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New reforms needed for full digitization

(SGI) - There is a fast-growing trend across the world to digitalize the entire global financial and banking systems. Digitalization is being believed to be a great driver of economic growth. 
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Outdated waste treatment technology in Vietnam

(SGI) - Choosing the best waste treatment technology is difficult for many investors and provincial leaders in Vietnam because it is most essential to harmonize suitability of the technology with type of domestic waste, that cannot be easily classified, with the level of investment capital. 
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Vietnam paving way for strong global trade

(SGI) - All the bi-lateral and multi-lateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), along with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which came into effect on 1 January 2022, have helped in opening up the Vietnamese market to the world. 
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Many barriers impeding growth of businesses

(SGI) - The report on the 500 largest Vietnamese Private Enterprises (VPE500) was published last week, which included a lot of valuable information on the current state of businesses in the country. 
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Urbanization harming socio-cultural values

(SGI) - There are some concerned officials who have now taken strict measures and have also launched active campaigns to maintain the country’s socio-cultural values as urbanization and modern development plans are turning cities such as Ho Chi Minh City into a veritable concrete jungle.
The ripened rice season in Ngoc Khe commune in Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province, is popular among local and foreign tourists. (Photo: VNA)

Urgent need to revive international tourism

(SGI) - Since 15 March this year, Vietnam has set a course for full recovery of international tourism. However so far, the numbers of international visitors are still very modest. 
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Many program policies difficult in practice

NGUYỄN MINH THẢO, Head of the Business Environment and Competitiveness Research Department, at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), believes that businesses are looking forward to the non-financial support package called reform of the business environment. In a talk with Saigon Investment, Dr. Thảo expressed her views further. 
Visitors to the 20th International Medical, Hospital & Pharmaceutical Exhibition that opened on August 11 in HCM City. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam seeks foreign investment in medical devices production

The Vietnamese medical devices market, which is growing annually at more than 18%, relies heavily on imports, representing significant opportunities for foreign businesses, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Medical Equipment Association.

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Vietnam considers $58.7b high-speed railway

Vietnam is considering building a high-speed railway that runs along the country's length with a possible price tag of up to $58.7 billion, the government said on Sunday.
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Ministry of Finance must balance taxes and revenue

(SGI) - The prices of most essential items have been constantly escalating over the years, but the provisions on family deductions in the Law on Personal Income Tax have remained unchanged since July 2020.