Health experts seek solutions for the elderly

International and domestic health experts gathered for a two-day conference in Hanoi to discuss practical way to improve health care services for elderly citizens at a reasonable cost.

Domestic garment makers turn to home customers

A series of high-grade products pinned with the Viet Tien, Garment 10 and An Phuoc trademarks for export are now being showcased at stores in the Vinatex chain to lure domestic buyers.

The Viet Tien Company has hired out the entire first floor, thousands of sq.m. large, of the Vinatex outlet at No. 25 Ba Trieu street , Hanoi , to display its products.

Domestic investment to drive realty market

Vietnamese investors will dominate the domestic real estate market for the immediate foreseeable future, experts said at a seminar on property trends held in HCM City on Sept. 29.

Marc Townsend, managing director of CBRE, a real estate service provider, said the prolonged global economic downturn has forced a lot of foreign investors to halt or reconsider their property projects in Vietnam.

Industry big-wigs flock to Vietnam fashion fair

More than 150 local and foreign clothing companies are taking part in the 2009 Vietnam Fashion Fair at the HCM City International Exhibition and Convention Centre, which began on July 8.

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) and Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas), in cooperation with the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association (Lefaso), organised the event, which features 240 stalls displaying the latest industry wares.