30 mln USD deal signed for VSIP complex

Standard Chartered Bank will provide 30 million USD in loans for the Vietnam-Singapore Urban-Industrial-Service Project (VSIP) in the southern province of Binh Duong .

Hai Phong school hit by A/H1N1 flu

Ten students are reported to have contracted A/H1N1 flu virus through a recent outbreak at Pha Le Primary School, Thuy Nguyen district, northern Hai Phong City.

Women need protection from marriage brokers

Fourteen years ago, 21-year-old Vu Thanh Huyen (an alias), from Lap Le Commune, Thuy Nguyen District of Hai Phong City, left her hometown with the hope of changing her life by marrying a Chinese man.

Investment in vacation homes booms

A series of second-home projects worth tens of billions of USD, mushrooming up along the coast of the country, show that building coastal resorts is now a top choice for investors.

Sentences for six saboteurs upheld

The Court of Appeals under the Supreme People’s Court has upheld prison sentences handed down on six defendants by the lower court on charges of "propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam".

Finnish ODA benefits northern port city

The Party leader of Hai Phong city has spoken highly of the assistance, including official development assistance (ODA) funding, from the Finnish Government and people to his locality.

Quality industrial zones attract investors

Nomura Industrial Zone in the northern port of Hai Phong City (NHIZ) has attracted an increasing number of both domestic and international investors due to its comprehensive infrastructure and strong support from authorities.

According to Ellchi Yumoto, general director of the IZ, 97 percent of land has been occupied. As many as 53 investors have been operating in the IZ with a total investment of nearly 1 billion USD. The Japanese account for 46 of the 53 total investors, and include well-known brands, such as Rorze Robotech, Hi-Lex, Yazaki, Toyoda Gosei, Tohoru Pioneer and Nakasima.

Over 200 Guangdong businesses to visit Vietnam

The Governor of China’s Guangdong province, Huang Huahua, will lead a delegation of more than 200 businesspeople on a visit to Vietnam from October 18-20, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Photo exhibition marks China’s National Day

Hai Phong University in the northern port city of Hai Phong held a photo exhibition to introduce the achievements of China as well as the friendship and traditional relations between Vietnam and China.