VN footwear tops Brazil market
Viet Nam has become the largest footwear exporter to Brazil, accounting for 52.8 per cent of that country's market share.
Buyers line up for Lotus Residences townhouses
Buyers have paid deposits for about 70 per cent of Van Lien's (Lotus Residences) townhouses that were put on the first sale on June 28, project investor BIM Group said.
PetroVietnam launches two key projects on Phu Quoc
The Viet Nam National Oil and Gas Group, better known as PetroVietnam, on Sunday launched a synthetic oil service port system and a bonded fuel warehouse on Phu Quoc Island in the southern province of Kien Giang.
Foreign arrivals continue to fall
International arrivals to Viet Nam declined for the 13th consecutive month in June, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Blue chips help lift VN-Index
The VN-Index rose 1.72 per cent to close the session at 591.75 points, but the decliners outnumbered the gainers, meaning the rally did not reflect the market's real development.
Plan revised for hospital equitisation
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has directed the Transport Ministry to make alterations to a plan to equitise Giao Thong (Transport) Hospital before seeking the Prime Minister's approval.
Quang Ninh FDI rises to $5.1b
North-eastern province Quang Ninh has attracted US$5.1 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) through 104 projects so far, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
VN launches portal for international investors
The Foreign Investment Agency of Viet Nam, under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, launched the third phase of an e-regulations system yesterday.
VN lures US funds to securities market
The State Securities Commission (SSC) will hold a conference in the US from tomorrow to Sunday to attract more foreign investments in Viet Nam's securities market and stabilise foreign investor confidence.
VN becomes founding member of multilateral investment bank
State Bank of Viet Nam Governor Nguyen Van Binh was among delegates from 50 countries who signed the articles of agreement to form China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Contractors must fix road cracks, can't collect tolls
Contractors will not be allowed to collect toll fees, and they must pay for repairs if cracks and subsidence are found on roads, Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang said.
State SOEs told to sell up
State SOEs told to sell up

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has directed ministries, sectors, as well as State-owned groups and corporations to complete the withdrawal of their capital from non-core businesses by this year end.


VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

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.