oil and gas
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.

Managers' salaries at state-owned companies vary greatly

10:14 08/10/2014

The monthly salaries of managers at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are much higher than other state civil servants.

Deputy FM appreciative of Vietnam-Norway cooperation

20:29 07/10/2014

Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has highlighted the fine Vietnam-Norway friendship and cooperation in politics, diplomacy, and development and urged expanded cooperation in economics, trade, and...

Vietnam, Russia target for US$7 billion bilateral trade by 2015

18:15 06/10/2014

Vietnam and Russia are actively negotiating a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan).

Petrochemical projects put Vietnam at risk

15:11 05/10/2014

Vietnam has expanded the plan to develop the petroleum industry in the country by 2020, but some say that the increasing number of refineries comes with significant risks.

Vietnam – a potential market for UK businesses

23:45 01/10/2014

Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf has called for further development of trade ties between Vietnam and the UK as Vietnam is considered an important market for UK investors.

Oil refinery projects feared to cause glut in Vietnam

14:12 27/09/2014

Many oil refinery projects have been put forth recently, arousing concerns over a glut in supply as well as potential hazards to the environment caused by production on outdated technology.

Deputy PM, FM Minh active on sidelines of UN meeting

16:00 26/09/2014

Vietnam wishes to enhance cooperation with Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela and Grenada on all fields, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on September 25.

Deputy PM holds talks with foreign diplomats

13:39 26/09/2014

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held bilateral meetings with the Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Venezuela and Grenada on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General...

Ministry publicizes wages of leaders of state-owned corporations

12:28 26/09/2014

For the first time, the Ministry of Trade and Industry made public the salary of 120 high-ranking officials at 11 state-owned corporations in 2013.


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