Deputy PM champions cars
The auto industry will only develop further in the future if it has specific policies governing it, the Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said at a meeting on Wednesday.
Power tariffs to rise 9.5 per cent
Electricity tariffs will be hiked up to 9.5 per cent in 2015, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The ministry said it has received proposals for an adjustment in power tariffs from the ministries of Finance, Planning and Investment and the State Bank of Viet Nam.
Purchasing power leaps before Tet
The total retail sales and service revenue earned in the country in January this year was more than VND275.4 trillion (US$13 billion), data from the General Statistics Office (GSO) revealed.
January business shutdowns up 23%
Nearly 11,000 businesses were dissolved or suspended their operations in January, reflecting a 23 per cent increase from a year ago, according to the General Statistics Office.
TPBank, Vietjet agree US$400m credit deal
The Tien Phong Bank and Vietjet signed a credit agreement yesterday in Ha Noi for buying an airbus to serve Viet Nam's fastest growing airlines for the 2015 to 2020 period.
Rice traders to expand sources
Rice exporters must build new areas for sourcing raw material in direct proportion to their export volumes, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said in a decree issued last week.
Standard Chartered ups GDP forecast
Standard Chartered Bank expects Viet Nam's gross domestic product growth to accelerate to 6 per cent in 2015, higher than its previous forecast of 5.8 per cent.
Shares slip despite high expectations for economy
National stocks declined slightly yesterday, despite international financial organisations issuing a positive outlook for thetnamese economy.Standard Chartered Bank predicted Viet Nam's gross domestic product (GDP) growing at the rate of 6 per cent, 0.2 per cent higher than its previous forecast.
Aeon to partner with two VN supermarket chains
Japanese retail giant Aeon has officially announced that it will team up with Vietnamese retailers Fivimart and Citimart, reported online Vietnamplus newspaper.
S Korean firms favour Viet Nam
Viet Nam was the most popular destination for South Korean enterprises expanding overseas, according to a survey released by the Korean International Trade Association (KITA).
VN Expo to be held in April
The 25th Viet Nam International Trade Fair – Viet Nam Expo 2015-will be held in Ha Noi's Viet Nam Exhibition Fair Centre (VEFAC) from April 15 to 18.
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.