Ministry looks to short-term G-bonds
The Ministry of Finance plans to ask the National Assembly for permission to focus on the issue of five-year Government bonds instead of those with longer terms as originally planned.
Dung Quat Refinery negotiations start
Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR) has started negotiating with wholesalers over Dung Quat Refinery's fuel products in the second half of this year.
Industrial production continues rise
The country's index of industrial production (IIP) in the first half of this year increased 9.6 per cent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said.
VN business given norms  for operation
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has publicised norms for 267 conditional business areas to help enterprises meet requirements under the revised Investment Law which takes effect from July 1.
VN depends on foreign fertiliser
As a large agricultural producer, Viet Nam has much demand for fertilisers and plant protection chemicals, offering much opportunity for companies in the field.
Fruit exports could reach $2 billion
Fruit export turnover is expected to reach US$2 billion by the end of this year when businesses increase their exports, the Viet Nam Fruit and Vegetable Association has said.
Blue chips mixed as stocks lose gains
Stocks failed to sustain morning gains, with the benchmark VN-Index falling 0.26 per cent to close the session at 591.5 points.
BIDV increases charter capital to $1.44b after MHB merger
The bank for Development and Investment of Viet Nam (BIDV) officially announced a 12 per cent rise in its registered capital from VND28.11 trillion (US$1.30 billion) to VND31.48 trillion ($1.44 billion).
FPT to boost charter capital
FPT Corporation has completed procedures to increase its charter capital by more than VND500 billion (US$22.7 million) to VND3,975 billion ($180.68 million).
Sai Gon Port received $19 million from IPO
Sai Gon Port Company Limited (Sai Gon Port) raked in VND411 billion (US$19 million) from selling 35.7 million shares from its initial public offering (IPO) on Tuesday, according to the HCM Stock Exchange.
SHS to issue $11.5 million in bonds
Sai Gon-Ha Noi Securities Joint Stock Company (SHS) this year will issue VND250 billion (US$11.5 million) in bonds under private placement with a maturity of two years and a face value of VND1 billion ($46,300) each.
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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VN smartphone hits shops 1    VN smartphone hits shops

Bkav Corporation yesterday launched the first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which was in development for more than four years.

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.

US show to shoot secret cave special 1    US show to shoot secret cave special

The American television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company) will make a live broadcast of a Good Morning America programme featuring one Viet Nam's natural wonders.

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.