Top leaders meet with voters Politics

Top leaders meet with voters

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung on June 25 met with voters in Vu Quang, one of the poorest mountainous districts in the central province of Ha Tinh.
Business

Prime Minister Dung's New Year message

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sent a New Year message emphasising the central tasks of 2012, which focuses on economic restructuring, growth model renovation, fast and sustainable development.
Business

Domestic garment exports surge

Vietnam 's garment exports fetched over 8.95 billion USD in the first eight months of this year, rising by 29.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Garment Association (Vitas).
An Giang urged to solve land issues properly Society

An Giang urged to solve land issues properly

An Giang province should address land issues properly, especially implementing policies for farmers who have no or lack farming land, narrow the gap between the rich and the poor, and provide jobs for rural residents.
Business

Cassava exports increase as China prices surge

Vietnam exported 638 million USD of cassava in the first five months of the year, nearly equal to 110 percent of the entire export revenue of last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Business

Ministry approves coal price hike

The price of coal used in the production of cement, paper and fertiliser has increased by 20-40 percent, following a decision by the Ministry of Finance.
Business

Fertiliser industry aims to curb speculation

Efforts to stabilise fertiliser prices and avoid speculation will ensure demand is met for the winter-spring crop, the Fertiliser Association of Vietnam said.

"The association will take all necessary steps to avoid price volatility and speculation as it has occurred in previous years," association chairman Nguyen Hac Thuy said.
Business

Report rates most productive companies

The report Vietnam 's Most Productive Companies 2010 was released on Dec. 23 by Profiles International, a global company specialising in employment evaluations and management assessment tools for human resources.
Society

HCM City to lift farmers out of poverty

HCM City will introduce measures to uplift farmers to ensure there are no poor farming households in the city in five years' time, the city leader has promised.
Business

FPT to distribute Siemens production software

FPT Information System Soft has become the official distributor in Vietnam for Siemens Teamcentre Product Lifecycle Management Software (PLM), the world's most widely used PLM system.