Monday, December 24, 2012
The price of electricity in Vietnam is set increase by 5 percent to 1,437 dong (US$0.06) excluding VAT for 1 kWh from today, following a circular issued by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Thursday.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Vietnam's disbursements of foreign investment capital could reach a total of roughly US$10.5 billion this year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment estimates.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Vietnam risks economic stagnation unless the government can reform its debt-laden banking sector and overhaul inefficient state-run companies, key donors have warned.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Over the next five years, Thailand's competitive manufacturing ranking will fall from 11th place to 15th, behind Vietnam, which will enter the top 10, according to Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Monday, October 22, 2012
Vietnamese businesses ploughed nearly US$1.3 billion into overseas investment in the first nine months of this year with 66 licenses granted, according to Foreign Investment Agency.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Vietnam has agreed in principle to allow the country's three telecom giants VNPT, Viettel and CMC TI, to participate in a US$450 million international project to lay a 10,000-kilometer undersea internet cable, according to the government office.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Vietnam has outlined its commitment to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions with the implementation of the Green Growth strategy, approved by the Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last week.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Vietnam's credit rating, citing weaknesses in its banks and a stuttering economy.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Vietnam's inflation accelerated for the first time in 12 months in September, up 6.48 percent on a year earlier, amid fears of a return to rocketing prices as the country grapples with multiple economic woes.