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Land use plan for HCMC-Can Tho express railway called unfeasible
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 16:21 
CAN THO – A plan to use land for the HCMC-Can Tho high-speed railway project, proposed by the Southern Institute of Science and Technology and Transport ...
Disputes in construction contracts involve different sides: expert
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 16:16 
HCMC – Disputes in construction contracts can come from consulting, construction, or sales, said Nguyen Van Hiep, former deputy director of the HCMC Construction ...
Vietnam’s labor productivity dips behind Laos
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 12:54 
HCMC – Vietnam has seen its labor productivity reach a value of US$6,776 per worker per year, much lower than that of other regional countries such as ...
Long-term prospects for Vietnam look good: Capital Economics
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 12:52 
HCMC – Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth looks set to slow over the next couple of years, but the country is likely to remain one of the region’s ...
Binh Duong to have first pizza restaurant
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 12:32 
HCMC – BecamexTokyu and Pizza 4P’s have announced to jointly launch the first pizza restaurant in Binh Duong Province to serve young people who love pizzas ...
Taxmen lose lawsuits due to incorrect auditing results: expert
Saturday,  4/20/2019, 09:51 
Greenback firmer against dong
Friday,  4/19/2019, 20:11 
HCMC – The U.S. dollar got firmer against the Vietnamese dong on the informal market today, April 19, with the buying price in the afternoon rising VND20 ...
Design for Can Gio Bridge project announced
Friday,  4/19/2019, 18:42 
HCMC – The HCMC Department of Planning and Architecture today, April 19, published the chosen architectural design for the Can Gio Bridge project in HCMC, ...
FPT, SBI inject US$3 million into Utop
Friday,  4/19/2019, 18:36 
HANOI – Local tech giant FPT Corporation and Japan’s SBI Holdings have signed a memorandum of understanding to invest US$3 million in a startup called ...
Five ecommerce operators pledge to stop trading fake products
Friday,  4/19/2019, 18:33 
Over VND7 trillion needed for Ring Road 4 section
Friday,  4/19/2019, 18:27 
HCMC - A 35.8-kilometer section stretching from Ben Luc in Long An Province to HCMC’s Hiep Phuoc port and urban area, part of the Ring Road 4 project, ...
RIMOWA Unveils New Designs for its Iconic Luggage in Vietnam
Friday,  4/19/2019, 14:28 
On the occasion of its 120th anniversary, RIMOWA is introducing its updated product portfolio featuring the brand’s new visual identity in Vietnam.
U.S. firms seek to develop airport infrastructure in Vietnam
Friday,  4/19/2019, 12:22 
HCMC - U.S. firms expect to get involved in developing airport infrastructure in the country, using advanced technology, the Vietnam News Agency reported, ...
HICT starts serving transPacific vessels to U.S., Canada
Friday,  4/19/2019, 10:26 
HCMC – Owned by Saigon Newport Corporation, Haiphong International Container Terminal (HICT) on April 17 welcomed the container ship Nagoya Express, with ...
Former German Vice Chancellor voices support for local startups
Friday,  4/19/2019, 10:21 
HCMC – Former German Vice Chancellor Philipp Roesler, who is now chairman of the advisory board at VinaCapital Ventures – the technology investment arm ...
SMEs still have difficulty accessing loans
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 20:26 
HCMC – Bank loan disbursements for large-scale or hi-tech projects are being prioritized, while small and medium enterprises (SME) in need of capital are ...
Vietnam’s sixth fruit shipped to U.S.
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 19:17 
CAN THO – Vietnam shipped eight tons of mangoes to the U.S. for the first time today, April 18, making the mango the sixth Vietnamese fruit to conquer ...
Stocks plunge for third straight day
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 18:39 
HCMC - Stock losses extended to the third straight session today, April 18, due to a continued sell-off, pushing down the VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock ...
Toll collection rights up for auction
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 18:30 
HCMC - The HCMC branch of LienVietPostBank has put up for auction the mortgaged asset of Yen Khanh Co., Ltd---the right to collect toll fees for a road ...
Stock market briefs
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 18:16 
HCMC – Saigon Water Infrastructure Corporation (SII) has approved a plan to raise its charter capital to more than VND1 trillion by issuing more than 37.42 ...
Grab opposes light boxes for ride-hailing cars
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 16:34 
HCMC – Grab Vietnam has urged the Ministry of Transport to abolish a regulation on the installation of roof light boxes for ride-hailing cars as stipulated ...
Delta region’s business environment needs further improvement
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 16:26 
BEN TRE - Despite ranking high in the 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), the Mekong Delta still needs to work harder to improve the investment ...
Investors in expressway project must have strong financial capacity: transport ministry
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 15:20 
HCMC – The Ministry of Transport is preparing bidding documents to select investors for the North-South expressway project, with financial capacity being ...
Coach fares to rise 40% during upcoming holidays
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 13:20 
HCMC – Coach operators at Mien Dong Coach Station and Mien Tay Coach Station will revise fares upward by 40% for trips from HCMC on the upcoming holidays ...
S.Korean firm looks to pour US$22 million into Hue smart media
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 13:07 
DANANG – An investor from South Korea has been given the green light to develop a smart media city project worth US$22 million in Thua Thien-Hue Province, ...
Opportunity costs create heavy burden for firms: expert
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 11:56 
HCMC – Opportunity and informal costs place a financial burden on local enterprises, said Phan Duc Hieu, vice president of the Central Institute for Economic ...
Bus links with HCMC’s Metro Line No.1 proposed
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 11:51 
HCMC - The Department of Transport in HCMC has written to the municipal government proposing a project to develop a public bus system connected to the ...
Thaco spends trillions on HNG shares
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 10:29 
HCMC – Truong Hai Auto Corporation, or Thaco, has announced its acquisition of 69.7 million shares of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agricultural Company (HAGL Agrico), ...
Vietnam revamps national brand program
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 10:28 
HCMC – The Ministry of Industry and Trade is preparing a draft of the latest stage of the Vietnam National Brand Program for 2030, with a vision toward ...
Zuellig Pharma supports vaccines transportation solution
Thursday,  4/18/2019, 10:20 
HANOI - A US$600,000 project to expand access to vaccines in Vietnam, especially rural areas, through the use of the eZCooler -- an innovative temperature-controlled ...
Domestic gold dips to new lows
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 19:08 
HCMC – The domestic gold price slumped to new lows in tandem with the global downtrend today, April 17, according to Nguoi Lao Dong Online newspaper.
Local fuel prices continue to escalate
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 19:00 
HCMC – Domestic fuel retail prices rose by VND300-VND1,200 per liter, with E5 RON92 bio-fuel and RON95-III gasoline seeing the sharpest increases of VND1,120 ...
Heavy sell-off hits stocks
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 18:37 
HCMC - A strong sell-off hit multiple stocks on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange today, April 17, dragging the VN-Index down by 5.07 points, or 0.52%, to 972.1 ...
PVN general director’s resignation approved
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 18:00 
HCMC – The Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises has approved the resignation of Nguyen Vu Truong Son as general director of the State-run ...
Listed firms pay high dividends for shareholders
Wednesday,  4/17/2019, 17:56 
HCMC – Many listed enterprises have announced high dividends in either cash or shares for their shareholders, making the ongoing annual general meeting ...
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