Firms seek unsecured bank loans
Businesses have asked banks to give more unsecured loans based on business credit rating in a move to unclog the credit sources.
Ha Noi growth slows as purchases decline
Consumer price index (CPI) in the capital city witnessed a light surge while its industrial index registered a sharp increase this October, based on figures from its statistics office.
Online games get special tax break
The lastest draft of the amended law on special consumption tax has apparently excluded online games from the list of goods and services to be taxed.
DHG posts Q3 decline in profit
The Hau Giang Pharmaceutical Co (DHG) posted a net profit of VND142 billion (US$6.7 million) in the third quarter, down 32 per cent year-on-year.
Large-cap stocks push up City bourse
Shares rose for the second session on the HCM City Stock Exchange but continued their retreat in Ha Noi yesterday.
India rolls out red carpet for Vietnamese investors
Economic ties between Viet Nam and India have yet to match the vast potential and huge aspirations of their leaders, officials on both sides and entrepreneurs agreed at a meeting the Indian consulate held yesterday in HCM City to mark the launch of its "Made in India" campaign.
Thai Binh offers more incentives for investments
This northern province has committed to luring both domestic and foreign investors by providing favourable conditions for them.
New circular guides registration of foreign loans
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) issued Circular 25/2014/TT-NHNN on 15 September 2014 containing guidelines for registering foreign loans that are not guaranteed by the Government (hereinafter referred to as foreign loans) as well as changes made to them.
Vingroup opens Vincom Centre in Ha Long
Property developer Vingroup launched a new Vincom Centre on Sunday in Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
Law aims at shrewder public spending
The new Law on Public Investment would reduce waste by tightening control over public spending, said Nguyen Thi Phu Ha, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's General National Economy Department, at a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Monday.
Rice export revenues reach $2.1 billion
Viet Nam has exported 4.9 million tonnes of rice worth US$2.1 billion so far this year.
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost

National Assembly members have voiced concern over the large investment required for building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province near HCM City.

Competitive days ahead for retail sector
Competitive days ahead for retail sector

Viet Nam will be opening its retail market in 2015 in line with its commitments to the World Trade Organisation.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.