Aviation sector needs HR rethink
The domestic aviation sector needs to totally rethink its human resources policy, which currently has failed to keep up with the sector's growth, industry insiders said.
The World Bank (WB) has committed to providing preferential loans to Viet Nam through 2017.
Mekong Delta shrimp exports to rise
The Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta provinces expect US$1.3 billion from exports of shrimp in the second half of 2014, bringing earnings to $2.6 billion for this year.
All transactions and cash payments for exports and imports of goods and services must be conducted by bank transfers through authorised credit institutions.
There will be stiff competition between domestic and foreign beverage firms as Viet Nam integrates further into the world beverage market, with tremendous potential for development, said experts.
Bitexco Group has proposed a plan to the Quang Ninh People's Committee to manage tourism activities in the Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay for 50 years.
Two-way trade between Viet Nam and Singapore rose 23.9 per cent to nearly US$8.1 billion in the first half of this year, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics.
The country's leading fresh flower producer and supplier, Dalat Hasfarm, opened its first distribution centre in Da Nang City today to meet increased demand from flower wholesalers and flower shops.
Starbucks Corporation, said to be the world's largest coffeehouse company, opened the first of three coffee shops in the capital city yesterday. It is located on Hang Bai Street.
The Vietnamese Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV) will be licensed to operate in Myanmar in the near future, the Myanmar media has reported.
City drops off despite early gains
Stocks failed to sustain gains on the HCM City Stock Exchange yesterday afternoon despite opening high with the benchmark VN-Index down 0.08 per cent to close at 597.50 points.
Good jobs hard to find for returning workers
Good jobs hard to find for returning workers

Thousands of workers struggle to find a suitable job after returning home to Viet Nam despite having good skills and experience of working abroad for years.

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.


China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.