Intel Viet Nam Ltd Co yesterday launched the second generation of Intel Core processors. New features of the processors include Intel Quick Sync Video, and a new version of the company's award-winning HD Intel Wireless Display and content protection when transferring HD content from laptop screen to TV.
HCM CITY — Intel Viet Nam Ltd Co yesterday launched the second generation of Intel Core processors.
New features of the processors include Intel Quick Sync Video, and a new version of the company's award-winning HD Intel Wireless Display and content protection when transferring HD content from laptop screen to TV.
Eleven local channels and nine multinational companies have fitted their PCs and laptops with the latest processor including Phong Vu, Robo, HP, Acer, Asus, Dell, Samsung, Toshiba and Lenovo.
BEN TRE — The Go Dang Ben Tre one-member company Ltd this week began construction of a fish paste processing factory, worth US$4.76 million, and with a designed capacity of 12,000 tonnes per year.
This is the first of three planned fishmeal plants in southern Ben Tre Province that are scheduled to be completed in 2013.The plant will produce raw materials for the husbandry sector.
HA NOI — The General Department of Customs has issued new tax regulations for imported and exported goods, as well as fees and other charges relating to e-payment.
The customs e-payment portal is connected to commercial banks and permits the exchange of information on tax e-payment. It also offers 27 services including tax-payment verification and tax-payment cancellation. The portal aims to reduce fraud and speed up product clearance.
HA NOI — The State Bank of Viet Nam has issued Circular 06/2011/TT-NHNN on monetary, banking performance and foreign exchange statistics.
The circular will be applied to State bank units, credit institutions, representative offices of international credit organisations and other related offices.
The circular will become effective on June 1.
HA NOI — Leaders of about 400 enterprises across the country will be able to seek investment opportunities in the northern province of Phu Tho at a two-day meeting at Hung Temple starting on April 6.
The event is organised by the provincial People's Committee on the occasion of the Hung Kings' anniversary, which falls on April 12.
Applications to attend the meeting will be open until the end of this month.
HA NOI — Plans for the Bac An Khanh low-income housing project in Hoai Duc District in Ha Noi have been approved.
The Vinaconex Corporation and Ha Noi Housing Development and Investment Corp project will occupy 182,466sq.m and will have 17,485 low-cost apartments.
It will be the biggest low-income housing project to date in Ha Noi.
HCM CITY — The Viet Nam Real Estate Textile and Garment Corporation (Vinatex Land) and the Thu Duc Housing Development Corporation signed an agreement on mixed-use building projects in HCM City this week.
The TDH-Phuc Thinh Duc apartment project in District 9 and the Aquila Plaza Commercial Centre and Apartment project in Thu Duc District will cost about VND1.7 trillion (US$81.3 million).
Construction of the former, which will have one retail and three apartment blocks, is expected to begin in the third quarter this year and to be completed in late 2013.
BINH DUONG — An inspection team from the Binh Duong Construction Department is conducting a 30-day investigation of real estate transactions in the province.
Inspectors will look into the transparency of transaction floors. A report will be sent to local authorities.
Nine real estate transaction floors in Binh Duong will be inspected.
HA NOI — The Ha Noi People's Committee has decided to establish an interdisciplinary working group to look into condominium services in the city.
The price of apartments and condominium services will also be reviewed.
The committee will formulate a reasonable price frame for condominium services.
HCM CITY — Huy Khanh Capital Investment Corporation and Viet Nam Electronics Service Joint Stock Company (VESCO) officially launched the Vesco-Huy Khanh office project on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, in HCM City's District 1 on Thursday.
The project, which will occupy a 1,000sq.m site, will have 12 floors and two basements.
The VND70 billion (US$3.3 million) -project is scheduled for completion by the second quarter of 2013.
HCM CITY — The Lord Mayor of the City of London Michael Bear has suggested that the Viet Nam Commodity Exchange (VNX) open a representative office in London. He made the suggestion during his visit to the exchange this week, part of his current visit aimed at promoting co-operation between the City of London and major Vietnamese cities.
"The co-operation could cover such areas as exchange of knowledge and experiences as well as achieving business connectivity," Bear said.
VNX general director Nguyen Duy Phuong affirmed that the exchange needed the benefit of international experience.
VNX, the first commodities exchange licensed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, began operations in January with coffee and rubber as its first commodities.
HA NOI — Ha Noi-listed Song Da Co No 1.10 (SNG) had cancelled its offer of an additional 605,000 shares, said SNG general director Nguyen Van Tanh.
The issue was aimed at raising the funds needed to increase the company's charter capital from VND38.9 billion (US$1.8 million) to VND45 billion ($2.1 million), Tanh said.
The company would insted allocate retained earnings towards the capital increase by paying a planned 20-per-cent dividend in shares rather than cash, with shareholders to vote on the plan at the general shareholders meeting to begin on March 30.
SNG has targeted earnings this year of VND285.5 billion ($13.3 million) and a profit of VND36.3 billion ($1.7 million).
HA NOI — SME Securities Co will offer 17.5 million shares to existing shareholders at a 2:1 ratio, with an offer price of VND10,000 per share. Additional shares will be offered to company employees and to strategic partners.
The firm has also planned a VND1 billion (US$46,500) bond during the second quarter, with the bonds to carry a two-year maturity.
SME Securities paid a 5-per-cent dividend on last year's profits, which reached VND18.4 billion ($855,800). The firm has set targets this year of VND149 billion ($6.9 million) in revenue and VND35.2 billion in profit, and it has plans to increase its charter capital this year to VND400 billion ($18.6 million). — VNS