Lychee marketers on a roll Business

Lychee marketers on a roll

Wholesale markets and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have plans in place to boost sales of lychee, a city leader told a meeting in HCM City on June 10.
Business

Lam Dong, Japan discuss hi-tech agriculture

Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Fukada discussed local hi-tech agriculture development during their working session in Da Lat city on May 12.
HCM City adapts to climate change Environment

HCM City adapts to climate change

Ho Chi Minh City has devised several solutions to adapt to global warming and achieve green growth and sustainable development by 2020, including a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 2 to 3 percent per year.
Business

HCM City prepares ample goods for Tet

Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City have stockpiled goods worth some 15.85 trillion VND for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) which falls on February 19, a whopping increase of 109 percent compared to the previous holiday, the Saigon Times Daily reported.
Tuna processing centre located Business

Tuna processing centre located

The southern central province of Binh Dinh will develop a logistics and processing centre for tuna exported to Japan at Quy Nhon port, the provincial people's committee said.
Agro-aquatic industry seeks ways to increase exports Business

Agro-aquatic industry seeks ways to increase exports

Agro and aquatic exports have experienced a slowdown in recent times, suffering from a disparate array of difficulties such as inadequate zoning, lack of production materials, insufficient investment and low added value, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported on June 9.
Business

Price stabilisation programme deemed a success

Ho Chi Minh City's market stabilisation programmme, with its diverse, high quality products and reasonable prices, has become an effective way to regulate and stabilise market prices.

The programme has promoted trade co-operation between the City and other neighbouring provinces.
Society

Feasts for Ho Chi Minh City vegetarians

Many popular restaurants and hotels in Ho Chi Minh City are offering lavish vegetarian buffets and a la carte selections throughout the first lunar month of 2014.
Business

Aussie firm plans record seaport in Ca Mau

An Australian firm has unveiled a plan to build a 3.5 billion USD deep-water seaport on Hon Khoai Island, roughly 15km off the southwest coast of Nam Can District in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
Business

Fuel price hike to hit struggling business

Businesses already struggling to survive in both domestic and international markets are going to be very hard hit by the second rise in fuel prices in less than two months, economists say.
Business

Competitive power market postponed

The official launch of Vietnam ’s competitive power generation market has been postponed three months to next April instead of the beginning of next year as scheduled.
Business

Competitive power generation on track

Preparations for a competitive power generation market in July have almost reached completion, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong.
Business

Price of foodstuff falls on back of ample supply

The prices of foodstuff have dropped this month due to an abundant supply, many provincial officials have said. This month, the prices of many processed foods, beef and chicken have remained stable while that of pork has dropped at many localities, according to price and market management authorities under the ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade.

In Hanoi , An Giang province and Can Tho City, the price of pork has dropped by 2,000 VND–6,000 VND per kg to between 54,000 VND - 55,000 VND per kg. In Hau Giang and Tien Giang provinces, the prices of various kinds of pork have fallen 1,000 VND–3,000 VND per kg.