In the afternoon, they will discuss in groups a report on socio-economic development and State budget, the approval of the State budget balance for 2018, the national target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas during the 2021-30 period, and the supplement of the charter capital for the BIDV. — VNS … [Read more...] about NA deputies to meet to continue 9th session
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Apart from achievements over the past 20 years, the participants also pointed out shortcomings and put forward measures to help comprehensively and effectively implement the ordinance in the time to come. They affirmed the necessity of issuing a law on the reserve force and suggested the Ministry of National Defense to prepare a draft law on the force to submit to the National Assembly for approval. … [Read more...] about Defense Ministry reviews implementation of the Ordinance on the Reserve Force
Future seaport pressures Vietnam’s maritime transport system plays an important role in the country’s economy. Currently, up to 90 per cent of goods are transported by sea and, on average, the port system handles 550-570 million tonnes of cargo a year, with the figure forecast to rise further on the back of the EVFTA and new investment shifts. … [Read more...] about Trade upswing pressures local ports
The resurgence of the pandemic is posing difficulties for a great number of businesses in the tourism sector. As spending is tightened, some customers took COVID-19 as an excuse for late payment. “Previously, we had to advance 20-50% of the expenses of the tour to pay our providers,” Hoat told Zing. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese travel businesses struggle with COVID-19 again
Have you noticed how the public face of Vietnam is a beautiful woman in an ao dai? That the control of the country sits in the hands of women in offices everywhere who make deals, check details and arrange stuff. The whole country probably wouldn’t last a minute without all those women co-coordinating, reporting, checking, filing and documenting every male decision and action. Your ‘better half’ may be better than you think. … [Read more...] about Women and flowers: Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day!