PM wants to transform Vietnam from ‘beautiful girl’ to ‘economic tiger’

The prime minister added that no one should be left behind as he envisions Vietnam as a happy and prosperous country.

Vietnam's finance ministry tables conflicting proposals for personal income tax shake up

One proposal would add $22.5 million to the state coffers, while the other would cause a loss of $58.5 million.

Vietnamese PM asks banking sector to cut interest rates to spur economic growth

The banking sector should slash lending interest rates by 0.5 percentage points this year, said ...
January 10, 2018 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Economists predict bright outlook for Vietnam in 2018

The sky is bright for Vietnam’s economy but the country urgently needs to work on underlying issues ...
January 06, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s ministry back on track with proposal to raise VAT

Its suggestion to raise the tax came out last year and faced strong opposition.
January 05, 2018 | 04:32 pm GMT+7

There’s a thin line between noble gratitude and bribery. Free markets will sort out the latter

Corruption in Vietnam thrives in a system which still carries heavy influences from the planned ...
January 05, 2018 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Britain interested in joining Trans-Pacific trade deal after Brexit: FT

'There doesn't have to be any geographical restriction,' said British trade minister.​
January 03, 2018 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Oil rises to mid-2015 high in strongest year opening since 2014

It was the first time since January 2014 that both crude oil benchmarks opened the year above $60 ...
January 02, 2018 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Public debt pressure eases in Vietnam: Minister

Public debt will only rise by an estimated 9 percent this year compared to 15 percent last year.
December 29, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Dollar slips to 3-month lows, heads for worst year since 2003

The dollar started the year well but has fallen back on doubts about Donald Trump's ability to push ...
December 29, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's productivity lags behind Laos

The productivity gap between Vietnam and its neighbors is widening due to outdated technology and a ...
December 29, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Businesses renew request to double Vietnam's overtime limit: commerce chamber

Foreign firms have long been asking to raise this limit, which is lower than that of Vietnam's ...
December 28, 2017 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s economy grows 6.8 percent in 2017, hitting 10-year high

The country has defied the odds after a slow start to the year and surpassed its own ‘ambitious’ ...
December 27, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses balk at raising minimum wage every year: commerce chamber

Businesses claim that rapidly rising minimum wages have been causing them difficulties.
December 27, 2017 | 06:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam receives highest-ever FDI inflow in 2017

Actual foreign investment is on track to hit $17 billion, up 7.6 percent from last year’s record.
December 22, 2017 | 11:58 am GMT+7