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Thirty-five years of renovation have transformed Vietnam from a country confronted with food shortages in the 1980s into a middle-income economy and one of the world’s 20 leading international trade powerhouses.

Gov’t identifies focuses to obtain this year’s targets

The Government has issued Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP on the main tasks and solutions for implementing the socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2022.

Party chief’s article on path to socialism address root of social conflicts: Int’l experts

Economic development must be accompanied by social progress and fairness, said an expert.


Vietnam aims for GDP per capita of $5,000 by 2025, developed country status by 2045: 13th Party Congress's Resolution

The Communist Party is aiming for Vietnam to reach GDP per capita of $5,000 by 2025 and to be a developed country by 2045.

Da Nang draws two scenarios for future tourism development

The central city of Da Nang has focused on recovering the pandemic-hit tourism to continue boosting the sector’s sustainable development, focusing on high-end services in association with resort real estate.

Vietnam needs consultation to push up economic development

Vietnam urgently needs consultation from international organisations, ministries, partners and scientists to ensure recovery and sustainable, inclusive growth post-COVID-19 pandemic, 

National conference to tackle obstacles facing enterprises during pandemic

A national conference between the Prime Minister and enterprises is to be organised soon to identify ways to address the difficulties facing businesses and facilitating their operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Improving productivity is shortest way to economic development

Director General of General Statistic Office of Việt Nam (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam talks about the importance of improving labour productivity for the country’s development.


Vietnam to reduce number of administrative units nationwide

Vietnam will reduce the number of districts by six and the number of communes by 544 after merging administrative units.

Air pollution’s effects on Vietnam’s economic structure

According to Hoang Duong Tung, chair of the Vietnam Clean Air Network, former deputy general director of the General Directorate of Environment, PM 2.5 fine dust and ozone are the two most worrying issues.

Economic development must go with environmental protection: PM

Economic development must go together with environmental protection and social development to ensure sustainable growth and prosperity, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vinpearl Air eligible for establishment: Transport Ministry

The Ministry of Transport has given the go ahead for Vinpearl Air JSC under private conglomerate Vingroup to seek the Prime Minister’s approval for its investment plan.

Coastal urban planning needs major revamp: experts

VietNamNet Bridge – One of the most important issues in urban development and planning of coastal areas and islands is resolving the conflict between economic development and preservation of existing resources.

Report hails Tay Nguyen’s neighbour districts development

Twenty-nine mountainous districts bordering Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) have reportedly achieved progress in social and economic development throughout 2016.

Cultural custom forces Mong girls into child marriage

The Mong ethnicity’s cultural view of marriage is driving young girls out of school and into early marriage in the central province of Nghe An.

Will Con Dao Island stay green?

VietNamNet Bridge - Con Dao residents, who take pride in their green island, are worried about the news that 40 hectares of forest may be cleared to make room for a road through a national park.

Former national congress town evolves

VietNamNet Bridge – Visiting Tan Trao Village, known as the capital of the Viet Nam's revolutionary base where the National Congress was held, you will be astonished to see the great changes that have been ushered.

Pollution reaches alarming levels

VietNamNet Bridge –Viet Nam hopes to control environmental pollution at the source, deputy director general of the Viet Nam Environment Administration, Tran The Loan, told the Thoi bao Kinh te Newspaper

EU accelerates FTA negotiations with Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The European Union is speeding up negotiations of a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam due to be signed in late 2014. 

Cable cars can boost tourism but careful planning needed

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam News asked readers for their thoughts on the introduction of tourist cable cars across the nation.