Phu Quoc island’s pearl-breeding project a success Business

Phu Quoc island’s pearl-breeding project a success

A oyster breeding project in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang which is part of larger effort to preserve and regenerate natural aquatic resources on Phu Quoc island has seen positive results, according to the Phu Quoc Reserve Management Board.
Nine missing after boat sinks off Vung Tau Society

Nine missing after boat sinks off Vung Tau

The Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Co-ordination Centre is mobilising efforts and has called for support from all vessels to participate in the search for nine missing crewmen.
Markets retreat from three-week high Business

Markets retreat from three-week high

Shares retreated on August 12 on the two national stock exchanges after bank and milk shares, the driving force of the market this week, lost steam and declined steeply.
Society

Metal debris spotted on Vung Tau waters

A plane taking on the L642 air route by 14:10 on March 10 reported to the Hong Kong Air Traffic Control Centre that it has sighted some metal debris on the waters 32 nautical miles southeast of O Cap Cape in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Society

Make or break for ancient wreck

Scientists are considering whether to relocate the remnants of a 14th century shipwreck lying off the central province of Quang Ngai or to preserve it on the seabed as an underwater attraction for tourists.
Business

Stocks sink despite fuel price cut

News of lower fuel prices and slowing inflation during May failed to buoy investor sentiment on May 24 on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, as the VN-Index tumbled by another 2.25 percent from the previous day's close to end May 24's session at 426.92 points.
Business

Stocks decline despite rate cut

Stocks tumbled on March 12 on both of the nation's stock exchanges, even as the central bank announced that it would cut key interbank rates by 1 percent effective on March 13.
Business

Stocks rise in south, stall in north

Gains on world markets last week helped buoy domestic investor confidence, lifting the VN-Index to a close on March 8 of 521.12, a gain of over 1.5 percent.