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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.



Skilled workforce key to development Skilled workforce key to development

(Apr 18, 2015)

Viet Nam will not retain the advantage of cheap labour costs and target developing a high quality and professional workforce, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Tran Tuan Anh, said.

Viet Nam, Singapore forge stronger economic ties

Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh and Singaporean Minister of Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang co-chaired the 11th Ministerial Meeting on Viet Nam-Singapore Economic Connectivity in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue yesterday.

Viet Nam, France announce plans to remove trade barriers

Viet Nam and France have agreed on the necessity to remove trade barriers in market approaches through bilateral dialogue, including Viet Nam lifting a ban on French beef.

Important trade pacts to be signed in 2015

Free trade agreements (FTAs) between Viet Nam and the Eurasian Economic Union, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the European Union (EU) will be signed in 2015.

Quy Nhon to be central region's core city

Quy Nhon, a coastal city in this central province, will become one of Viet Nam's sea economy centres and a core city of the country's central region by 2035.

Da Nang tops competitiveness index

The central city of Da Nang continued to be the top performer in the 2014 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), which was launched on April 16.

IMF projects Viet Nam growth at 6 per cent

Viet Nam was expected to maintain the second fastest growing economy in ASEAN-5 in 2015, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest World Economic Outlook.

Quality a priority for HCM City's first metro line

Quality is to be top priority for the ongoing construction of the Urban Railway Line 1 connecting Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien Theme Park, Secretary of HCM City's Party Committee Le Thanh Hai said.

US firms continue to pour funds into local industries

US enterprises have invested in 17 out of 21 industries in Viet Nam, with the majority located in the accommodation and food service industry, the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment said.

Local firms should invest in innovation

Intellectual property law not only protects enterprises but also pushes them to innovate, Deputy Head of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) Le Ngoc Lam said.

Viet Nam, Macao discuss investment, trade ties

Business executives from 60 companies in China's Macao Special Administrative Region yesterday met with around 60 of their HCM City counterparts to explore business opportunities and compare notes.

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.

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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