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Vietnam Expo 2014 opens in Hanoi
16/04/2014 | 17:12:00
The 24th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo) kicked off in Hanoi on April 16 with the participation of more than 600 exhibitors from over 20 countries and territories worldwide.
Foreign investors eye manufacturing
Foreign investment in manufacturing has increased significantly in Ho Chi Minh City and the neighboring provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong as international firms seek to take advantage of the country's accession to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Asian Productivity Organisation convenes in Hanoi
The 56th session of the executive committee of the Asian Productivity Organisation (APO) was started in Hanoi on April 15, focusing on the policies of member countries and proposing multilateral and bilateral cooperation programmes.
Competitiveness of Mekong Delta under scrutiny
16/04/2014 | 20:10:49
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on April 16 organised a workshop in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang looking into the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) of the regional localities.
Small banks undergo restructuring through M&A
16/04/2014 | 16:37:46
Small banks merging into bigger banks is becoming a growing trend in Vietnam.The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said it wants to reduce the number of commercial banks by half after three years, according to an article published on the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge on April 16.
Japanese firm keen on investing in Ha Nam
16/04/2014 | 16:35:46
Shinri Sato, Director of the Suido Kiko Khaisha Company, made a fact-finding tour to the northern province of Ha Nam on April 16 to explore investment opportunities in the locality.
Vietnam in global top 10 for overseas remittances
16/04/2014 | 15:58:37
The World Bank (WB) has announced Vietnam is among the top ten overseas remittance recipients in the world, receiving 11 billion USD last year alone, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.
Vietinbank aims for Vinalines ports stake
16/04/2014 | 15:56:04
Vietinbank, the second-largest bank by assets, would like Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) to name it as a strategic investor at member ports after the initial public offerings (IPO).
Thua Thien-Hue full of festive atmosphere
Hue is in a festive atmosphere as numerous activities are being held as part of the 2014 Hue Festival.
Hanoi plans monorail system
Hanoi is planning to build a monorail system to ease its traffic congestion.
Vietnam, Australia deal with UXO consequences
Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh is on a working visit to Australia from April 7-12.
VN stresses peaceful, stable environment for future Asia
Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam addressed the opening session of Boao Forum in China.
Khmer people gather ahead of festival
Get-togethers were held for Khmer people ahead of their traditional Chol Chnam Thmay festival.
Cau Ngu festival named national heritage
The “Cau Ngu” (whale worship) festival has been recognised as a national cultural heritage.
Vietnam, Bulgaria widen bilateral ties
Vietnamese and Bulgarian PMs held talks in Hanoi on April 7 to discuss measures to boost cooperation in all fields.
Two Noi Bai-Lao Cai highway sections opened
Two road sections running through Vinh Phuc and Phu Tho were opened on April 6.
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