Friday, October 11, 2013
The United States and Vietnam on Thursday signed a pact that would allow the transfer of nuclear technology to the Southeast Asian nation and open the way for U.S. investment in the burgeoning industry, in another sign that Washington is seeking stronger economic and strategic ties in the region.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Monday, September 23, 2013
Trade fraud is an increasing problem for Vietnam's gas industry, said Tran Trong Huu, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Gas Association, at an online discussion in Ha Noi last week. Market watch teams dealt with 400 gas trading violations in the first eight months of the year, confiscating over 15,000 gas tanks and collecting penalties that totaled 2 billion dong (US$95,200). Many enterprises used fake gas tanks to pump gas themselves from remote areas, said Do Thanh Lam, deputy head of the ministry's Market Management Department.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Rice exports for September is estimated at about 650,000 metric tons, bringing the third quarter's total to 1.84 million metric tons, 230,000 metric tons less than planned.
Monday, August 19, 2013
About 5,600 Lao people have secured jobs as construction workers at the Xayaboury dam, thanks to the project's employment policy.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Vietnamese businesses will have a major opportunity to crack Brazil's lucrative domestic market when import taxes are cut later this year, according to Viet Nam's trade office in Brazil.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Vietnam devalued its currency by 1 percent Friday in an effort to boost its foreign exchange reserves and exports.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
IT workers are in high demand with the industry developing fast, said Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information in Ho Chi Minh City.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Switching from low-yield rice to corn has brought higher incomes for farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, according to officials.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Vietnam said Friday that it was reducing interest rates to the lowest level in more than three years — the latest in a series of stimulus measures aimed at boosting the ailing economy.