Large local firms to invest in green agricultural growth
Vietnamese business tycoons announced their plans to invest in agriculture to keep up with rising demand for high-quality produce.
Ninh Thuan eyes clean energy
Ninh Thuan has given priority to attracting investment in the energy sector in an aim to become Viet Nam's clean energy centre, the chairman of the province's People's Committee said at an investment conference held yesterday in HCM City.
Home comforts
Visitors view kitchen appliances at Vietbuild 2015, an international exhibition on construction, building materials, real estate, and interior and exterior design at the Viet Nam Exhibition Fair Centre in HaNoi. The event, which has attracted more than 450 enterprises with 1,350 booths, will end on Sunday.
Viet Nam, Thailand look for garment, textile co-operation
The garment and textile industries in Thailand and Viet Nam should strengthen co-operation to improve competitiveness and exploit the ASEAN market, delegates said at a meeting held in HCM City yesterday.
Electricity firms to raise competitiveness
The domestic market is expected to have five electricity corporations, which will directly buy and sell power to customers in the near future.
Malaysian bank gets SBV nod
The State Bank of Viet Nam approved in principle this week the establishment of Malaysia's Public Bank Berhad (PBB) in Viet Nam.
Government offices big targets for cyber spying attempts
Viet Nam has recently become the main target of a series of large-scale cyber spying activities, such as LURID, Operation Shady RAT and the Byzantine Hades attacks.
Viettel's Metfone acquires Beeline Cambodia
Metfone, a Military Telecom Group (Viettel) brand, purchased licences and assets from Beeline Cambodia.
VN-Index slumps on oil, gas shares
The southern market extended losses yesterday as the foreign sector sold oil and gas stocks.
Decree brings change to securities market
Viet Nam's State Securities Committee (SSC) yesterday held a workshop to publish changes to Decree 58/2012/ND-CP, which aim to implement and amend the Securities Law in order to improve the efficiency of the national stock market.
Dong Nai attracts $157 million in FDI
The southern province of Dong Nai has attracted US$157 million in foreign-direct-investment (FDI) capital since the outset of March, according to the province's Department of Planning and Investment.
PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers
PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers

Earlier this month Japanese multinational media and digital marketing communications firm Dentsu Aegis Network signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Emerald Co. Ltd, a leading full service digital marketing agency in Viet Nam.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.