The Prime Minister urged the progress of completing the resettlement area of the North – South express project

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested People’s Committee of related provinces and Ministry of Transport to focus on speeding up the completion of resettlement areas of North – South Expressway Project. Illustration. (Source: Traffic Newspaper) Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just sent a document to the People’s Committees of related provinces and the Ministry […] Read more »

Vietnam to outperform Asian frontier markets: Fitch Ratings

Vietnam’s economic resilience amid the coronavirus outbreak will help it stand out among other Asian frontier and emerging markets this year, Fitch says. Read more »

Prime Minister: Vietnam’s geographical and financial policies are quite large

On the morning of July 9, the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairman of the Council. The Prime Minister said that the outbreak of Covid-19 was widespread across the globe, complicated and unfinished developments, especially at major partners of our country. Global economy […] Read more »

Vietnam yet to optimize renewable energy utilization as shortages loom

Vietnam is struggling to fully utilize the potential of renewable energy because of policy roadblocks even though power shortages are expected in upcoming years. Read more »

Stock comment 7/7: Shake will soon appear

Maintain short-term momentum (Up) VN-Index is expected to maintain the short-term uptrend with the destination located at 883-888 points. However, after surpassing the resistance of 870-875 points, the market might appear slightly corrected vibration to retest this support area in the next few sessions. Shake when approaching 883-885 points (Increase) (MB Securities Company – MBS) […] Read more »

VN-Index in the green for third straight session

The VN-Index edged up 0.26 percent to 863.42 points Tuesday, with liquidity improving significantly over the last few sessions. Read more »

Technical view of the securities trading session on July 10: It may shake when approaching the resistance area of 883-885 points

(ĐTCK) The market has risen sharply and continues to focus on the BB convergence band with the parallel price channel corresponding to the area of 880-890 points. After approaching this area, it is likely that the index will face correcting pressure and continue fluctuating in this downward parallel price channel. The Securities Investment Review quotes […] Read more »

VN-Index rises for fourth straight session

The VN-Index edged up 0.13 percent to 864.50 points Wednesday, with gains mainly driven by non-blue chip stocks. Read more »

Market commentary for the securities trading session on July 10: Attention to the group of securities banks, information technology, and steel

(ĐTCK) Market liquidity improved compared to the previous session but has not surpassed the 20-day average, the market breadth was positive, optimism has partly returned. However, profit-taking pressure in the area of 880-890 points may appear if the increasing motivation is not sustained. The Securities Investment Review summarizes the market assessment report of some securities […] Read more »

Customs sector proactively supports import and export easing in first six months of 2020

On the afternoon of July 8, at the headquarters of the General Department of Customs under the chair of Director General of Customs Nguyen Van Can, the General Department of Customs held a conference to summarize performance in the first six months of the year and deploy tasks for the last six months of 2020 with 35 provincial and municipal... Read more »

Nam Tan Uyen is about to pay a 50% dividend in cash

The closing date for the remaining dividend payment list for 2019 is July 31. Nam Tan Uyen Industrial Park Joint Stock Company (NTC) has just announced the last registration date to exercise the remaining dividend rights for 2019. The ex-right date is July 30, the last registration date is July 31. As planned, NTC will […] Read more »

VN-Index up in fifth straight session

The VN-Index surged 1.38 percent to 876.46 points Thursday, with gains led by Vietnam’s top brewer Sabeco and private banks. Read more »

Customs seize 54 bricks of heroin

VCN - One of the biggest drug cases in 2020 has been handled by the Northern Anti-smuggling Enforcement Unit - Unit 5 (Anti-Smuggling and Investigation Department, General Department of Vietnam Customs). Read more »

Add $702 million wind farm to national power plan: central province

Ha Tinh Province has requested the Ministry of Industry and Trade to add its VND16.2 trillion ($702 million) Ky Anh MK wind farm to the national power development plan. Read more »

Covid-19 hits HCMC office space rents

Rent for grade A office space in Ho Chi Minh City has fallen by 5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to CBRE. Read more »

Covid-19 hits HCMC office space rents

Rent for grade A office space in Ho Chi Minh City has fallen by 5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to CBRE. Read more »

Covid-19 hits HCMC office space rents

Rent for grade A office space in Ho Chi Minh City has fallen by 5 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to CBRE. Read more »

Developers race to buy lands post-pandemic

Property companies are snapping up prime lands, taking advantage of distress selling as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the economy. Read more »

Minister of Finance: Strive to fulfill the highest level of the 2020 budget revenue and expenditure tasks

VCN - Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung stated with the highest determination, neither subjective nor pessimistic, the finance sector would strive to fulfill the 2020 State budget revenue and expenditure tasks. Read more »

Tax sector performs task of budget collection

VCN - At the conference to perform the task of State budget - finance in the first six months and deploy the task of State budget –finance in the second half of 2020 held by the Ministry of Finance on July 7, the General Director of the General Department of Taxation Cao Anh Tuan said that the whole tax sector... Read more »

Four mobile companies strike deal for sharing telecom infrastructure

Telecom operators Viettel, VNPT, MobiFone, and Gtel Mobile have reached an agreement for sharing infrastructure including base transceiver stations. Read more »

Vietnam expects Japan to continue leading role in multilateral trading system

Vietnam expects that Japan will continue to play a leading role in strengthening the multilateral trading system, facilitating trade and investment, and contributing to regional and global development and prosperity. Read more »

HCMC developers turn their attention further afield

Real estate giants are gobbling up huge areas of land in HCMC’s neighboring localities like Binh Duong and Long An for mega projects. Read more »

Vietnamese and Cambodian leaders compare notes on bilateral ties

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Prime Minister Hun Sen exchanged views on the two nations’ relations during their phone talks on July 9. Read more »

HCMC townhouse prices surge 36 percent

HCMC townhouses are going for a highest ever average price of $5,277 per square meter in Q2, up 36 percent year-on-year. Read more »

Mekong Delta revives orchards as saltwater intrusion recedes

A water saving irrigating model for dragon fruit in Long An Province. (Photo: NDO) NDO – Local orchards in the Mekong Delta provinces have been revived after the prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion that severely affected local growers. During the 2019-2020 dry season, the delta suffered severe damage to a vast area of fruit trees […] Read more »

No new locally transmitted infections, 17 positive cases in treatment

No new cases of COVID-19 infection in the community were confirmed in the country, leaving the total number of confirmed cases at 369, with 347 (94%) having fully recovered from the virus, the Ministry of Health reported on July 9. Read more »

Online TV battle for post-pandemic market share

With people staying indoors longer over the Covid-19 pandemic, on-demand and subscription TV services are competing to cash in on increased viewer engagement. Read more »

Top Thai Brands 2020 opens in Hanoi

Visitors to the exhibition. (Photo: NDO – The Top Thai Brands 2020 exhibition kicked off in Hanoi on July 9, attracting 43 exhibitors with 75 stalls. Co-hosted by the Thai Ministry of Commerce and the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company, the event displays food and beverages, household appliances, childcare and healthcare products, […] Read more »

Real estate firms struggle to recover from coronavirus slump

Property companies are struggling to get back on track after their revenues plummeted and many had to lay off most of their staff. Read more »

Thousands lose jobs to pandemic in Vietnam

Many textiles and footwear businesses are letting thousands of employees go as the Covid-19 pandemic cuts new orders. Read more »

Wary lenders and borrowers leave banks flush with cash

With the Covid-19 pandemic restricting commerce, a reluctance to give and borrow new loans has left banks holding excess cash. Read more »

15th century Vietnam pottery fetches $455,000 at French auction

A 15th century jar made in Vietnam has been sold for $455,000 at an auction in Paris by Christie’s. Read more »

An artist enables the disabled to create copper wire art

For three years, Nguyen Nhat Minh Phuong has been training people with disabilities to create paintings, jewelry and other souvenirs using copper wire. Read more »

Busan film festival winner to finally hit Vietnamese screens

Set for a July 31 release, Vietnamese film 'Rom', grand prize winner at Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) 2019, has finally debuted its trailer. Read more »

Growing up too soon in media age

From competing in reality shows to starting training too early for future careers, children are increasingly being dragged into an adult world. Read more »

History of “ao dai” revealed in Saigon exhibit

An exhibition on periodic changes in the traditional dress of Vietnamese women over 100 years will run in Ho Chi Minh City till July 2. Read more »

Iconic Austrian art to be digitalized in Hanoi exhibit

Sixteen digitally displayed artworks by prestigious artists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele will be shown in Hanoi starting May 31. Read more »

Musicians forge ahead with experimental works

Vietnamese pop singers are broaching traditional topics in a brave new way, sparking off lively debates. Read more »

Pirated film sites face doomsday in Vietnam

Many sites hosting uncopyrighted films have witnessed a decline in user numbers as paid services boasting better quality slowly gain popularity among movie lovers. Read more »