Income tax flows in from mineral, petroleum firms
The minerals and petroleum sectors remain the largest tax contributors in the 2014 list of 1,000 largest corporate income taxpayers in Viet Nam (V1000).
Work begins on private power plant
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai yesterday attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Thang Long thermal power plant in Hoanh Bo District, Quang Ninh Province.
Southern region needs connections
The Southern Key Economic Zone, which comprises HCM City and seven provinces, has succeeded in improving its infrastructure and economy since its establishment in 1998, but still needs to improve connections among provinces to exploit its competitive advantages.
Market slump shocks investors
Shares slumped yesterday after last Wednesday's rally, surprising a wide range of investors.
Second ETF launched in capital
Saigon Securities Inc (SSI) officially launched its exchange-traded fund (ETF) at the Ha Noi Stock Exchange in the city yesterday.
Conference links producers, retailers
Retailers met with nearly 130 enterprises, co-operatives, and craft villages in HCM City and southern provinces yesterday to exchange information and seek business partners.
Summit to look at IT in agriculture industry
The upcoming Asian-Oceania regional summit on information and communication technology (ICT) is expected to jump-start the application of ICT in the agriculture sector, organisers said yesterday.
Refinery set for expansion
A 108.2ha site has been earmarked for the expansion of the Dung Quat Oil Refinery, which is estimated to be worth US$1.8 billion to $2 billion.
Adventurous expats flock to Viet Nam
Viet Nam ranks second among expats' most favourite destinations in Asia for challenge-seeking, according to a study released by HSBC on Wednesday.
VN sees $1.4b trade surplus with Australia
Viet Nam experienced a trade surplus of about US$1.4 billion in the past nine months with Australia, thereby making it Viet Nam's largest export market in the Oceania region.
Tra sector asks for more support
The Viet Nam Tra Fish Association has asked the Government to continue its export credit assistance policy and loosen up lending regulations to help the tra fish industry overcome difficulties.
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost

National Assembly members have voiced concern over the large investment required for building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province near HCM City.

VN steel exporters oppose Indonesia decision
VN steel exporters oppose Indonesia decision

The Government of Indonesia has imposed an anti-dumping tax on imports of Vietnamese cold rolled steel sheets without consulting the Government of Viet Nam.

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 2    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book 1    My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest 1    Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.