Profit-taking drags stocks down Business

Profit-taking drags stocks down

Vietnamese shares fell on August 9 as strong selling pressure weighed down large-cap stocks and listed firms suffered from negative news of the macro-economy.
15 trillion VND for urgent transport projects Business

15 trillion VND for urgent transport projects

A budget of 15 trillion VND (645 million USD) will be spent on 14 urgent transport projects during the 2016-2020 period under the Standing Committee of 14th National Assembly’s Resolution No.566/NQ-UBTVQG14.
Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City Business

Experts talk trade in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade met with more than 50 experts, researchers and business leaders at a meeting on August 3 to discuss solutions to develop the city’s main products in the trading and services sector.
Vietnamese exporters urged to be adaptive to US trade barriers Business

Vietnamese exporters urged to be adaptive to US trade barriers

Although the US is deemed a promising market for exporters, it also sets very strict import regulations. For this reason, Vietnamese enterprises are urged to improve their capacity and shake hands with others to develop supply chains to make inroads into this market.
HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism Travel

HCM City advised to optimise potential of waterway tourism

As much as 16 percent of the natural area of Ho Chi Minh City is made up of rivers and canals, which creates a great resource for the city’s tourism development through the forming of diverse waterway tourism products, according to experts.
List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry Business

List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is seeking to remove scrap parts used for manufacturing from allowed import lists which either contribute to polluting the environment or can be supplied locally, as specified in Decision No.73/2014/QD-TTg.
Party chief hails industry-trade sector as economic spearhead Politics

Party chief hails industry-trade sector as economic spearhead

Over the past 30 years of reform and integration, the industry and trade sector has become a spearhead economic sector, providing an important momentum for national recovery and development, and helping Vietnam turn from a poor country into a middle-income nation, said the Party chief.