At least 60% of communes to meet new rural standards in 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has just signed the 2020 Working Programme of the Steering Committee for the National Target Programme on New Rural Construction for the 2016-2020 period.

Vietnamese National Assembly ratifies EVFTA and EVIPA

Vietnamese lawmakers adopted resolutions ratifying the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) during a plenary sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA)'s ninth session in Hanoi on the morning of June 8.

Chairman of Provincial People's Committee works with French Ambassador

French Ambassador to Vietnam Nicolas Warnery on June 5 held a working session with Ninh Binh's authorities to examine the progress of the Kim Dai sluice dam building project in the coastal district of Kim Son, which is funded by the French Development Agency (AFD).

Five-month tax collection figure reaches nearly VND500 trillion

Tax collection in the State budget was VND499.83 trillion (US$21.5 billion) in the first five months of this year, equivalent to 39.8% of the yearly estimate and 97.6% of the figure for the same period in 2019, according to the General Department of Taxation.

Ninh Binh strives to fulfill industrial development targets

The Resolution of the 21st Congress of the Provincial Party Organization set out that Ninh Binh's economic structure would increase the ratio of the industry and service sectors in the 2015 - 2020 period. The province's industrial production growth is expected to reach 16 percent a year. To achieve the above target, the province has implemented numerous measures to boost the industry sector's growth, and it also has reaped positive results in the past years.

NA Standing Committee adopts resolution on public investment in 2021-2025

The National Assembly Standing Committee resumed its 45th session on June 1, and adopted a resolution stipulating principles, criteria and quota for the allocation of public investment using State budget in the 2021-2025 period.

NA Standing Committee's 45th session (phase 2) to open on June 1

The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) will begin its 45th session (phase 2) on June 1 and will look into several Resolutions of the NA and the NASC.

Nearly 16 million people affected by COVID-19 receive financial support

As of May 20, as many as 15.6 million people were approved to receive financial support due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee presents gifts to children

Secretary of the Ninh Binh Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha on May 26 visited and presented gifts to children at Quang Son kindergarten in Tam Diep city's Quang Son commune ahead of International Children's Day (June 1).

Central Military Commission prepares for Army's 11th Party Congress

The Central Military Commission held a conference in Hanoi on May 25th to collect feedback on draft documents to be submitted to the 11th Party Congress of the Vietnam People's Army (VPA).

Legislature to focus on law building in second working week

Law building will be high on the agenda during the second online working week of the 14th National Assembly's ninth session from May 25-28.

Accelerating the economy after the pandemic

Speaking at the Prime Minister's conference with the business community on May 9, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc once again emphasised that once the social distancing is eased and 'the beat' of society has returned to normal, the economy will be like a squeezed spring and it will be time for it to get ready to unwind.

NA opens 9th working session

The 9th working session of the National Assembly opened this morning with key topics of COVID-19 containment, evaluation of socio-economic development in 2019 and socio-economic performance in the first months of 2020 among others.

National ceremony marks President Ho Chi Minh's 130th birthday

A ceremony was held at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 18th to mark the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19th, 1890-2020).

Master plan on national e-commerce development through 2025 approved

Revenues of business-to-consumer sales is projected to increase to US$35 billion by 2025, for accounting for 10% of Viet Nam's total retail sales of goods and services.

Party, State leaders pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

A delegation of the Party Central Committee, the State President, the National Assembly, the Government, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee on May 18 paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the late President's 130th birthday (May 19, 1890-2020).

Introducing the beauty of Tam Coc in ripe rice season

Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2020 will bring visitors the unique and fascinating features of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage - Trang An scenic complex, and the beauty of Tam Coc rice fields.

Central Party Committee wraps up 12th plenum

The 12th plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th tenure, wrapped up Thursday afternoon after four days of sitting.

Vietnam goes four weeks without new COVID-19 community infections

Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 14 morning, marking it four weeks in a row without any community transmissions, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Viet Nam has conducted 275,000 COVID-19 tests, health official says

Viet Nam has conducted 275,000 COVID-19 tests to date, or 2,000 tests daily, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.