VPBank opens to foreign investors
VPBank has asked shareholders to approve their plan to sell the bank's stakes in several of its subsidiaries to foreign investors, an atypical opportunity for foreigners interested in entering the market.
Oil prospects give shares a lift
Shares continued to rally yesterday with oil and gas companies gaining value on the steady rise of global oil prices.
Property market looks for TPP edge
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal will have a positive impact on the domestic real estate market, while the property market has recovered in the third quarter, experts said.
Amidst the recovery of the property market, complicated procedures and capped profits have deterred investors from converting their projects into social housing projects, noted the HCM City Real Estate Association.
New car expo opens in Ha Noi
The 2015 Vietnam International Motor Show (VIMS), the largest-ever event of its kind, kicked off at the Vietnam Exhibition and Fair Centre in Ha Noi yesterday. The event will run until October 13.
VN ethanol industry faces crisis
Limited sales have threatened the survival of five ethanol manufacturing projects that have received hundreds of millions of US dollars in investment.
With fierce competition as a result of open-door policies in many countries, businesses, especially small – and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), should build their own markets, apart from selling what the market demands.
TPP has long-term advantages
Viet Nam could experience increasing trade deficit in the initial stage of joining into Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) due to higher foreign direct investment.
Chairman of southern Dong Nai Province People's Committee has asked the management of land near Long Thanh Airport to be tightened in order to prevent illegal land use.
The granting of land use right certificates in central Da Nang City is nearly complete, according to the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
Phu Quoc Island District off Kien Giang Province has attracted VND168 trillion or nearly $8 billion in registered capitals to its existing 203 property projects as of June this year.
HCM City cracks down on delays
HCM City cracks down on delays

The recent decision by HCM City authorities to revoke 298 development projects, mainly public works, reveals a determination to take stronger measures against delays.

TPP agreement poised to boost Viet Nam-US trade
TPP agreement poised to boost Viet Nam-US trade

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes 12 Pacific Rim countries, successfully concluded in Atlanta on Monday after over five years of negotiations. This historic agreement, which will help lower tariffs and open markets in 40 per cent of the world's economy, has received praise world-wide.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi Doctors treat patients for free at clinic in Ha Noi

For more than 20 years, Dang Thi Nhan, 67, has been waking up about 30 minutes earlier each day to bake cakes or prepare tea for two retired doctors in a clinic near her house in Ha Noi's Giap Bat Ward.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Water resources, eroding land need saving Water resources, eroding land need saving

Water management has become a major topic of discussion in recent years among Viet Nam's lawmakers, experts and society. The country has been struggling to deal with water-related issues such as a rising sea level, land subsidence and saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta. Lawmakers and experts shared their views on water management with Viet Nam News reporters Thu Van and Hoang Anh.