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Low-cost airline launches Da Nang-Hong Kong route Low-cost airline launches Da Nang-Hong Kong route

Low-cost airline Hong Kong Express has officially introduced a new flight route between Da Nang and Hong Kong.


Japan commits $936m in ODA Japan commits $936m in ODA

Japan has committed US$936.4 million in official development assistance (ODA) to Viet Nam for socio-economic development.


Qatar bank opens representative office in HCM City Qatar bank opens representative office in HCM City

The Qatar National Bank opened a representative office in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday with the stated objective of promoting trade between the two countries.


Real estate association sets up brokerage branch Real estate association sets up brokerage branch

The Viet Nam Real Estate Association (VNREA) will establish a brokerage branch to support, represent and protect the rights and interests of organisations and businesses dealing with real estate brokerage.


CPA strengthens partnership with Viet Nam CPA strengthens partnership with Viet Nam

(Apr 16, 2015)

Viet Nam's recent integration into the ASEAN economic community will provide opportunities for Vietnamese businesses in all sectors, including the accounting and auditing profession.Vietnam News speaks to Adam Awty, Chief Operating Officer – Commercial, CPA Australia, about these changes.

Farmers struggle to sell enough produce

The oversupply of agricultural products has forced farmers to sell rice too cheaply, especially those who wait for many weeks at the border gates to export their produce to China. Tran Xuan Dinh, the Deputy Director of the Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke to Viet Nam News about these issues.

Local firms buy into agriculture

The fact that some major Vietnamese groups are announcing their plans to enter the agricultural sector is positive news for the country's economy. However, the local firms have been facing several difficulties while investing in agriculture. Dang Kim Son, director of the Strategic Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development, shared his views with Vietnamese firms and local media at a recent meeting.

VN makes progress with public-private dialogues

USAID Vietnam Mission Director Joakim Parker tells Viet Nam News that the ongoing public-private collaboration in regulatory reforms has had positive impacts.

PPP decree to attract investment

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

TPP negotiations expected to conclude this year

After completing 19 official rounds of negotiations by December 2014, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the most anticipated free trade agreement at present, is expected to conclude negotiations this year.

Policy support needed to boost private business

International economic integration has expanded to Viet Nam so the development of domestic resources, including our private enterprises, is required urgently. Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about those issues.

IHI relocates factory to Hai Phong City IZ

Japan's IHI Corporation (IHI) relocated and built a 14ha factory for IHI Infrastructure Asia Co Ltd (IIA) in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the northern Hai Phong port city.

Local auto market offers hopes of growth

US automaker Ford reported record sales in Viet Nam every month in the latter part of 2014 as its market share rose to nearly 9 per cent. Viet Nam News speaks with Jesus Metelo Arias, managing director of Ford Viet Nam, to hear the full story and where he sees the Vietnamese auto industry in 2015.

Businesses hope for State reforms in 2015

The local business community in Viet Nam is hoping that this will be breakthrough year in terms of reforming economic institutions and administrative procedures. Vu Tien Loc, chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about these issues.

Administration reform be necessary for FDI growth in 2015

According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, foreign investors seeking to invest US$20.2 billion in Viet Nam have experienced a 19 per cent increase over the $17 billion target. Biz Hub reporter Lan Dung talks with Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Viet Nam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), about the current state of FDI in the country, as well as projections for 2015.

VietJet gets $60-million loan for aircraft purchaseVietJet gets $60-million loan for aircraft purchase

Private carrier VietJet will receive US$60 million to purchase five Airbus aircraft, following a credit agreement inked with the France-based BNP Paribas Bank in the capital on April 15.

CPA strengthens partnership with Viet NamCPA strengthens partnership with Viet Nam

Viet Nam's recent integration into the ASEAN economic community will provide opportunities for Vietnamese businesses in all sectors, including the accounting and auditing profession.Vietnam News speaks to Adam Awty, Chief Operating Officer – Commercial, CPA Australia, about these changes.

First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest

The first Vietnamese caravan team finished its 6,000km auto trip from HCM City to Tibet and Mount Everest base camp on Sunday. Autodaily introduced a series of photos taken by the team members.

Experts remain divided on devaluing the dong Experts remain divided on devaluing the dong

At the close on Thursday, April 9, Vietcombank listed the dollar exchange rate at VND21,630, around VND10 higher than on Wednesday.

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