Business

Pay TV industry sees strong growth

Hoang Vinh Bao, Director of the Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information, explained the Government policy on the management and development of pay TV channels in Vietnam.
Brand Phu Quoc Fish Sauce needs protection Business

Brand Phu Quoc Fish Sauce needs protection

The Kien Giang province will work with other provinces and cities to prevent and control illegal use of the geographical indication "Phu Quoc" for fish sauce, the provincial Department of Science and Technology has said.
Business

KOICA helps Vietnam sharpen competitive edge

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam on June 11 handed over to the Vietnamese side an integrated information management system to support the Government’s effort in raising the competitiveness of the economy.
Culture - Sports

Local firms to lead drug market

The latest development plan for the pharmaceutical industry sets ambitious targets that can create growth opportunities, but could also prove difficult for local firms to achieve, experts say.
Business

State-run sector plays pivotal role in national economy

The economic reform policies in Vietnam give a great importance on the leading role of the state sector in a multi-sector economy. The State economic sector also provides goods and services in areas where it requires big investment and long time to pay back.
Business

VNPT restructuring for sustainable telecom development

The Ministry of Information and Communications is determined to restructure telecommunications businesses this year including splitting the mobile service provider MobiFone from the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and establishing a mobile information corporation, reported the online Vietnam Economic News.
Business

Central bank steps in to end rate-lowering race

In an effort to stop unhealthy competition among banks, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has issued a regulation that would prevent banks from offering loans at rates lower than deposit ones to extend more loans to businesses as capital has piled up.
VFF visit aims to boost ties with France Politics

VFF visit aims to boost ties with France

A high-ranking delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee paid a working visit to France from June 26-29 to seek ways to strengthen friendship and all-round cooperation between the two countries.
Business

Insurance premiums rise in first eight months

The insurance industry reported premiums of more than 23 trillion VND (1.1 billion USD) in the first eight months, according to the Ministry of Finance's Insurance and Supervision Department.
suring healthy business competition Business

suring healthy business competition

Cooperation between the Government's Competition Authority and regulatory bodies in sectors needs to be promoted to ensure a healthy competitive business environment in Vietnam , says Vu Ba Phu, vice head of the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA).
VASEP opposes false information on tra fish Business

VASEP opposes false information on tra fish

VASEP has strongly protested the Catfish Farmers of America (CFA)’s redefinition of “catfish” to include Vietnamese pangasius and attempt to impose more restrictions for the entry of pangasius into the US.
Society

Vietnam plans global language scheme

The State Committee on Vietnamese Overseas is scheduled to conduct a survey on the teaching of Vietnamese to expatriates in Laos and Cambodia in May, part of a scheme to popularise the language among overseas Vietnamese communities.