Baby products sales to grow
Rapid urbanisation, growth of the middle class and rising rates of women's participation in the labour force, especially in developing markets, are expected to stimulate global growth in baby food and diaper sales, according to a report released last week by global performance measure-ment company Nielsen.
VN shares fall after short surge
Vietnamese shares fell yesterday, ending a four-day surge, as a drop in global oil prices undermined the country's energy companies.
South Korean firms want free-trade deals ratified
Forty-two business associations of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have called for quick approval of free trade agreements (FTAs) with Viet Nam, China and New Zealand to help boost exports.
Many aircraft need registering in VN
Aircraft owned by Vietnamese organisations or individuals and those lease-purchased or leased without crews for 24 months or longer must be registered as Vietnamese to operate in Viet Nam.
Supermarkets promote holiday
Expecting sales to surge on National Day, September 2, retailers, electronic stores and supermarkets are offering a slew of promotions to increase footfall.
Stamps still needed for many documents
Businesses would still need stamps to carry out certain legal documentation formalities since several laws and regulations do require use of stamps.
Garment firms await TPP opportunities
Garments and textile businesses are striving hard to be at the forefront to avail opportunities ushered in by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Viettel eyes global status in telecoms
Viettel has become the biggest telecom company in Viet Nam 15 years after it was established and has been one of the country's few successful investors abroad. Viet Nam News speaks with Tong Viet Trung, vice president of Viettel Group, about the company's business and social responsibility.
Solar plant construction begins in Quang Ngai
Construction of Viet Nam's first solar power plant started in the central province of Quang Ngai on Saturday.
Da Nang looks for more Japanese investment
Viet Nam has become the second biggest destination for Japanese investors in ASEAN – after Thailand – with 1,463 members in the Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN (FJCCIA).
Firms must study laws for TPP
Most Vietnamese businesses are still unclear about international trade and business laws, which could result in a loss of opportunities presented by the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), experts have said.
Crab prices fall to their lowest in decades
Crab prices fall to their lowest in decades

Crab breeders in the Mekong province of Ca Mau are worried about imminent losses due to the relentless fall in the prices of the crustacean. The main reason for the 30-40 per cent price decline in recent months is that Chinese traders have stoppedbuying.

ICT companies call for level playing field
ICT companies call for level playing field

Viet Nam is currently one of the world's biggest exporters of electronics and ICT products, but the electronics supporting industry is mainly driven by foreign businesses.


Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam 1    Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.