Ho Chi Minh City debates hiking tap water prices

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City debates hiking tap water prices

The Saigon Water Corporation (SAWACO), which is tasked with managing and supplying tap water in the city, has proposed increasing prices year by year from now till 2019 but its suggested rates have been deemed expensive by lawmakers.

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Seafood firms oppose hike in freight charges; could lead to higher transport costs

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Seafood firms oppose hike in freight charges; could lead to higher transport costs

VietNamNet Bridge - A 70 percent increase in freight charges is expected to lead to a doubling or tripling of transport costs for seafood companies.

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HCMC considers water price increase

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

HCMC considers water price increase

The Economics - Budget Committee under Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council and relevant agencies on April 21 gave their opinions on a water price increase project for the phase 2015-2019.

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Vietnam lowers import duties on fuel products to prepare for green tax hike

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Finance on Tuesday lowered import tariffs on some fuel products in a move to stabilize domestic retail prices before an environment tax increase this May.

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VN petrol remains stable despite increase in world prices

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The domestic retail price of petroleum remained unchanged at VND17,286 (US$0.80) per litre yesterday, despite the increase in the world price over the past 15 days.

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BIDV Securities plans to raise charter capital

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Bank for Investment & Development of Viet Nam's Securities Company (BSI) plans to hike its charter capital from VND865 billion (US$40.4 million) to VND1 trillion ($46.7 million) this year through an issue of additional 13.5 million shares.

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Footwear exports surge high

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Footwear exports surge high

(VOV) - Footwear exports in the first quarter of this year jumped 19.5% to an estimated value of US$2.5 billion, the highest growth over the last two years, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso).

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Airlines consider fare hike following new environment surcharge

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Airlines consider fare hike following new environment surcharge

VietNamNet Bridge - Air carriers are considering raising airfares after the government raised the environment surcharge from VND1,000 to VND3,000 for every liter of petrol.

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March CPI increases 0.15 percent

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

According to the General Statistics Office, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March increased 0.15 percent against last month and 0.93 percent over last March.

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Fee hike rumor causes overload at immigration office

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Fee hike rumor causes overload at immigration office

Thousands of people have since early this month rushed to the Immigration Management Office under the HCMC Public Security Department to apply for passports in the wake of a rumor that the passport issuance fee would pick up by VND1-2 million (US$46.6-93.2) in the coming time.

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EVN disagrees with WB on electricity-access index

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

EVN disagrees with WB on electricity-access index

Figures about electricity access cited by Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and the World Bank (WB) show different pictures.

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European stocks surge on Greek relief; FTSE hits historic high

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

European stocks surge on Greek relief; FTSE hits historic high

European stocks ended the week on a high on Friday with London's FTSE surging past the 7,000 mark for the first time in history, after Greece pledged new reform plans and the EU offered two billion euros in emergency aid.

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Shares plunge on heavy sell-offs

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Shares plunge on heavy sell-offs

Massive selling by both foreign and domestic investors dragged the market down to a five-week low yesterday.

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Fed opens door for rate hike

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Fed Chair Janet Yellen says U.S. interest rates could increase as the economy improves, but doesn't specify as to when that might be.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/3

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Canadian exporters eye Vietnamese beef market

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