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PM: All socioeconomic targets within reach

 PM: All socioeconomic targets within reach

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told NA Vietnam is likely to fulfill all 13 socioeconomic targets set for 2017 based on economic performance in the first nine months of the year.

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Nguyen Hong Truong, deputy head of IDG Ventures Vietnam and one of the founders of Vietnam's start-up community, died on October 22 from a stroke.

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The demand for human resources in Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to rise 2-3 percent annually to reach 4.61 million labourers by 2020 and 5.34 million labourers by 2025, according to a report from the HCM Centre for

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The Vietnam Software Association published the 2017 list of Vietnam’s 50 leading information technology enterprises, as part of a national effort to promote and encourage co-operation between local IT enterprises and potential partners.

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Ministry expresses doubts over USD3-bn HCM City road project

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Quang Ngai gives nod to 14 projects worth over VND9 trillion

The authorities of Quang Ngai province have granted investment certificates to 14 projects, with a total investment capital of over VND9 trillion (US$396 million), at the province's investment promotion conference 2017 held on October 20.

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Hanoi, Danang and HCM City’s taxi associations have sent a joint petition to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, asking for him to intervene to guarantee a fair business environment.

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With credit growth accelerating in the first quarter, many commercial banks may become more demanding in selecting lending customers.

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State-owned groups and enterprises have brought back VNĐ6.84 trillion (US$301 million) to the State coffer during their divestment process in 2016, according to the Finance Ministry.

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Việt Nam has postponed a US$3-billion international bond issuance plan due to unfavourable conditions in the global finance and monetary market, the finance ministry said.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) had called for the rate cuts, before the PM took part in a dialogue with enterprises in HCM City on April 29.

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The Ministry of Finance has refused a local company’s proposal to provide tax incentives on the import of 20,000 electric taxis from French car-maker Renault.

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