The Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on June 14 continued to be questioned by the National Assembly (NA) on issues on the policies for beneficiaries of State preferential social treatment and ways to narrow the gap between the rich and poor.
Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen
Answering a question on the search for fallen soldiers’ remains, Minister Pham Thi Hai Chuyen affirmed the responsibility of the MOLISA in the work.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Wrongdoings in building steel fishing vessels that madethem fail to operate have affected the Government’s policy to develop a modernfishing fleet in service of offshore fishing and the nation’s sea sovereigntydefence, and responsibilities will be clarified, according to Minister ofAgriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.The Minister was grilled by National Assembly deputies about the failure ofseveral steel fishing vessels after operating in a short time during thequestion and answer (Q&A) session as part of the ongoing third meeting ofthe 14th NA in Hanoi on June 13.Cuongsaid in…... [read more]
According to Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Committee forFlood and Storm Control Van Phu Chinh, the country has shifted itspolicy from countering natural disasters to prevention, as shown in thepromulgation of the law on natural disaster prevention, as well as manylegal documents and policies in the field. The Government hasapproved a plan for irrigation system development in the Mekong Delta,the Red River Delta and the central regions to cope with climate changeand rising sea levels. The country is also working on modernisingthe hydrological observation network to facilitate forecasting work.Meanwhile, fishermen in 28 coastal provinces have been provided…... [read more]
Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has affirmed that the concerted combination of fiscal and monetary policies will help remove difficulties for businesses and accelerate corporate restructuring and the implementation of the 2013 budget goals. Finance Minister Vuong Dinh Hue In his New Year interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency, the minister said that over the past time, in addition to tax measures, his ministry has put forth other financial solutions, including promoting the effective implementation of public investment activities and the use of official development assistance (ODA), increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction, developing the domestic bond market,…... [read more]
illustrative image (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha hassigned an instruction to strengthen measures to ensure safety in educational establishments.Thedocument states that a series of accidents and violence occurred recently ineducational institutions at nursery and general levels, causing seriousconsequences to the physical and spiritual health of students. Severalinstitutions violate regulations on food and labour safety as well as fire andexplosion prevention and control. These incidents have threatened the safety ofstudents, jeopardised reputation of teachers and caused disorder in schools.Therefore,the Minister asked the Departments of Education and Training to raise awarenessof safety and morals of…... [read more]
Photo: VGP Minister Quang pointed out the reasons while he was questioned by National Assembly deputies’ about the burning issues under the Ministry’s management, during the legislature’s Q&A session on Wednesday.He added that, in some cases, competent agencies were not decisive enough.The Government, as he said, issued Decree 69/2009/ND-CP dated on August 13, 2009 to provide additional regulations on land planning, prices, compensation levels and support for resettlement, which has helped boost site clearance progress.The Ministry will ask the Government to review the implementation of these regulations for possible amendments in the coming time.Government Inspector Huynh Phong Tranh said most…... [read more]
Illustrative image (Source: Inside Indonesia) Jakarta (VNA) – Economicgrowth should help reduce inequality and poverty, and create a wider middleclass, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has stressed. Over the past decade, Indonesia’s povertyrate has declined from 16 percent to 10 percent, but it created a wider rich-poorgap that was shown by increasing Gini Coefficient index from 0.38 in 2010 to 0.41 in 2016.A high economic growth is not enough, but it should be qualified and inclusive,she said, adding that various policies and efforts to develop the economyshould be able to create a growing middle-class as the key demand booster,amidst…... [read more]
Deputy Minister of Transport Le Dinh Tho yesterday required airlines to reduce airfares for passengers especially those travelling to central provinces in the upcoming Tet holidays.The deputy minister put the requirement on table at a meeting with Tan Son Nhat International Airport and relevant agencies in HCMC on January 11.Vietjet Air representative affirmed they can reduce 15-25 percent of ticket prices for night flights to central provinces in the Tet. And if Tan Son Nhat Airport reduces ground handling service prices and the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam approves the airline to supplement the number of night flights, it can…... [read more]
HA NOI (BIZ HUB) — Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Van Hieu urged measures to boost the bond market at the third general assembly of the Viet Nam Bond Market Association. The assembly was held on October 26 in Ha Noi. Hieu said the Government would focus on developing the Government bond primary and secondary markets towards stability, together with introducing new Government bond products to meet demands of investors. Hieu said that restructuring the Government bonds would be implemented to ease the pressure of debt payment on the Government. In addition, the legal framework on corporate bond would be…... [read more]
Newly-elected Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Newly-elected Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has suggested measures to develop agriculture in the context of global integration.He said the agricultural sector needs to restructure and continue new-style rural construction and economic development.It is crucial to boost production, especially in such fields as seafood, animal husbandry, and forestry to make up losses that the cultivation sector suffered in the first six months of this year due to serious drought and saltwater intrusion, he said.It is also essential to protect and develop forests…... [read more]
China’s Yunnan province and Vietnam should promote trade exchange of their key export products, and boost cooperation in agriculture, mining, and processing of agricultural, forestry and seafood products, said Vietnamese Deputy Trade Minister Luong Van Tu. Tu also said at a Vietnam-Yunnan trade and investment seminar in Hanoi on April 4 that Vietnam should boost exports of rubber, fruits and vegetables, aquatic products, rice, and wooden products to Yunnan, and import machinery, equipment, steel, fertilizer, and vegetables and fruits from the foreign market. At the seminar, visiting Yunnan governor Qin Guangrong also said the two sides should enhance cooperation in investment,…... [read more]