Viet Nam GDP to gain most from TPP, AEC
Viet Nam is the country likely to achieve the biggest gross domestic product (GDP) increase in percentage terms by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership and ASEAN Economic Community in almost all simulation scenarios, according to a study by the Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research.
Markets receiving goods despite floods
Local authorities have ensured adequate supplies of essential commodities to guard against any undue price rise in the local markets on account of floods, an official of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said yesterday in Ha Noi at the ministry's online meeting.
Central port in dire need of space
The Quy Nhon General Port in central Binh Dinh Province has been overloaded in recent years, having to handle nearly 2.5 times its designed capacity annually.
Dong Nai attracts 57 FDI projects
The southern province of Dong Nai attracted 57 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth US$1.1 billion, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
Budget to meet 2015 estimates
A continuous improvement in domestic revenue collection (excluding collection from crude oil) in the last months of the year will help the country meet the State budget estimates for 2015.
US accused of flooding VN stores with cheap chicken
The Government has required relevant ministries and organisations to clarify whether US producers are selling cheap frozen chicken legs on the Vietnamese market.
US-dollar loan demand rises
Demands for loans in US dollars have again increased in recent months, thanks to low interest rates and a stable exchange rate.
Logistics firms must cut costs in order to compete
With the trend towards deeper integration, Vietnamese firms in logistics and supply chain management need to become more competitive to stay afloat, according to the Viet Nam Logistics Association.
Shares drop after TPP talks falter
The disappointing outcome of yesterday's Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Hawaii weakened local shares.
Securities market needs an overhaul
Viet Nam needs to accelerate the restructuring of the stock exchange by enhancing hedging instruments and diversifying products to drive more foreign capital into the securities market, a member of the board of directors of HOSE has said.
Tax evaders pay up $32m to Gov't
Of the 268 businesses that owed the Ha Noi Government back taxes, 136 have paid up more than VND700 billion (US$32.1 million) after being publicly named last week, according to the city tax department.
HCM City officials seek visa-free stay extention
HCM City officials seek visa-free stay extention

HCM City tourism authorities want the visa-free stay for European travellers doubled to 30 days. The Government will allow nationals of the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain to enter Viet Nam without a visa for up to 15 days starting this month in an effort to reverse a decline in foreign arrivals.

Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers
Samsung seeks more Vietnamese suppliers

Only 10 per cent out of 41 Vietnamese suppliers has directly participated in the production chain of Samsung Electronics Viet Nam (SEV).

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Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water 1    Ha Noi hospital-goers beat heat with free water

By the time Nguyen Thi Thung, grey-haired and sporting traditional ba ba brown clothes, stops her motorbike near the gates of Ha Noi Cancer Hospital, patients, relatives and street vendors holding empty bottles are already queued up.

Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane Vietnam Airlines launches new-generation Airbus plane

The national flagship carrier Vietnam Airlines held a ceremony on July 2 to receive its first Airbus 350-900 aircraft and announce its upgrade service quality programme and new brand identifying system, marking a major step in bringing the airline into the international arena.

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.

Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam Wounds begin to heal between US, Viet Nam

Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".