Korean investors eye opportunities arising from new Construction Law
Korean investors are seeking opportunities to expand investment in Viet Nam's construction sector following the implementation of the 2014 Construction Law, a conference revealed on Tuesday.
Firms discuss winning consumer trust
Business executives held a direct dialogue with national and international experts on how their companies can win consumers' trust and boost their credibility in the market at a forum held in Ha Noi yesterday.
Viet Nam lures more British tourists
Viet Nam has become an interesting and attractive tourist destination for visitors from Europe, especially the United Kingdom (UK).
VN, Germany to boost economic co-operation
Viet Nam and Germany are enjoying huge opportunities to effectively exploit each other's potential amid moves to speed up the forging of bilateral ties between the two countries.
Japan's JFE withdraws from $3b Guang Lian steel plant project
JFE Group of Japan has announced it has cancelled its investment in the US$3-billion Guang Lian steel plant project at Dung Quat Economic Zone in central Quang Ngai Province.
Cement consumption bounces back
The domestic consumption of cement in the first eight months bounced back to a sustainable status, which is being seen a relief for producers with surplus inventories.
VN seafood nets buyers in Moscow
Vietnamese seafood products have attracted Russian customers at an international seafood exhibition in Moscow because of high demand, especially for tra fish products.
VN-Index slumps as blue chips tumble
The VN-Index could not sustain its rise yesterday afternoon as blue chips continued to slide.
Indonesia holds food trade show
Food Ingredients Asia (FI Asia), Asia's biggest trade show and meeting of firms manufacturing food ingredients, will be held at Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indonesia, from October 15 to 17.
FPT Corporation gets new board member
The FPT Corporation of Viet Nam has appointed Tomokazu Hamaguchi, Chairman of the Japan Information Industry Association (JISA), as a member of its board
Workshop spotlights health care
A workshop on health consultation for small and medium-sized businesses took place in Ha Noi yesterday.
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties

Economic ties with Myanmar are expected to strengthen following the visit to Viet Nam by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Thura U Shwe Mann, earlier this month.

Support industries need plan for development
Support industries need plan for development

After 14 years, support industries in Viet Nam remain underde-veloped and have so far been relegated to the role of assembling low value-added products.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.