Four Vietnam environment officials punished over Formosa scandal

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Four officials of Vietnam’s General Department of Environment have been sanctioned for their responsibility in the mass fish deaths caused by a local unit of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group last year.

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Some experts urge Ha Tinh to facilitate Thach Khe iron mine project

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

At a conference in Hanoi on January 22, a number of experts in geology and natural resources and environment said there is no reason the local authorities should not greenlight restarting the Thach Khe iron mine project.

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Giant Dung Quat steel project approved

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

The prime minister has agreed to start the VND60trn (VND2.7bn) steel project in Dung Quat Economic Zone in Quang Ngai Province which has been delayed for years, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Tata Group investigates different angles in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

India’s Tata Group announced plans to expand into Vietnam in a wide range of business sectors, focusing on energy, coffee processing, and agricultural machinery.

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Hoa Sen Group plans large-scale restructuring

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

At its recent shareholders’ meeting, giant steel maker Hoa Sen Group (HoSE: HSG) received approval to restructure the company in the parent and subsidiaries model.

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Steel trade deficit nears $7 billion in 2016

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam spent over US$10.4 billion on importing steel products, which was the third largest import item of the country last year, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

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Ranking N.K. party official makes first inspection nearly 3 years

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Choe Ryong-hae, a ranking North Korean party official, has visited a steel factory in North Korea's central and west province, Pyongyang's state media said Friday, marking his first on-site inspection in nearly three years, source from the Yonhap.

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Quang Tri allocates extra $2.7 million in Formosa compensation for sea pollution

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee of the north central province of Quang Tri has made a decision to allocate Vinh Linh district an extra of VND61.6 billion (US$2.7 million) in compensation for the sea environment disaster caused by Taiwanese steel company Formosa early last year.

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Vietnamese doctors remove pair of scissors colleagues left in patient for 18 years

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnamese doctors have retrieved a pair of medical scissors that their colleagues had left in the stomach of a man for nearly two decades.

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Vietnam’s massive steel imports hurt local manufacturers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam has spent more than US$7.6 billion on steel imports in 2016, even though local manufacturers are capable of producing most steel products to meet domestic demand.

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Stocks mixed, market quiet pre-NYE

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Shares were mixed on the two local exchanges yesterday while investor confidence remained low ahead of the year-end holiday.

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Ministry hires foreign experts for steel planning

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 22 announced that Minister Tran Tuan Anh has decided to hire a foreign consulting company operating in Vietnam to draft an investment plan on steel by 2025 and visions till 2035.

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Authorities shut down yet another multi-million steel project

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

In 2016, Vietnam has seen the closing of numerous long-delayed steel projects invested by both foreign and domestic enterprises.

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MoIT imposes safeguard duties on steel imports

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has conducted a review and is making preparations for imposing safeguard duties on steel imports, after 18 domestic steel manufacturers called for assistance.

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Fine art universities’ lectures display art works in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

A fine art exhibition featuring art works of lectures of Vietnam University of Fine Arts in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts opened at the Museum of Vietnam University of Fine Arts in Hanoi was organized this morning.

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