Business

Blue chips lead stock market surge

Shares advanced on both national stock exchanges on January 13, with the benchmark in the southern bourse exceeding the 520-point level thank to blue chips' support.
Society

Quang Ngai builds dam to prevent salinity intrusion

Work on a 66.6 billion VND (319,000 USD) dam has started in the central coastal province of Quang Ngai with the view to preventing salinity intrusion and keeping fresh water for about 520 hectares of farming land in Mo Duc district.
Business

Dong Nai strives to become industrialised by 2015

Vietnam Economic News talked with Chairman of Dong Nai province People's Committee Dinh Quoc Thai about the province’s socio-economic achievements obtained in the first nine months of this year as well as tasks, targets and solutions in the 2013-2015 period, a critical period for Dong Nai to become an industrialised and modernised province by 2015.
Business

Rising CPI forces shares down

Share trading on both Vietnamese bourses on October 24 continued to be hit by news of the nation's consumer price index (CPI), which in October rose 0.49 percent from the previous month.
Business

Foreign cash inflow lifts local markets

Shares finished up last week on both national stock exchanges thanks to net buying by foreign investors, with speculative stocks proving particularly attractive. 
Business

Central region upgrades entice investors

For many years, inadequate infrastructure network has deterred foreign companies from investing in the central coastal region, but things are changing with progress reported in many infrastructure projects in the region. Report by the Vietnam Investment Review.
Politics

Singapore believes in Vietnam’s long-term future

Singapore is set to demonstrate its faith in Vietnam’s long-term future with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong due to officiate the ground-breaking of the fifth Vietnam - Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) in Quang Ngai province on September 13, according to The Straits Times.
Society

New Year presents for AO victims

As many as 520 New Year gifts will be given to Agent Orange victims nationwide from January 17 to February 9 with a hope to help them have a happy and well-off Tet.
Business

Vietnam ripe for British trade and investment

A British trade official and an executive chairman told participants at a business briefing in London on September 4 that Vietnam is an attractive destination for investment and that the country is ripe for British trade and investment.