Law on public investment to increase effectiveness of social investment

Law on public investment to increase effectiveness of social investment

8/19/2014 - 16:05

(VOVworld) – The Law on public investment which was approved by the National Assembly in June will be enforced on January 1st, 2015. The law’s implementation aims to avoid scattered investment and imbalance through which to reduce losses and wastefulness in public investment.

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Vietnam targets to increase localization ratio, protect mechanical market

Vietnam targets to increase localization ratio, protect mechanical market

8/12/2014 - 18:36

(VOVworld) – Mechanical engineering is a fundamental industry in Vietnam’s industrialization and modernization process which has received special attention from the government, particularly in increasing the localization ratio. Since the development strategy for Vietnam’s mechanical engineering industry was implemented a decade ago, the sector has gained encouraging achievements.

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Vietnam to reduce reliance on imports

Vietnam to reduce reliance on imports

8/5/2014 - 16:19

(VOVworld) – Vietnam will soon sign a number of free trade agreements with major partners, most notably the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, whose final negotiations are expected to be completed by the end of this year. This will create a great opportunity for Vietnam to penetrate larger and more diversified markets and reduce its over-dependence on its current markets.

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Dong Nai – highlight in FDI attraction

Dong Nai – highlight in FDI attraction

7/29/2014 - 15:36

(VOVworld) – Despite economic difficulties, Dong Nai continues to be one of leading provinces in Vietnam in foreign direct investment attraction. In the first half of this year, it has lured 826 million USD of FDI, ranking third across Vietnam in the field.

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Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

7/22/2014 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – It has become an urgent task for Vietnam to boost the equitization process of state-owned enterprises (SOE), especially when Vietnam has, in recent years, participated in establishing ASEAN Economic Community and in negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. It is also the government’s determination to restructure the economy toward more effective and sustainable development.

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Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

 Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

7/15/2014 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam earned nearly 71 billion USD from export in the first half of this year, up 15% against the same period. The figures prove exports remain a highlight in Vietnam’s economy. But Vietnam still has to deal with many difficulties ahead to reach a sustainable growth target.

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Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

7/8/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) –Despite global and domestic economic difficulties in recent years, Quang Ninh remains one of Vietnam’s provinces attracting many investment projects. It has led the northern region on the provincial competitiveness index.

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Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

7/2/2014 - 7:23

(VOVworld) – Looking for a sustainable development direction is a concern of Vietnamese farm product exporters. Vietnamese enterprises are planning to expand markets, improve product quality, and restructure export items.

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Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

6/25/2014 - 7:25

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s tourism has been directly and indirectly influenced by the tension in the East Sea since China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in May. To deal with the situation, many domestic travel firms have launched new tourism programs at reduced prices, and service quality has been improved.

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Vietnam restructures tra fish production

Vietnam restructures tra fish production

6/17/2014 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is one of the world’s leading ‘tra’ fish exporters. But recent global changes together with domestic economic difficulties have destabilized the sector unstable. Vietnam has set out to strengthen management activities and make adjustments to protect farmers and businesses and improve product quality.

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Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

6/10/2014 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Trade activities in border areas between Vietnam and China have been affected in the past month by China’s illegal placement of oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, but according to VOV’s Tu Minh, border crossings in Quang Ninh seem as busy as ever. Let’s join our reporter as he checks on the real situation there.

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Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

6/3/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Economic Community is expected to be established by the end of next year to create a single regional market. The move will be a turning point bringing benefits for ASEAN businesses including Vietnam.

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Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

5/27/2014 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s rural electrification has expanded in the last 15 years. Last year nine million Vietnamese gained access to electricity. Now 98% of rural households are connected to the national grid. The electrification program has improved rural life and helped reduce the number of poor households.

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Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

5/20/2014 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s northwestern region has significant potential for tourism with historical sites, distinctive ethnic minority cultures, and unspoiled nature. The best way to tap the potential of each province and locality, turning nature, and culture into lures for tourists, is by increasing tourism links.

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TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

5/13/2014 - 15:29

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership are entering the final stages. Participating in this deal will create many opportunities for Vietnamese agriculture.

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Wednesday December 17, 2014

Wednesday December 17, 2014

(VOVworld) - This week we got a letter from Denis Ironman of England, whose last letter to us was back in 1971. We’re happy to welcome you back after 45...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...