Conference focuses on IC industry
The 3rd solid-state systems Symposium – VLSIs and Semiconductor Related Technologies (4S-2014) and the 17th International Conference on Analog VLSI Circuits (AVIC 2014) opened in HCM City yesterday.
Credit institutions to help regional farmers
Viet Nam News talks with Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association Chamnong Siriwongyotha about how the association helps regional farmers
Dong Nai firms recovered quickly after riots
Most enterprises in southern Dong Nai Province affected by the May riots sparked by China's placing its oil rig in the East Sea were able to resume business within a few weeks, and some expanded operations.
Building materials sector in need of revamp
Viet Nam should apply advanced technologies in producing building materials to enhance their quality and designs, amid the inflow of imported products, urged experts at a Ha Noi workshop yesterday.
Local firms attend high-tech agricultural fair in HCM City
The third high-tech agriculture and food processing fair (Hi-Tech Agro 2014), HCM City's most important agricultural exhibition, opened yesterday at Le Van Tam Park in District 1.
Lower CPI boosts shares as exchanges reverse declines
After sliding in the morning, the VN-Index on the HCM City Stock Exchange reversed course to add 0.17 per cent, closing at 601.59 points.
VinGroup to convert international bonds into shares
Property developer VinGroup will issue an additional 153.3 million shares worth VND153.3 billion (US$7.3 million) to convert international bonds into shares in the last phase.
Packaging, food processing exhibitions open
Two exhibitions, VNPrintpack and VNFoodtech, opened yesterday in HCM City with many top international companies showcasing their machinery and technologies.
Russian, Vietnamese firms enhance co-operation
Dozen of Russian businesses involved in electricity, construction, underground work, chemistry and petrochemistry met Vietnamese partners in Ha Noi yesterday to seek co-operation opportunities.
Singaporean SMEs look at regional markets
A survey by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore revealed on Tuesday that 27 per cent of Singaporean small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) had business involvement in Viet Nam.
Italian investment in  Viet Nam totals $301m
Italian businesses pumped over US$301 million into 55 valid projects in Viet Nam as of September, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost

National Assembly members have voiced concern over the large investment required for building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province near HCM City.

VN steel exporters oppose Indonesia decision
VN steel exporters oppose Indonesia decision

The Government of Indonesia has imposed an anti-dumping tax on imports of Vietnamese cold rolled steel sheets without consulting the Government of Viet Nam.

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Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 1    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.