Experts urge cigarette tax hike

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Experts urge cigarette tax hike

Experts are seeking a much larger increase in the special consumption tax on tobacco products than that proposed by the Ministry of Finance.

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Vietnamese spend big money on luxury goods, live on borrowed funds

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

Vietnamese spend big money on luxury goods, live on borrowed funds

VietNamNet Bridge – A report says two-thirds of Vietnam’s GDP comes from individual consumption, including purchases made by Vietnamese smitten with luxury goods.

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Human Development Index slows down

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Human Development Index slows down

In Vietnam, the average annual growth rate in the Human Development Index has declined gradually from 1.7% in the years before 2000 to just 0.96% in recent years.

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Vietnam’s productivity rate remains one of world’s lowest

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Vietnam’s productivity rate remains one of world’s lowest

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has one of the the lowest unemployment rates in the world, but it is also ranked as having one of the lowest labor productivity rates.

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Human Development Index slows down

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago 2 related news

Human Development Index slows down

(VOV) - In Vietnam, the average annual growth rate in the Human Development Index has declined gradually from 1.7% in the years before 2000 to just 0.96% in recent years.

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Vietnam’s Human Development Index slows down

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam’s Human Development Index slows down

(VOV) - In Vietnam, the average annual growth rate in the Human Development Index has declined gradually from 1.7% in the years before 2000 to just 0.96% in recent years.

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Authority pans Vietnam’s 'super low' 1.84% jobless rate

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Authority pans Vietnam’s 'super low' 1.84% jobless rate

For any country, an unemployment rate of below two percent is to die for, but the 1.84 percent rate Vietnam’s labor ministry recently released did not please experts and analysts.

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Is Vietnam’s unemployment rate of 1.84% a correct figure?

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Is Vietnam’s unemployment rate of 1.84% a correct figure?

VietNamNet Bridge – According to a report from the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs in early September, the unemployment rate of Vietnam is 1.84%. Former chair of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs – Mrs. Nguyen Thi Hoai Thu – said that this figure is “funny optimism”.

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VN, WB discuss “Viet Nam 2030” Report

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VN, WB discuss “Viet Nam 2030” Report

VGP – Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam and Vice President of the World Bank Axel van Trotsenburg on Tuesday in Ha Noi co-chaired the first meeting on the drafting of “Viet Nam 2030” Report.

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World Bank urges Vietnam to accelerate growth

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World Bank urges Vietnam to accelerate growth

Vietnam should strive for an economic growth rate of nine percent in the next two decades to catch up with South Korea and Taiwan and avoid the middle-income trap, according to the World Bank.

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Vietnam’s productivity rate remains lowest in the world

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Vietnam’s productivity rate remains lowest in the world

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has one of the the lowest unemployment rates in the world, but it is also ranked as having one of the lowest labor productivity rates.

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Credit to help households in need

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Nguyen Van Ly, the deputy director of the Viet Nam Bank for Social Policies, spoke with Thoi bao Ngan hang (Banking Times) newspaper about plans to help households that have recently escaped poverty.

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Low breastfeeding rate challenges Vietnam’s development goals

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Low breastfeeding rate challenges Vietnam’s development goals

The number of Vietnamese mothers breastfeeding has increased slightly but remains far below the national target for 2020, according to a report released by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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City orders District 1 to install traffic cameras

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The HCM City People's Committee has instructed District 1 authorities to quickly begin work to install cameras on roads to better monitor traffic and prevent crime. The task is to be completed before Lunar New Year in early 2015.

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VN economic recovery spawns more jobs

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

VN economic recovery spawns more jobs

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's economic recovery has led to a decline in the country's unemployment rate, according to a report released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) yesterday, Sept 3.

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