Provisional funds hit record high due to new regulations
Credit institutions had to provide nearly VND89.7 trillion (US$4.13 billion) of provisional funds by the end of June, due to the application of new regulations earlier this year.
New Vinamilk chairwoman welcomes fresh challenge
Le Thi Bang Tam, an independent director of the Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk), is its new chairperson after Mai Kieu Lien, who was named by Forbes as being among the top 50 powerful business-women in Asia in March, resigned on July 25.
Blue chips erase morning gains
Strong declines among blue chips yesterday afternoon erased morning gains and dragged down the benchmark VN-Index by 1.07 per cent to close the session at 624.70 points.
Firms urged to develop global brand recognition
Enterprises were urged to attach special importance to building their brand names during a seminar held in the central city of Da Nang yesterday.
Local firms eye South African market
South Africa has always prioritised trade, investment and co-operation with Viet Nam, and this year, it will offer even more investment opportunities for businesses from Viet Nam and Da Nang.
Machinery needed to cut post-harvest losses
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Cao Duc Phat, said this week that post-harvest losses in farm production were still high due to the low growth of mechanisation.
Tourist figures rebound in July
More than 593,000 international visitors arrived in Viet Nam in July, a rise of 5.1 per cent year-on-year and 12.1 per cent month-on-month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Domestic agricultural exports drop 3.6 per cent in first seven months
The agro-forestry-fishery sector's export turnover was estimated at US$16.93 billion in the first seven months of 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced.
MoT seeks private funds for upgrades
Private capital is being sought to upgrade and build marine, waterway and railway transport systems in the country.
VN-Index has heavy selloffs
Liquidity soared but the VN-Index still failed to sustain morning gains as sell offs happened across the board yesterday.
OGC selloff maximises benefits for shareholders
Ocean Group Joint Stock Company (OGC) will sell Ocean Thang Long Investment Company (OTL) – one of its subsidiaries – to a local real-estate enterprise, OGC's Board of Directors said yesterday in the company's 2015 share-holders meeting.
Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen
Investors turn away as gold loses its sheen

Do not tough gold" is advice that many experts are giving Vietnamese investors amid a relentless fall in the prices of the metal both here and globally.

Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers
Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers

Only 10 per cent out of 41 Vietnamese suppliers has directly participated in the production chain of Samsung Electronics Viet Nam (SEV).

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".