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ADB projects to improve health care and boost inclusive tourism in Vietnam

ADB projects to improve health care and boost inclusive tourism in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $100.6-million loan to support Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas and a $45 million loan to help Vietnam transform secondary towns into more economically inclusive, competitive tourism destinations.

PM asked Samsung to make Vietnam its largest strategic hub and e-Gov't development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Samsung to keep expanding its business, eventually to turn Vietnam into the largest strategic hub of the tech giant.

Legendary golfer Greg Norman named Vietnam's tourism ambassador

World legendary golfer Greg Norman coming from Australia has been appointed a new tourism ambassador of Vietnam in the 2018- 2021 tenure.

Noi Bai airport to increase capacity up to 100 million passengers annually

The Ministry of Transport has been assigned to study the plan on expanding and adjusting the planning of Noi Bai international airport to solve its current overload.

IFC invests $65 million to revitalize distressed companies

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the two funds managed by IFC Asset Management Company are investing up to $65 million in Altus Special Situations Asia 1 LP to support distressed companies in East Asia, especially Vietnam and Indonesia.

NA confidence vote on highly ranking officials announced

National Assembly Chairwoman enjoyed the highest rate of "high confidence" which was 90.1 per cent whilst Education Minister fared the worst in a vote of confidence held by the National Assembly yesterday.

Vietnamese startup named Ecohost won innovation grant

Vietnamese startup travel company Ecohost beat 110 competitors to take second prize in the 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism challenge.

Party chief sworn in as new State President

The newly-elected State President Nguyen Phu Trong took an oath of office in late afternoon today, stating that Vietnam still faced many challenges ahead.

FDI firms obtained huge profits but paid lowest taxes

Foreign direct investment enterprises achieved the highest profit growth amongst the economic sectors, but contributed $11.4 billion only to the State budget, equaling to 28 per cent.

Financing a shift towards sustainable development

Fiscal policy easing or debt financing solutions for development investment are not appropriate in the context that Vietnam tries to control inflation and public debt reaching the ceiling of 65 per cent of GDP, according to international experts.

Vietnam drops three places in global competitive index

Despite attaining higher score, Vietnam has fallen three places in the global competitive ranking.

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