expanding agricultural brands Expanding agricultural brands

As a country with sizeable agricultural and handicraft production, Vietnam has a lot of excellent regional ­products, specialities, and handicraft items of very high quality. However, these ­commodities only have ­access to small local markets ...

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Despite recent positive signals, the road for foreign investors to acquire expressway concessions in Vietnam remains long due to the lack of legal framework, hindering interested investors. Tung Anh reports.

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Private financiers are expected to approach more bankable ­ investment projects, particularly in  infrastructure development in Vietnam on the back of the government's strong new moves and commitments. Bich Thuy reports.

TPI from Thailand drives for billion-dollar projects in Quang Tri

If TPI's proposal is approved, Quang Tri will receive a number of petroleum, gas, and logistics projects with the total investment value of USD billions.

Vietnam’s largest offshore wind farm pushes ahead

Vietnam is expected to have its largest offshore wind power project, which if becoming feasible, will greatly contribute to ensuring the country’s energy security.

petro insurance stocks drive market up Petro, insurance stocks drive market up

Vietnamese shares advanced slightly on Wednesday morning, driven by petroleum and insurance companies.

encouraging an investor friendly framework for the capital market Encouraging an investor-friendly framework for the capital market

The vibrant demand for private sector funding requires  development of the capital-financial market in Vietnam. ­Konaka Tetsuo, the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s chief representative of the Vietnam office, talked with VIR’s Thanh Tung about the ...

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The multitude of charitable activities such as poverty reduction and ­community development undertaken by international volunteers have made great contributions to the development of Vietnam. Carrying the spirit of international solidarity, they have helped turn ...

arrests raise loan sharks higher on social agenda Arrests raise loan sharks higher on social agenda

Vietnamese authorities have vowed to clamp down on ­illegal moneylenders after the biggest loan shark group in the country was found to be torturing staff members.

former general director of vinashin arrested Former general director of Vinashin arrested

Truong Van Tuyen, former general director of Vinashin has been accused of involvement in the appropriation of $4.57 million in interests paid by Oceanbank.

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France: A gunman killed at least four people and injured another 12 at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday (Dec 11) before fleeing the scene, security officials said.

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Bangladesh's election campaign turned violent Tuesday (Dec 11) with scores injured at political rallies across the country, as police fired pellet guns into crowds and stick-wielding mobs attacked rival candidates.

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Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals on Tuesday (Dec 11) in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote on the ...

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Sterling fell under US$1.26 on Monday (Dec 10) to hit a 20-month low after Prime Minister Theresa May delayed a critical vote on her Brexit deal one day before it was due.

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The United States on Monday (Dec 10) imposed sanctions on three North Korean officials as it called the regime's human rights record among the world's worst, in an abrupt shift from President Donald Trump's efforts ...

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