Environmental protests are proving a tough challenge for the communist regime.
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mercredi 22 mars 2017
vendredi 27 janvier 2017
Vietnam says it will continue its economic reforms despite the decision by the US to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
mercredi 18 janvier 2017
Vietnam’s government is looking to sell a significant stake in a local power company to foreign investors, the latest effort by the Communist nation to open up its economy, a senior official says.
jeudi 12 janvier 2017
Investors are excited about opportunities, but wary of obstacles
vendredi 7 octobre 2016
The Viet Tan is accused of training operatives and the government says the California-based organization instigates violence
jeudi 18 août 2016
Vietnam has banned players of the game Pokemon Go from the offices of its government and ruling Communist Party, besides defense locations, as thousands of its citizens get swept up in the frenzy to capture virtual cartoon characters.
mardi 14 juin 2016
State-owned enterprises present a dilemma for Vietnam. There is a pressing need to reform the businesses, as the country is set to open up its market under the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. At the same time, the government is reluctant to lose its cash cows.
mardi 8 septembre 2015
The Ministry of Finance plans to forgo fines imposed on businesses which were behind their tax due date if their partners, including state agencies, had failed to pay them on time in accordance with contract terms.
mardi 21 juillet 2015
An article published by German news agency DPA saying that Vietnamese Minister of Defense Phung Quang Thanh died in France on Sunday is groundless, a senior military official has said.
lundi 13 avril 2015
Vietnam’s Prime Minister has ordered ministries and provinces to speed up privatizing state-owned enterprises or face being “strictly dealt with.”
lundi 16 mars 2015
Vietnam will offer to sell a record amount of shares in state-owned companies this year, with the government planning to publicize a list of assets available to accelerate a program that has repeatedly missed targets.
jeudi 8 janvier 2015
Vietnam condemns terrorist activities in all forms, and the January 7 attack on Charlie Hebdo is considered as a barbaric and unacceptable act, Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang said.
mercredi 3 décembre 2014
Vietnam's government has indicated it will consider legalising Uber's taxi service in the country, reversing an earlier statement this week.
mardi 28 octobre 2014
The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications is always tough when it comes to cracking down on websites that go against what they committed to, a deputy minister has said, shortly after two popular websites were shut down over inappropriate content last week.
dimanche 14 septembre 2014
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has received a go-ahead from the government for its plan to sell a 25 percent stake in a privatization drive, with an initial public offering (IPO) of shares slated for the end of November, an official said Thursday.
jeudi 11 septembre 2014
French Professor of Physics Pierre Darriulat has recently sent a letter to the Vietnamese Minister of Education and Training, pointing out shortcomings in doctorate training in Vietnam.
jeudi 27 mars 2014
Government leaders Friday approved amendments to the Business Law which will free firms from having to register their business purposes and sticking to them.
jeudi 13 mars 2014
The government has ordered the Ministry of Information and Communications to stop issuing new media licenses and revoke the licenses of those found flouting media regulations.
mardi 18 février 2014
Deputy Minister of Public Security Pham Quy Ngo, accused of receiving US$510,000 in bribes at a recent high-profile corruption trial, died of cancer at 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
jeudi 23 janvier 2014
IT experts say hackers backed by the Vietnamese government are blocking, hacking and spying on Vietnamese activists around the world. The pro-government hacking squad has conducted attacks well beyond Vietnam's borders. Attempts to monitor and harass dissidents online mirror the government's efforts to suppress them on the ground.
lundi 13 janvier 2014
The Ministry of Transport has pledged to finish the process of privatizing state-owned carrier Vietnam Airlines within this year after failing to do so during last year.
mercredi 1 janvier 2014
Despite forecasts that Vietnam’s budget income will fall short this year, the Ministry of Finance announced on Monday that state revenues have met 99 percent of the 2013 target.
mercredi 18 septembre 2013
A government decree that supersedes an existing one and requires officials and lawmakers to reveal their incomes and assets annually fails to plug major loopholes that enable people to get away with corruption, analysts said.
vendredi 6 septembre 2013
HANOI—To promote transparency, the government of Vietnam has decreed that state and government officials and lawmakers reveal their income and assets yearly, the Ministry of Finance said.
vendredi 19 avril 2013
The Vietnamese Health Ministry has called for same-sex marriage to be legalised, warning that research shows stigma against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people can damage their physical and mental health.
mercredi 10 avril 2013
A study by Vietnamese government inspectors has found that many government officials earn income from "unofficial" sources.
mercredi 6 mars 2013
Fear has long underpinned the authoritarian rule of Vietnam's Communist Party. Fear of change; fear of the people over which they rule; fear that the people might soon demand more freedom, accountability and transparency than their once revolutionary leaders are willing to allow.
samedi 2 mars 2013
HANOI — Vietnam’s leaders sought to boost their flagging legitimacy by asking the public for suggestions on constitutional reform. What they got instead was rare open criticism of one-party rule, a fired journalist turned poster boy for dissent, and another lesson on how the Internet has changed the rules of governance.
vendredi 28 septembre 2012
Vietnam has started criminal proceedings against Tran Xuan Gia, former chairman of Asia Commercial Bank, and three other officials for alleged economic mismanagement, Lao Dong newspaper reported on its website today.
mardi 6 mars 2012
Vietnam needs to clearly define the role of the State in the market-driven economy as the country is deeply integrating itself into the global economy, said experts at a seminar in Hanoi this week.