socio-economic development

Update news socio-economic development

In 2004, the Politburo released Resolution No 39-NQ/TW on socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security in the northern part and southern coastal area of the central region by 2010.

Number of poor households among ethnic minority groups remains high: census

The percentage of poor and near-poor households in ethnic minority dominated areas in Vietnam is 3.5 times higher than the country’s average, the latest survey conducted by Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs reveals. 

ASEAN 2020: Joining hands to empower women

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather at a special session within the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit on June 26 to discuss women’s empowerment in the digital age for the first time.

Ninth session of 14th National Assembly to open on May 20

The 9th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open in Hanoi on May 20, according to deputy head of the NA Office Nguyen Manh Hung.

Vietnam continues COVID-19 prevention rules during national holidays

Measures to ensure safety during the upcoming holidays were discussed at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 29.

Hanoi prepares scenarios to foster post-pandemic socio-economic development

Hanoi authorities have prepared scenarios to promote socioeconomic development after the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control.

Vietravel Airlines project given go-ahead

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung recently signed Decision No. 457/QD-TTg approving the Vietravel Airlines project of Vietravel - one of the country’s largest tour operators.

Campaign launched to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life

The Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a directive and launched a campaign to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life.

PM joins G20 leaders’ video conference on COVID-19 combat

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 26 evening joined a G20 leaders’ video conference on COVID-19 prevention and control held as an initiative by Saudi Arabia which holds the presidency of G20.

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.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc makes New Year visit to Da Nang

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and extended New Year wishes to the police force and residents in the central city of Da Nang on January 25, or the first day of the Year of the Rat.

Gov’t-to-localities teleconference slated for Dec. 30 – 31

A teleconference between the Government and localities is scheduled to take place on December 30 and 31 under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnamese, Lao legislatures step up cooperation in ethnic affairs

The Vietnamese National Assembly’s Council for Ethnic Affairs and the Committee for Ethnic Affairs under the Lao National Assembly have agreed to step up cooperation and the exchange of professional experience.

VN Foreign Ministry thanks foreign correspondents, press attachés

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung held a meeting in Hanoi yesterday with correspondents and press assistants of foreign press agencies, along with cultural and press attachés of foreign representative agencies in Vietnam.

PM Phuc meets leaders of Korean groups in Seoul

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics Lee Jae-yong on November 28 as part of his official visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK).

PM Phuc holds talks with RoK President

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in in Seoul on November 27, during which they discussed orientations and measures to enhance relations between Vietnam and the RoK.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan receives WB’s country director

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 21 appreciated the World Bank (WB)’s comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam and its contributions to the country’s development in recent times.

Da Lat to host Flower Festival 2019 in December

The 8th Da Lat Flower Festival will take place from December 20 to 24 in Da Lat and Bao Loc cities, the Lam Dong province People’s Committee has announced.

Transport Ministry seeks green light for HCM City to identify investors for expressway

The Ministry of Transport has sought the Government’s approval to seek investors for the HCM City-Moc Bai Expressway.

Tel Aviv willing to expand bond with Vietnamese localities

The Tel Aviv administration is willing to cooperate with Vietnamese localities and share experience in smart city development, tourism, investment and business, Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai told Vietnamese Ambassador to Israel Do Minh Hung.