Japan invests $37.7b in VN projects
As of June 20, Japan had invested US$37.7 billion in 2,661 projects in Viet Nam, statistics from the Foreign Investment Department show.
Construction firms step up privatisation
The privatisation of businesses in the construction sector has been accelerated to complete the target for equitising its 19 firms nationwide.
Tay Ninh attracts $490m in H1 FDI
Industrial parks and export processing zones in southern province Tay Ninh attracted over US$490 million of foreign investments in the first six months of this year, up 13.4 per cent annually.
Correction seen after growth
Viet Nam's stock market might extend its rally to this week's sessions, though many stock analysts warn about a possible downward correction after last week's strong growth.
70% foreign stake in VN shipbuilder backed
The Transport Ministry has proposed that Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (SBIC) be allowed to sell 70 per cent of shares at Song Cam Shipbuilding Joint Stock Company to Damen Shipyards Group.
VN-US economic ties a turnaround
It took less than 20 years for Viet Nam, which had been saddled with an embargo by the US, to turn that country into a leading economic partner.
Binh Duong sees foreign investment boom in garment sector
More that 50 per cent of the US$1 billion in foreign direct investment Binh Duong Province accrued over the first six months of the year was poured into the garment sector, according to Nguyen Thanh Truc, director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Viet Nam trademark week to promote producer-consumer bond
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced the upcoming debut of an initiative promoting Vietnamese products across the country.
Viet Nam, Latin America to expand trade
Viet Nam and Latin American countries have supplementary business structures, which could help boost economic development.
VN firms must prep for EAEU deal
Experts discussed domestic businesses' preparations for the free trade agreement (FTA) between Viet Nam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) during a workshop held on Thursday in HCM City.
Large TV operators take over market
Five major cable television providers, namely SCTV, VTVcab, VNPT, Viettel, and FPT, are competing to offer multiple services to win more subscribers.
Airport concessions can be a win-win affair: official
Airport concessions can be a win-win affair: official

Overcrowding and resultant wear and tear on airport infrastructure has marked strong growth of the domestic aviation industry. Infrastructure upgrades as well as service improvements need large investments that exert great pressure on the State Budget as well as State-owned enterprises managing the airports.

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 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.

CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security 2    CAAV plan seeks to tighten baggage security

The Civil Aviation Administration of Viet Nam (CAAV) has issued a plan for better management and prevention of theft of passengers' baggage and cargo, and to ensure aviation security.

Son makes Dad prize wheelchair 1    Son makes Dad prize wheelchair

Le Van Hoa works through his lunchtime at a workshop at the Hue College of Industry every day, despite the extreme heat. He is finalising an electric wheelchair designed for his father who was paralysed in a motorbike accident 12 years ago.

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.