Archive for March, 2019

Investigators to tackle 162 firms owing social insurance

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has transferred 162 cases of large past due social insurance debts to the competent agencies for legal action, with many of the businesses in [...] » More

Quang Ninh Province remains in top spot in PCI ranking

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The northern province of Quang Ninh continues to be the most competitive locality in the country, topping Vietnam’s Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2018, which [...] » More

Hau Giang province urged to make greater development efforts

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS-VNA | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Vuong Dinh Hue has called on Hau Giang province to make more efforts to become one of the leading localities in the Mekong Delta region in the next five [...] » More

Processing key to perking up added value for Vietnamese coffee

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam will process more than 25 percent of its total coffee beans by 2020 to increase the value and build brands for Vietnamese coffee products, according to the Ministry [...] » More

External risks deemed major challenges for Vietnam’s economic growth in 2019

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

HSBC forecast Vietnam’s economic growth to moderate to 6.6 percent in 2019 and to 6.4 percent in 2020. A waning electronics trade cycle and decelerating global demand [...] » More

PCI reflects strong economic growth of five centrally-run cities

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Within five years from 2013-2017, the Provincial competitiveness Indexes (PCI) of five centrallyrun municipalities have always been rated as excellent high and midhigh. [...] » More

Deputy PM orders effective mineral management

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Trinh Dinh Dung on March 27 stressed the need for effective management and exploitation of minerals for sustainably developing the economy while [...] » More

Ministry proposes lowering CIT for SMEs

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Finance has proposed cutting corporate income tax (CIT) rates on small and micro businesses from the current 20 per cent to 15-17 per cent. The idea was [...] » More

Working team formed to run HCM City urban railway projects

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The HCM City government has decided to set up an intersectoral working team with 22 members to complete urban railway projects in the city, the local media reported. The [...] » More

Reasonable risk allocation critical for PPP success: WB

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

For public-private partnerships (PPPs) to be successful, they must be recognised as long-term ones, where both the public and private sectors need to share not only rewards [...] » More

Hanoi reports 6.99pct GDP growth in Q1

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Hanoi has recorded a GDP growth rate of 6.99 percent in the first quarter of this year, equivalent to the same period in 2018, it was reported at a meeting of the municipal [...] » More

Sustainable coffee production project benefits Lam Dong farmers

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation project (VnSAT) has proven effective in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, helping enhance coffee production [...] » More

Vietnam’s overseas investment reaches $120 million in three months

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s total outbound investment in the first quarter of the year hit an estimated $120 million, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of [...] » More

Hanoi strives to remain among top 10 competitive localities

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Hanoi’s ranking has been consistently going up in six consecutive years, up 41 places from 51st in 2012 to 9th in 2018. Hanoi strives to maintain its Top-10 status in [...] » More

CPI growth in first quarter lowest in three years

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The consumer price index (CPI) in March fell 0.21 percent from the same period in 2018, helping the average CPI in the first quarter stay at a three-year low of 2.63 percent [...] » More