Korean convenience store chain to open first branch in Vietnam
1/18/2018 11:56:41 AM (GMT+7)
 GS Retail Co., a major convenience store chain operator in the Republic of Korea (RoK), said on January 17 that it will open its first two foreign branches in Vietnam. 

Adjustments to Mekong Delta region master plan approved
1/18/2018 11:48:06 AM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved adjustments to the development master plan for the Mekong Delta region until 2020, with a vision to 2050. 

Vietnam’s stocks plummet over margin policy
1/18/2018 11:53:19 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese shares plummeted on January 17 as investors realised short-term profits. Worries remained that the adjusted policy on margin lending could take effect early next month.

2017 called the ‘year of milk tea’
1/18/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - For the 8X, 9X and 10X generations, “Hey, let’s have a milk tea” has replaced the classic invitation for “A cup of coffee?”. 

Standard Chartered forecasts 6.8 percent GDP growth for Vietnam
1/18/2018 9:35:25 AM (GMT+7)
 Standard Chartered Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City on January 17 issued a global economic report, forecasting that Vietnam’s GDP will expand 6.8 percent in 2018. 

G20 billions feed coal-fired future
1/18/2018 8:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam is expected to receive loans in the billions of US dollars from some G20 nations for its many coal-fired power projects, helping the capital-thirsty country further ensure its growing demand for power.

Fisheries sector urged to further improve product quality
1/18/2018 7:09:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Last year, Vietnam’s export of tra fish faced challenges in Europe and the US but experienced a marked growth in the Middle East market, earning a value of nearly 1.8 billion USD.

Go slowly on VAT
1/18/2018 6:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Dr Bui Duc Thu, deputy chairman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Deputy Affairs, speaks to Tien phong newspaper on the negative impacts of the rise in value-added tax on the economy. 

US firm eyes Vietnam’s petrochemical industry
1/18/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
The chair of the Vietnam Energy Association, Tran Viet Ngai, said that foreign companies see great development potential for Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Co Ltd (BSR). 

Plastics growth garners strong interest
1/17/2018 6:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s plastics and packaging industry is luring in a new wave of foreign investors due to the sector’s strong growth.

Auspicious start to Vietnamese rice export in 2018
1/17/2018 4:32:22 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese rice exports have got off to a positive start right from the outset of the year, with promising signs from traditional rice importers like the Philippines and Indonesia.

PV Oil is courted by global oil giants
1/17/2018 2:59:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Six overseas investors are vying for majority stakes at state-owned PetroVietnam Oil Corporation, competing against two domestic bidders.