Vietnam will strictly implement tasks set forth in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) and the Kyoto Protocol and commits to contributing US$1 million to the Green Climate Fund in the 2016-2020 period.
The Vietnamese government has made some achievements in reforming administrative procedures in order to improve the business environment, but there remains a lot to do.
Vietnam has demonstrated its commitment and support for the adoption of a global climate agreement at the United Nations’ 21st Conference of the Parties from November 30 to December 11, 2015.
Watchmaker Fossil Group has agreed to acquire Misfit, a wearable fitness tracker producer based in the United States (US) and Viet Nam, for US$260 million, an official from Misfit Vietnam told Biz Hub on December 1.
Rising interest of investors recently in non-performing loans (NPLs) of credit institutions is expected to help expedite the handling of bad debt.
Viet Nam could see a shortage of 500,000 information technology (IT) professionals by 2020, said a recent report on IT recruitments in Viet Nam by online recruitment company VietnamWorks.
Within only two hours of the first private sale, 11 per cent of the first release of luxury villas and 20 per cent of the resort residences of The Dàlat at 1200 Country Club & Private Estate (The Dàlat at 1200) were sold, exceeding the expectation of the investors.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the equitisation plan of the Vietnam Pharmaceutical Corporation (Vinapharm) in the form of selling part of the existing State shares.
The Ho Chi Minh City economy has maintained an increasingly positive trend and a stable economic growth in the first 11 months of the year, creating favourable conditions to achieve the year's socio-economic targets, according to a report from the Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Research and Development.
Beaches off the beaten track along central Binh Dinh province’s 134 km coastline are emerging as big draws for independent foreign travellers.
Fashion show producer and model Jessica Minh Anh is an expert in transforming the world's most iconic venues into phenomenal catwalks. Before her most recent "floating catwalk" on the River Seine in Paris in October, Jessica created the world's first solar-powered catwalk at the award-winning solar plant Gemasolar in Sevilla, Spain in July. Other world-famous places such as the Eiffel Tower in France, the Tower Bridge in London, One World Trade Center, Gardens by the Bays Skyway in Singapore and the Petronas Twin Towers' Skybridge in Malaysia have been featured in her work. During her recent visit to Viet Nam, the Ha Noi-born woman chatted with Nguyen Thuy Hang about her unique work.
Fourteen Vietnamese fishermen have finally been released after months of imprisonment in Thailand, but are now burdened with debts borrowed to afford their freedom.
Gonzalo Higuain struck in either half as Napoli toppled 10-man Inter Milan 2-1 in a spectacular clash at the San Paolo to go top of the Serie A table on Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Ankara of shooting down a Russian warplane to protect supplies of oil from the Islamic State group to Turkey.
The 60-day deferral of Value Added Tax (VAT) payments on importation and VAT refunds are the tax incentives Viet Nam applies to investment projects facing objective financial problems.