Business

Techcombank wins Bank of New York’s award

The Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has received the excellent Straight Through Processing (STP) rate award in international payment activities from the Bank of New York.
Business

Diageo buys into local distiller

Diageo, the world's leading distiller, will pay 51.6 million USD to acquire a 23.6 percent stake in Hanoi Liquor Joint Stock Co (Halico) currently held by VinaCapital's Vietnam Opportunity Fund.
Politics

Party theory focuses on reality

The Party Central Committee Theory Council Head, To Huy Rua, has highlighted the recent Party theory research contribution to the compilation of Party Congress documents as ground for the Party leadership and State management.
Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture Business

Vietnam, Netherlands enhance PPP in agriculture

The agriculture cooperation between Vietnam and the Netherlands under the public-private partnership (PPP), has seen positive development, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
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

Expo gives young inventors chance to shine

The seventh International Exhibition for Young Inventors opened in Hanoi on Dec. 16 with the participation of representatives from the World Intellectual Property Organisation, Japan Institute of Innovation and Inventions and delegations from Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Business

Italian experts to help wood firms be more competitive

Furniture makers and producers of other wood products in the country stand to benefit handsomely from Italian expertise in several areas including design, product innovation and marketing under the ongoing Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Cluster Development Project.
World

Asia-Pacific drilling techno-talks begin

The eighth biennial Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference, which opened on Nov.1 in HCM City , will include an exhibition of goods and services and discussions on a number of technical issues, including the possibility for local companies to take advantage of technology transfer.
Business

Icham opens representative office in Hanoi

The Chamber of Commerce of Italy (Icham) will open a representative office in Hanoi with the aim of promoting cultural exchange and trade relations between the two countries’ businesses.
Business

SeABank receives ASEAN Business Award

The Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank) was the only representative bank in Southeast Asia to receive ASEAN business awards ( ABA ) for its achievement in innovation on Oct. 31.
Business

PepsiCo set to build plant in Bac Ninh

PepsiCo, the world's second largest food and beverage company, will build a 73 million USD beverage production plant in northern Bac Ninh province's Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP).
Politics

Francophone summit wraps up in Switzerland

The 13 th Francophone Summit themed “Challenges and future vision for the Francophone Community” concluded in Montreux , Switzerland , on October 24 after adopting the Montreux Declaration.
Business

VNPT shortlisted for Broadband Awards

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been short-listed for the ‘Changing Lives’ awards - one of the 10 prizes up for grabs at the Broadband Infovision Awards 2010.
Politics

Vietnam attends WIPO Assemblies

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan is attending the 48 th annual meetings of the Assemblies of Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO Assemblies) in Geneva , Switzerland.