Vietnam, Italy meet for economic talks Business

Vietnam, Italy meet for economic talks

Vietnam’s Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong and Italy’s Deputy Minister for Economic Development Claudio De Vincenti met for talks in Rome on September 19.
Stocks trip over blue-chip sell-off Business

Stocks trip over blue-chip sell-off

A sudden sharp sell-off of blue chips on May 5 sent shares plunging on the HCM Stock Exchange, causing the VN-Index to close down by 1.5 percent to 479.29 points.
Society

Poor households to be supported after electricity hike

Around 3.2 million poor households in the country will be given support totalling 1.12 trillion VND (53.3 million USD from the State budget following the recent increase in electricity price, said a government official.
Business

Power plans help save energy

The national programme on electrical energy efficiency and conservation, enacted over the last five years, has recorded a 30 percent higher return than targeted.