Tra fish exports face higher US tariffs
Vietnamese tra fish fillets' exports to the United States might be hurt this year due to a high anti-dumping tax rate imposed by the latter, an official said.
Bridge project to connect northern economic triangle
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai yesterday broke ground on the construction of Bach Dang Bridge and its connecting road.
New refinery included in oil sector's plans
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to include the Victory-Nhon Hoi petrochemical and oil refinery project in plans for the country' petrol sector.
Tet gifts hit markets across HCM City
Supermarkets, markets and shops in HCM City are offering various kinds of Tet (Lunar New Year) gift hampers to meet the demand from businesses as well as individual customers.
Business outlook upbeat with less firms closing
The number of enterprises going out of business in January was 10 per cent lower than in the same period last year.
Falling fuel prices push CPI down
Viet Nam's Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 0.2 percent in January, compared to last month.
Bank shares help to sustain local markets
Rebounding bank stocks during the final sessions of the week helped lift the stock market, though liquidity declined substantially on the two national stock exchanges.
City targets surge in retail sales
The HCM City is eyeing a 12-14 per cent increase in retail sales and services this year to VND740.55 trillion (US$34.75 billion), according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Firms urged to spur VN-US ties
Viet Nam's ambassador to the US, Pham Quang Vinh, has called upon American businesses to strengthen connections with their Vietnamese counterparts and contribute to further growth in bilateral relations.
Pay TV providers race to add new channels
With subscription fees for pay TV falling in 2014, the race to add more channels is set to increase among service providers this year.
Viettel conference links telecoms
Nearly 500 leaders and best employees of military-run telecommunications group, Viettel, attended and presented papers on over 20 topics related to the telecommunications industry at a conference here on Thursday.
Who will benefit from the weaker dong?
Who will benefit from the weaker dong?

A new year has come, bringing with it some good news for exporters : the State Bank of Viet Nam has decided to depreciate the dong by 1 per cent.

Urban property market set for a good year
Urban property market set for a good year

The domestic real estate market is likely to warm up this year, with the amended Housing Law allowing foreigners to buy property. Viet Nam News talked with economic expert Nguyen Tri Hieu about this issue as well as the most promising segments in the property market.


VN committed to realising TPP VN committed to realising TPP

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh reiterated Viet Nam's commitment to negotiating and realising the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the benefit of all TPP members while meeting US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig yesterday in Ha Noi.

VN Railway Authority head found dead VN Railway Authority head found dead

Director of Viet Nam Railway Authority Nguyen Huu Thang was found dead in his office yesterday in Ha Noi.

Student looks to improve traffic 2    Student looks to improve traffic

South Korean high school student Chihyun Ryu has spent her time in Ha Noi over the last three and a half years walking around Hoan Kiem Lake, and riding on the back of her father's motorbike taking videos of the chaotic traffic.

Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir Talented ‘stage magician' tells story in memoir

Artist Thanh Loc will begin his five-city tour tomorrow in HCM City to launch his newly published memoirs.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.