Local-global gold price gap narrows in Q1

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SaigonTimes English 2 week(s) ago

Local-global gold price gap narrows in Q1

HCMC – The disparity between global and domestic gold prices slid sharply in the first quarter of this year as the mild increase in local prices of the precious metal failed to catch up with the global uptrend.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 31

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 31

Tuoitrenews briefs some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Big hopes but disappointing results for wind power

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Big hopes but disappointing results for wind power

To date, only three out of 48 registered wind-to-power projects in Vietnam have become operational while most remain on paper.

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Official critiques modest investment in cinema awards

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Official critiques modest investment in cinema awards

According to one official, the government has provided very modest funding for the Canh Dieu Vang Awards, a biggest national event honouring Vietnamese filmmakers.

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ASEAN urged to keep narrowing growth gap

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should continue to concentrate on narrowing the development gap, promoting equitable economic growth and reducing economic disparity among its member states, senior ASEAN officials have suggested.

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A "breakthrough year", declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 3 related news

A 'breakthrough year', declares Obama as he urges Congress to raise minimum wage

US President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to raise the federal minimum wage, challenging legislators to help reverse deepening income disparity across the country.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 31/1

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Trade deficit with China up 44.5%

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Statistics department explains mistakes in January CPI calculation

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Statistics department explains mistakes in January CPI calculation

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam admitted and explained mistakes in the calculation of Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January.

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Fixed Price of Gasoline Ordered by Mnistry

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

An official document ordered for gasoline and oil wholesalers to keep gas prices at current level was sent out by the Ministry of Finance on January 15. It is meant to help alleviate the rising cost of gasoline during the Lunar New Year season.

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Online newspaper readers vote for most outstanding ministers of 2013

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Online newspaper readers vote for most outstanding ministers of 2013

Readers of the online newspaper PetroTimes have voted the most four outstanding Vietnamese ministers of last year for their efforts in dealing with issues in their sectors.

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EVN throws $5.75 bln into fields outside power sector: state inspectors

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

EVN throws $5.75 bln into fields outside power sector: state inspectors

The total investment that the Electricity Group of Vietnam (EVN) has sunk into sectors other than its core business is as huge as VND122 trillion, or US$5.75 billion, the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam said in a report released Friday.

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Deposit, lending rates inch ever closer

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

The domestic financial market is witnessing a rare phenomenon that is lending and deposit interest rates have get so close to each other.

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Official eases concerns about statistics disparity

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Official eases concerns about statistics disparity

Several experts have raised concerns over the great disparity in announced statistics; however, an official from the Statistics General Office of Vietnam said that the problem is not as serious as their assessments.

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ASEAN, EU seek to strengthen connectivity

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Senior officials from ASEAN and the European Union (EU) have gathered in Brussels to review integration and connectivity between the two regions.

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Government Inspectorate: EVN leaders use luxury items in violation of regulations

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Government Inspectorate: EVN leaders use luxury items in violation of regulations

The Electricity Group of Vietnam (EVN) has been found to spend over VND3 billion (USD142,857) more than the regulated amount for use to buy luxury vehicles for leaders, according to the Government Inspectorate.

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