CPI rises in cities as dollar rate falls
The consumer price index (CPI) in the country's two largest cities rose in September due to the 8.55 per cent increase in the cost of education.
State receives $30.8b from developing bond market
After five years of operating separately from Viet Nam's stock market, the country's bond market has developed rapidly and provided the State with VND654.5 trillion (US$30.8 billion) in value.
Moody's sees improved outlook at six banks
Moody's has placed six Vietnamese banks on positive outlook, the credit rating agency announced on its website on Monday.
Czech Republic investors seek opportunities in VN
Bilateral export turnover between Viet Nam and the Czech Republic nearly doubled in the past five years, Hoang Thuy Duong, Minister Counsellor at the Vietnamese Embassy to the Czech Republic, said at a forum in Prague on Monday.
Int'l healthcare exhibition opens
A wide range of pharmaceutical and healthcare products and equipment will be on display at Pharmedi 2014 opening today at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City's District 7.
Housing ownership laws for foreign enterprises
There are different provisions of the law on the conditions, duration, forms of ownership, rights and obligations of foreign-invested enterprises owning houses in Viet Nam, depending on the enterprises' business sectors.
Conference spotlights intellectual property rights protection
Close co-ordination between customs agencies and enterprises is crucial for the protection of intellectual property rights as well as the prevention and detection of violations.
Oil, gas losses drag down VN-Index
The VN-Index unexpectedly closed lower than it opened yesterday afternoon, despite staying green for most of the trading time. Losses of oil and gas shares were the main drag.
Vingroup, Vinamilk rank in top ASEAN firms
Property developer Vingroup and Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) were listed as two of ASEAN's top 100 enterprises in 2014 by Standard and Poor (S&P).
Pepper export surge puts product on top-earners list
Viet Nam has earned US$1.022 billion in revenues from pepper exports, which places the commodity on the list of Vietnamese exports worth at least $1 billion for the first time.
AirAsia promotion offers seats starting at $9
AirAsia has kicked off its latest promotion, offering 1.5 million seats at base fares starting at US$9 on flights from HCM City and Ha Noi to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Baharu, and from Da Nang to Kuala Lumpur.
SOEs struggle to find strategic partners
SOEs struggle to find strategic partners

After a search for suitors that lasted several months the Viet Nam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) finally identified two of them — Vingroup and Vietnam Investment Development Group. But Vinatex's quest for strategic shareholders has not come to a happy conclusion since they are said to be not what the company had expected: both are property companies.

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.


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 1    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.