HCM City encourages solar energy Environment

HCM City encourages solar energy

Three years after beginning a pilot programme to buy solar power at 2,000 VND (8.7 US cents) per kWh generated in homes and offices, Ho Chi Minh City has signed up 290 consumers.
Local steel firms seek temporary import tax Business

Local steel firms seek temporary import tax

Some steel companies want the Ministry of Industry and Trade to put up temporary barriers like higher import tax on steel billet and other products until an investigation into dumping is completed.
TPP helps small, medium businesses: experts Business

TPP helps small, medium businesses: experts

The Trans-Pacific Partnership deal (TPP) will offer more business opportunities for local small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) though many challenges still remain, experts said.
Society

Thai SCG grants scholarships to needy students

Thailand’s group SCG in coordination with Tuoi Tre newspaper on July 23 granted 400 scholarships to poor students with good marks in school as part of its annual programme “ Sharing the Dream”.
Society

Da Nang to expand Han river green space

The central city of Da Nang has approved a plan to increase green space from 5 percent to 10 percent along the banks of the Han river, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
Consumers splash out on imported flowers Business

Consumers splash out on imported flowers

Imported flowers have become a favourite of a large number of consumers for the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival, despite their higher prices compared with that of locally produced flowers.