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PetroVietnam, SCG speed up Long Son petrochemical project
The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Siam Cement Group (SCG) of Thailand have just signed an agreement on accelerating the progress of a petrochemical project in southern Vietnam.
PetroVietnam to complete divestment by 2020
09:33 20/08/2017
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has released a list of State-owned enterprises from which the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) must reduce its ownership between 2017 and 2020.
APEC officials continue discussing major issues
09:32 20/08/2017
Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are expected to work on an array of issues on August 19th, the second day of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) and related meetings in Ho Chi Minh City.
HCM city, Guangdong look to stronger trade, investment ties
10:26 19/08/2017
Vietnam’s southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh city and China’s Guangdong province hold a wide range of potentials for stronger trade and investment ties, participants remarked at a conference held in the city on August 18th.
Former Ocean Bank executives to be tried again on August 28th
10:24 19/08/2017
The first-instance hearing for Ha Van Tham, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Ocean Bank), and his accomplices will be reopened on August 28th, according to the Hanoi People’s Court.
PM attends Vietnam-Thailand economic cooperation forum
10:22 19/08/2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a forum to forge Vietnam-Thailand economic cooperation in Bangkok on August 18th.
Southern city to issue construction e-licenses in October
17:12 18/08/2017
This October, Ho Chi Minh city will apply construction e-licenses, according to a notice from the office of Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee on August 17th.
Ho Chi Minh city organizes Promotional Month
11:19 18/08/2017
The 2017 Promotional Month in Ho Chi Minh city will attract the participation of about 3,000 businesses, and more than 5,300 individual business households and small traders, announced the city Department of Industry and Trade on August 16th.
Numerous events to be held during APEC week on food security
23:00 16/08/2017
(CPV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will chair the APEC week on food security and high-level dialogue on food security and sustainable agriculture development in response to climate change on August 18th-25th in the Mekong city of Can Tho, under the framework of the APEC 2017 year.
Seven months: Vietnam - India trade rises nearly 43%
16:48 16/08/2017
Vietnam - India bilateral trade turnover in the first seven months of the year rose sharply by 42.95% over a year earlier, to USD4.24 billion, according to statistics of Vietnam Commercial Office in India quoted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on August 14th.