Garment sector urged to tighten operations
Garment and textile businesses should assume defensive postures to maintain market share and tighten up operations, as a precaution against decline, said Hoang Ve Dung, deputy general director of the Viet Nam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex).
Locals protest hydropower plants
Upcoming construction of new hydroelectricity plants threatens residents of the central province of Quang Ngai's Son Ha district.
VN fruit reaches int'l markets
Vietnamese fruits have gradually conquered world markets, said Nguyen Xuan Hong director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's (MARD) Plant Protection Department.
Selling by foreign investors prompts caution
Six consecutive weeks of net share sales by foreign investors, worth more than VND1.1 trillion (US$52.1 million), have spooked the Vietnamese stock markets.
Two Samsung projects granted customs priority
The Prime Minister has approved a proposal to apply a pre-investment licensing customs priority mechanism to labour- and capital-intensive enterprises, even those still under construction.
Law could simplify buying homes
Viet Nam is considering changing the amended Housing Law, which is now under discussion, to make it easier for foreigners and Vietnamese expatriates to buy houses in the country.
Exports to Canada see growth
The volume of Vietnamese exports to Canada has increased by 17 per cent annually, said Zaki Munshi, Asia Project Manager of the Trade Facilitation Office Canada on Thursday.
Int'l industrial exhibition to open in Ha Noi
The Viet Nam International Industrial Fair 2014 (VIIF) will take place in Ha Noi from October 21-24.
Capital to host biotechnology fair
A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.
India to lodge anti-dumping lawsuit against Viet Nam's plastics machine exports
India's Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) plans to lodge an anti-dumping lawsuit against plastics processing machines and injection moulding machines imported from the Philippines, Malaysia and Viet Nam.
Competition focuses on students' case-study
Students will analyse case studies of real-life business situations and propose solutions in a competition held by market-research giant Nielsen Vietnam in HCM City and Ha Noi on October 21-23 and October 28-31 respectively.
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost
Lawmakers worried about new airport cost

National Assembly members have voiced concern over the large investment required for building a new international airport in Dong Nai Province near HCM City.

Competitive days ahead for retail sector
Competitive days ahead for retail sector

Viet Nam will be opening its retail market in 2015 in line with its commitments to the World Trade Organisation.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.