PM criticises 13 ministries, localities for slow disbursement of public investment

PM criticises 13 ministries, localities for slow disbursement of public investment

NDO - Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung conveyed the Prime Minister's criticism of ministers and chairmen from People's Committees of 13 ministries and provinces in relation to the slow disbursement of public investment in 2017.  (22 hours ago)

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SBV prepares bad debt settlement plan

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Government urges competitive coal market

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Australia, US halt alleged dumping investigation into Vietnamese steel, polyester

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