Homebuyers given assistance
Individuals purchasing commercial houses worth VND1.05 billion (US$50,000) or less in urban projects that authorities have approved are entitled to financial assistance from the national real estate bailout programme.
Japan Desk, which the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency founded, debuted here yesterday with the aim of helping Japanese businesses learn about investment opportunities in Viet Nam.
In the rapidly evolving digital age, Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises are being encouraged to invest in online brand recognition.
Potential is seen in the development of the Vietnamese property market in the next 10 years, as it is now on the path of recovery.
The lifting of restrictions on foreigners from owning property in Viet Nam will benefit the country, experts said.
Hanesbrands Viet Nam, a subsidiary of the United States-based Hanesbrands Inc, opens its third US$15-million factory in Kim Dong District in Hung Yen Province yesterday.
French oil and gas company Total and its affiliates in Viet Nam on Tuesday signed an agreement with French NGO Poussieres de Vie to support an education centre run by the latter.
Anam Electronics Viet Nam, a fully-invested Korean company, inaugurated its factory producing consumer electronic equipment for export in the northern province of Ha Nam yesterday.
The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$30 million to Myanmar's Small- and Medium-sized Industrial Development Bank (SMIDB) over five years.
Ha Noi's CPI falls in November
The Ha Noi consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.3 per cent in November due to lower petroleum prices, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.
Shares slide after brief rebound
Share prices at the Vietnamese stock markets retreated again yesterday after rebounding on Thursday.
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.