US maintains duty on VN tra fish
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has decided to maintain its anti-dumping tax on tra fish fillets imported from Viet Nam for at least five more years.
Investment law revision aims to draw more FDI
The National Assembly will pass the revised Investment Law this month. The new law aims to improve the business climate in Viet Nam by creating a clear, open and transparent environment for investors.
Phu Quoc seaport gets green light
The Government on Wednesday announced that the Prime Minister has approved the construction of a seaport of internationally accepted standards in Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang province.
Binh Duong to hit $4b surplus
This southern province is likely to record a trade surplus of more than US$4 billion by year-end, according to the provincial people's committee.
VN told to boost competitiveness
Viet Nam is becoming an attractive investment destination for German companies, but the country needs to enhance its competitiveness and improve its policies.
VN co-operates with Thailand on e-commerce
A workshop focussing on fostering cooperation between Viet Nam and Thailand in applying e-commerce in trade promotion was held in HCM City yesterday.
Female entrepreneurs urged to innovate
Female Vietnamese entrepreneurs should adopt new ways of thinking and provide innovative leadership to ensure the sustainable development of their businesses.
Shares recover from early losses
Vietnamese stock markets halted two days of sharp decline and ended in the green yesterday, with gainers outnumbering losers three to one.
PVN to offload 11 per cent stake in PET
The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) has registered to sell about 7 million shares of the PetroVietnam General Services Joint Stock Corporation (PET).
FPT revenue reaches $1.6b in first 10 months
FPT Group, a Viet Nam software giant, has earned VND27.29 trillion (US$1.28 billion) in the first 10 months of the year, an increase of 22 per cent on the year and 109 per cent more than its annual target, according to an FPT spokesperson.
Jetstar Pacific to launch HN-Bangkok route
The low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific announced it will now provide round-trip service between Ha Noi and Bangkok every day, starting on March 29.
Shrimp exports hit $3.25b with more growth expected
Shrimp exports hit $3.25b with more growth expected

The Vietnamese equivalent of the English phrase ‘selling like hot cakes' is ‘selling like fresh shrimp' (Dat nhu tom tuoi). It is also an apt description of Vietnamese shrimp exports in the first 10 months of this year.

Technology offers SCG financial, green benefits
Technology offers SCG financial, green benefits

Siam Cement Group, a leading regional conglomerate in production of building materials, has installed a waste heat recovery (WHR) system to reduce electricity consumption at each of its manufacturing sites. Viet Nam News spoke with Surapon Oonchuen, Manager of Operations and Maintenance at SCG Cement and Building Materials, about WHR technology.

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Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 1    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.