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LienVietPostBank to fund macadamia project LienVietPostBank to fund macadamia project

A seminar is inaugurated today in the Da Lat City to introduce a roadmap for the implementation of a macadamia cultivation project in the Central Highlands region.


Currency shops overcharge for lucky money Currency shops overcharge for lucky money

Currency changers are taking advantage of the Tet occasion to charge exorbitant fees for crisp, newly minted notes, despite the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)'s warning that it is a violation of law, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.


SBV to acquire Viet Nam Construction Bank SBV to acquire Viet Nam Construction Bank

The State Bank of Viet Nam announced on February 2 that it will acquire all the equity of the Viet Nam Construction Bank as part of banking reforms.


German media firm to invest in Coc Coc German media firm to invest in Coc Coc

Germany's Hubert Burda Media announced on February 4 that it will invest in Vietnamese web browser and search engine Coc Coc.



Exports help lower trade deficit Exports help lower trade deficit

(Feb 28, 2015)

A surge in exports has seen Viet Nam 's trade deficit drop sharply in the first two months of the year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) says.

Medical firms to be equitised

The health ministry is speeding up its equitisation plan, with eight medical enterprises expected to be equitised this year.

Footwear export to the US soars

Viet Nam became the second largest footwear exporter to the US market last year after China, accounting for 13.8 per cent of the US market share.

Ministry sets up database to monitor FDI project progress

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) will launch a national system for foreign investment on March 1.

City set to maintain growth tempo

HCM City's major economic indicators were positive in the first two months of the year, with high growth in industry and trade, the municipal People's Committee has said.

Doosan delivers hi-tech pressure equipment to refinery

Doosan Heavy Industries Viet Nam (Doosan Vina) yesterday delivered the first shipment of hi-tech pressure equipment to the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical project, being constructed in Thanh Hoa province.

Ministry sets up database of FDI projects

The planning and investment ministry (MPI) will launch a national system for foreign investment on March 1.

Bitexco Tower listed among 50 most innovative buildings

The Bitexco Financial Tower, an architectural landmark in HCM City, has been listed among the 50 most innovative buildings in the last 15 years.

Vinpearl proposes 54-hole golf course in Ha Noi

Vinpearl has proposed to construct a 54-hole golf course near the Duong river in the Gia Lam and Long Bien districts of Ha Noi.

Ministry cuts cost of int'l airport project

Transport Minister Dinh La Thang yesterday said his ministry expected Long Thanh International Airport to cost around US$15.8 billion, drawn from the State budget and outside sources.

Ministry plans to sell operation rights to int'l airports

The pilot scheme to sell the operation rights of Phu Quoc International Airport should be speeded up this year, the Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has said.

Malaysia school holds information event in HCM CityMalaysia school holds information event in HCM City

Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM), the first fully co-educational and independent British boarding and day school in Malaysia, has announced that an information afternoon will be organised in HCM City on March 8 from 3pm to 5pm.

Businesses hope for State reforms in 2015Businesses 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.

Banking credit seen growing 13-15% in 2015 Banking credit seen growing 13-15% in 2015

Banking credit is expected to grow by 13-15 per cent this year, 1 per cent higher than last year. The target is based on this year's GDP target of 6.2 per cent.

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