Enterprise Law revisions discussed
A revised Enterprise Law will motivate enterprises and create a transparent business climate, policy-makers and economists have affirmed.
Motorcycle makers try to revive market
While motorcycle dealers bemoan the slowest sales in a decade, manufacturers are busy since the beginning of this year, introducing new models in the hope of triggering a revival.
International visitor numbers up in July
Viet Nam's international arrival numbers rose again in July after falling for two consecutive months, to set a 4.6 per cent month-on-month increase, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported yesterday.
Moody's Investors Service upgraded Viet Nam's credit rating yesterday, reflecting its continued macro-economic stability.
Gains from market pillars helped the VN-Index on the HCM City Stock Exchange rebound from Monday's loss.
Truong Hai Auto Corporation reported a huge net profit of VND1.245 trillion (US$59 million) in the first half of this year. This is even higher than last year's profit of nearly VND1.140 trillion ($54 million).
To encourage the development of the software industry, the Vietnamese Government offers special incentives on corporate income tax (CIT) for enterprises in this industry, such as preferential tax rates, CIT exemption and a reduction period:
The authorities in the central province of Nghe An have asked the Government to expand the planned south-eastern economic zone of the province.
Viet Nam's most important international feed, livestock, and meat industry exhibition, the VietStock Expo and Forum, will be held in HCM City in October.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) has suspended the first-ever sleep pod service at Noi Bai International Airport.
The world's longest three-rope cable car system, extending from the northern Lao Cai Province's Sapa Town to Fansipan peak, will open for passengers in 2015.
VAMC looks to find foreign buyers for bad debts
VAMC looks to find foreign buyers for bad debts

Thanks to concerted efforts by the Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC) and commercial banks, the former has so far bought around VND50 trillion (US$2.4 billion) worth of bad debts and plans to increase that to VND70-100 trillion by year-end.

Petrol price hike follows global market
Petrol price hike follows global market

 The adjustment in the selling price of petroleum has stirred a controversy, especially in its transparency though it has become more flexible.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 2    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.