Viet Nam must practice thrift and fight waste, Le Hong Son, director general of the Bureau of Legal Nominative Documents Post Review under the Ministry of Justice, told Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi).
The press should ensure that the information they reveal in corruption cases is objective and accurate, Truong Minh Tuan, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications tells Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.
Southwest Region Steering Committee Deputy Director Nguyen Phong Quang talked to the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper about breakthrough measures for the development of the Mekong Delta region.
Agriculture insurance can help minimise risks for farmers, Tang Minh Loc, Office Chief of the Central Committee for the National Rural Development Programme, tells the Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnamese farmers need support to create product value chains, Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, director of the Centre for Agriculture Policy tells the newspaper Cong Thuong (Trade and Industry).
Chu Van Hoa, head of the Department of Printing and Publishing under the Ministry of Information and Communications, spoke to Tin Tuc (News) about publishing houses' transgressions.
Downsizing staff is one step toward making a more market-based economy, Le Nam, deputy head of Thanh Hoa delegation to the National Assembly, told Dai Doan ket (Great National Unity) Newspaper.
Applying advanced technology can lead to breakthroughs in the agriculture sector, Science and Technology Minister Nguyen Quan tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today)
Director of the Ministry of Health's Medical Equipment and Construction Department Nguyen Minh Tuan spoke with Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about the sector's efforts to stop faulty medical equipment.
Vu Vinh Phu, President of the Ha Noi Supermarket Association, discusses with Hai Quan (Customs) Newspaper the competition between traditional markets and modern supermarkets in Viet Nam
SOEs may cease to be the engine of the national economy if they don't speed up restructuring. Phung Duc Kien, National Assembly Deputy, tells Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times).
Report on public servants stretches credulity
Report on public servants stretches credulity

We are used to raising our eyebrows quizzically whenever a rosy report is put out by some Government agency or the other, but we also understand that a bloated bureaucracy is not likely to be very self-critical.

You Asked ( 21-05-2013)

Dear Editor,There is a rule that decrees a foreigner visiting Viet Nam on a tourist visa cannot legally rent a house and must stay in a hotel.

Road projects prepping for sale to investors

Viet Nam needs to invest in infrastructure while sustaining economic growth. So far, the State budget and official development assistance have contributed most of the funding for infrastructure development.

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Russia economic gloom hurts tourism Russia economic gloom hurts tourism

The number of Russian tourists arriving in Viet Nam is expected to decline at the beginning of 2015, due to the devaluation of the ruble in Russia.

PM calls for police to remain vigilant 1    PM calls for police to remain vigilant

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday urged police nationwide to step up vigilance next year against the nefarious designs of hostile and criminal forces.

New detox policy sees theft decline 1    New detox policy sees theft decline

HCM City has seen a slight decrease in the number of thefts, robberies and drug sales two weeks after deciding to send drug addicts without a stable residence to two local centres, according to local police.

New sitcom draws teen viewers New sitcom draws teen viewers

5S Online, a popular new sitcom aimed at teenagers, demonstrates that the sitcom genre is catching on in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles Viet Nam faces forestry restructuring hurdles

Viet Nam needs to tackle several major challenges in order to restructure its forestry sector, said Nguyen Xuan Quat, a professor at the Research Institute for Sustainable Forest Management and Forest Certification.