CBRE: Hai Phong remains gateway to world
Hai Phong has the potential to become a major hub in Viet Nam, connecting regional and global logistics networks in the future, said CBRE Viet Nam Co Ltd.
Domestic retailers urged for better links
Domestic enterprises in the retail industry should strengthen their connections to take better advantages of resources and increase their competitiveness over foreign investors, Chairman of the Hanoi Supermarket Association Pham Vinh Phu said.
Cam Pha port handles over 33,000 tonnes of coal on first New Year day
Cam Pha port and logistics company, an affiliate of the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin), in the northern province of Quang Ninh loaded 33,000 tonnes of coal for two ships on February 8, the first day of the Year of the Monkey.
Mid-term public investment need estimated at almost $495m
The Ministry of Construction has completed its mid-term public investment for 2016-2020 under the Law on Public Investment to submit to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Singaporean bank branch to increase charter capital
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has allowed the Ho Chi Minh City branch of the Development Bank of Singapore Limited (DBS Bank Ltd.) to increase its charter capital.
Da Nang targets 12 percent rise in industrial production value
The central city of Da Nang has set targets of raising its industrial production value by 11-12 percent and the city's industrial production index by 10.8 percent in 2016.
Tra fish exports to UK increase sharply
Tra fish exports to the UK hit US$46 million last year, an increase of 13.9 percent against 2014, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Mekong Delta set to earn over 14 bln USD from exports
The Mekong Delta region targets to earn 14.34 billion USD from export in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 1.14 billion USD.
Food safety crucial for Vietnamese produce's reputation abroad
Foreign markets, especially Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement members, will take in Vietnamese fruit and vegetables this year, but the question now is how to supply enough volume while following strict safety standards, an official said.
Vietnam Airlines leases aircraft
Vietnam Airlines JSC is planning to lease 20 A321 NEO Aircraft in the period from 2018 to 2020.
HCM City reviews socio-economic plan
The HCM City People's Committee reviewed its socio-economic development and State budget for January, and mapped out its priorities for next month.
Viet Nam telecom firms all set for 4G race
Viet Nam telecom firms all set for 4G race

On January 18 Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) began commercial testing of its 4G, or fourth generation mobile telecom technology, services in HCM City and the Phu Quoc Island, with speeds reaching as high as 100 Mbps.

Solutions needed to take advantage of TPP
Solutions needed to take advantage of TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will be signed today in New Zealand. Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang talked to Vietnam News Agency reporters Khanh Linh and Kim Anh about how the pact's conclusion matters for Viet Nam and domestic enterprises, before he travels to New Zealand for the signing ceremony.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.