Decree No. 148/2018/ND-CP dated October 24, 2018 of the Government on amendments to the Government’s Decree Nol 05/2015/ND-CP dated January 12, 2015 on elaboration of some contents of the Labor Code (Wednesday, November 7,2018)
Decree No. 146/2018/ND-CP dated October 17, 2018 of the Government on elaborating and providing guidance on measures to implement certain articles of Law on Health Insurance (Wednesday, November 7,2018)
Decree No. 143/2018/ND-CP dated October 15, 2018 of the Government on elaborating on Law on Social Insurance and Law on Occupational Safety and Hygiene regarding compulsory social insurance for employees who are foreign nationals working in Vietnam (Thursday, October 25,2018)
Decree No.: 135/2018/ND-CP dated October 04, 2018 of the Government amending and supplementing the Government’s Decree No. 46/2017/ND-CP dated April 21, 2017 prescribing regulatory requirements for educational investment and operation (Thursday, October 25,2018)
Decree No. 123/2018/ND-CP dated September 17, 2018 of the Government amending and supplementing certain Decrees on investment and business requirements in the agriculture sector (Friday, October 12,2018)
Decree No. 120/2018/ND-CP dated September 13, 2018 of the Government on amendments to some articles of the Government’s Decree No. 77/2015/ND-CP dated September 10, 2015 on annual and medium-term public investment plan, No. 136/2015/ND-CP dated December 31, 2015 on guidelines for some articles of the Law on Public Investment and No. 161/2016/ND-CP dated December 02, 2016 on special mechanism for construction management of some projects under national target programs during 2016-2020 (Friday, October 12,2018)
ACV asks for support to accelerate Long Thanh airport project (Thursday, November 22,2018)
Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has called for support from the Government and agencies to ensure the progress of the Long Thanh International Airport project in Dong Nai Province, Thanh Nien newspaper reported.
Lazada opens warehouse in central Vietnam (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Lazada E-logistics, Lazada Vietnam’s branch to supply e-logistics services, on November 19 inaugurated a warehouse in the central coastal city of Danang to expand its ecommerce operations in central Vietnam.
PTSC to supply floating storage for Sao Vang - Dai Nguyet gas project (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC) will be the supplier of a floating storage and offloading (FSO) system to the project of developing the Sao Vang-Dai Nguyet gas fields, which is invested by Japanese firm Idemisu Kosan.
Bamboo Airways and Petrolimex’s subsidiaries sign MoU (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Bamboo Airways Company Limited, a member of FLC Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for co-operation with the Petrolimex Insurance Company (PJICO) and Petrolimex Aviation Fuel Joint Stock Company.
EVN accelerating electricity projects to ensure supply for next year (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
The Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) has announced that it will accelerate its projects within this year to ensure electricity supply for 2019, thus meeting rising demand for energy in service of the national development as well as that by foreign investors.
Jeju Air to launch new S.Korea-Vietnam air route in December (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Jeju Air, a South Korean low-cost airline, will open a new air route to link Danang City and South Korea’s Daegu City on December 22, taking the total air services connecting the two countries to seven, a representative from the carrier said.
Vietnam Airlines welcomes first A321neo plane (Monday, November 19,2018)
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on November 17 held a ceremony at the Noi Bai International Airport on the outskirts of Hanoi to welcome the first of its 20 A321neo planes.
Ha Nam gets new animal feed plant (Monday, November 19,2018)
South Korean investor Sunjin Group on Friday inaugurated an animal feed plant at Dong Van IV Industrial Park in the northern province of Ha Nam.
An Phat, PVTEX introduce new product at Dinh Vu plant (Monday, November 19,2018)
An Phat Holdings JSC (APH), An Son Textile Fiber JSC and PetroVietnam’s Petrochemical and Textile Fiber Joint-Stock Company (PVTEX) officially introduced the new AnPoly yarn at Dinh Vu polyester fibre plant on November 16, paving the way to re-opening the whole plant in 2019.
Vietravel to arrange chartered flights for outbound travelers (Sunday, November 18,2018)
Local tour operator Vietravel said it will conduct 27 chartered flights to serve Vietnamese travelers who want to visit Japan, Bhutan and China during the coming Tet holidays of 2019. Some flights to Japan will last until May 2019.
FastGo to launch service in Myanmar next month (Saturday, November 17,2018)
FastGo Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding with Asia Sun Group on November 14 in Hanoi to launch its ride-hailing app in Myanmar next month.
Medical alliance rolled out in Danang to assist physicians (Friday, November 16,2018)
A new medical alliance, known as HMG, was rolled out on November 14 in the central coastal city of Danang to enhance the quality and efficiency of healthcare services and contribute to regional medical research and training.
Local firm introduces smart security equipment (Friday, November 16,2018)
Le Phat Commercial Service Manufacturing Co., Ltd, on November 14 launched smart security equipment, branded Pilass and manufactured with the application of artificial intelligence technology.
German businesses want to expand investment in Viet Nam, says survey (Thursday, November 15,2018)
German business expectations remained largely positive in Viet Nam, according to the annual AHK World Business Outlook report compiled by the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad.
Vietjet sees 1,355 flights delayed in Oct (Thursday, November 15,2018)
Local budget air carrier Vietjet was listed as the least punctual airline in October, with a total of 1,355 delayed flights, accounting for some 14% of total operational flights, rising 3% year-on-year, according to a report on airline operations in the country released by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV), Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.
Mai Linh launches cooperative to attract idle cars (Wednesday, November 14,2018)
Mai Linh Group on November 15 will officially introduce and start the operation of Hoa Binh Xanh Taxi Cooperative in HCMC, which will call for the participation of owners of idle cars.
Aviation business licence granted to Bamboo Airways (Wednesday, November 14,2018)
Deputy Minister of Transport Le Dinh Tho signed to grant an aviation business licence for Bamboo Airways, owned by property developer FLC Group, on November 12.
VNPT co-operates with foreign partners to develop ICT ambitions (Wednesday, November 14,2018)
VNPT is increasing co-operation with global technology groups to realize its target to become a 4.0 telecommunication company.
PVN hands over industrial park to Tien Giang (Tuesday, November 13,2018)
State-run Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) has transferred the 285-hectare Soai Rap Petroleum Industrial Park in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang to the provincial authority.
ANZ marks 25-year operation in Vietnam (Tuesday, November 13,2018)
ANZ started Vietnam business as a branch in Hanoi in 1993, as one of the first foreign banks in the country. It was then granted a banking license to locally incorporate in Vietnam and now has presence in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
SunRice Group acquires rice processing mill in Mekong Delta (Monday, November 12,2018)
SunRice Group, one of the leading rice companies and food exporters in Australia, has acquired a rice processing mill in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, aiming to establish complete rice processing services in Vietnam, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.
Nghi Son refinery to contribute over US$342 million to State budget (Monday, November 12,2018)
The Nghi Son refinery plant in the Nghi Son Economic Zone of the central province of Thanh Hoa, is expected to contribute about VND8 trillion (US$342.6 million) to the State budget in 2018.
Numerous firms still ignore with sustainable development goals (Monday, November 12,2018)
While the government is working to integrate its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into a National Action Plan, a large number of enterprises still have not built specific programmes to implement these goals.
VinFast cuts deal with Petrolimex to build service chain for vehicles (Monday, November 12,2018)
Vingroup and Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) on November 8 signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement in Hanoi City to establish a service chain for VinFast vehicle products covering more than 10,000 sites nationwide,VietnamPlus news site reported.
Factory processing export coffee opens in Sơn La (Saturday, November 10,2018)
Phuc Sinh Group started operations at the Phuc Sinh Son La coffee processing factory in Son La Province on November 8 to serve domestic and foreign markets.
Thang Long Industrial Park III’s first phase inaugurated (Saturday, November 10,2018)
Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation, in collaboration with the Thang Long Industrial Park (Vinh Phuc) Corporation, inaugurated the first phase of its third Thang Long Industrial Park (TLIP III) in Thien Ke commune, Binh Xuyen district, the northern province of Vinh Phuc on November 8.
WeWork to tap coworking-space market in Vietnam (Friday, November 9,2018)
The U.S.-based coworking-space firm WeWork on December 3 will put into service its coworking-space office in E-Town Central Building in HCMC’s District 4 to serve individuals and enterprises, marking its third destination in the Southeast Asian region.
Vinamilk explores path to Chinese market (Friday, November 9,2018)
The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) invites Chinese customers to try its dairy products at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE 2018) in Shanghai City, China in order to gain access to the world’s largest consumer market.
Mitsubishi wants to build waste-to-energy plants in HCM City (Thursday, November 8,2018)
Mitsubishi (MHI) of Japan wants to work with Ho Chi Minh City in building plants to turn waste into energy, Executive Vice President at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Ken Kawai said.
Vietnam domestic prices fall further, Indonesian premium widens (Thursday, November 22,2018)
Vietnam's domestic coffee prices fell further tracking lower international prices and on rising supplies from an ongoing harvest, while Indonesian premiums widened due to depleted stocks.
Exports of crude oil down nearly 45% in ten months (Thursday, November 22,2018)
Vietnam’s exports of crude oil reached 3.27 million tons worth of US$1.87 billion in the first ten months of this year, fell sharply by 44.6 per cent in quantity and 22.6 per cent in value compared with the same period last year, according to the figures of the General Department of Customs.
Finance ministry further simplifies administrative procedures (Thursday, November 22,2018)
The Ministry of Finance recently removed or simplified a total of 176 out of 978 administrative procedures under its management.
Vietnam looks to promote franchise market (Thursday, November 22,2018)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has licensed 17 foreign enterprises specialising in franchises to operate in Vietnam so far this year, according to statistics from the ministry.
Vietnam’s exports to Indonesia rise in ten months (Thursday, November 22,2018)
Vietnam exported 531 million USD worth of goods to Indonesia in the first 10 months of this year, up 6.8 times compared with the same period in 2017, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Exports of crude oil and imports of petroleum in first ten months of 2018 (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Vietnam’s exports of crude oil fell sharply while the imports of petroleum fell slightly in quantity and up in value year – on – year in the first ten months of this year.
VN’s bond market remains smallest in emerging East Asia (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Viet Nam remained the smallest local currency bond market among nine economies of emerging East Asia, according to the latest edition of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
Chinese rice importers visit Viet Nam to find new partners (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Chinese importers of rice have arrived in HCM City and Long An Province to find trading opportunities with Vietnamese counterparts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import-Export Department.
Vietnamese goods increase presence in Singapore (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Vu Thi Thanh Hanh, general manager of Learth Viet Nam Co Ltd, said sales of her company’s VietJoy leaf tea products were very good three months after they entered the Singaporean market.
Vietnam-Czech Republic trade exchange records positive signs (Wednesday, November 21,2018)
Vietnam earned 88.05 million USD from exports to the Czech Republic in September, raising the figure for the first nine months of this year to 775.94 million USD, up 10.8 percent year-on-year, according to the Czech Statistical Office.
Vietnam and India aim to boost trade, defense cooperation (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Vietnam and India have agreed to boost their trade while expanding their cooperation in defense and security, among other areas.
Vietnam’s exports and imports of iron and steel in first ten months of 2018 (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
According to the figures released by the General Department of Customs, in the first ten months of this year, Vietnam’s exports of iron and steel increased sharply while the imports of iron and steel decreased slightly in quantity and increased in value year – on – year.
Shares rise at start of new week (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Shares advanced across the two national stock exchanges on Monday, propped up by the growth of major industries. However, net selling by foreign investors may pose a risk to a longer uptrend.
Vietnam remains attractive investment destination in APEC (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Vietnam has been considered the most attractive investment destination in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region for the second consecutive year, according to the latest survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Better import-export control needed to shelter Vietnam from trade war (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Authorities should closely monitor the import and export of goods, including goods origin, to prevent customs declaration fraud, a seminar heard in HCM City recently.
Vietnam, Russia aim to nearly triple trade to $10 bln by 2020 (Tuesday, November 20,2018)
Vietnam and Russia on Monday agreed to nearly triple bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year, while expanding energy ties.
Longan and lychee gain record season revenues (Monday, November 19,2018)
Thanks to favorable weather and effective advertisement, some northern localities enjoyed successful 2018 longan and lychee seasons.
VN’s exports likely to hit $ 239 bil. this year (Monday, November 19,2018)
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has forecast that Viet Nam?s total export revenue will grow 10-12% to hit a record of US$ 239 billion for the whole year 2018, much higher than the set target of US$ 214 billion.
Imports of iron and steel down in quantity but up in value (Monday, November 19,2018)
Vietnam imported 11.46 million tons of iron and steel worth of US$8.36 billion in the first ten months of this year, decreased by 9.8 per cent in quantity but up by 11.7 per cent in value compared with the same period last year, showed the preliminary statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.
Moc Chau people grow passion fruit for export (Monday, November 19,2018)
Over the past two years, passion fruit has proven profitable to the farmers of Moc Chau district, Son La province.
Saigon Hi-Tech Park attracts AI projects (Monday, November 19,2018)
Local and international experts shared research results on robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) technology at the annual international conference of the Saigon Hi-Tech Park held on November 16 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam-RoK trade up but deficit grows (Monday, November 19,2018)
Over the past 25 years, the economic ties between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea have flourished, but the trade imbalance between the two countries has reached an alarming level.
Vietnam imported petroleum mostly from South East Asian countries (Sunday, November 18,2018)
Vietnam’s imports of petroleum reached 9.98 million tons worth of US$6.75 billion in the first ten months of this year, down by 5.4 per cent in quantity but up by 14.4 per cent in value over the same period of 2017, according to the preliminary statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.
Investment attraction important to food processing industry (Saturday, November 17,2018)
Attracting investment to expand production and upgrade technology is crucial in developing food processing, heard a workshop to promote investment in the industry held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Shares climb during morning session (Friday, November 16,2018)
Shares were up on Friday morning thanks to strong support from blue chips in the banking and mining sectors.
Vietnam domestic market commodity prices - Nov 16 (Friday, November 16,2018)
Following are domestic prices of Vietnam's key commodities.
Vietnam’s imports and exports reached nearly US$400 billion in ten months (Friday, November 16,2018)
Vietnam’s import and export revenue totaled US$396.85 billion in the first ten months of this year, increased by 13.8 per cent or $48.12 billion compared with the same period last year, according to the latest statistics figures released by the General Department of Customs.
Use of fish byproducts could lead to higher profits: experts (Friday, November 16,2018)
The fisheries sector in Viet Nam should use more seafood by-products such as bones, heads and skin to add value to the industry, experts said during an event held between Vietnamese and Norwegian fishery firms on Wednesday in HCM City.
VN stocks fall again (Friday, November 16,2018)
Vietnamese shares extended losses for a third straight day as investor confidence remained weak and foreign selling surged.