Japan commits $936m in ODA
Japan has committed US$936.4 million in official development assistance (ODA) to Viet Nam for socio-economic development.
Ministry says bauxite projects likely to incur initial losses
The two bauxite mining and processing projects in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong, which became operational in October 2013, would incur losses for four to five years.
Hai Phong ports handle 15.48m tonnes of goods in first quarter
The volume of goods to pass through northern Hai Phong City's ports in the first three months of the year reached 15.48 million tonnes, up 14.25 per cent from the same period last year, representing 23.82 per cent of the yearly target.
Packaging exhibition opens in HCM City
Viet Nam's leading international processing and packaging exhibition, Propak Viet Nam, opened yesterday in HCM City.
City firms sign up for price control programme
Some 85 companies have registered to participate in HCM City's price stabilisation programmes this year, nine more than last year, and for the first time they will also include exports, according to the city Department of Industry and Trade.
Stocks rebound on return of foreign capital
Shares rebounded yesterday on both stock exchanges, ending a six-day losing streak, propped up by foreign buys.
Red River Delta lures $65 billion in foreign funds
The Song Hong (Red River) Delta region had attracted 5,411 foreign-invested projects worth US$65.5 billion till March 1 this year.
Insurance policies for foreign workers
Foreign nationals working in Viet Nam can avail of several insurance schemes, in which the participation of the enterprises they work for has been made mandatory.
Kenya Airways launches first direct flight to VN
Kenya Airways launched direct flights to Ha Noi from its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi yesterday, making it the first African airline to connect to Viet Nam.
True Milk opens $1 billion plant in Moscow
Vietnamese dairy firm TH True Milk opened a US$1-billion dairy in a Moscow suburb, Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia, Nguyen Thanh Son, said yesterday.
Taiwan fourth largest investor in Q1
Taiwan has invested in 14 Vietnamese projects and boosted capital in another five existing projects. This brings its total investment to US$47 million during the first quarter of this year.
Salt producers count their losses
Salt producers count their losses

Salt producers in coastal Mekong Delta provinces have incurred losses since salt prices have gone plummeted in the past month.

PPP decree to attract investment
PPP decree to attract investment

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

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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.