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E-medical records to be applied nationwide in July
Monday,  6/17/2019, 19:49 
HCMC – E-medical records will be deployed in all provinces and cities next month, said Tran Quy Tuong, director of the Health Ministry's Information Technology ...
US$17 billion in ODA loans yet to be disbursed
Monday,  6/17/2019, 19:45 
HANOI – Some US$17 billion worth of official development assistance (ODA) loans pledged by six development banks have yet to be disbursed, heard attendees ...
VinFast hands over 650 Fadil cars to customers
Monday,  6/17/2019, 19:38 
HCMC - The country’s first carmaker, VinFast, an affiliate of local conglomerate Vingroup, today, June 17, handed over 650 VinFast Fadil cars to the first ...
Vietnam aviation industry faces manpower shortage
Monday,  6/17/2019, 19:06 
HCMC – The Government has asked the Ministry of Transport to prepare a comprehensive report on manpower in the fast growing aviation industry, and propose ...
VN-Index comes under selling pressure
Monday,  6/17/2019, 18:50 
HCMC - The VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange fell through the important supporting level at 950 points in the first trading session of the week ...
Fuel prices cut for third time since early May
Monday,  6/17/2019, 18:35 
HCMC – The retail fuel prices on the local market today, June 17, slid VND239 to VND1,089 per liter, the third consecutive decline since early last month.
China, U.S., Taiwan ship more computers, electronics to Vietnam
Monday,  6/17/2019, 17:53 
HCMC – Vietnam spent US$5.05 billion, US$1.78 billion and US$2.04 billion importing computers and electronic products from China, the United States and ...
Groundwater overexploitation triggers flooding, land subsidence
Monday,  6/17/2019, 17:46 
HCMC - Rampant groundwater overexploitation by residents and industrial manufacturers in HCMC is among the major causes of serious land subsidence and ...
Tech-based taxis need roof light boxes: Transport ministry
Monday,  6/17/2019, 15:46 
HCMC – Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has sent a draft decree to replace Decree 86 on business conditions for road transportation businesses to the ...
Stock market briefs
Monday,  6/17/2019, 15:27 
HCMC - The Hochiminh Stock Exchange (HOSE) decided on June 13 to suspend KSH Investment and Development JSC's (KSH) trading of its shares on the southern ...
New law strengthens tax collection from social network providers
Monday,  6/17/2019, 14:23 
HCMC - The revised Law on Tax Management, passed by the National Assembly, sets out regulations to collect taxes from Google, YouTube, Facebook and the ...
Prudential reinforces its brand commitment to help customers “progress in life”
Monday,  6/17/2019, 13:29 
CEO of Prudential Vietnam Clive Baker shares about his company’s recent new brand launch: “Listening. Understanding. Delivering.” and how its new brand ...
Central bank raises risk coefficient on property loans
Monday,  6/17/2019, 13:08 
HCMC - Banks have been told to pay more attention to property lending, following the policy of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to revise upward the credit ...
Viettel to roll out ride-hailing app
Monday,  6/17/2019, 12:37 
HANOI – Viettel Post Corporation, an arm of military-run telecom giant Viettel Group, will launch ride-hailing app MyGo on July 1, marking its first foray ...
Local plastics producer An Phat aims to speed up investment in U.S.
Monday,  6/17/2019, 11:32 
An Phat Holdings, a plastic packaging producer in Vietnam, attended the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which drew more than 3,000 investors worldwide ...
Vietnam ratifies ILO convention on collective bargaining
Monday,  6/17/2019, 10:08 
HANOI - The International Labor Organization (ILO) has congratulated Vietnam on its decision to ratify one of the organization’s fundamental conventions ...
Market volatility forecast next week
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 16:58 
HCMC – The local stock market is forecast to move in the range of 940 and 965 points next week when major local and world economic events take place, according ...
Post-Auchan retail market expected to grow
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 13:45 
The departures of the 24-hour convenience store chain Shop & Go, the e-commerce site Robins.vn and now the supermarket chain Auchan mirror the fierce competition ...
Stock market briefs
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 11:49 
HANOI - Vietnam Vegetable Oils Industry Corporation - Joint Stock Company (VOC) has announced its business plan for 2019 targeting net revenue of VND4 ...
Realty credit plagued by rising risks
Sunday,  6/16/2019, 09:35 
Realty credit has soared compared with that of last year. Realty inventories have piled up, signaling rising risks. While inventories are hardly surprising, ...
PM pledges support for Samsung R&D center in Vietnam
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 17:09 
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has voiced his support for the establishment of a research and development (R&D) center in Hanoi City by South Korean ...
Trade disputes take toll on local firms
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 16:59 
CAN THO – International trade disputes involving local enterprises are found to have caused great economic losses for them, said officials at a workshop ...
300 local product lines expected to enjoy sharp tariff cuts under CPTPP
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 15:02 
HANOI - The Ministry of Finance plans to issue tax frames on preferential import tariffs, which are expected to also apply to 300 Vietnamese products, ...
Departure tax proposal triggers objections
Saturday,  6/15/2019, 09:31 
HCMC – Tour operators, tourism associations and local tourists have voiced stiff opposition to the departure tax proposal for Vietnamese citizens who leave ...
S. Korean tourist numbers in central Vietnam slump
Friday,  6/14/2019, 17:59 
DANANG – The number of South Korean tourists who make up the majority of international tourists in the central localities of Thua-Thien Hue and Danang ...
VinFast car factory put into operation
Friday,  6/14/2019, 16:56 
HCMC – Local automaker VinFast, a subsidiary of Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, today, June 14, inaugurated its factory at Dinh Vu Industrial Park in ...
Pollution affects southern HCMC residents
Friday,  6/14/2019, 16:11 
HCMC - Residents in the south of HCMC, including districts 7, 8, Nha Be and Binh Chanh, have complained of a terrible odor from a nearby garbage treatment ...
Pepper prices bounce back
Friday,  6/14/2019, 13:33 
HCMC – Pepper prices have risen slightly since the beginning of the week after months of decline due to positive signs in the global market, Thanh Nien ...
Over VND907.3 trillion of bad debts settled in 7 years: SBV
Friday,  6/14/2019, 09:54 
Work on Ho Chi Minh road section on verge of suspension
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:43 
HCMC – Work on the Chon Thanh-Duc Hoa section of the Ho Chi Minh road project, which is under construction, may be suspended, according to a statement ...
No higher capital level for projects needing NA approval
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:40 
HCMC – Vietnamese legislators have not agreed to raise the capital level at which projects of national importance require prior approval from the National ...
Stocks continue dipping
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 19:26 
HCMC – The weak performance of many large-cap stocks, plus investor caution, hit their liquidity on the HCMC exchange today, June 13.
VNA plans US$80 million logistics project in Can Tho
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 17:25 
CAN THO – Vietnam Airlines (VNA) plans to invest US$82.9 million in an aviation logistics center near Can Tho International Airport in the Mekong Delta ...
Stock market briefs
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 16:55 
HCMC – The board of directors of Hung Vuong Joint Stock Corporation (HVG) has decided to sell its entire 90% stake in Hung Vuong Ben Tre Seafood Processing ...
FDI firms may not need to buy electricity directly from EVN
Thursday,  6/13/2019, 14:53 
HCMC - Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) is preparing a plan to pilot a competitive electricity retail market, allowing customers, mainly enterprises with ...
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