Vietsovpetro taps 230 million tonnes of oil Business

Vietsovpetro taps 230 million tonnes of oil

The Vietnam-Russia Oil and Gas Joint Venture Vietsovpetro has pumped up more than 230 million tonnes of crude oil and provided 34 billion cubic metres of associated gas since its exploitation of the first tonnes of the resource in Vietnam in June 1986.
Vietnam’s e-commerce growing rapidly Business

Vietnam’s e-commerce growing rapidly

Vietnam e-commerce, although small, is among the fastest growing globally, according to a report released by Kantar Worldpanel, a global expert in shoppers’ behaviour.
Stocks poised to rise further this week Business

Stocks poised to rise further this week

Vietnamese stock indices may rise further and test their resistance levels this week on higher invstors confidence, bolstered by positive developments in global political conditions and good earnings reports.
Firms vie for safe food ventures Business

Firms vie for safe food ventures

Amid growing concerns in Vietnam about unsafe food, many foreign and local firms are exploring opportunities to produce safe food in the country.
Retail faces tough competitors Business

Retail faces tough competitors

Mergers and acquisitions are churning the Vietnamese retail market, with large domestic players buying out rivals and massive investment by foreign retailers.
Society

Hanoi plans long-term facelift for rural areas

The capital city, which merged with several pats of the adjacent rural provinces of Ha Tay and Hoa Binh in 2008, is waiting for Government approval of its project for “New lifestyle Rural Areas” for 2020 with orientations for 2030.