Anti-dumping measures encouraged
As the country integrates into the global economy, anti-dumping tariffs will be one of the most effective tools for domestic enterprises to protect their market share, experts said at a conference on Thursday in Ha Noi.
Agriculture industry plants seeds of change
Viet Nam aims to improve agricultural products by implementing technology, but capital, land and infrastructure are major obstacles. Ha Hoang reports.
Retailers urged to toss out outdated practices
The Vietnamese retail market has huge potential, but local investors are frittering away the advantage by failing to develop modern retail, a senior industry-trade official has warned.
Human error undermines cybersecurity
Human error caused about 62 per cent of the internet security failures in Viet Nam in 2013, said an industry report.
Developing more green buildings and promoting green standards for construction works is a necessary and urgent step to save energy and natural resources in the country, the chair of the board of the Viet Nam Green Building Council has said.
Banks eye growth in mobile banking
Commercial banks are eyeing mobile banking as a potential way to harness growing demand for online transactions, industry experts say.
Selling by ETFs lowers Index
Heavy selling by exchange-traded funds (ETFs) seeking to restructure their portfolios brought down the value of the VN-Index yesterday afternoon.
Sugar company plans foreign listing
The shares of sugar company Bourbon Tay Ninh (SBT) would be listed on a foreign stock exchange after it merges with the Gia Lai Sugarcane Thermoelectricity (SEC) firm.
As of August 31, Germany has pumped US$1.34 billion into 236 projects in Viet Nam, the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency has reported.
Retailer Pan Pacific (PAN) expects to raise VND752.5 billion (US$35.3 million) from strategic shareholders to finance investment projects and the acquisition of other companies in the sector.
Property and education services developer CEO Group will list 34.31 million shares at the Ha Noi Stock Exchange on September 29.
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties
Myanmar Speaker visit set to bolster ties

Economic ties with Myanmar are expected to strengthen following the visit to Viet Nam by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Thura U Shwe Mann, earlier this month.

Support industries need plan for development
Support industries need plan for development

After 14 years, support industries in Viet Nam remain underde-veloped and have so far been relegated to the role of assembling low value-added products.

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Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.