CPI up by 0.2 percent in May

16:18 | 01/06/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Statistics from the General Statistical Office showed that the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.2 percent from April to May and 4.72 percent from a year ago.
“Play for Change Internship” awards new batch of five students

10:35 | 30/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - “Play for Change Internship” and the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU-HCM (USSH, VNU-HCM) awarded internships to five undergraduates, following the successful program that was started last year.
Targeting sustainable corn production region

08:07 | 29/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Vietnam’s northwest is one of the country’s key corn cultivation areas with nearly 300,000ha used for the crop, accounting for 25 percent of the country’s total corn growing areas.
Raiding contraband cigarettes

11:28 | 28/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - For more than a month raiding cigarette smuggling, market surveillance forces across the country have seized thousands of contraband cigarette packs. Smuggled cigarettes are no longer sold openly as before but secretly, requiring greater efforts by market surveillance forces and local governments.
Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

14:02 | 27/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - In order to carry out the prime minister’s directions on economic restructuring, especially the equitization of state-owned enterprises, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has actively implemented measures to accelerate the equitization process by 2015.
Dong Nai to open rep office in Dubai

15:09 | 26/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - The Dong Nai Province People’s Committee said that more than 40 businesses most of which are located in Dong Nai would fly to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to survey the market from June 6-13.
Amended Enterprise Law creates favorable conditions for enterprises

10:06 | 26/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - The amended Enterprise Law would be approved by the National Assembly in October 2014. Together with radical changes, the amended law would create favorable conditions for enterprises but bring difficulties for management agencies.
Outstanding creative workers for industry and trade

08:34 | 25/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - From the Creative Worker movement launched by Vietnam Industry and Trade Union in 2013, there have been more than 20,000 technical innovations recorded, benefiting the sector to the tune of more than VND4 trillion.
Megaports Initiative: Testimony to Vietnam-US substantial cooperation

09:18 | 24/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - On May 9, the General Department of Vietnam Customs officially launched scanning systems for detecting radiation in goods in the Cai Mep-Thi Vai port complex in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. These systems were developed with US assistance as part of the Megaports Initiative framework.
Mekong Delta promotes crop restructuring

14:02 | 23/05/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - To gradually reduce rice production in the context of sales related difficulties and reorganize rice production in a sustainable manner, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is encouraging farmers in the Mekong Delta to grow other kinds of annual crops instead of rice.
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