Indian firm to build Mekong power plant
The Tata Power Group from India has proposed to invest in the Long Phu 3 thermal power plant in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang.
Cars made in Thailand are expected to flood Viet Nam in the future as their sales have been increasing in the domestic market in recent times, reports online news vietnamnet.vn.
The Ministry of Finance has authorised the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) to on-lend US$500 million for improving the power grid in key economic regions.
Officials in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho have asked Japanese invest-ors to fund seven local projects.
VN-Index set for rough week
The VN-Index may continue to fall this week as investors are losing patience and continue to sell to escape from the market, securities companies forecast.
The Vietnam Blue-chip Investment Fund (VF4) reported a total profit of VND67 billion (US$3.1 million) last year, lifting its net asset value (NAV) to nearly VND8,977 ($0.42) per fund certificate by the year's end.
Retailers launch eco-friendly services
Many supermarkets nationwide have collected used batteries, offered reusable bags and cut prices on energy-savings devices in response to the Earth Hour event scheduled from 8:30pm-9:30pm tonight.
Viet Nam has become the world's top outsourcing location for the first time in terms of costs, risks and operating conditions, according to a study by global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield.
VN set for 4G service in 2015
The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to launch 4G – the fourth generation of mobile telecom technology – in Viet Nam in 2015, Deputy Minister Le Nam Thang said.
The Viet Nam Oil and Gas Group inaugurated and handed over two units to PetroVietnam Transportation Corporation (PVTrans) and PetroVietnam Domestic Exploration Production Operating Company Limited (PVEP POC) in central Quang Ngai Province on March 26.
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Thursday awarded a non-refundable grant worth US$1 million to Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Ltd. Co. for a feasibility study to develop a 300 MW wind power project in Viet Nam.
PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers
PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers

Earlier this month Japanese multinational media and digital marketing communications firm Dentsu Aegis Network signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Emerald Co. Ltd, a leading full service digital marketing agency in Viet Nam.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.