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First tracks laid on HCM City metro

First tracks laid on HCM City metro

The first set of rail tracks and sleepers were installed on October 24 on the above-ground stretch of HCM City’s first metro line from Ben Thanh Market to Suoi Tien Theme Park.

Prime Minister speeds up HCM City metro work

Prime Minister speeds up HCM City metro work

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to advance Official Development Assistance (ODA) capital for the Metro Line No 1 Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien to meet the project’s schedule.

HCM City seeks investors for Metro project

HCM City seeks investors for Metro project

Ho Chi Minh City is seeking US$1.9 billion for the second phase of metro line No 5, which extends from the new Can Giuoc Bus Station in District 8 to the Bay Hien intersection in Tan Binh District.

Vietnamese consumers prefer ‘Made in Thailand’

Vietnamese consumers prefer ‘Made in Thailand’

VOV.VN - More than ever, consumers in Vietnam are looking for the ‘Made in Thailand’ label when purchasing consumer goods, and they're willing to pay a premium for these products, according to experts.

Panoramic views of Saigon Urban Rail Project

Panoramic views of Saigon Urban Rail Project

VOV.VN - The Saigon Urban Rail Project is now 70% complete and on target to be placed into service in 2018. In honour of the occasion we have gathered some panoramic photos of pillars and sections of the construction.

Local retailers find new ways

Local retailers find new ways

Several domestic retailers have been actively changing their business strategies to improve their distribution channels after big foreign supermarkets such as Big C and Metro increased discount levels to 20-25%.

Vietnamese grocery brands battle for retail shelf space

Vietnamese grocery brands battle for retail shelf space

VOV.VN - With relatively few exceptions, the benefits of globalization have not accrued to grocery retailing, largely because it is a high-fixed cost, low margin business that requires huge upfront capital investment.

HCM City wary of retail competition

HCM City wary of retail competition

The HCM City administration has instructed relevant departments to take targeted measures to help local retailers strengthen their competitiveness and retain market share before they lose out to foreign rivals.

Suppliers protest Big C demands

Suppliers protest Big C demands

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the supermarket chain Big C to refrain from asking for higher discount rates from Vietnamese suppliers, and has recommended a maximum rate of 15%.

Vietnamese prefer to patronize foreign-made goods

Vietnamese prefer to patronize foreign-made goods

VOV.VN - The vast majority of the nation’s consumers say they prefer to purchase foreign made products instead of lower priced local alternatives, according to Dinh Thi My Loan, president of the Vietnam Retailers Association.