Vietnam faces strange steel shortage Business

Vietnam faces strange steel shortage

Though Vietnam possesses huge amounts of iron ore, there is a serious shortage of steel for the mechanical engineering industry and defense industry, said Truong Thanh Hoai, Director of the Heavy Industry Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Deputy PM hails Vietnam - Bashkortostan ties Politics

Deputy PM hails Vietnam - Bashkortostan ties

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has hailed cooperation between localities of Vietnam and the Republic of Bashkortostan of Russia, contributing to the common development of Vietnam-Russia ties.
Millions need retraining to compete with robots Business

Millions need retraining to compete with robots

Nearly 5 million workers in the textile, electronics and retail sectors will be affected by the technology movement, according to a survey by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam (VCCI) on labour market trends.
Vietnamese, Russian FMs seek to step up ties  Politics

Vietnamese, Russian FMs seek to step up ties

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh reiterated the Vietnamese Party and leaders’ consistent policy of prioritising strengthening traditional friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia
Real estate greets more Asian investors Business

Real estate greets more Asian investors

Real estate attracted the second largest volume of foreign direct investment with 34 new projects worth 1 billion USD in the first nine months of this year, or 6.1 percent of the total.
Vietnam, Sudan partner in industry Business

Vietnam, Sudan partner in industry

Vietnam and Sudan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on industrial cooperation at the second session of their Inter-Governmental Committee held in Hanoi on October 11.
 Vietnam, Italy encourage local cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Italy encourage local cooperation

Officials of several regions in Italy have expressed their wish to establish direct cooperative ties with Vietnamese localities during their recent meetings with Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy.
Government to fund smaller enterprises Business

Government to fund smaller enterprises

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now get loans at preferential interest rates from a fund operated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, a recent meeting heard in HCM City.