PM firm on growth target of 6.7%
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:45 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The Government still insists on the 2017 growth target of 6.7% and will issue directives on key tasks and solutions to translate it into reality, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a meeting with ministries and departments on May 22.
Vietnam to export 500,000 tons of rice to Bangladesh this year
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:44 (GMT+7)
HANOI - Bangladesh plans to purchase about 500,000 tons of rice from Vietnam this year, according to a memorandum of understanding on rice trade signed between the two countries.
Bad debt settlement hindered by insufficient regulations
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:44 (GMT+7)
HANOI - Inadequate rules on collateral disposal for debt recovery are limiting the efficiency of bad debt settlement, said State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) governor Le Minh Hung at the National Assembly (NA) session on May 22.
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:42 (GMT+7)
Worries loom as international arrivals seen surging
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The local tourism sector will likely see a strong upsurge in international tourist arrivals this year, but some are of the opinion that the sector should attend more to quality improvement instead.
OFID lends Vietnam US$21.8 million to build bridge
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam on May 22 signed an agreement with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to borrow US$21.8 million to build Dam Vac Bridge in the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
Clean Air Asia urges Can Tho to control air pollution
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:41 (GMT+7)
CAN THO – Certain air pollution indicators in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho have exceeded permissible levels, and the pollution there would worsen if the municipal government does not take drastic preventive measures, said Ho Quoc Bang, an expert from Clean Air Asia.
U.S. hands over six patrol boats to Vietnam
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The United States has delivered six coastal patrol boats to Vietnam, thus expanding security cooperation between the two nations, says a statement of the U.S. Embassy.
Stocks down as profit taking surges
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,23:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Stocks declined on May 23 as investors were trying to lock in profits after a two-day rally, dragging the VN-Index down 0.43% at 740.93 points.
Vietnam turns out whooping cough vaccine
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has successfully produced a vaccine against pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, for pregnant women to minimize the risk of newborns catching the disease, the Ministry of Science and Technology said on May 23.
Expensive car imports decrease
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The number of automobiles with nine seats or less imported into Vietnam has grown strongly this year, but the volume of expensive cars has decreased, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Kido completes Vocarimex stake acquisition
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Kido Corporation (KDC) on May 23 announced the completion of its acquisition of nearly 32.9 million shares from Vietnam Vegetable Oils Industry Corporation, also known as Vocarimex with the stock code VOC.
Food safety management in city overlapping
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC - There are still many problems with the management of food safety and hygiene in HCMC, especially overlapping functions among different agencies, heard a seminar on May 23.
Not all SMEs to enjoy lower tax
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:27 (GMT+7)
HANOI – Not all small and medium enterprises (SME) in Vietnam could enjoy a preferential corporate
Large projects in HCMC uncompleted due to urban planning
Wednesday,  May 24,2017,21:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – When it comes to doing the planning, HCMC will need innovation and breakthroughs to deal with many large projects that have been stalled or uncompleted over inappropriate urban planning, the city government said.
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