Thursday, December 29, 2011
Vietnamese authorities would seize and destroy any Kobe beef from Japan because of a lack of veterinary permits and import licenses, news reports said Wednesday.
Vietnam earned US$6 billion from seafood exports this year, representing a yearly rise of 20 percent, exceeding its target of US$5.7 billion, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Vietnam's two stock exchanges will be merged in accordance with a Ministry of Finance plan for restructuring the securities market that is supported by the Vietnam Association of Securities Businesses, the ministry announced at a meeting here on Saturday.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
More than 100 products and services developed by Vietnamese businesses were honored as reliable and trustworthy this year in a ceremony held Sunday.
Monday, December 26, 2011
A survey conducted by Yahoo on the use of Internet via smartphones and other mobile devices in Southeast Asia found that consumers in Vietnam spent on average US$24 a month accessing the Internet while on the move, more than in any other country in the region.
Friday, December 16, 2011
Confidence at major Japanese manufacturers fell over the last quarter, as the export-reliant country battled a strong yen and an increasingly precarious global economy, a key central bank survey showed Thursday.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City Monday signed a deal with their counterparts in six southeastern and 13 southwestern provinces for deeper cooperation in the trade and service sectors.
Vietnam will welcome Taiwanese investors with open arms, especially those in the high-tech sector with experience and know-how that is currently in dire demand in the Southeast Asian country, said Nguyen Van Lang, Vietnam's deputy minister of Science and Technology, in Honai yesterday.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
International donors on Tuesday urged Vietnam to accelerate efforts to restructure its economy and warned the communist country to improve its rights record or risk jeopardizing its economic success.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Vietnam has begun construction of a second terminal to ease overcrowding at the only airport in the nation's capital, the government said.