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Petrol price falls slightly
The prices of RON 92 petrol and bio-fuel E5 fell by VND124 and VND97 per litre, respectively, as from 16h55 on October 20th.
PM asks Mekong Delta to develop smart, sustainable agriculture
12:31 28/09/2017
The Mekong Delta, the largest granary of Vietnam, must work for smart and sustainable agriculture with high added values, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the end of the Conference on Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Development of the Mekong Delta held in Can Tho on September 27th.
Aquatic products expected to rake in USD9 billion by 2020
17:33 26/09/2017
Vietnam expects to achieve 6 percent growth in aquaculture and USD9 billion from aquatic product exports by 2020.
Vietnam-WB Group partnership framework focuses on inclusive growth
14:01 24/09/2017
Inclusive growth is one of the main focuses of the new Country Partnership Framework between Vietnam and the World Bank Group (WBG) for 2017-2022 which was announced at a workshop in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on September 22nd.
Banks given higher credit limits
10:41 24/09/2017
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has approved the extension of credit growth limits for many commercial banks to support the country’s economic growth.
HCM city to hold first workshop on new MEMS/Sensor technology
10:40 24/09/2017
The first annual Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)/Sensors Commercialisation Workshop will be held in HCM city on November 9th to enhance public awareness of the potential for MEMS/sensor technologies to solve many of the world’s problems.
AgroViet 2017 attracts 300 booths
09:39 24/09/2017
The 17th International Agriculture Trade Fair (Agroviet 2017), co-hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, opened in Ho Chi Minh city, on September 21st.
Vietnam jumps 5 grades on software outsourcing
11:17 23/09/2017
Vietnam jumped five grades to rank sixth on the list of the top 55 software outsourcing countries in 2017, recently released by American global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
APEC forum to enhance economic power of women
09:38 22/09/2017
The APEC Women and the Economy Forum 2017 is set to take place in Hue city from September 26th to 29th.
BIDV, Lao bank promote cooperative relations
09:31 22/09/2017
The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) and the Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL) have signed a comprehensive cooperation deal for the 2017-2020 period.