Tra fish growers unhappy with price rises

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SaigonTimes English 1 week(s) ago

Tra fish growers unhappy with price rises

HCMC, CAN THO - Prices of tra fish have risen for a month now but many growers in the Mekong Delta have not had the pangasius left to sell or have scaled down their farms.

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Garlic salad on Ly Son Island

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SaigonTimes English 1 week(s) ago

Garlic salad on Ly Son Island

If you have a chance to travel to Quang Ngai Province’s Ly Son Island, you will find an exotic plant for sure dubbed “male garlic”.

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Agriculture sector sees cheap funds beyond reach

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

Agriculture sector sees cheap funds beyond reach

CAN THO - The central bank has decided to cut lending rates for the aquaculture sector but most enterprises are still finding it difficult to access low-interest loans.

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Former deputy transport minister told to report amid JTC kickback scam

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

HCMC – The Ministry of Transport has requested a former deputy minister of transport and nine other incumbent and retired officials to submit reports on their assignments and responsibilities in an urban railway project in the wake of the JTC kickback scandal.

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Flea market in Saigon

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

Flea market in Saigon

If you are looking for a place to browse for unique hand-made interior items, accessories, and on-trend fashion pieces you should head to Saigon Flea Market (SFM), a bimonthly event in HCMC’s District 7 where local and foreign artists and shopaholic come to trade and exchange ideas.

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Enterprises advised to prepare for FTA with EU

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

HANOI – Speakers at a seminar in Hanoi on March 20 urged enterprises to quickly prepare themselves for the new opportunities to be ushered in by the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) which will be concluded this year.

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Martin Rama displays visual promenade around Hanoi

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

Photos and a photo book ‘Hanoi Promenade’ by author Martin Rama began on March 20 to go on display at Manzi Art Space, featuring attractions and charms of Hanoi.

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VietJetAir to service HCMC-Singapore in May

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

HCMC - Vietnam’s private air carrier VietJetAir on March 20 began selling tickets for the HCMC-Singapore service that it will commence in May this year, which will be the second foreign destination for the airline.

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Quang Binh seeks investment for 40 projects

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

Quang Binh seeks investment for 40 projects

HANOI – The central province of Quang Binh is calling for investments into 40 projects in the sectors of infrastructure, tourism, industrial development, agriculture, culture, health and education in the 2014-2015 period.

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Quang Ngai looks forward to big-ticket gas-power project

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SaigonTimes English 3 week(s) ago

HANOI - PetroVietnam (PVN) has declined to confirm a US$20-billion joint venture project between PVN and the U.S. group Exxon Mobil Corp. planned for Quang Ngai Province, but sources said progress has been made on the plan.

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Sedan sales rise despite economic slump

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SaigonTimes English 20 hour(s) ago

Sedan sales rise despite economic slump

HCMC – Despite the protracted economic malaise forcing consumers to tighten spending, sales of luxury cars grew beyond market expectations in the first quarter.

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Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

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SaigonTimes English 20 hour(s) ago

Vietnam’s global competitiveness slides

HCMC - Vietnam’s economy has seen its global competitiveness waning as a result of its improper development model, says a report by the HCMC Party Committee.

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Coffee projected at over US$2,000 per ton

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SaigonTimes English 2 day(s) ago

Coffee projected at over US$2,000 per ton

HCMC - The Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa) has forecast export prices of Robusta coffee will increase to more than US$2,000 per ton in the next few months.

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Join Carnival Halong and save some money

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SaigonTimes English 4 day(s) ago

Join Carnival Halong and save some money

The Carnival Halong 2014 will take place on April 30 in Halong City, Quang Ninh Province with many outstanding festivities and splendid fireworks displays. Saigontourist Travel Service Company is ready to offer tours for travelers to explore famous destinations in the north and join the carnival.

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Ethanol plants keep running up losses

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SaigonTimes English 6 day(s) ago

Ethanol plants keep running up losses

HCMC – Domestic ethanol manufacturing facilities have been operating at low capacity due to low local consumer demand for bio-petrol E5 and poor ethanol export prices.

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