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Gas, condensate found off southern Viet Nam coast Gas, condensate found off southern Viet Nam coast

Three companies on August 20 announced the discovery of gas and condensate in the fourth well in Blocks 05-1b and 05-1c off the southern Viet Nam coast.


Two new seaplanes to boost luxury tourism Two new seaplanes to boost luxury tourism

Hai Au Aviation is introducing today two of its three new Cessna seaplanes from the US that promises to provide a unique and breath-taking experience for tourists in Viet Nam.


Vietnamese customers prefer smartphones with 5-inch screens Vietnamese customers prefer smartphones with 5-inch screens

Twenty-five per cent of the Vietnamese customers want their next smartphone to have a 5-inch screen.


Car industry faces development roadblocks Car industry faces development roadblocks

Viet Nam's ambitious master plan for the development of its fledgling automobile manufacturing industry for 2020 to 2030, which the government recently endorsed, is facing major stumbling blocks.



Transport projects begin to take shape in Mekong Delta Transport projects begin to take shape in Mekong Delta

(Sep 01, 2014)

The Ministry of Transport broke ground for three transportation projects in the Mekong province of Kien Giang and Can Tho city on Saturday.

Price-stabilised goods to get new logo

All goods sold under HCM City's price stabilisation programme will be labelled with a new logo by the end of December, the city's Department of Industry and Trade has said.

Visitors to Quang Ninh province nears 6m

The northern province of Quang Ninh welcomed 5.75 million tourists in the first eight months of this year, according to the provincial department of culture, sports and tourism.

Hanosimex to invest $5m in Vinatex operations

The Ha Noi Textile Garment Company (Hanosimex) said it would spend VND111 billion (US$5.2 million) to expand activities in Vinatex Hong Linh in the central province of Ha Tinh.

VN consumer confidence continues to surge

The ANZ-Roy Morgan Viet Nam Consumer Confidence Index increased by 1.4 points to reach 135.5 this month.

Young business leaders hailed for role in economy

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday praised the patriotism, creativity and contributions to national development of Viet Nam's young entrepreneurs.

Gold traders take aim at new jewellery regulation

Regulation of the gold jewellery market has not improved as expected after the Government stipulated that purity and measurement must be clearly indicated along with gold content.

Phu Quoc plans golf course, eco-tourism resort

Phu Quoc Island is planning to implement a VND28 trillion (US$1.3 billion) project for the construction of the Bai Vong international golf course and eco-tourism complex.

Land-use projects stuck in red tape

Enterprises have not benefitted from the Government's Resolution 43/NQ-CP, issued more than two months ago to reform the administrative procedures for investment projects that involve land use.

VN second for business expansion in ASEAN

Viet Nam is the second most listed location for business expansion in ASEAN, according to a survey released on Thursday by the US Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore).

Supermarkets stock up ahead of holiday

With the National holiday approaching, retailers, electronics stores and supermarkets have kicked off a series of promotions and increased supply of essential goods to meet demand.

VietJet passenger wins Honda bike in lucky drawVietJet passenger wins Honda bike in lucky draw

VietJet on August 28 announced the first winner of a Honda SH 125, the monthly prize in the airline's latest mega promotion, "Enjoy Flying with VietJet and Win a Car."

Car industry in need of overhaulCar industry in need of overhaul

Mechanical engineering is the key to the growth of Viet Nam's underdeveloped car industry, which is plagued by too many small operators, limited production of sophisticated components and a low localisation rate.

Thai firm snaps up Metro, eyes VN market Thai firm snaps up Metro, eyes VN market

Thailand's Beri Juker Public Co. Ltd (BJC) signed a deal earlier this month to buy the Viet Nam operations of Germany wholesaler Metro for US$876 million.

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