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energy sector

Bac Giang prioritises development of key industries

Business

Bac Giang prioritises development of key industries

The northern province of Bac Giang will channel focus to promote the development of key industries like agro-forestry processing, electronics, garments, fertiliser, chemical and building materials with a view to becoming an industrial province in the future.

New approach to energy strategy urged

Sci-Tech

New approach to energy strategy urged

Director of the Vietnam Institute of Economics Tran Dinh Thien has called for taking new approach to energy strategy, with saving energy in production and consumption as compulsory.

Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement

Politics

Vietnam, Myanmar issue joint statement

Myanmar's State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who is also Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the President’s Office, paid an official visit to Vietnam from April 19-20 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. On this occasion, the two nations issued a joint statement.

VN Index hits new record high

Business

VN Index hits new record high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index marginally surpassed the record high of 1,170 points on March 22 as energy stocks remained upbeat and insurers and agriculture firms performed strongly as well.

Shares drop on selling pressure

Business

Shares drop on selling pressure

Vietnamese shares declined on January 1 as the market reversed quickly at the end of the trading session and especially during the ATC session, dragged down by blue chips in the banking and energy sectors.