APEC business activities bustle toward year’s end

APEC business activities bustle toward year’s end

APEC business conferences and forums will be in full swing in September and November, said Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) at a press conference in Hanoi on March 21.

Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

Vietnam, Israel businesses sign health care cooperation deal

TH Group of Vietnam and Israel’s MedicDan Ltd. and Sraromedic R.N International on March 21 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in a project to develop a high technology medical and health care complex in Hanoi.

HCM City offers optimal conditions for Singaporean businesses

HCM City offers optimal conditions for Singaporean businesses

VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City is improving its business environment to provide the best conditions for foreign enterprises, including those from Singapore, has said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong.

Vietnam ready to open doors for Israeli businesses

Vietnam ready to open doors for Israeli businesses

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on March 21 reiterated Vietnam's readiness to open doors for Israeli businesses and help them access its market at a Vietnam-Israel business forum in Hanoi.

Some banks enter new rate race

Some banks enter new rate race

Some commercial banks have entered a new interest rate hike race to lure medium- and long-term deposits, pushing the rate to a record high of more than 9% per year.

Price up for high-end property

Price up for high-end property

High-end and luxury housing continues to be an attractive segment in the national real estate market, with high demand and a good purchasing scale, experts have said.

Trung Son hydropower puts second turbine into operation

Trung Son hydropower puts second turbine into operation

The second turbine of the Trung Son hydropower plant in the central province of Thanh Hoa began generating electricity for the national grid on March 21, just more than one month after the launch of the first turbine.

No legal framework for office-tel segment

No legal framework for office-tel segment

Office-tel has become a buzzword on the domestic property market in recent years as housing developers have embraced it as a new product for those wishing to use it as both an office and a home. However, there is no legal framework for this segment.

MoIT pursues dream of auto industry

MoIT pursues dream of auto industry

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will continue pursuing the dream of a real auto industry in Vietnam despite the failure of 20 years of efforts towards this goal.

Ninh Thuan develops maritime economy

Ninh Thuan develops maritime economy

The People’s Committee of the south central coastal province of Ninh Thuan has just approved a project to develop local maritime economy by 2020 in a comprehensive and modern way.

Vietnamese drilling firm sees profits sink to record low in 2016

Vietnamese drilling firm sees profits sink to record low in 2016

PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation (PV Drilling) said the significant decrease of crude oil prices caused its revenue to fall sharply last year, leading to record-low after-tax profit of VND120 billion (US$5.26 million), down 14 times against 2015.

More than 1,000 businesses join Saigon Tex 2017

More than 1,000 businesses join Saigon Tex 2017

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Saigon Fabric & Garment Accessories Expo (Saigon Tex 2017) will open at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on April 5. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and VINATEX.

Vietnam, Netherlands to up agriculture ties

Vietnam, Netherlands to up agriculture ties

With its knowledge and experience in agriculture, the Netherlands is eager to join hands with Vietnam to improve the quality and efficiency of its agriculture, a business forum on Agriculture-Innovation in Vietnam heard in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20.