Demand for food additives rising in Viet Nam
With demand from food and foodstuff producers increasing, the market for additives in Viet Nam is promising, according to insiders.
Private firms key to growth: MPI Minister
Private enterprises have laid the foundation for and imparted momentum to the development of Viet Nam's economy, said Bui Quang Vinh, Minister of Planning and Investment.
The central province of Thua Thien Hue Province has planted 17,300ha of trees to cover the barren hills and help lift local farmers out of poverty.
The Ministry of Public Security has issued orders prohibiting the overseas departures of any individuals who could be responsible for last Wednesday's deadly scaffolding collapse in the Vung Ang Economic Zone.
Binh Duong enjoys Q1 trade surplus
Trade surplus in the southern province of Binh Duong reached US$591 million in the first quarter.
Imports a threat to local cattle industry
The rise in beef imports after tariffs are cut to zero in 2018 under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) is a serious threat for the domestic cattle industry.
Domestic demand drives slow growth
Viet Nam's growth, though not stellar, is continuing, as latest high-frequency indicators suggest domestic demand is rebounding, albeit at a gradual pace, according to HSBC's Asian Economics quarterly report released late last week.
The State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)'s Governor Nguyen Van Binh has approved Sai Gon Thuong Tin Bank (Sacombank) opening a wholly-owned subsidiary bank in Laos.
Viet Nam's industrial production index (IIP) saw relatively high growth in the first quarter of this year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Strong selling by foreigners casts pall on both bourses
Blue chips fell further in yesterday's afternoon session, driven by strong foreign sales that had a negative influence on the whole market.
Lien Viet Joint Stock Commercial Bank (LienVietPostBank) aims to increase its profit 75 per cent to VND936 billion (US$44.5 million) this year, Board of Directors Vice President Nguyen Duc Huong said at a shareholder meeting on Saturday.
Salt producers count their losses
Salt producers count their losses

Salt producers in coastal Mekong Delta provinces have incurred losses since salt prices have gone plummeted in the past month.

PPP decree to attract investment
PPP decree to attract investment

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.