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Don’t waste public money, get selective: parliament members

Vietnam should prioritize and reserve public investment for the most important projects and strictly evaluate money spent, parliament members say.

Delays in ODA-funded projects drag down Vietnam's economy

Projects that are two or three years late cost 1.5 times more than projected.

Vietnam looks for $100 billion miracle to meet public investment needs

Spiraling public debt is cutting funding to basic infrastructure the country needs.
September 30, 2016 | 03:38 pm 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 to use public investment to reach ambitious growth target

With money sitting there waiting to be spent, the PM is saying spend it.
July 25, 2016 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam presses ahead with ambitious growth target

Vietnam’s economic growth must hit 7.6 percent in the second half to achieve the annual target.
July 18, 2016 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sets economic targets for 2017

Vietnam aims to reach an annual economic growth rate of 6.8 percent next year through higher labor productivity and competitive capacity, according to the framework of a socio-economic development plan for 2017 laid out by the Ministry of Investment and Planning.
June 22, 2016 | 06:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam looking to speed up public investment to curb slowing GDP

As the economy is showing signs of faltering, Vietnamese government is boosting public investment in a bid to spur gross domestic product (GDP) growth.
June 02, 2016 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Prime Minister wants GDP at 6.7 percent this year

Vietnam’s annual economic growth rate this year must reach the target of 6.7 percent, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday in a meeting with the Ministry of Investment and Planning.
April 22, 2016 | 08:09 am GMT+7
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