Tax evaders pay up $32m to Gov't
Of the 268 businesses that owed the Ha Noi Government back taxes, 136 have paid up more than VND700 billion (US$32.1 million) after being publicly named last week, according to the city tax department.
Bank credit outpaces deposits, lending rates
Bank credit growth so far this year stands at 7 per cent year-on-year, outstripping deposit growth, which is only 5 per cent, Dau Tu Chung Khoan newspaper reported.
Oversupply likely to plague VN's rubber industry for years
With supply forecast to outstrip demand in the global market, the country's rubber industry is expected to have a difficult time over the next few years, according to the Viet Nam Rubber Association.
Tourism decline hits City hotel market
A slump in tourism has hit the HCM City's hotel market, which saw a drop in the average rate of reserved rooms in the first six months of the year compared to the previous five years.
Firms to issue their own certificates of origin
Vietnamese enterprises have been urged to actively learn about the preparations for self-issuing a certificate of origin before the upcoming free trade agreements (FTAs) go into effect.
TPP stall could impact VN export stocks
Despite the progress made, the latest talks to secure the Trans Pacific Pact (TPP) have stalled.
Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC buys majority port stake
Vinpearl Nha Trang JSC, a subsidiary of Vingroup, has purchased 8.5 million shares, or 34.6 per cent of Nha Trang Port (CNH).
PM confident 2015 goals are within reach
The 2015 socio-economic goals were feasible based on the past seven-month performance and provided efforts continued to be made, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at the monthly Government meeting in Ha Noi yesterday.
VN, US trade set to explode under TPP pact
Twenty years after the US and Viet Nam established diplomatic relations, bilateral trade turnover has risen 80-fold, and is expected to boom after the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, currently under negotiations, takes effect.
HCM City courts UK investment
British companies can participate in infrastructure projects in which HCM City is soliciting foreign investment, the city administration has told a visiting UK Government delegation.
Quang Ninh draws City tourists
Tourism agencies in HCM City and the northern province of Quang Ninh are working closely to develop tours between the two localities, with a promise to launch new tourism products, tourism officials have said.
HCM City officials seek visa-free stay extention
HCM City officials seek visa-free stay extention

HCM City tourism authorities want the visa-free stay for European travellers doubled to 30 days. The Government will allow nationals of the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain to enter Viet Nam without a visa for up to 15 days starting this month in an effort to reverse a decline in foreign arrivals.

Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers
Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers

Only 10 per cent out of 41 Vietnamese suppliers has directly participated in the production chain of Samsung Electronics Viet Nam (SEV).

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien 1    Prime Minister awards merit certificate to swimmer Vien

Nguyen Thi Anh Vien received a Labour Order third class, and a merit certificate from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Monday.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".