Society

Dong Nai active in integrating into ASEAN Economic Community

Enterprises in the southern province of Dong Nai have been advised to innovate manufacturing technology, improve their brand names and boost trade promotion to anticipate opportunities offered by the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the end of this year.
Business

Businesses urged to invest in green production

Businesses have played an important role in promoting advanced manufacturing technology in an effort to create a green and sustainable economy, the Vietnam Business Forum Magazine (VBF) reported on August 18.
World

Myanmar suspends timber exports

Myanmar suspended timber exports from April 1 to ensure sustainable utilisation of forest reserves and enhance environmental protection and biodiversity, according to the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry (MECF).
Business

Giant apparel firm earmarks 190 mln USD for projects in 2014

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) will pour over 4 trillion VND (190 million USD) into numerous projects including yarn, textile, garment, and cotton farms this year, CEO Tran Quang Nghi told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper in a recent interview.
Politics

Vietnam, RoK vow to deepen bilateral ties

The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea have agreed to continue boosting and deepening the two countries’ friendship and cooperation in all areas, in the spirit of the strategic cooperative partnership.
Business

Power plants create opportunities

Vietnam will have a large market for domestic equipment manufacturing with the planned development of 70 coal-fired power plants within the next 15 years, according to mechanical engineering experts.
Business

FDI flow turns to processing, manufacturing

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eight months of this year has seen changes with about 57 percent of the total registered capital of 11.5 billion USD focused on processing and manufacturing technology and production.
Business

Steel firms urged to modernise

Vietnamese steel enterprises need to invest in more modern technology to increase their competitiveness in the domestic market, the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) said.