For the year to October 20, total registered of new foreign-invested projects in Vietnam dropped 1.3% year-on-year to US$12.26 billion despite a 24.4% increase in the number of projects.
A conference entitled “Haiphong city – North Vietnam’s new manufacturing centre” took place in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 25 to seek to attract more investments from Thailand and Japan.
The Haiphong Port Joint Stock Company and the Heung-A Shipping Co., Ltd of the Republic of Korea (RoK) put into operation their joint logistics services in the northern city of Haiphong on October 14.
The first steel overpass in the inner northern city of Hai Phong at the most crowded intersection is expected to be put into operation in January next year.
VOV.VN - A Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) delegation comprising of Japanese businesses operating in China and Hong Kong made a fact-finding tour of Haiphong City on November 5 to explore investment opportunities.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the groundbreaking ceremony of a 45-floor tower in Vinhomes Riva City urban area in the northern port city of Haiphong on September 18.
VOV.VN - Bao Ha village in Haiphong province has a long history of creating and performing puppets. Here, two types of puppetry co-exist: water and non-water puppetry.
VOV.VN - LG Innotek Co Ltd, a subsidiary company of the Republic of Korea's LG Group, has been licenced to build a camera module plant in Haiphong City.
The central city of Danang has launched “Impressive Moment", a video clip competition marking the 20th anniversary of its recognition as a central government city.
Trips out to sea and mountain treks would be a death wish in the north of the country.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Dianmu has made landfall in northern Vietnam, cutting down trees, ripping roofs off buildings and forcing power outages, leaving thousands without electricity.
Storm Dianmu hit the northern mainland of Vietnam in the afternoon of August 19 with sustained winds of up to 60-90km per hour.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underscored the importance of personnel work during a teleconference in Hanoi on August 17 reviewing State administrative reform for 2011-2015.
The Haiphong Port City management authority and Haiphong Economic Zone Authority (HEZA) has announced a detailed master plan making Cat Hai Island a smart island.
Vietnam has attracted US$12.94 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) as of July 20, up 46.9% against the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Flights have been rescheduled and canceled on the morning of July 28 as typhoon Mirinae made landfall in the north provinces, causing heavy rains in Hanoi and other provinces the previous night, according to the Vietnam Airlines Cooperation.
VOV.VN - A candle factory at the Duong Kinh Industrial Park in the northern port city of Haiphong has been completely destroyed by fire.
A fire broke out at a major industrial park in the northern port city of Haiphong late July 24 and ravaged a plant run by a Chinese candle manufacturer for almost nine hours. No human casualties have been reported as of press time.
The Haiphong police said July 12 they arrested a 43-year-old man for allegedly running a major sports gambling racket with thousands of clients.
The Haiphong Industrial Zone Management Board has granted an investment license to Flat Group from Hong Kong (China) for a solar glass factory worth US$200 million.