Ca Mau seafood sector hopes for good year in 2015

Nearly 9,000 workers at seafood processing facilities in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau returned to work on February 20, or the second day of the lunar New Year (Tet) to start a new production year.

Credit growth seen in January

Credit growth rose slightly in January, a good start for efforts to achieve a credit growth of 13 -15 percent this year, reported the Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) newspaper.

Law on Public Investment helps cut debt

Dr Tran Kim Chung, Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Economic Management, said in an interview with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper that the effective implementation of the Law on Public Investment would help bring public debt under control.
Trang stuns top seed Hsu to reach last four Culture - Sports

Trang stuns top seed Hsu to reach last four

Vietnamese female badminton ace Vu Thi Trang staged a fighting performance to stun top seed Hsu Ya Ching of Chinese Taipei 21-23, 21-19, 23-21 in the quarter-finals at the Yonex-Sunrise Vietnam Grand Prix Open for the first time.
VN fisheries industry sees strong wave of exports Business

VN fisheries industry sees strong wave of exports

An unusually strong performance in the first two months and Japan's easing of its seafood import restrictions has raised expectations that Vietnam's fisheries industry will meet its annual export target with relative ease.

VAMC sees bad debt purchase off to a good start

The Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) sees non-performing loans (NPLs) purchase off to a good start as it has set to handle 40-70 trillion VND (18.8-32.9 billion USD) of NPLs in 2013. The Saigon Times Daily reports.

Exports see great prospect in 2013

Vietnam’s exports are expected to enjoy a successful year as January turnover hit 11.47 USD, up 10.8 percent over December 2012.

The country also reported a trade surplus of 776 million USD right in the first month of the year.