S Korea export potential mostly untapped
South Korea has high demand for fisheries and farm produce, making it a promising market for Viet Nam, according to the Viet Nam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade).
Transfer pricing inflicting heavy losses
Appropriate policies and enhanced management capacity are critical in the fight against transfer pricing to ensure a healthy business investment environment in Viet Nam, said experts on Wednesday.
Woodwork, furniture fair targets home market for domestic products
The annual Viet Nam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair, to be held in HCM City next week, aims to promote locally made furniture, home decor, and handicraft products in the domestic market.
Malaysia-VN trade to reach $10b
Bilateral trade value between Malaysia and Viet Nam is expected to garner more than US$10 billion in 2014.
Tax talks highlight policy deficiencies
Difficulties in tax and customs policies topped the agenda of the dialogue that the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) conducted with enterprises yesterday.
Savills property price index up in major cities
The Savills property price index (SPPI) for residential and office markets here and in HCM City increased in the third quarter of 2014.
City, Ehime ink investment pact
The management board of the HCM City Export Processing Zone Authority (HEPZA) and the Association of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises in Ehime Prefecture in Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on investment cooperation during a meeting held yesterday in HCM City.
Slight increase seen in buying power
The purchasing power of Vietnamese citizens increased slightly in October 2014, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Blue chips drag VN-Index down
Stocks quickly lost value in the last minutes of yesterday afternoon. Blue chips' morning momentum turned heads to close at a loss.
VNA plans woo strategic investors
National carrier Vietnam Airlines held a roadshow in HCM City yesterday, to introduce investors to its business operations and development plans, before launching its initial public offering (IPO).
Tech show
The latest machinery and equipment are on display at the 14th Vietnam International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition, which opened yesterday in HCM City.
Long road ahead for Long Thanh Airport funding
Long road ahead for Long Thanh Airport funding

French company ADPi, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Aeroports de Paris Group (ADP), has said it did not promise to invest US$2 billion in building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province as claimed by a local official last week.

IFC official touts private sector benefits
IFC official touts private sector benefits

Viet Nam should take further steps to equitise State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and create ideal conditions for the private sector to flourish, according to Vivek Pathak, the International Finance Corporation's director for East Asia and the Pacific who visited Ha Noi last week. Pathak said the private sector was the engine that will get the country back on track towards robust economic growth.

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PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties 4    PM's India visit to bolster strategic ties

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung begins an official visit to India today, aiming to consolidate the strategic partnership between both countries and take it to new heights.

Law to ease real estate restrictions 1    Law to ease real estate restrictions

Most National Assembly members yesterday agreed that the amended Housing Law should allow more foreigners to be eligible to buy or own houses in Viet Nam.

National team in training ahead of AFC challenge 1    National team in training ahead of AFC challenge

The Japanese coach of Viet Nam's national football team, Toshyia Miura, says that fitness and tactics will be his priorities in a 10-day training camp in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long Bear bile tourism shuts down in Ha Long

Bear bile tourism in the northern province of Quang Ninh's Ha Long City has finally been shut down, according to the non-governmental organisation Education for Nature – Viet Nam (ENV).

Artist restores traditional values through paper Artist restores traditional values through paper

Artist Phan Hai Bang, who created a very special type of paper called truc chi, is now working with his team to bring back what he calls "old values" in a really big way.