Food safety crucial for Vietnamese produce's reputation abroad
Foreign markets, especially Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement members, will take in Vietnamese fruit and vegetables this year, but the question now is how to supply enough volume while following strict safety standards, an official said.
Mekong Delta set to earn over 14 bln USD from exports
The Mekong Delta region targets to earn 14.34 billion USD from export in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 1.14 billion USD.
Vietnam Airlines leases aircraft
Vietnam Airlines JSC is planning to lease 20 A321 NEO Aircraft in the period from 2018 to 2020.
HCM City reviews socio-economic plan
The HCM City People's Committee reviewed its socio-economic development and State budget for January, and mapped out its priorities for next month.
Clients warned about borrowing risks
Consumers have been urged to think twice before using borrowing for consumption from commercial banks and financial companies as they rush to prepare for Tet (Lunar New Year Festival).
EVN reports official 2014 profit
The Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) reported a profit of more than VND800 billion (US$36 million) in the year 2014, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said.
VN economic freedom rises
Viet Nam's economic freedom index went up 2.3 points compared to last year and reached the overall score of 54, reported the Heritage Foundation.
VN stocks up as financial firms eye Fed
Vietnamese shares rose on both local exchanges amid low trading volume, led by the financial sector on expectations that US central bank will not raise interest rates at its March meeting.
Retail sector sees foreign-VN M&A
The Vietnamese retail market has seen some mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between foreign and Vietnamese enterprises, thanks to the huge development potential of the retail sector.
TPP officially signed, promising benefits for Asia Pacific citizens
Trade and economy ministers from 12 countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the biggest trade deal in history, in Auckland, New Zealand yesterday.
Vinamilk's profit rises 28 per cent
The Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) posted an after-tax profit of nearly VND7.8 trillion (US$350 million) last year, an increase of 28 per cent year-on-year.
Viet Nam telecom firms all set for 4G race
Viet Nam telecom firms all set for 4G race

On January 18 Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) began commercial testing of its 4G, or fourth generation mobile telecom technology, services in HCM City and the Phu Quoc Island, with speeds reaching as high as 100 Mbps.

Solutions needed to take advantage of TPP
Solutions needed to take advantage of TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will be signed today in New Zealand. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang talked to Vietnam News Agency reporters Khanh Linh and Kim Anh about how the pact's conclusion matters for Viet Nam and domestic enterprises, before he travels to New Zealand for the signing ceremony.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.