Conference focuses on TPP challenges
A meeting to review opportunities and challenges of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to the national economy was held in HCM City yesterday.
SBV orders tighter measures for bad debt management
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) this week required its branches nationwide to adopt stricter, more comprehensive measures to accelerate progress in restructuring debt and resolving non-performing loans (NPLs).
Survey charts overseas remittances
Most overseas remittances to Viet Nam have been used for meeting daily expenses and for purchasing gold, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Trading on Facebook will not be monitored
The Ministry of Industry and Trade said it will not monitor the trading activities carried out on social networks not registered in Viet Nam.
SBV to support high-tech agriculture
The State Bank of Viet Nam's An Giang branch will give VND3 trillion (US$142.8 million) to high-tech projects in agriculture in the southern An Giang province.
Lotte Mart opens new store
The South Korean retailer Lotte Mart yesterday opened its 10th supermarket in Viet Nam in Tan Binh District of HCM City, contributing to its expansion nationwide.
EVN HCM City granted award
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai awarded the First Class Medal of Independence to the Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) HCM City yesterday on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Viet Nam Power Sector's Day.
Shares bounce back after falling to seven-month low
National stocks rallied yesterday after plummeting for two sessions to a record seven-month low.
Dairy firm welcomes funding
VinaCapital's Vietnam Opportunity Fund, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange's alternative investment market, and Tokyo-based financial investor Daiwa PI Partners announced yesterday they have jointly invested US$45 million for a 70 percent stake in the International Dairy Products JSC.
Mobile World's profits up
The The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) Joint Stock Company has reached a post-tax profit of VND609 billion (US$29 million) after 11 months, 140 per cent of the annual target, the company has announced.
New HCM City port welcomes first cargo ship
The Tan Cang Sai Gon Corporation opened the Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc Port in Nha Be District, HCM City on Monday by welcoming its first cargo ship.
FDI info system launched
FDI info system launched

Director o the Ministry ofPlanning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.