Local firms’ import of equipment and technology shall be tightened.
Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan is scheduled to participate in the 19th International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo, Japan from May 22-25.
A majority of the shareholders of the PetroVietnam Finance Join Stock Corporation (PVFC) has agreed upon the plan to have their institution merged with Phuong Tay (Western Bank).
Hanoi is planning to launch major promotional activities involving 500 businesses in the hope of stimulating consumer demand.
Foreign funding is expected to help get a highway project on course.
Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
Savills Vietnam, one of the first property consultants to release its owned property index today confirmed that the first quarter of 2013 residential index stood at 89.2, a slight decrease of -0.4 index points quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and -3 index points year-on-year (YoY).
The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) reported that the State Treasury has mobilised VND73 trillion ($3.51 billion) of bonds, already equivalent to 73 per cent of the year's plan.
The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee is preparing for the implementation of five waste treatment projects.
Archeologists have found nearly 5,000 cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers in a northeastern Mexico mountain range where pre-Hispanic groups were not known to have existed.
A man impersonating South Korean entertainer Psy ate, drank and partied with the stars in Cannes for two days, The Hollywood Reporter said on Thursday.
A delegation of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government’s Committee for Religious Affairs on May 23 visited dignitaries of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2557th birthday.
European football governing body UEFA on Thursday formally ratified plans to impose 10-game European suspensions on players and officials found guilty of racism.
A bridge carrying a freeway over a river in the northwestern US state of Washington partially collapsed on Thursday, sending cars and people plunging into the water below, police said.