Cat Lai Port acts on congestion
Sai Gon Newport Corporation has taken steps to curb overloading at Cat Lai Port - the main port in this southern city and the biggest in Viet Nam.
HCM City sees export turnover rise
HCM City has maintained economic growth in the first seven months of 2014, with increases in wholesale and service turnover, and expansion of industrial production, heard a meeting to review socio-economic development of HCM City yesterday.
Contractors banned from water project
Ha Noi People's Committee has asked the Viet Nam Construction and Import-Export Corporation (Vinaconex) to prevent faulty contractors who participated in the construction of the city's first water pipeline from building the second one.
Foreign investors vital for economy
Viet Nam has committed to ensuring a favourable, stable and safe environment for foreign investors as they play a key role in the country's import and export activities, a ministry official has said.
Cross-border trade with China grows
Viet Nam's cross-border trade with China in the first half of the year grew at a monthly average of 4 per cent.
Animal feed exports increase 22%
Viet Nam exported US$205 million of animal feed and animal-feed raw materials in the first half of the year, an increase of 22.1 per cent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Custom.
Shares recover as blue chips rally
Blue chip recovery lifted shares on the HCM Stock Exchange yesterday, with advancers outnumbering decliners by 114-98 as the other 92 closed unchanged.
Chinese phone sparks privacy worries
Chinese-made smartphone XiaoMi Redmi Note, is allegedly secretly sending personal data of users to a server hosted in Beijing without permission from phone users, a Vietnamese technology newspaper reported.
CPI edges up on gas, food price hikes
The nation's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.62 per cent year-on-year until the end of July, the lowest level since 2006, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Da Nang airport gets new cargo terminal
Da Nang has welcomed the addition of a new cargo terminal that is expected to receive up to five million passengers and 16,000 tonnes of cargo annually.
India tops Vietnamese pharmaceutical imports
India was Viet Nam's leading pharmaceutical exporter in the first six months of this year with nearly a 14 per cent increase, said the Viet Nam Ministry of Industry and Trade's Industry and Trade Information Center.
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
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.

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Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.  

School closed for torturing autistic students School closed for torturing autistic students

City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books 1    Teachers question city's proposal to use e-books

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Beer plant left unfinished Beer plant left unfinished

A beer plant under construction in the centre of Ha Tinh City has become a pasture for local residents to graze oxen.

Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods Noi Bai unveils first sleeping pods

Vietnam Airlines Tourism Company (VATC ) has installed the first ever sleeping pods in Noi Bai International Airport to serve the passengers.