At the online conference (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam becomes 15th most populous nation

Home to more than 96 million people, Vietnam has become the world’s 15th most populous nation and the third in Southeast Asia, the Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee revealed at the online conference in Hanoi on July 11.
Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

The content of the fifth national population census includes general information on population, immigration, education and professional qualifications, disability status, marital status, mortality, labor and employment, and basic living conditions of households nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue announced yesterday.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue addresses the meeting (Photo: VNA)

Inflation under control: Deputy PM

Despite complicated changes in the world situation, Vietnam has shown strong performance in stabilizing prices and reining in inflation, keeping the average at only 3.57 percent in the first nine months over 2017.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the event (Source: VNA)

PM commends trade unions for contributions to national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded trade unions and workers nationwide for their contributions to national development during a forum between Cabinet members and delegates to the 12th Congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi on September 24.
A vegetable field of Tan Binh vegetable and fruit cooperative, Vinh Long province (Photo: SGGP)

Over 2,000 new style cooperatives established in 2017

An extra of 2,226 new style cooperatives were established in 2017 increasing 46.5 percent over the previous year, of these 51 percent come from agricultural field, reported Vietnam Cooperatives Alliance yesterday.

Ly Son Island in Quang Ngai province is a tourist and investment attraction in eco-tour project​s (Source: VNA)

Poor planning hinders central region growth: Deputy PM

The Government is concerned about the poor coordination and infrastructure undermining the major development potential of Vietnam’s 11 central localities, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue told 500 business people and officials at the 2nd Central Coastal Economic Forum in Da Nang on September 25.
Rent-A-Port Managing Director Marc Stordiau briefs Vietnamese officials on the company's projects (Source: VNA)

Deputy PM lauds Belgian company’s energy projects in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded the investment in wind and solar energy in Vietnam of Belgium’s Rent-A-Port and suggested the company work on connecting wind power with Vietnam’s national power grid.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue states at the meeting (Photo: VGP)

Vietnam has less than 1 percent of agricultural businesses

Vietnam had only 4,424 enterprises in agricultural, forestry and fishery field accounting for less than 1 percent of the total number of businesses nationwide, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday.