Many clean water supply works abandoned in Dak Lak Province

Many clean water supply works abandoned in Dak Lak Province

Several rural clean water supply works in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak were built with investment capital of up to tens of billions of Vietnamese dong but failed to promote their effectiveness and have been abandoned. The State budget is wasted while people are still longing for clean water.
Gov’t to loosen monetary, fiscal policies in 2022

Gov’t to loosen monetary, fiscal policies in 2022

Vietnamese gov’t plans to keep 2022’s monetary and fiscal policies as lax as as part of the Socio-Economic Development Strategy for the 2021-2030 period in 2022, with a GDP growth target of 6-6.5 percent and inflation control below 4 percent.
Housing for workers requires multiple contributions

Housing for workers requires multiple contributions

Many economic experts have suggested tapping a multiple number of sources for contributions for providing proper housing for workers, instead of just relying on State budget. 
Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid

Funding urged for project linking Con Dao with national grid

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) to promptly allocate funding to a project to connect Con Dao island of the province with the national grid, with nearly VND2.53 trillion (US$110.88 million) to be channeled from the State budget in the 2021-25 period.
The An Phu intersection in District 2. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes capital allocation to speed up progress of key projects

Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), visited some places that are blockage points of flooding, environmental pollution, traffic congestion, and medical overload in Ho Chi Minh City on January 4, with the participation of Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Vo Van Hoan, Director of the Department of Planning and Investment of HCMC Le Thi Huynh Mai, and leaders of departments of HCMC.
The State budget revenue in HCM City declined in the first half of 2020 (Photo: VNA)

H1 State budget revenue in HCMC plummets

Ho Chi Minh City witnessed a sharp fall in the State budget revenue but a surge in spending during the first half of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact, according to the municipal Statistics Office.