VN halts Australia fruit imports
Viet Nam plans to cease the import of 38 kinds of fruits from Australia from 2015, the agriculture and rural development ministry's plant protection department announced yesterday.
New HCM City port welcomes first cargo ship
The Tan Cang Sai Gon Corporation opened the Tan Cang-Hiep Phuoc Port in Nha Be District, HCM City on Monday by welcoming its first cargo ship.
SBV to persist with exchange rate policy
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) is expected to continue its current exchange rate stabilisation policy next year following the hefty benefits it derived from the strategy this year.
VN reforms to create opportunities for UAE investors
Viet Nam has been implementing economic reforms to open up more investment and business opportunities for foreign investors, including those from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Middle Eastern countries, says Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Local firms to make 144 Samsung components
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has announced a list of 144 parts, which will be produced by local suppliers in partnership with Samsung Electronics Viet Nam.
Son La seeks investment in key areas
Son La is calling for investment in its Moc Chau National Tourism Zone as well as in sectors having development advantages in the province.
Binh Duong FDI exceeds forecast by 65 per cent
The southern province of Binh Duong yesterday said it has attracted foreign direct investment of over US$1.65 billion this year, 65 per cent higher than targeted in the beginning.
MoF recommends fee, levy changes
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) proposed to omit or adjust 22 fees and four levies in the draft of the Law of Fees and Levies.
VN stocks plunge at steeper rates
The national stocks continued to plummet yesterday with stiffer rates compared with Tuesday's fall.
Teenagers with assets can open bank accounts on their own
Individuals aged between 15 and 18, who own separate assets, will be allowed to independently open and operate bank accounts without seeking approval from their parents or guardians.
Can Tho rice exports to reach 5.85 million tonnes this year
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta this year exported 5.6 million tonnes of rice, as of December 15.
FDI info system launched
FDI info system launched

Director o the Ministry ofPlanning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency Do Nhat Hoang spoke to Dau Tu (Investment) newspaper about how the new national information system for foreign investment would benefit investors.


HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.