World

THAI to downsize and reduce routes

The State Enterprise Policy Committee has approved in principle Thai Airways International's rehabilitation plan, which was discussed in a meeting on Monday chaired by the prime minister.
Business

Optimism over Vietnam property: investors

A number of real estate companies and experts were quoted by New York Times as saying that Vietnam’s beleaguered property market is bottoming out just as macroeconomic indicators stabilise and the Party makes new pledges to reform a struggling and corruption-riddled banking sector.
World

ASEAN, US enhance trade ties

A high-level delegation of ASEAN representatives, led by Brunei’s Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, visited the United States from June 10-14 to enhance the trade and investment relations between the bloc and one of its most important trade partners.
Business

Vietinbank prepares overseas bond issue

The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) on Mar. 19 started a series of road shows in major foreign markets to prepare for issuing overseas bonds.
Society

Vietnamese horror film hits theatres

Ngoi Nha Trong Hem (House in the Alley), a horror film about terrible secrets occurring in the house of a young couple whose marriage is heading for a break-up, will be screened at local cinemas on Feb. 14.
Business

RoK group to buy Megastar cinemas

The Seoul-based CJ CGV Ltd is planning to buy a controlling share of Megastar Media Company (Megastar), Vietnam 's leading cinema owner and film distributor, according to Film Business Asia.
Business

Office rents among world highest

Office rent rates in Vietnam's biggest cities, HCM City and Hanoi, are among the highest in over 100 markets worldwide, according to an annual report released by British real estate services firm Knight Frank last week.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese film festival for the US

About 67 contemporary feature and short films by Vietnamese directors and overseas Vietnamese will be screened throughout the United States between April 7 and 17 as part of the Vietnam International Film Festival.