PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledges support to young startups

30/11/2018 09:25

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc committed all possible support to young businesses and startups in his speech delivered at the Youth Startup Forum held in the central city of Da Nang on November 29.

Vice President vows support for Manulife Financial Corp

29/11/2018 21:28

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has assured Vietnam’s consistent policy of supporting Canadian firms and Manulife in particular to effectively operate in the country during a reception for visiting Chief Executive Officer & Director at Manulife Financial Corp Roy Gori in Hanoi on November 29.

HCM City steps up smart city development

29/11/2018 21:08

Building smart urban areas is urgent for Ho Chi Minh City to maintain sustainable economic growth, promote the digital and knowledge-based economy and raise locals’ living standards.

Seminar seeks ways to maximize CPTPP opportunities

29/11/2018 09:53

A seminar on the opportunities and challenges of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for Vietnamese businesses was held in Hanoi on November 28.

New foreign capital in Vietnam up over first 11 months

29/11/2018 09:52

The total newly-registered, additional foreign capital and foreign investors’ stake purchase reached US$30.8 billion over the first 11 months of the year, or 93.2% from the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.

Vietnam’s auto industry in need of a kick start

28/11/2018 10:15

In order to help boost the Vietnamese automobile industry – one of the most important contributors to national economic growth – the country could do with focusing on its policy stability, market expansion, support industry development, and connectivity reinforcement, according to insiders.

Forestry export estimated at US$9.3 bln in 2018

27/11/2018 20:32

Vietnam’s forestry product export is expected to reach US$9.3 billion this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VAF).

Vietnam wins steel dispute with Indonesia

27/11/2018 15:13

Vietnam had won a three-year dispute with Indonesia regarding safeguards on certain iron and steel products, according to the Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam.

More promising offshore energy

27/11/2018 15:10

Vietnam’s huge potential in the offshore wind industry has caught the eye of overseas investors, but further work is required to kick-start the fledgling market, according to energy experts.

ADB project to improve argricultural productivity in Vietnam

27/11/2018 10:41

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved over $100 million in financing to help Viet Nam install 8 modernized irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, which will improve agricultural productivity, especially among farmers growing high-value crops.