Vietnam's economy must restructure to meet development needs

18:56 10/10/2014

It is high time for Vietnam's economy to make basic changes to meet new development requirements and grasp new opportunities brought about by deep and wide international integration.

Auto sales hit over 16,000 units in September

18:52 10/10/2014

Vietnam's automobile industry sold nearly 16,150 units in September, up 29% against August and 65% on the same month of last year, according to Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers' Association (VAMA).

All Nippon Airways rumored to be new strategic partner of Vietnam Airlines

17:22 10/10/2014

All Nippon Airways, the Japanese air carrier, is reportedly one of the more likely candidates to become the strategic partner of Vietnam Airlines, the national flag air carrier.

Local exporters pin high hope on new markets

17:05 10/10/2014

By the end of September 2014, Vietnam's exports saw a 14.2% increase to US$109.63 billion in revenue, including US$36.

Metro Vietnam sold for $879 million to Thai business giant

16:55 10/10/2014

Metro Group (Germany) has signed an agreement with Berli Jucker Corporation (BJC) of Thailand to transfer its wholesale business in Vietnam.

PM greenlights Long Thanh airport

15:53 10/10/2014

Investors are chomping at the bit over Vietnam's biggest airport project as it prepares to have its investment plan approved for submission to the National Assembly for approval.

Government proposes using state money to settle bad debts

14:23 10/10/2014

The government has unexpectedly asked the National Assembly to include expenditures on bad debt settlement as part of the state budget.

Will Vietnam fall into the middle-income trap?

10:28 10/10/2014

If Vietnam's GDP grows by 5.6-5.8 percent in 2014 as economists predict, this will be the fourth year Vietnam has obtained a modest economic growth rate.

Vinalines restructuring gets a further boost

08:08 10/10/2014

Strong measures are being proposed to put struggling Vinalines, once a leading player in the shipping business, back afloat.

Local firms face FTA challenges

23:45 09/10/2014

Vietnamese enterprises are preparing for further integration as the country is close to signing many free-trade agreements (FTAs), which will bring not only opportunities but also challenges.

Draft law requires banks to offer consumer credit via finance companies

23:42 09/10/2014

Commercial banks will be forced to stop providing consumer loans if they don't have finance companies of their own, under a draft document being compiled by the State Bank of Vietnam.

Vietnam considers lifting import ban on French beef

23:38 09/10/2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked with assessing whether to lift the ban on beef imports from France once the products meet Vietnamese requirements.

Hoa Sen chairman is EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

23:38 09/10/2014

Le Phuoc Vu, chairman of the management board of Hoa Sen Group, yesterday won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award, the prestigious international prize which EY initiated in 1986.

Asian developers turn their backs on once-hot property sector

23:37 09/10/2014

Several years ago, more South Korean and Japanese investors arrived in Vietnam, ready to pour more money into property projects.

Oil giants race to invest in Vietnam

23:37 09/10/2014

Although Vietnam initially decided to build only three oil refineries, two are about to be built and others are under construction, while several more are awaiting licenses.

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