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.
The Vietnam government will soon release a decree to tighten management and increase economic effectiveness of economic zones (EZ), industrial zones (IZ) and industrial clusters (IC), a senior official has said.
Friday, November 25, 2011
Vietnam's inflation eased slightly for the third straight month in November, official estimates showed on Thursday, but the country is still battling some of the world's fastest-rising prices.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Vietnam needs to focus on improving post-harvest practices in order to garner greater benefits for farmers and make Vietnamese rice more competitive in the world market, experts said at a conference in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang on Thursday.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Vietnamese exporters have not signed any rice export contracts in October due to stiff competition from low-priced rice in India and Pakistan, speakers said at a meeting held by the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) in Ho Chi Minh City last Friday.