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Workshop offers advice to penetrate Japanese market

Business

Workshop offers advice to penetrate Japanese market

Low quality in the export trade, lack of business information and failure to master cultural business skills of the Japanese market are three major obstacles Vietnamese exporters try to overcome in order to conquer Asia ’s biggest economy.

Work on Lao Cai expressway starts

Society

Work on Lao Cai expressway starts

Construction work on the Van Ban - Bao Yen section of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway project started in Van Ban district of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on Dec. 20.

New communications laws announced

Society

New communications laws announced

The State President has promulgated the Law on Telecommunications and the Law on Radio Frequency which will take effect on July 1, 2010, the Office of the State President announced on Dec. 17.

ADB adjusts economic forecast for Asia

World

ADB adjusts economic forecast for Asia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised its economic forecast on how Asia is developing after figures from the third-quarter showed a better than expected performance by many countries in the region.

Monthly CPI growth in HCM City drops

Business

Monthly CPI growth in HCM City drops

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City posted December consumer price index (CPI) growth at 1.19 percent, bringing the monthly growth rate down to 0.62 percent on average in comparison to 1.39 percent in 2008.

Plastics ripe for investment

Business

Plastics ripe for investment

Despite the economic crisis, the country’s plastics industry is expected to grow at 15 percent this year and nest, more than twice the GDP growth rate, offering a lucrative investment avenue, analysts say.