Dong Nai halts construction licensing Dong Nai halts construction licensing

The People’s Committee of Dong Nai Province has suspended the licensing of construction projects in residential areas around the planned Long Thanh International Airport in an effort to prevent speculation and higher land prices.

Identifying illegal timber requires state-of-the-art tools, training Identifying illegal timber requires state-of-the-art tools, training

Eliminating illegal timber from supply chains and the global timber trade requires the use of best practices and tools that can precisely identify illegal products, experts said at a two-day workshop held during the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM-3), which began yesterday in HCM City.

Banks hedge bets, loosen purse strings for small firms Banks hedge bets, loosen purse strings for small firms

Instead of lending to large companies, more and more banks have started to lend to small businesses to hedge their risks.  

Beach villa resort opens sale in Da Nang Beach villa resort opens sale in Da Nang

The property developer VinaCapital Group has introduced its Ocean Estate show village, the last remaining residential beachfront project of the Ocean Resort on the central city’s pristine beach.

Banking recovery lifts VN-Index Banking recovery lifts VN-Index

Bank stocks strengthened during Friday’s afternoon trade which rescued the VN-Index from another fall as investor sentiment remained fragile.

MobiFone has new chairman MobiFone has new chairman

The Ministry of Information and Communications officially appointed a new chairman of member council for MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation on Wednesday.

Mitsubishi recalls 4,200 SUV units Mitsubishi recalls 4,200 SUV units

Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam (MMV) is recalling 4,218 Outlander Sport and Pajero Sport units for malfunctioning rear hatch doors.

Advice for FDI firms on distribution rights Advice for FDI firms on distribution rights

Enterprises with foreign-owned capital (even one per cent) need to register distribution rights before trading goods purchased from other Vietnamese organisations or imported into the country.