Housing stimulus disbursement stagnates
The disbursement of the VND30-trillion (US$1.38 billion) housing stimulus package has been stagnant, despite the increase in the number of successful transactions in the real estate market.
EU agreements a chance to eradicate illegal timber trade
Final negotiations to complete a Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between the European Union (EU) and Viet Nam is expected to be completed by late 2015.
Q1 textile, garment exports fail to meet high expectations
Though exports for textile and garments in the first quarter (Q1) reached US$4.75 billion, industry insiders said the figure was worse than forecast, the Hai quan (Customs) newspaper said.
EU meat producers would like a bigger bite of Viet Nam's market
Viet Nam is a promising market for EU beef, pork and meat products, the Poland-based Union of Producers and Employers of the Meat Industry has said.
Bac Giang targets lychee exports to new markets
The northern province of Bac Giang plans to promote litchi exports to the United States, the European Union (EU), Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
VN eyes Morocco as a potential new market
Morocco has become a new potential market for Viet Nam as bilateral trade between the two countries reached US$156.3 million last year, with the annual growth rate pegged at 54 per cent.
Market continues fall from Friday
The VN-Index yesterday went down 0.58 per cent to close at 565.04 points as large-cap shares continued their fall from last Friday.
Viglacera prepares for last quarter IPO
State-owned Viglacera Corporation plans to raise its charter capital from VND2.64 trillion (US$122.2 million) to VND3.07 trillion ($142 million) and make an initial public offering (IPO) in the last quarter of 2015.
Bac Giang attracts $2.26b in FDI in first quarter
As of March, 2015, the northern province of Bac Giang has attracted to 182 foreign-invested projects with a total registered capital of US$2.26 billion, ranking 26th among 63 cities and provinces in term of foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction.
Work begins on marine tourism area in Binh Thuan
Work on a VND2.6 trillion (US$121.5 million) marine tourism urban area in the central Binh Thuan province began last Saturday.
VIB awarded Best Banking Deal Vietnam 2015
Vietnam International Bank (VIB) has been recognised as the "Best Banking Deal Vietnam 2015" and "Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Vietnam 2015" by Global Banking and Finance Review.
Farmers struggle to sell enough produce
Farmers struggle to sell enough produce

The oversupply of agricultural products has forced farmers to sell rice too cheaply, especially those who wait for many weeks at the border gates to export their produce to China. As a result, farmers and traders have not earned any profit and their agricultural products have been damaged.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.