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RoK’s Shinsegae Corp to build toy library

11:39 | 07/07/2015

Shinsegae Corporation, the parent firm of Emart hypermarket system, soon to be opened in Vietnam, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vietnam Children’s Protection Fund to establish the first Hope Toy Library in HCM City.

PM approves US$1 billion Hai Phong ‘eco' complex

10:37 | 07/07/2015

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved the building of a US$1 billion "ecological" complex on Vu Yen Island in northern Hai Phong City.

The Philippines confirms second MERS case

16:46 | 07/06/2015

The Philippines on July 6 confirmed the country’s second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a 36 year-old visitor travelling from Dubai.

Japan invests US$37.7b in Vietnamese projects

09:57 | 07/06/2015

As of June 20, Japan had invested US$37.7 billion in 2,661 projects in Vietnam, statistics from the Foreign Investment Department show.

Vietnamese exporters should leverage EU trade pact to increase exports to N.Europe

18:45 | 07/05/2015

Local exporters will earn much more if their products are put on the shelves of retail stores in Northern Europe following the expected signing of a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (EU) this year, an expert said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 3.

Vietnam to continue strong measures against MERS

17:58 | 07/04/2015

Vietnam's health authorities will not lower their guard against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-Cov), even though an outbreak in the Republic of Korea has appeared to slow down recently, an official said on July 3.

IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms

09:59 | 07/03/2015

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) delivered a stark warning on July 2 of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country's future in Europe.

Philippine ferry capsizes: at least 36 dead

09:14 | 07/03/2015

At least 36 were killed when a passenger ferry carrying 173 people on board capsized off the coast of the central Philippines province Leyte on July 2, according to the Philippines Coast Guard (PGC).

Vietnam-US partnership equals profit

10:14 | 06/29/2015

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, who will chair the upcoming investment promotion conference in the US on July 1, spoke with VIR about his expectations for a comprehensive and deeper partnership between Vietnam and the US in the finance sector.

Vietnam agriculture, forestry and aquatic exports shrink

15:43 | 06/27/2015

(VOV) - Exports for the agriculture, forestry and aquatics sector for the six months leading up to July were down 2.8% year-on-year to US$14.42 billion, according to the latest monthly report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Vietnam police bust 8 kilos of meth worth $5 mln inside car trunk

09:41 | 06/26/2015

Police in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 25 arrested a man who allegedly hid eight kilograms of methamphetamine inside his car's trunk.

Vietnam-US relations: What’s the next chapter?

12:09 | 06/25/2015

(VOV) -It has been four decades since the fall of Saigon and this July marks the 20th anniversary since Vietnam and the US first normalized diplomatic relations following the war’s end.

Vietnam Consumer Confidence: A new record high

16:24 | 06/24/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam Consumer Confidence is up 2.9 to 143.1pts in June – a new record high, according to ANZ-Roy Morgan.

UNICEF report highlights Vietnam’s progress for children

10:40 | 06/24/2015

(VOV) - On June 23, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam said UNICEF recently announced "Progress for Children" report, which highlights the lessons learnt from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Banks forced to merge to settle circular ownership status

11:30 | 06/23/2015

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has taken a series of actions to clear cross-ownership which has existed in the banking system for many years.