Shipbuilding plan set to launch
The Prime Minister on Wednesday approved an action plan to develop the shipbuilding industry into a key industry under the implementation of Viet Nam's Sea Strategy by 2020.
The business confidence and outlook of European businesses in Viet Nam continued to rise, according to the 16th quarterly EuroCham Business Climate Index (BCI) survey.
Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, yesterday inaugurated its first tire plant in Viet Nam.
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has suspended Chairman of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank's Board of Directors Ha Van Tham for serious violations of Viet Nam's laws.
A number of high-end apartments here have been converted into medium-end apartments and offered at lower prices to attract more customers and reduce large inventories, experts said.
The capital city people's committee has expressed concern over slow progress in the granting of land use rights and house ownership certificates to residents.
Shares keep falling nationwide
Shares at the Vietnamese stock markets continued to fall during the last session of the week amid lower liquidity.
Corporate bonds, inherently meant for organisational investors, are being offered to individual investors as companies wish to raise capital.
Viet Nam imported dairy products worth US$838.1 million in the first nine months of this year, a month-on-month rise of 4.2 per cent, according to the General Department of Viet Nam Customs.
The Singaporean Tourism Board (STB) yesterday launched its "The new fun is Singapore-made" promotion campaign in HCM City, hoping to attract more Vietnamese tourists to the island.
The capital city people's committee has approved urban development plans for a 77ha area in the southwest.
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 2    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 1    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 1    Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

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