However, besides such achievements, there have been some limitations. Specifically, the speed of equitisation remains slow as compared to the initial plan. Under the list already approved by the prime minister in Document No.991/TTg-DMDN dated July 10, 2017 on adopting the list of SOEs that must complete annual equitisation for the 2017-2020 period, only 28.3 per cent of the plan has been completed. The prime minister in 2014 also enacted Decision No.26/2014/QD-TTg approving a list of businesses with equitisation by the end of 2020. … [Read more...] about How to drive the economy by reforming state-owned debt
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will open a regional office in Hanoi to increase its public health engagement in Southeast Asia, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced after an online ministerial meeting with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations hosted by Vietnam on Thursday. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
HCM CITY — The U.S. Department of State intends to provide $5 million to establish the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam in HCM City, to deliver capacity-building seminars to entry-to mid-level professionals aged 25-40 from across Southeast Asia around the themes of technology and innovation, public policy, and entrepreneurship. … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam
– Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) to maintain its position as a trustworthy information centre of the Party and State and a prestigious news agency in the region. 75th anniversary of the agency in Hanoi on September 13, PM Phuc lauded generations of the VNA’s leaders, reporters, technicians and staff for making great contributions to the cause of national construction and defence. He also expressed his gratitude for its nearly 260 journalist-martyrs, accounting for two-thirds of the country’s total, for laying down their lives on the mission. … [Read more...] about PM: VNA needs to maintain position as Party, State’s trustworthy information centre
Delegates visiting an exhibition on the sidelines of the celebration With a contingent of about 2,300 officials, reporters, editors, technicians and staff in 63 cities and provinces nationwide and 30 key areas in five continents, the VNA currently provides thousands of news stories, articles and photos for domestic and foreign media outlets each day, serving the Party and State leaders and the public with nearly 70 news products in various forms. It also cooperates with more than 40 press agencies worldwide, making effective contributions to ties between Vietnam and countries worldwide during Vietnam’s integration process, he said. … [Read more...] about VNA needs to maintain position as Party, State’s trustworthy information center: PM