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HANOI – Netland Real Estate Company (NRC) made VND72.1 billion in consolidated net profit last year, up 2.2-fold versus the previous year, while its revenue ...
PM urges measures to make Vietnam a wood export hub
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 15:44 
HCMC – A development strategy should be devised to develop Vietnam into a woodworking export hub by 2030, as the country's woodworking industry now accounts ...
Can Tho airport operates at only 30% of capacity
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 14:54 
HCMC – Can Tho International Airport, which is the crucial air link between the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and other localities, such as Hanoi, Danang, ...
State ownership at least 65% after Agribank’s IPO: Deputy PM
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 14:53 
HCMC – State ownership at Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) will remain at approximately 65% in the upcoming period, after ...
Demand for labor surges in southeastern provinces after Tet
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 14:01 
HCMC - The number of new employees needed in the southeastern provinces will reach an estimated 100,000 people this year, as the demand for labor after ...
Over US$3 billion proposed for building Danang urban railway network
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 12:07 
HCMC – South Korea's Seoul Metro Corporation on February 21 proposed spending over US$3 billion on construction of an urban railway system in Danang, including ...
Tien Giang rice market faces glut as exports stalled
Saturday,  2/23/2019, 10:52 
CAN THO – The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, alongside some neighboring localities, is looking for solutions to ease the glut in the local rice market ...
Trump-Kim summit seen attracting 2,600 foreign journalists
Friday,  2/22/2019, 20:08 
HCMC – Some 2,600 foreign journalists have registered to come to Hanoi next week to cover the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North ...
Deputy PM urges site clearance for North-South expressway project
Friday,  2/22/2019, 19:10 
HCMC - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, at a conference on February 21, described site clearance as a decisive factor for the success of the North-South ...
Celebrity Millennium carries 2,000 foreign passengers to Vietnam
Friday,  2/22/2019, 19:02 
HCMC – The five-star cruise ship Celebrity Millennium, with over 2,000 tourists from Britain, France and the United States on board, arrived in the Halong ...
First Festa-branded resort put into service in Hoi An
Friday,  2/22/2019, 18:52 
DANANG – The hotel and resort complex The Pearl Hoi An, A Festa Hotel & Resort has been put into service in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province, featuring ...
Long Hau’s industrial cluster inauguration scheduled for late February
Friday,  2/22/2019, 18:44 
DANANG – Long Hau JSC, the developer of a number of industrial parks in southern Vietnam, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for a factory cluster for ...
WB pledges support for infrastructure development in Vietnam
Friday,  2/22/2019, 18:36 
HCMC - The World Bank (WB) is willing to support Vietnam in developing its infrastructure, especially in the power sector, and the North-South expressway ...
Power generation price cap hiked
Friday,  2/22/2019, 16:57 
HANOI - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has allowed Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) to increase its power generation prices for power purchases from ...
Vietnam faces challenges over wood imports
Friday,  2/22/2019, 15:51 
HANOI – Vietnam, which has pledged to eliminate illegal wood materials in its supply chain, will face increased risks if it continues importing logs and ...
Novaland launches project in Cam Ranh
Friday,  2/22/2019, 15:36 
Novaland Group has officially penetrated into the potential tourism real estate market in Cam Ranh City in the central coast province of Khanh Hoa with ...
Grab proposes attaching LED lights to ride-hailing cabs
Friday,  2/22/2019, 15:17 
HCMC – Ride-hailing firm Grab has sent a report to the prime minister with comments on a draft Government decree expected to replace Decree 86 guiding ...
Mercedes-Benz Vietnam launches new C-Class
Friday,  2/22/2019, 15:02 
HCMC - Mercedes-Benz Vietnam (MBV) on February 21 launched the new C-Class (W205) on the local market with upgrades in terms of technology, engines and ...
Metro line contractors in HCMC demand payments
Friday,  2/22/2019, 13:55 
HCMC – Many contractors in charge of the first metro line of HCMC, which connects Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9, ...
Tour operator Vietravel applies to set up airline
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 19:31 
HCMC – Tour operator Vietravel has submitted a plan to establish its own carrier to the Department of Transport of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, ...
VN-Index jumps to four-month high
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 19:14 
HCMC – Domestic stock rises extended for a fourth straight session today, February 21, again led by property stock VHM. The VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock ...
Vietnam, Argentina expect trade to reach US$6 billion in 5 years
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 18:48 
HANOI – Vietnam and Argentina are looking to double their two-way trade in the next five years to US$6 billion.
Newly launched high-speed ship encounters problems
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 18:35 
HCMC – Con Dao Express 36, a newly launched high-speed passenger ship, on February 21 encountered technical problems 15 minutes after departing from Cau ...
EC’s yellow card for Vietnam seafood remains in place
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 18:19 
HCMC – The European Commission (EC) had earlier announced it would dispatch a working team to Vietnam last month to review the country’s efforts to handle ...
Regulatory framework desperately needed to support household businesses: experts
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 18:13 
HCMC – The enterprise and investment laws should be amended to stimulate the development of the private sector, especially the five million business households, ...
Vietnam fights spread of African hog cholera
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 17:51 
HCMC – Many pig traders, firms and animal health authorities across the country have worked out prompt solutions and measures to fight African hog cholera, ...
Nordic experts share tips on digitization
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 17:33 
HCMC – Experts from four Nordic countries---Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden---which are widely acknowledged as digital frontrunners, today, February ...
Nha Trang’s tourism association, travel firms clinch fair-price deal
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 16:59 
HCMC - Nha Trang-Khanh Hoa Tourism Association on February 20 signed a deal with 10 travel firms to maintain fair prices for tours to Nha Trang Bay in ...
Danang to promote investment in hi-tech sectors
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 16:24 
HCMC - The central coastal city of Danang has urged local firms to pose ideas at an upcoming conference, scheduled for March 1, for attracting foreign ...
Stock market briefs
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 16:18 
HCMC – Mirae Asset Vietnam Securities Company (MAS) has announced a plan to issue VND400 billion worth of bonds in a private placement to increase its ...
Expressway operator earns VND3.3 billion on first day of inspection
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 15:29 
HCMC – The result of an inspection into fee collection at HCMC-Long Thanh-Dau Giay Expressway on February 18, released by the Directorate for Roads of ...
Kookmin Bank opens branch in Hanoi
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 15:26 
HCMC – South Korea’s Kookmin Bank on February 20 opened its Hanoi branch at the Landmark72 building in Nam Tu Liem District, after receiving approval from ...
Argentina eyes telecommunications ties with Vietnam
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 13:42 
HANOI – Argentina expects to work with Vietnam to further boost its telecommunications and Internet sectors, as a mere nine million of the country’s population ...
Enterprises encouraged to pursue digital transformation
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 12:55 
HANOI – Vietnamese firms are being encouraged to pursue digital transformation as many enterprises around the world that have ignored the process have ...
Multiple policies proposed to support local shipping firms
Thursday,  2/21/2019, 12:27 
HCMC - The Ministry of Transport is researching policies to support Vietnamese shipping firms given their ongoing losses.
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