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China's Xi looks set to keep right-hand man on despite age

At 69, Wang Qishan is often considered China's second most powerful man. 

Vietnam’s government debt jumps 80 pct in four years

Over 42 percent of the $93.4 billion debt was owed to foreign lenders in 2015.

Gov't agrees to give HCMC more autonomy

The city will have authority over 'certain matters' which are currently controlled by ministries and other central government units.
September 07, 2017 | 11:49 am GMT+7

Trump proposes privatizing US air traffic control

Trump promised the 'really monumental reform' would deliver 'cheaper, faster, and safer travel' as well as an economic boost.
June 06, 2017 | 04:31 pm GMT+7

Poor management causes Vietnam's public debt to rise rapidly: official

While debt ratios are still within safe limits, both the government and foreign creditors have noticed a fast growth.
May 26, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam lawmakers begin month-long session in Hanoi

Nearly 500 legislators are expected to pass 13 laws as recent personnel changes cast clouds on the biannual meeting.
May 22, 2017 | 10:17 am GMT+7

Vietnam suspicious of massive aluminum stockpile linked to Chinese billionaire

The stockpile is believed to have arrived in Vietnam as part of a scheme to evade trade restrictions by a Chinese billionaire.
May 04, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam douses Saigon's plan for fireworks to mark Reunification Day

People will still be able to enjoy art performances and light shows instead.
April 27, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beats China, South Africa in new healthcare ranking

The country topped the list in the Health Governance Capacity Index (HGCI) by Brookings Institution.
April 19, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese government seeks to boost growth after a slowing in Q1

Vietnam is looking for solutions to gain back growth momentum.
April 04, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam orders compensation for Formosa toxic spill to be paid by June

The country is still recovering from what is considered one of the worst environmental disasters in its history.
March 16, 2017 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to dole out compensation to citizens hit by Formosa's toxic spill

People whose livelihoods have been lost due to the disaster will receive a monthly payment soon.
October 02, 2016 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam battles to hit 6.7 pct growth goal

Economic slow-down is threatening to scupper the government's annual target.
July 29, 2016 | 11:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam's 14th cabinet

Meet Vietnam's new Cabinet. 
July 29, 2016 | 10:17 am GMT+7

PM Phuc among 17 government members running for National Assembly seats

The executive body nominated 17 of its members to the list of 197 candidates from central agencies to run for seats in the upcoming National Assembly election, following approval ...
April 14, 2016 | 05:53 pm GMT+7