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Japan Desk assists Japanese investors in Ha Noi Japan Desk assists Japanese investors in Ha Noi

The Investment Promotion Centre under Ha Noi's Department of Planning and Investment and Forval Vietnam jointly launched the Japan Desk on April 11 to assist Japanese investors in the city.


Two companies pay VND180 billion in tax arrears Two companies pay VND180 billion in tax arrears

Shareholders of the Pho 24 Commerce and Service JSC and the Hoan My Sai Gon Hospital JSC will pay more than VND180 billion, or US$8.57 million, in tax arrears.


Banking scam trial postponed Banking scam trial postponed

The Ha Noi People's Court yesterday decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former vice chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.


Toyota Viet Nam to recall 42,772 vehicles Toyota Viet Nam to recall 42,772 vehicles

Toyota Viet Nam (TMV) said it is preparing to recall 42,772 units of Innova and Fortuner for checking and replacing the spiral cable of driver's airbag.



Pesticide makers seek Indian JVs Pesticide makers seek Indian JVs

(Apr 23, 2014)

Many local companies, especially members of the Viet Nam Pesticide Association, want to establish joint ventures with Indian firms to produce high-quality technical pesticides for the Vietnamese market, according to the association chairman.

Bao Viet's former General Director to be prosecuted

Former General Director of Bao Viet Group and General Director of Bao Viet Insurance Corporation, Tran Trong Phuc, and two other employees have been prosecuted by the police.

New training centre to help farmers increase cocoa yields

Cargill on Wednesday opened a US$60,000 cocoa technology-transfer centre in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province that will train farmers in three surrounding provinces.

US, ASEAN launch alliance to promote small-business growth

The US-ASEAN Business Council and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on April 22 launched a partnership programme to promote the development of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Japanese firms explore agriculture investment

A delegation of executives from 40 Japanese firms attended a seminar on "Investment Environment and potential for agricultural co-operation between Japan and the Mekong Delta" held in Can Tho city on Monday.

Firms grapple with IP issues

Several domestic businesses have not paid much attention to the issue of registering for intellectual property rights and have even hesitated to cooperate with the authorities in preventing counterfeit goods.

CPI up in Ha Noi, down in City

The month-on-month consumer price indices (CPI) in the country's two biggest cities in April are dissimilar, with Ha Noi reporting a rise and HCM City enjoying a decline in CPI.

Firms aim to join global supply chain

Small and medium-sized enterprises in Viet Nam need to make more efforts to improve their competitiveness in the global supply chain, a workshop heard in HCM City yesterday.

HK textile firm invests $136m in Long An

The Long An Provincial People's Committee has approved in principle Huafa Company (Hong Kong) last week to invest in a coloured spinning plant.

AIA, Citibank unveil bancassurance pact

AIA Viet Nam and Citibank N.A. Viet Nam have recently announced their landmark bancassurance partnership for the Viet Nam market.

Malaysia a top destination for Vietnamese tourists

Malaysia's Minister of Tourism and Culture Dato' Seri Mohamed Nazri bin Abdul Aziz late last week praised the support from Vietnamese authorities, coordinators, travel agents and media for their efforts to promote his country as a top holiday destination for Vietnamese tourists.

Syrena Vietnam begins construction of Crowne Plaza hotelsSyrena Vietnam begins construction of Crowne Plaza hotels

Syrena Vietnam JSC has begun the construction of two 5-star hotels in Phu Quoc and Vientiane to meet the growing demand of tourists.

Chartered accountants abide by code of ethicsChartered accountants abide by code of ethics

Martin Turner, president of the Association of Chartered Certified Account-ants Global, shares his views with Viet Nam News on the code of ethics and standards in accounting as well as career orientation and professional development in the fields of accounting and auditing.

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.

Has VN entered the middle-income trap? Economists cannot agree Has VN entered the middle-income trap? Economists cannot agree

Becoming a middle-income country has brought enormous challenges for Viet Nam, including the danger of getting caught in the so-called middle-income trap.

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