Firms study EEU deal opportunities
Numerous Vietnamese firms and member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) gathered at a business forum yesterday in Ha Noi to study opportunities from the free trade agreement (FTA).
Viet Nam urged to fight counterfeit goods
Fighting against counterfeit goods has been a big challenge for Viet Nam, especially since violations of intellectual property rights (IPR) have become more sophisticated and complicated, a government minister said.
Vinamilk praised for governance
The Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) was regconised as the publicly listed companies with the best corporate governance in Viet Nam.
Vietnamese tugboats
The Song Thu Shipyard has delivered two Azimuth Stern-Drive Tug (ASD) ships for export to Gabon as part of the first contract for the African market.
Few farm companies research technology
Only 3.3 per cent of nationwide agricultural enterprises have spent money on the research and development of technology, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
CFOs get a glimpse into the future
In today's complex world, chief financial officers need to consider risk holistically, support enterprise strategy through smart business partnering, and be open to new technologies, a British financial expert said.
Airlines to face stiffer competition
Vietnamese airlines will have to raise their game as the formation of the ASEAN Community will open up the regional air transport market to players from all member countries.
VN shares up on consumer confidence
Vietnamese shares yesterday rose slightly on both local exchanges as retailers made gains after the latest statistics from ANZ bank showed growing consumer confidence.
Gov't to divest from sensitive sectors
The total State capital invested in five sensitive sectors that need divesting in the last two months of 2015 have touched almost VND16.2 trillion (US$723.2 million), says a Government report.
Mirae Asset now fully HK owned after takeover
Hong Kong-based Mirae Asset Wealth Management Limited has bought out the 51 per cent stake held in Mirae Asset Securities Wealth Management company (MiraeAsset) in Viet Nam by two local partners, making it a wholly foreign invested company.
Gov't targets surge in science, tech firms
Science and technology enterprises will play a more important role in the near future, especially after Viet Nam integrates more deeply into the global economy, speakers said at a sci-tech development seminar held yesterday in HCM City.
Department seeks funds for Da Lat railway
Department seeks funds for Da Lat railway

The Viet Nam Railway Department has drafted plans to lease out infrastructure in the Da Lat-Trai Mat rail section to mobilise private investment for developing railway infrastructure.

Economic growth story to continue through 2016
Economic growth story to continue through 2016

Viet Nam has seen clear progress this year in many areas like banking sector reforms, capital markets and foreign investment.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.