Rural market offers good opportunities for retail Business

Rural market offers good opportunities for retail

Vietnam’s retail market will continue to grow strongly this year, with lots of opportunities to develop modern retail systems in rural areas, according to Phan Lan Chi, deputy director of supermarket chain Lan Chi Mart.
PM orders greater fire-prevention efforts Society

PM orders greater fire-prevention efforts

Heads of localities or establishments where fires cause serious consequences to people and property will have to take responsibility for any violations of fire prevention and control, according to an official dispatch issued on May 19 by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Quang Ninh woos investment in EZs, IPs with incentives Business

Quang Ninh woos investment in EZs, IPs with incentives

The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh is offering various incentives and preferential mechanisms to encourage investors to invest in economic zones (EZs), industrial parks (IPs) and border economic zones (BEZs) in the province.
Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand Society

Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand

Ho Chi Minh City was one of five large cities in the country asked to pilot public bicycle sharing in its inner areas under the Prime Minister’s requirement in 2014, but the pilot programme has failed to meet demand.
Support programme improves Ben Tre start-up climate Business

Support programme improves Ben Tre start-up climate

In three years since it launched the Dong Khoi Start-ups and Enterprise Development Programme, the southern province of Ben Tre has adopted many policies to support start-ups, leading to a rise in the number of businesses and jobs, and economic growth, officials told a review conference held recently.
Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China Business

Vietnam benefits from firms’ moving out of China

Vietnam, boasting complete infrastructure, abundant industrial property on offer and a line-up of inked free trade pacts, is an attractive destination for world’s leading corporations, who are shifting production out of China due to high costs, said real estate consulting company CBRE Vietnam.