Archive for January 17th, 2017

Australia approves in principle import of Vietnam’s dragon fruit

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Australian Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources has given the green light to the import of Vietnam’s dragon fruit on the condition that the fruit meets [...] » More

Authorities get tough on antibiotics abuse by livestock farms

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times Daily | 6:00 AM

Authorities are taking bold steps to control the use of antibiotics by livestock farms to protect consumer health, heard a seminar in Hanoi on January 12. The misuse of [...] » More

Satra to build two commercial centers

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times Daily | 6:00 AM

Saigon Trading Group (Satra) will commence construction on two commercial centers in HCM City in the second and third quarters of this year, the firm said at a review [...] » More

Textile and garment exports target set at $30b

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s textile and garment industry has targeted a growth in exports of 6.5-7 per cent to $30 billion this year. The target was announced by Le Tien Truong, general [...] » More

Property weathers the storm

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Regardless of global uncertainties, domestic policy changes and market fluctuations, Vietnam’s real estate market will continue growing in 2017 thanks to a plethora of [...] » More

Speed up SOE equitisation: prime minister

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

The process of equitising State-owned enterprises (SOEs), which has been slower than expected, is likely to get a boost after prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently [...] » More

MPI criticised for underperformance

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times Daily | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has criticised the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) for its underperformance. Speaking at the ministry’s 2016 review conference [...] » More

200 VN firms in Samsung chain

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Nearly 200 Vietnamese enterprises are participating in the component supply chain used by three Samsung plants in Vietnam, including 20 tier-1 vendors and 178 tier-2 vendors. [...] » More

Viettel becomes fourth telecom provider in Burma

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Myanmar National Tele & Communications Co., Ltd (MNTC), a joint venture between Viettel Global, Myanmar National Telecom Holding Public Limited (MNTH) and Star High [...] » More

VNPT and MobiFone to equitise by 2020

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Two giant mobile network operators MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) and Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) are aiming to conduct their [...] » More

Five-star hotel opens in Buon Ma Thuot

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

The Muong Thanh Hotel Group officially opened a five-star hotel in Buon Ma Thuot City, the central highlands province’s capital, to serve tourism development in the [...] » More

Vietnam Airlines branch performs well in HK

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam – Hong Kong (China) air route was evaluated as one of the most effective international services of the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines in 2016, an [...] » More

Overseas ambitions, bumper plane orders test Vietnam’s ‘bikini airline’

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Tuoi Tre News | 6:00 AM

VietJet Air has gone from start-up to Vietnam’s largest private airline in five years. Now it is pushing overseas to keep up that growth and absorb a bumper order of [...] » More

Vietnam mulls environmental tax hike on petroleum products, plastic bags

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

Spending on environmental protection has not kept pace with significant tax increases. Vietnam may raise an environmental protection duty imposed on petroleum products and [...] » More

Vietnam proposes hiking environmental protection tax on gasoline

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Tuoi Tre News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has proposed a draft law that suggests nearly tripling environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption. People in Vietnam [...] » More