Wood a leader in VN farming exports for Q1
Wood exports were the biggest earners in Viet Nam's farm export sector in the first quarter of this year, hitting nearly US$2.1 billion; a year-on-year increase of 6.2 per cent.
Cabinet looks to ease agriculture woes
Viet Nam's socio-economic situation improved in May and the first five months of this year, but agriculture still faces difficulties, attendees of a regular Cabinet meeting said yesterday.
Impetus on green growth to boost trade prospects
Green growth will open trade opportunities in all fields, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, industrial production, renewable energy, and tourism, said Bui Huy Son, director of Viet Nam Trade Promotion Centre.
Association for property brokers launched
The Viet Nam Association of Property Brokers made its debut yesterday in Ha Noi. The association represents individual brokers, real estate trading floors and brokerage companies.
Dollar falls following SBV's announcement
Dollar rates in all local commercial banks fell yesterday after the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) said it will not lift the rate this year.
IIP posts third consecutive quarterly rise
Viet Nam's index of industrial production (IIP) in the five four months of the year increased year-on-year by 9.2 per cent, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said.
Disappointment as blue chips fade
The stock market yesterday disappointed most investors as blue chips declined on both bourses.
Almost all Ha Noi exchange firms see profit in first quarter
Twenty seven of the top 30 stocks in terms of market value and liquidity on the Ha Noi Stock Exchange reported profits in the first quarter of this year, data on the bourse shows.
VNA's new Dreamliner completes first test flight
National carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) said yesterday that the first of its new Boeing B787-9 Dreamliners had completed its first test flight.
All-New Triton introduced in Viet Nam
Vina Start Motors (VSM) the exclusive producer and distributor of Mishubishi Motors in Viet Nam, officially introduced its new pick-up truck, the Triton, with a distinctive J-line design yesterday.
BIM Group honoured as leading Viet Nam developer
BIM Group, developer of many high-profile property projects in the country, including five-star InterContinental Phu Quoc Resort, was honoured as being among the BCI Top Ten 2015 Developers in Viet Nam.
Inward remittances continue to rise in HCM City
Inward remittances continue to rise in HCM City

Overseas Vietnamese have sent home remittances of US$1.4 billion through HCM City-based banks in the first four months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 19.6 per cent.

Drastic banking restructuring in progress
Drastic banking restructuring in progress

The implementation of the project, ‘Restructuring the system of credit institutions in 2011-15' has entered its final year.

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Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier Commando recalls sinking of US aircraft carrier

Seventy-nine-year-old former Vietnamese commando Lam Son Nao still feels uncomfortable whenever he thinks about the moment he tried to recover 84 kilos of explosives that had been left near the USNS Core aircraft carrier.

When festivals lose sight of the people 1    When festivals lose sight of the people

Last year I visited George Town in Penang, Malaysia. I was excited to find a lot of similarities between it and my hometown, Hue.

Cultural events lead to fireworks competition 1    Cultural events lead to fireworks competition

An International cuisine event will be held in the central city as a lead up to this weekend's scheduled seventh Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, a contest between teams representing five countries.

Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS 1    Da Nang to monitor trees with GIS

Da Nang plans to use the geographic information system (GIS) in the city's public tree management work, the municipal People's Committee spokesman Vo Van Thuong said.

Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys Man detained for trafficking 15 monkeys

The Nghe An Province's environmental crimes division said this morning that it has detained a man for allegedly trafficking monkeys following a tip-off.