Expo highlights security equipment
The latest equipment and technologies used in the security and fire safety industries are on display at an exhibition that opened in HCM City yesterday.
VN property market worth $21b
A study by Nomura Research Institute (NRI) of Japan estimated the value of Viet Nam's property market at US$21 billion, a far cry from that of some of its neighbours.
Milk prices stable after price limit takes effect
Milk prices have stabilised after the Finance Ministry applied a ceiling price in June on milk products consumed by children under six in the domestic market.
Businesses unaware of competition rules
Though the Law on Competition took effect in 2005, only a small number of enterprises understand its provisions, a seminar heard yesterday in HCM City.
Thai producers expand their market share in Viet Nam
The volume of products made in Thailand that are entering the Vietnamese market is expected to increase as Thai retailers expand their presence in the country.
Russian food imports ban offers opportunity for Vietnamese firms
Vietnamese businesses were urged to increase exports to Russia following the country's ban on food imports from the United States and some of its European neighbours.
Freight surcharges worry enterprises
Enterprises are seeking the cooperation of freight forwarders and the intervention of State management to bring down current freight surcharge rates, which they find to be too high.
Indices up on penny stocks, midcaps
Cash inflows focused on mid-cap and penny stocks yesterday afternoon, helping lift the VN-Index by 0.34 per cent to close at 606.70 points by the end of the session.
Outlook positive for local markets
Viet Nam's stock market is expected to grow further towards the end of 2014, with the VN-Index possibly hitting 650 points, experts said at a meeting held here yesterday.
Vinamilk tops Global Food Industry Awards
The Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) won the top prize at the Global Food Industry Awards in Montreal, Canada.
More goods flow through Da Nang
The central city's port shandled 128,700 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit) in the first seven months of this year, 44 per cent growth in comparison to the same period last year.
MoF seeks to change gambling rules
MoF seeks to change gambling rules

Vietnamese aged 21 and above will be allowed to enter casinos – which are now off-limits to them – if a draft decree by the Ministry of Finance is approved.

VNPT official outlines restructuring strategy
VNPT official outlines restructuring strategy

The Government has signed Decision 888/QD-TTg approv-ing the restructuring plan of the Viet Nam Post and Telecom Group (VNPT) for the 2014-15 period.

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Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak 1    Viet Nam issues directive to prevent Ebola outbreak

People from countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in the last 21 days, will have to sign a medical declaration before entering Viet Nam from August 15.

Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs 2    Overseas PhDs fail to guarantee jobs

People who earn their PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) abroad on State budget money, often return home to find their employment chances are relatively dim.

Elephants at risk in Dak Lak 1    Elephants at risk in Dak Lak

Elephant numbers are falling rapidly in Dak Lak Province and local authorities are struggling to protect the giant animals from the threat of extinction.

Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia 2    Mui Ne rated 2nd most beautiful beach in Southeast Asia

Mui Ne beach in the central province of Binh Thuan has been rated by travel guide Canadian Travellers as one of the 11 most beautiful beaches in Southeast Asia.

New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September New fleet of tuna vessels to set sail in September

The Ship Institute at the University of Nha Trang and the Yanmar Company of Japan last Saturday launched a composite-hulled tuna fishing ship in Nha Trang City.