Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Da Nang and Quang Ninh will welcome foreign tourists starting November in the first phase of Vietnam’s roadmap to resume international tourism.
Vietnam’s exports are likely to rise 10.7% in 2021, with annual inflation expected below 4%, the prime minister said on Wednesday, promising lawmakers that economic revival lay ahead.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has drawn up a programme on supporting digital transformation in enterprises, cooperatives and household businesses during the 2021-25 period.
Vietnam is preparing to safely adapt to life amid the pandemic once its vaccination goal is achieved, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said Sunday.
The HCMC legislature will vote for a new city chairperson for 2021-26, after the incumbent, Nguyen Thanh Phong, was moved to the Central Economic Commission.
Faced with one bureaucratic hurdle after another, many workers in Hanoi have simply given up claiming Covid-19 support after losing their jobs to the pandemic.
The Ministry of Finance has recommended that registration fees for electric cars must be half that of gasoline vehicles to encourage usage.
Livestreaming on the social network is becoming popular in the ASEAN region. Yet, Vietnam is looking to increase control over livestreaming on popular social media platforms such as Facebook and YouTube, according to a draft government decree, as the country aims to tighten its grip…
Despite notable progress in providing digital services, there are still major challenges in accessing these tools in practice.
Vietnam’s government is seeking to increase scrutiny of livestream content on social media such as Facebook and Google, in its latest move to rein in online activities it deems to be anti-state.
Vietnam’s central bank will pilot a cryptocurrency implementation program within the next two years.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chính on Sunday held a virtual meeting on Covid-19 prevention and control with eight southern localities which are witnessing a concerning surge in cases in recent days.
Vietnam’s current VND22 trillion ($956.2 million) Covid-19 budget is nearly enough to inoculate 75 million of its 96-million population.
Whether or not it is enforceable, the move hints at Hanoi’s desire for tight control over what its citizens say and do online.
New social guidelines encourage users to post positively about the country. However, given the country’s track record on dissent, the guidelines also serve to tighten the government’s control.
Vietnam introduced national guidelines on social media behaviour on Friday which encourage people to post positive content about the Southeast Asian country and require state employees to report “conflicting information” to their superiors.
Once considered the gold standard for COVID-19 response, Vietnam is now battling rising infections and a glacial vaccine rollout.
La Thaïlande a lancé cette semaine sa campagne de vaccination “massive” dans un contexte houleux pour le gouvernement… et le roi Rama X. Ce dernier possède, en effet, le laboratoire censé produire localement les doses de vaccins AstraZeneca. Or ce qui…
Vietnam’s government will build 4,000 kilometres (km) expressway under the private-public partnership (PPP) model across the country by 2030 as part of the national expressway network.
Cambodia-Vietnam trade sharply increased by 22 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 on a yearly basis, reaching a record high of $3.892 billion, despite tightened border controls over fears of spreading the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnamese…
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday called on local governments to ease overly strict pandemic-prevention measures that affect production and business activity, and prevent the nation from achieving its dual goals of fighting the virus and developing the…
Vietnam’s health ministry said the country will have nearly 125 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines this year after initially reporting it expects 120 million vaccine doses, according to an updated post on the government’s website.
Corporate governance rules in Vietnam need an upgrade. Vietnam’s ambitious program of developing smart cities and installing climate change-resilient infrastructure requires complex public–private partnerships (PPPs) that challenge the worldview of some policymakers.
Since adoption of the Law on Cybersecurity in 2018, there has been an ongoing conversation opposing the strict regulatory environment that the Law creates. Strict enforcement, it is said, would disrupt the continuous flow of data so important to commercial…
Many companies are unhappy with a new regulation that requires their foreign executives to have academic qualifications in their current line of work.
The Vietnamese Government is eyeing re-opening its borders to international travelers as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up and work on digital health passports continues.