Binh Duong targets $1.7b in FDI
The southern province of Binh Duong hopes to attract US$1.6-1.7 billion in foreign direct investment this year, People's Committee's Chairman Le Thanh Cung has said.
China-ASEAN Expo promotes growth in regional trade links
The eleventh China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning, China, is the fruit of a strategic partnership between the ASEAN nations and China.
Viet Nam, Russia plan to resolve export challenges
Viet Nam and Russia will promote co-operation to resolve the difficulties of Vietnamese enterprises in exporting goods to the European country, experts said.
New law defines bankruptcy proceedings
After 10 years from the issuance of the 2004 bankruptcy law, a new Law on Bankruptcy (the Bankruptcy Law) was passed on June 19, 2014, by the 13th National Assembly with bankruptcy proceedings separated into the two concepts - insolvency and bankruptcy.
Semiconductor Summit to lure experts in microelectronics
The 2nd Viet Nam Semiconductor Strategy Summit which opens today brings together executives of the world's leading microelectronics companies, with delegates representing Vietnamese government, academia, research and industry.
Index slides despite growth in oil, gas
Stocks extended losses yesterday on the HCM Stock Exchange, driven by blue chips.
Damaged cable slows internet
Viet Nam has lost about 40 per cent of its internet connectivity since a submarine cable between Viet Nam and the United States was sliced open on Monday. It is the third time this year that the cable has been damaged.
$2b tourism complex planned for Cat Ba island
The Hanoi-based GIICO International Investment Group has announced a plan to build a US$2-billion tourism complex on Cat Ba Island in the northern city of Hai Phong.
Quang Binh approves 28 FDI projects
This central province has approved the business licenses of 28 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a total capital of US$39.7 million.
Vissan to increase exports to Myanmar
Vissan, a well-known food producer in Vietnam, is seeking to boost its exports to Myanmar, a potential market in the Southeast Asian region.
Group to research new air route
Head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) Lai Xuan Thanh will create a group to research the logistics of setting up a direct air route between Ha Noi and HCM City that passes through Laotian and Cambodian airspace.
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties

Economic ties with Myanmar are expected to strengthen following the visit to Viet Nam by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Thura U Shwe Mann, earlier this month.

Call to protect ailing steel industry
Call to protect ailing steel industry

The steel industry is the key to the development of heavy industry, including car making and shipbuilding. Viet Nam News reporter Mai Huong interviewed An Sung Gu, chief representative of one of Viet Nam's largest steel producers, Posco-South Asia Ha Noi, about the issue.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.