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Institutional reform needed to improve VN business environment

Institutional reform is facing difficulties because the power of ministries, State agencies and local authorities is too great. Proposals to cut off privileges and the "ask-give" mechanism are not welcome by many people who benefit. 

Vietnam needs a 'conductor' for renovation

Improving the business environment and enhancing competitiveness are priorities in the tasks assigned by the Government to ministries and agencies in 2022. This is a necessary addition to the recently approved economic growth and recovery plan.

Renovation and overtaking

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.

Breakthrough in economic reform and restructuring in the coming time

Commenting on the draft documents submitted to the upcoming 13th National Party Congress, VietNamNet introduces the opinions of Dr. Nguyen Dinh Cung, former Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management.

The Vietnamese brain will decide

"Vietnamese have nothing but brains to develop the country in the future." 

Aspiration 2045

For many years, the Vietnamese Government has always focused on setting the goal of annual GDP growth because high growth can help the country narrow the development gap with neighboring countries and the rest of the world.

Vision and development goals of Vietnam

The article " Prepare and organize the National Party Congress well, bring the country into a new stage of development" by Party Secretary General and President Nguyen Phu Trong has been attracting public attention. 

How can Vietnam attract talented people?

How should Vietnam attract talented people, and accept their differences to develop? On the topic of aspirations for Vietnam to rise up and catch up with modern, civilized countries, VietNamNet spoke with senior economist Tran Dinh Thien.

Human rights in Vietnam after over 30 years of renovation

The creative use and development of President Ho Chi Minh and the Communist Party of Vietnam is not to forget the rights of any social class.


Human rights are the essence of our regime

During more than 30 years of renovation, although the country have faced many difficulties, the social security policy has always received special attention.



In Vietnam, business must be the center of all policies

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) is drawing up a plan to increase Vietnam’s national productivity, which remains at an alarmingly low rate compared with neighboring countries.

Large education groups taking shape in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Some education groups own two universities and four to five schools in total. Other groups are seeking to buy more schools.

Prime Minister lets districts ok demolitions

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan to allow HCM City district authorities to speed up the renovation or demolition of older apartment buildings to ensure safety for residents and their property.

How many state-owned economic groups are there in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of state-owned economic groups in Vietnam is unknown as they are vaguely defined.

Student threatened with expulsion for being absent at music event

VietNamNet Bridge – A headmaster at a HCM City school threatened to expel a student from school for missing a music performance. 

Corporal punishment prohibited in HCM City’s schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Educators have been called on to reconsider the “you have to be cruel to be kind” education philosophy which has been applied in Vietnam for hundreds of years.


 Mekong Delta expects rise in industrial production; European firms split on economic outlook; Ad agency creates ‘anxiety' rating; Steel oversupply defies weak demand; Garment, textile exports to reach $19bn ahead of TPP

Vietnam wastes too much money to train gifted students

Trillions of dong has been spent by the state budget to train gifted students. However, experts have pointed out that this is a big waste of money.

Non-fiction book plagiarism gets more problematic in Vietnam

While literary authors now feel more secure because their copyright has been protected by the laws, the authors of on-fiction books cannot be so optimistic.

History teachers urge to teach about the 1979 border war

“History needs to be respected. We cannot keep silent about the truth,” – is the viewpoint of history teachers, who have urged to put the lessons about the 1979 border war into the curricula.