HCM City courts UK investment
British companies can participate in infrastructure projects in which HCM City is soliciting foreign investment, the city administration has told a visiting UK Government delegation.
PM confident 2015 goals are within reach
The 2015 socio-economic goals were feasible based on the past seven-month performance and provided efforts continued to be made, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at the monthly Government meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
Quang Ninh draws City tourists
Tourism agencies in HCM City and the northern province of Quang Ninh are working closely to develop tours between the two localities, with a promise to launch new tourism products, tourism officials have said.
The Nhan Co bauxite refinery plant in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong is running test productions through the end of September, said Project Management Board Head Nguyen Thanh Liem said on Thursday.
VN tops ASEAN with number of new domains
Viet Nam ranked first among the ASEAN countries for the number of country code top-level domains registered, with 318,812 domain names added by June 30.
Japanese firms flock to invest in HCM City
Japanese businesses continue to regard Viet Nam, especially HCM City, as a potential investment destination, a forum heard yesterday in HCM City.
Foreign direct invested (FDI) enterprises have created a momentum for developing products made in Viet Nam, heard participants at a conference entitled "Proud of Vietnamese goods", held in Ha Noi yesterday.
A proposed decree to guide the recent amendments to the Law on Real Estate Business that requires housing developers to get guarantees from banks before they can sell or lease out units needs to be more specific to ensure safety, a developer has warned.
City's real estate boom needs good planning
While residential developments in the west and north of HCM City have few customers, the property spotlight is falling on the east and south of HCM City where Districts 2, 9, and Binh Thanh are seeing plenty of transactions.
Prime property
The Vietnam Real Estate Expo 2015 in Ha Noi opened yesterday and will run until August 3, involving the participation of hundreds of enterprises.
The country's property market attracted US$1.69 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) for 15 projects in the first seven months of 2015, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.
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".