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VN firms can succeed in huge halal food market VN firms can succeed in huge halal food market

While Muslims are a minority in Viet Nam, the halal food industry here has great potential, Abdullah Abdulrohman, director of the Halal Viet Nam Export and Import Co Ltd, said.


Investor for Phu Quoc passenger port project approved Investor for Phu Quoc passenger port project approved

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kien Giang has chosen the investor for the development of the build-operate-transfer (BOT) section of the Phu Quoc international passenger port.


Vingroup to enter the exhibition and fair industry Vingroup to enter the exhibition and fair industry

Property developer Vingroup has contributed nearly VND1.5 trillion to become a strategic stakeholder of the Viet Nam Exhibition and Fair Centre JSC after acquiring an 89.42 per cent stake in the Viet Nam Exhibition Fair Centre One Member Co. Ltd. (VEFAC).


BIDV confirms merger with MHB BIDV confirms merger with MHB

The management board of the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) announced its plan to merge with the Mekong Housing Bank (MHB) at a shareholders meeting on April 17.



Singapore Airlines to increase capacity
Updated: Friday, Dec 20, 2013 05:15 PM
Singapore Airlines will begin direct flights from the central city of Da Nang to Singapore in the second quarter of next year.— Photo centenaryclub.com
HCM CITY (Biz Hub) – Singapore Airlines will be flying its Airbus A330-300 aircraft on flights between Singapore and HCM City from the first day of 2014.

The aircraft has been operating on the Ha Noi – Singapore route since July 2013.

To commemorate the launch of A330-300 services between HCM City and Singapore, the airline is offering discounted fares in economy and business class from Viet Nam to various destinations for tickets purchased from December 4 to January 5, 2014.

In addition, from November 15, Singapore Airlines and Silk Air instituted a new baggage allowance, which increased to 50kg for first-class passengers; 40 kg for business-class passengers; and 30kg for economy-class passengers.

Currently, Singapore Airlines and its regional wing Silk Air conduct 14 flights weekly from HCM City, 11 flights weekly from Ha Noi and seven flights weekly from Da Nang to Singapore. — VNS


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