Revised GDP goal despite Q3 bump Revised GDP goal despite Q3 bump

Economic growth this year would climb up to 6 per cent on the back of recovery signs shown in the third quarter, falling short of the 6.7 per cent target set by the Government.

Don't publish, get punished, SOEs warned Don't publish, get punished, SOEs warned

Several big companies are planning to follow their peers in moving their shares from Ha Noi to the HCM Stock Exchange (HOSE) in an attempt to boost stock prices and improve liquidity.

Note 7 exchange starts today Note 7 exchange starts today

The Viet Nam Competition Authority (VCA) is actively supervising the recall and exchange programme of all Galaxy Note 7 models from Samsung Electro-Mechanics Viet Nam Co Ltd (SEMV).

Retailers look for e-commerce uplift Retailers look for e-commerce uplift

More and more retailers in the country are shaking hands with big e-commerce companies in order to widen their businesses while ensuring cost savings.

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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