Society

Border trade zone launches promotion campaign

The south-western border province of An Giang introduced its duty free Tinh Bien trade zone and announced a festival to spotlight Vietnam’s ‘high-quality products’, at a press briefing in Phnom Penh on August 18.
Society

Green urban construction booms in Vietnam

Building green urban areas is a new trend on Vietnam’s realty market, said Business Director of the Viet Hung Urban Development and Investment Joint Stock Company (Vihajco) Holger Molendyk.
Society

Two foreigners adrift at sea saved

Two men carrying Myanmar identity papers were rescued at sea by a Vietnamese fishing vessel, a border military officer of the southern central province of Binh Thuan said on Aug. 10.
Business

Produce exports decline slightly

Vietnam earned 245 million USD from fruit and vegetable exports in the first seven months of the year, down slightly by 0.2 percent over the same period in 2008.
Society

VNA helps to alleviate AO victims’ plight

The Vietnam News Agency has sent 20.5 million VND in aid to 25 Agent Orange/dioxin victims nationwide and built a house valued at 15 million VND for a victim’s family in southern Tien Giang province.
Business

EZs need to up their game

Major breakthroughs should be made for economic zones as most of them have not yet fulfilled their role as the motive force behind the economy, said economic experts.
Society

Japan helps Ha Giang upgrade rural roads

The Japanese government has pledged to grant a non-refundable aid package worth 83,000 USD to help the mountainous northern province of Ha Giang upgrade its rural roads.
Two major projects launched in Thua Thien-Hue Business

Two major projects launched in Thua Thien-Hue

A ground-breaking ceremony for two major projects in the Chan May-Lang Co economic zone (EZ), central Thua Thien-Hue province, was held on Aug. 1 in the presence of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.