AIA delivers record new business performance for Q1

AIA delivers record new business performance for Q1

VOV.VN - AIA Group Limited (stock code: 1299) today (April 28) announces record growth of 55 per cent in value of new business (VONB) on constant exchange rates (CER) for the first quarter ended 28 February 2017.

New water park opens in Quang Ninh Province

New water park opens in Quang Ninh Province

VOV.VN - Families are assured of a splashing time at the Typhoon Water Park, offering 12 attractions, including a pool with manmade waves, that opens tomorrow (Apr. 29) at the Sun World Halong Complex in the province of Quang Ninh.

48-mln-USD projects set to ensure power supply for APEC

48-mln-USD projects set to ensure power supply for APEC

Several key power transmission projects, worth a total VND1.1 trillion (US$48.4 million), have been constructed since 2015 to ensure power supply for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Vietnam this year.

HCM City sees breakthrough developments

HCM City sees breakthrough developments

The southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City has gained significant socio-economic accomplishments since the liberation of the South and national reunification on April 30, 1975.

Wind power plant built in Ninh Thuan

Wind power plant built in Ninh Thuan

Singapore – based renewables developer The Blue Circle and its Vietnamese partner TSV began construction of Dam Nai wind power plant on April 28 in Tan Hai commune, Ninh Hai district, the central province of Ninh Thuan.

Vietnam records trade expansion in four months

Vietnam records trade expansion in four months

Vietnam’s trade revenue is estimated at US$125.41 billion in the first four months of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 20.1%, said the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest

Mekong Delta farmers begin shrimp harvest

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region have begun this year’s first harvest season of brackish water shrimp, earning strong profits due to high prices and favourable breeding conditions.

Wood pellet spike in Japan signals potential for Vietnam

Wood pellet spike in Japan signals potential for Vietnam

VOV.VN - New record highs for trade of wood chips from Vietnam are projected for 2017 with China and Japan accounting for 70% of total exports followed by Finland, Sweden and Turkey, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

Infrastructure attracts investment to north Vietnam

Infrastructure attracts investment to north Vietnam

The newly established five modal (rail/road/air/river/sea) infrastructure network has brought a great deal of investment to the Red River Delta, especially Haiphong, delegates told a recent seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City.

NCB to raise total asset to US$4.18 bln

NCB to raise total asset to US$4.18 bln

The National Citizen Joint Stock Commercial Bank (NCB) has set to raise total value of its asset to VND95 trillion (US$4.18 billion) in 2017, up nearly 40% from last year, heard a shareholders meeting on April 27.

US no longer Vietnam’s largest seafood buyer

US no longer Vietnam’s largest seafood buyer

For the first time in years, the US is no longer the largest seafood export market of Vietnam as it is overtaken by Japan, says a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

EVN told to handle loss-making projects

EVN told to handle loss-making projects

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has requested the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to review loss-making projects to ensure investment flows for its production and business.

Retailers aid beleaguered pig farmers

Retailers aid beleaguered pig farmers

Retailers in HCM City, including Saigon Co.op and Big C, are offering discounts on pork products in an effort to boost consumption.

PropertyGuru announces award finalists

PropertyGuru announces award finalists

CapitaLand Vietnam, MIVI Joint Stock company, Nam Long Investment Corporation, and a number of others were shortlisted for the 2017 PropertyGuru Vietnam Property Award.

Household firms fear red tape

Household firms fear red tape

The Government should create the best possible conditions, including easing tax procedures, to encourage household businesses to expand into companies.