Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Viet Nam is strengthening the market economy, modernizing infrastructure, developing high quality human resources, boosting industrialization and modernization and proactively implementing international integration, which will surely open up numerous investment and business opportunities for foreign investors.
The VNR500 List for this year that ranks the 500 largest firms in terms of revenue growth was published last week by Vietnam Report and VietnamNet.
Vietnam and the Customs Union, consisting of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, have concluded negotiations of a free trade agreement after the 8th negotiation round, a move that is expected to further cement trade and investment ties.
VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund and Japan's Daiwa PI Partners will invest approximately US$45 million in Viet Nam's International Dairy Joint Stock Company (IDP).
LG Electronics yesterday signed a land-lease agreement for the second stage of the firm’s investment expansion in the northern port city of Haiphong following the successful implementation of the first phase.
Security and tech analyst firms highlight the threats related to the Internet of Things, new malware in hackers’ arsenal and personal health information being a target as key trends heading into the new year.
Viet Han Real Estate Construction and Trading Company on December 18 signed an exclusive management, operation and development agreement with TNR Holdings Vietnam to develop the Goldmark City project in Hanoi.
Most overseas remittances to Viet Nam have been used for meeting daily expenses and for purchasing gold, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
The southern province of Binh Duong on December 17 said it has attracted foreign direct investment of over US$1.65 billion this year, 65 per cent higher than targeted in the beginning.
The Lunar New Year (Tet) festival will come about two months later. The differences between the north, the central and south of Vietnam in climate, landscape and customs shape the colorful picture of Spring.
A Siamese giant carp weighing 127kg was sold within three days at a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City at a costly price of three or four million Vietnamese dong (US$144-192) per kilogram.
Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai on December 18 flew to the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong to direct the rescue of workers who are being trapped under ground in Da Dang-Dachomo hydropower plant.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one match, fined £25,000 and ordered to attend to an education course after making racist and anti-semitic comments.
A European Union summit has backed new sanctions against Russia over its annexation of the Crimea from Ukraine, but also noted that it didn't want to drastically hit the country in the midst of an economic crisis.
The international business community has continued to urge the government to raise feed-in tariffs for renewable energy.