Let’s get to work Building a food secure future

Let’s get to work Building a food secure future

The ASEAN+6 conference “Let’s get to work. Building a food secure future” will be held in Hanoi on March 22 and 23, 2017, hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, together with the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands.

Keppel Land increases stake in Saigon Centre

Keppel Land increases stake in Saigon Centre

Keppel Land – one of the leading Singaporean real estate developers, through its subsidiary, Krystal Investments Pte Ltd., has acquired an additional 16 per cent stake in Saigon Centre from its Vietnamese partner at VND845 billion ($21.6 million).

Foreign goods enter domestic market via trade liberalization

Foreign goods enter domestic market via trade liberalization

A MOIT report shows that after the last seven years of the ‘Buy Vietnamese’ campaign, 92% of consumers now have interest in domestically made products, and 63% of consumers are choosing Vietnamese goods instead of imports of the same kinds available in the market.

Challenges ahead for King of pangasius

Challenges ahead for King of pangasius

The future looks challenging for Hung Vuong Joint Stock Company (HoSE: HVG), dubbed “the King of Pangasius,” after the audit of the company’s financial reports showed a big discrepancy between the audited and self-reported profit, revenue, and liabilities.

Steel prices set for slight rise

Steel prices set for slight rise

Steel prices will remain stable on the domestic market this month but are expected to increase slightly soon, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Government mulls safeguards to protect domestic carmakers

Government mulls safeguards to protect domestic carmakers

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and relevant agencies to study the possibility of applying safeguards to protect the domestic automobile manufacturing industry from looming zero-tariff car imports.

Hau Giang seeks investment in hi-tech agriculture

Hau Giang seeks investment in hi-tech agriculture

Authorities of the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on March 20 received a delegation from the Tata International Vietnam Company Limited, to discuss agricultural investment in the province.

VASCO to fully operate Hanoi-Dong Hoi air route

VASCO to fully operate Hanoi-Dong Hoi air route

The Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) will officially be authorised by the Vietnam Airlines Corporation to operate flights between Hanoi and Dong Hoi city in central Quang Binh province from March 26.

Oil exploitation exceeds Q1’s target

Oil exploitation exceeds Q1’s target

VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) produced about 6.45 million tonnes of crude oil in the first quarter of this year, exceeding its three-month plan by 5 percent.

Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

The US’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may make certain impacts on Vietnam’s short-term plans but will not affect the country’s long-term goals and integration direction, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.

Agri-tech’s fields grow FDI interest

Agri-tech’s fields grow FDI interest

Due to what many perceive as an opening for high-tech applications, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has been becoming increasingly attractive to foreign investors.

Retailer Nguyen Kim opens two new stores

Retailer Nguyen Kim opens two new stores

Giant electronics and household products retailer Nguyen Kim has opened two new stores in Dong Nai province’s Bien Hoa city and Binh Duong province’s Thuan An town, taking its total number of outlets around the country to 40.

Coffee supply in Vietnam hits 3-year low

Coffee supply in Vietnam hits 3-year low

VOV.VN - Coffee prices in Dak Lak, the country’s largest coffee bean-growing province, stood at US$2.08-US$2.11 (VND47,300-VND48,000) per kg at the end of last week as stockpiles remain low.