Petrol prices fan April CPI in Hanoi Business

Petrol prices fan April CPI in Hanoi

Petrol price increases in April contributed to the 0.32 percent rise in Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) month on month, the municipal statistics office said on April 25.
 Prime Minister okays petrol tax changes Business

Prime Minister okays petrol tax changes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved calculation of petroleum import tax based on weighted average of the tariffs, taking into account Most Favoured Nation status and Free Trade Agreement.
HCM City to promote sales of E5 bio-fuel Business

HCM City to promote sales of E5 bio-fuel

Ethanol gasoline E5(A92-RON petrol containing 5 percent ethanol) will be sold at all filling stations in HCM City beginning on December 31, according to the city's Department of Industry and Trade.
 Thaco launches made-in-Vietnam Kia Sedona Business

Thaco launches made-in-Vietnam Kia Sedona

Truong Hai Automobile Company (Thaco) rolled out the locally assembled Kia Sedona minivan at Chu Lai-Truong Hai Complex in the central coastal province of Quang Nam on October 29.
Fishermen need loans to update boats Business

Fishermen need loans to update boats

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam has urged the speedier disbursement of bank loans to thousands of fishermen in need of modern boats and cutting-edge technology.
Gasoline prices rise by six cents Business

Gasoline prices rise by six cents

The ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade on May 20 enabled enterprises to increase gasoline prices by 1,200 VND (six cents) per litre in the wake of increasing global fuel prices.
World

Indonesia: account deficit decreases in Q1

The Central Bank of Indonesia (BI) has announced the country’s current account deficit narrowed to 3.8 billion USD, or 1.8 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2015.
Society

Vietnam struggles to promote green consumption

Vietnam has recognised the importance of environmentally-friendly lifestyles in achieving its goal of sustainable development for a number of years, yet continues to face challenges in increasing green consumption.
Society

Binh Dinh strives for sustainable fisheries development

With more than 134 kilometres of coastline and various bays, lagoons and river mouths, the central province of Binh Dinh is striving to leverage its geographic potential for sustainable fisheries development in both sea fishing and aquaculture as well as aquatic processing for exports.
First fuel price hike in the year Business

First fuel price hike in the year

The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex), the country’s largest fuel wholesaler, raised the retail price of several fuel varieties as of 15:00 pm on March 11, the second adjustment and the first rise this year.