Economic zone gets funding boost
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued special policies for the Van Don Economic Zone in Quang Ninh to invite more investment to the zone as well as the province.
State Bank calls for lending interest rates to be lowered
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) on Tuesday announced its monetary policy execution for this year.
Mekong region looks at tourism links
Phu Quoc Island hosted a workshop yesterday to discuss tourism co-operation between An Giang and Kien Giang Provinces and Can Tho City.
Central Highlands examines how to attract more foreign investment
The Central Highlands region lags behind other areas in the country in attracting foreign investment due to its poor infrastructure and lack of skilled labour.
Vinamilk announces export plan
The Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint-Stock Co (Vinamilk) will focus on exploiting Middle East, Africa, Cuba and US markets as its primary export strategy for the next three years.
Domestic industrial production makes a good start to the year
The national index of industrial production (IIP) grew significantly by 17.5 per cent in January, up from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Customs dep't offers preferential treatment
Customs and storage agencies will be allowed to give preference to qualified businesses in a move to encourage the businesses, according to a newly-issued Government decree.
Vietnamese indices buoyed by banking stocks
Vietnamese stocks jumped across the board yesterday, owing to the lift in banking shares amidst increasing selling pressure.
Watchdog calls for dual-language reports
A market watchdog plans to direct public companies to disclose their information in both Vietnamese and English in a move to boost the Vietnamese securities market to the global level.
Former Ocean Bank chief arrested for economic fraud
A senior banker was arrested yesterday for alleged economic frauds.
Dong Nai support industry earns $3.2b in exports
The annual export value of southern Dong Nai province's support industry reached US$3.2 billion, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
Who will benefit from the weaker dong?
Who will benefit from the weaker dong?

A new year has come, bringing with it some good news for exporters : the State Bank of Viet Nam has decided to depreciate the dong by 1 per cent.

Circular will revamp stock market
Circular will revamp stock market

Since its issuance late last year, Circular 36/2014/TT-NHNN, which set limits on how much banks can lend to stock investors, has had a strong impact on both credit institutions and the securities market. Investors fear that the total amount available for margin loans will drop dramatically after the Circular takes effect on February 1.

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Military helicopter crash kills four crew members Military helicopter crash kills four crew members

Four crew members were killed when a Viet Nam Air Force UH-1 helicopter crashed during a training exercise yesterday morning.

VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.

Ministry to tighten control over wild Ministry to tighten control over wild

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has urged relevant ministries and agencies to tighten management over centres that raise dangerous wild animals in order to ensure the safety of local people.