has requested that the NA Committee for Judicial Affairs continue promoting its core role in the legislature’s activities, while chairing a working session with standing members of the committee on April 19.
One of the bright spots in the economy during the first quarter of this year was the positive results in FDI attraction and disbursement. Figures show that, in the first 3 months of the year, total foreign investment reached over 10 billion USD, up 18.5% over the same period of last year.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on April 17 requested the Party Central Committee’s Theoretical Council to further improve both reality analysis and theoretical research on the basis of the Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh’s ideology so as to fulfill assigned tasks.
Dak Lak is a big Central Highlands province with a large number of ethnic minorities. To ensure democracy and success in the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils in the 2021-2026 tenure, the province has proactively promoted the dissemination of information in remote and ethnic minority areas.
Ho Chi Minh City has received approval from the Government to operate electric buses on regular public routes.
Hai Duong and Bac Giang, Vietnam's lychee growing hubs, have processed numerous entry applications from foreign traders wishing to buy the products two months prior to harvest.
Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook for the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to “positive” from “stable”.
The development of traditional craft village tourism is one of the key solutions for promoting economic growth and development and stabilising the political and social situation in rural areas. The Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee has recently approved a pilot project on developing traditional craft village tourism in the 2020-2025 period, with total investment of more than 14 billion VND,
An Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) performance event named “Ao Dai Cua Chung Ta” (Our Ao dai) was held in Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (The Temple of Literature) in Hanoi recently, aiming at honouring and promoting Vietnamese traditional costumes
The agricultural sector has determined to improve quality to meet import market standards and achieve the export target of 10 billion USD by 2030.
Residents of Lien Mac village in Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district have been busy collecting discarded materials such as ceramics, bottles, and dishes to decorate the village’s streets.
Vietnam’s economy is set to grow at 6.5 percent this year, higher than the global average of 6 percent, as it shrugs off the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the lastest world economic outlook published by the International Monetary Fund on April 7.