More hydropower plant put into operation

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Vinh Son 5 Hydropower Plant in the central province of Binh Dinh was officially put into operation on April 9 after three months of trial run.

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Kobe Steel awaits clarity over Thach Khe iron mine

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Kobe Steel awaits clarity over Thach Khe iron mine

Japanese-owned Kobe Steel, one of the world’s largest steel makers, has been left waiting for the details of Vinacomin-backed Thach Khe iron mining project to be clarified before making a decision to invest.

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Online auctions help improve transparency

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Online auctions provide an effective way of improving the transparency of buying and selling and preventing corruption, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu.

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Philips serves community the simple and healthy way

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SaigonTimes English 3 month(s) ago

Philips serves community the simple and healthy way

The trend turns more popular when more and more enterprises devote their time and resources to realize their corporate social responsibility programs as a way to contribute to the community where they do business. That could come in donations to the needy, scholarships for poor students, relief aids for those victimized by natural calamities, or any other charity activities to help the disadvantaged people.

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Remittances reach 11 billion USD in 2013

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam is one of the world’s top nine remittance-receiving countries, with remittances from overseas Vietnamese (OVs) in 2013 hitting 11 billion USD, a year-on-year rise of 4.7 percent.

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Viettel tops local telecom market

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Viettel tops local telecom market

VietNamNet Bridge – Viettel Corporation retains its top position in the Vietnamese telecommunications market in 2013, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

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Viettel tops local telecom market

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Viettel Corporation retains its top position in the Vietnamese telecommunications market in 2013, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

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First PPP expressway kickoff expected in 2015

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SaigonTimes English 5 month(s) ago

HCMC – Construction of the Dau Giay-Phan Thiet Expressway, the first infrastructure project to be implemented under the format of public-private partnership (PPP), is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015, according to the PPP project management board under the Ministry of Transport.

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Trade promotion programmes contribute to export value

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

The National Trade Promotion Programme in 2013 has mobilised all resources to support the export sector of Vietnam, including industries with big advantages such as textile, seafood, footwear, agricultural products, furniture, and arts and crafts. This contributes significantly to the growth of Vietnam's export value this year. Report by Vietnam Business Forum.

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Mekong Delta farmers grow rice in green model

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 2 related news

Mekong Delta provinces are encouraging local farmers to grow rice sustainably by following a model which will earn them higher profits and contribute to environmental protection.

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Foreign investment in Vietnam banks encouraged

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Foreign investment in Vietnam banks encouraged

VietNamNet Bridge – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) encourages foreign credit institutions to contribute capital and purchase shares of Vietnamese credit institutions while continuing to evaluate and identify some weak banks to take on restructuring.

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Mekong economic hub set to contribute 13.3 percent to GDP

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta key economic zone will focus on industrial, trade and agricultural development with priority given to the industrial sector in a bid to fulfil the set target of contributing 13.3 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020.

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HCM City Metro wins investment

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Foreign donors have agreed to contribute 857 million euros (1.137 billion USD) for the first stage of the project to build an 8.9-km section of Metro Line No 5 linking Sai Gon Bridge in Binh Thanh district to Bay Hien intersection in Tan Binh district.

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Maybank Kim Eng launches new head office

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SaigonTimes English 7 month(s) ago

The brokerage earlier signed the Cooperation and Technical Support Framework Agreement with the State Securities Commission (SSC) to contribute to the sustainable and long-term growth of the local stock market. Specific areas of collaboration include risk management and controls, corporate governance and compliance, and product development - Photo: Courtesy of Maybank Kim Eng

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EU helps to improve local governance

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The European Union (EU) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) - a German political foundation - have co-funded 425,000 EUR (564,700 USD) to improve the governance capacity of local agencies and local small businesses in three cities of Vietnam .

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