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EVN given more power price control

EVN given more power price control

A new decision by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given more authority to the State-owned Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), the largest supplier of electricity in the country, in deciding power prices.

Macro economy remains stable in six months

Macro economy remains stable in six months

Vietnam’s macro economy remained stable in the first six months of 2017 while inflation was curbed so as to reach the national steering committee on price management’s yearly target of 4%.

HCM City’s CPI stable in June

HCM City’s CPI stable in June

The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City in June remained unchanged from the previous month, but rose 3.27% compared to the same period last year, reported the municipal statistics office on June 29.

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

Consumers fear surging prices as salaries increase

People, particularly those working in informal sectors and housewives, are afraid of a possible surge in the prices of goods as soon as the basic salary for civil servants and public employees increases next month.

RON92 petrol price dropped by VND862 per litre

RON92 petrol price dropped by VND862 per litre

The price of RON 92 declined by VND862 per litre to VND16,504 (US$0.72) from 3:00pm on June 20 as decided by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance.

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

The 2017-18 coffee crop is expected to yield around 1.4 million, which is equal to or slightly lower than last year’s harvest, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Consumer price index (CPI) in May dropped by 0.53% from the previous month mostly due to a sharp fall in food prices, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.

Retail giant Lock & Lock introduces new product line in Vietnam

Retail giant Lock & Lock introduces new product line in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Iconic brand Lock & Lock known for its innovative and airtight food containers held a grand opening to introduce its newest product line – P&Q (Price and Quality) – on May 19 at its store in Ho Chi Minh City, VnExpress has reported.

British composer Michael Price to visit Vietnam

British composer Michael Price to visit Vietnam

British composer Michael Price who won an Emmy award in 2014 will visit Vietnam for the first time to give lectures on music composition for film at Salon Saigon in District 3, HCM City from May 8 to 12.

Emmy award winning film composer to lead workshop in Vietnam

Emmy award winning film composer to lead workshop in Vietnam

VOV.VN -Emmy award-winning composer and pianist Michael Price in collaboration with the British Council have announced they are looking for 15 Vietnamese students to participate in a music workshop in Ho Chi Minh City this coming May 8-12.

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

A plan of Ho Chi Minh City to treble the number of buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) by the end of 2017 might be in jeopardy as the CNG price has increased this year and is forecast to edge up further in the coming years.

Tourism price competitiveness slipping

Tourism price competitiveness slipping

Vietnam has climbed eight levels to 67th in rankings of competitive tourism destinations and also found its way into the Top 4 countries with the most-improved scores during the last two years in many categories, according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.