Vietnam trying to rein in rising public debt: Finance minister

The government is refusing to raise the public debt ceiling in order to ensure financial security.

Lawmaker stands tall as Vietnamese firms lose out to foreign incursions on home turf

Taking a leaf out of Trump’s 'America First' policy, he questioned what foreign investors have really done for the ...

Wrangling over US demands holds up Asia-Pacific minister talks

'The U.S. opposes multilateral trade agreements and the other economies are not happy.'
November 09, 2017 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s economic growth no longer reliant on mineral resources: Deputy PM

But the government has no time to rest on its laurels with free trade deals set to take effect ...
November 02, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should cut down FDI incentives in favor of local companies: MP

Lawmakers warn against preferential treatment for foreign invested companies, half of which ...
October 31, 2017 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese workers could earn $13,000 per year at special economic zones: official

Tax and other incentives in the zones are expected to bring ‘unimaginable’ breakthroughs.
October 28, 2017 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam can afford multi-billion-dollar airport if gov’t spends less: official

Government's recurrent expenditure could reach $40bln this year, and more than half of it will go ...
October 27, 2017 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Jan-Oct FDI pledges jump 11.8 percent on-year

South Korea remains the key investor, providing over a quarter of total FDI pledges.
October 26, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese state firms sitting on mountain of rising debt

Combined debts at state-owned companies climbed to more than $66 billion last year.
October 25, 2017 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam forecasts GDP growth of at least 6.5 pct in 2018, says 2017 target in sight

The government's latest forecast is more optimistic than the World Bank's projection. 
October 23, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

In working class Paris suburb, 'Macronomics' falls flat

Macron launches anti-poverty plan after cutting wealth tax as critics say his policies are akin to ...
October 19, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Pacific trade deal without US could go ahead at upcoming APEC summit in Vietnam: official

The 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership members appear ready to make clear their plans, with or ...
October 18, 2017 | 02:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's budget revenue climbs 14 percent to hit $37 bln from Jan-Sep

Most of the revenue came from housing and land tax, personal income tax, admin fees and the lottery ...
October 12, 2017 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese consumers ‘extremely optimistic’ about economy: survey

Vietnam scored 90.8 compared to the regional average of 66.9 in Mastercard's latest consumer ...
October 10, 2017 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Saigon laughing all the way to the bank as new business capital surges 85 percent to $18 bln

The city also attracted $3.74 billion in FDI pledges during the first nine months of the year.
October 10, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7