HCM City seeks to calm land speculation

27/05/2017 22:09

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed relevant authorities to develop software that will allow the public to obtain land-use plans on their mobile phones as a means to avoid the land “fever” that occurs periodically.

Vietnam, Bangladesh extend rice trade deal

24/05/2017 13:48

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Bangladeshi Minister of Food Advocate Md Quamrul Islam have signed a document extending the two countries’ memorandum of understanding (MoU) on rice trade that will allow Vietnam to sell up 1 million tonnes of rice to Bangladesh each year.

VN Power Group strives to meet power demand

23/05/2017 21:41

To deal with possible electrical shortages during the dry season, the Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) will make the most of all power sources, including coal, gas, diesel-fueled and hydropower stations, a representative of the corporation has said.

Trade deficit places pressure on exchange rates

22/05/2017 21:14

Vietnam posted a trade deficit of US$2.74 billion for the first four months of this year, which increased pressure on foreign exchange rates. However, due to the large reserve of foreign currencies, exchange rates are expected to remain stable in the coming time.

Vietnam looks to put rice on Europe’s plate

22/05/2017 15:56

Up to 100,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice will be shipped to the EU each year tax-free in 2018 following the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement, helping local rice exporters penetrate the market.

Electricity sector urged to reduce power loss

21/05/2017 22:13

The electricity industry must improve its management and technology to reduce losses in the transmission grid as well as eradicate power stealing, which are very serious in rural