Business

Stocks break three-day losing streak

The VN-Index jumped 2.54 percent on September 8 to close at 537.81, snapping its three-day losing streak, as most stocks rallied on the HCM city stock Exchange.
Blue chips put brakes on downturn Business

Blue chips put brakes on downturn

The VN-Index on Sept. 7 slid 0.75 percent to close at 524.51, a fall of 3.98 points, as the positive performance of a few blue chips put the brakes on a downward move on the HCM Stock Exchange.
Society

EVN reveals operational plans to year-end

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is expected to generate 2,156 MW more for the national grid by the year’s end, bringing the group’s supply to the network to 3,150 MW.

EVN also has a plan to start building 32 power plants and complete the construction of 49 power grids of 220-500 KV this year.
Sci-Tech

First computer festival held

A computer festival initiated by the Vietnam Software Engineering Group (SEG Vietnam) opened in the central city of Da Nang on August 12.
Business

Top 200 companies earn Golden Stars

Two hundred top companies will be recognised in the seventh annual Vietnam Golden Star Awards in a ceremony in Hanoi next week, Vietnam Young Business Association vice chairman and general secretary Nguyen Manh Cuong announced in a press conference in Hanoi on Aug. 26.
Society

Doors open for people with disabilities

Twenty-three students with disabilities have completed a graphic technicians course held by the Hi-Tech Vocational Training Centre, an arm of the public funded Van Lang University in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Index pokes nose above 500

Blue chip shares rallied on Aug. 13 on the HCM Stock Exchange, lifting the VN-Index over the psychlogically significant 500-mark, as trading volume hit a two-month high.