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FDI inflow in Vietnam increases positively in Jan-Jul

The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Vietnam in first seven months of the year have seen an increase thanks to a raft of newly-registered large-scale projects. Photo source: VTV According to the Foreign Investment Agency’s statistics, in the first seven months Vietnam attracted $12.94 billion in FDI, including $8.7 billion in newly-registered capital for ... Read More »

FDI inflow in Vietnam increases positively in Jan-Jul

The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Vietnam in first seven months of the year have seen an increase thanks to a raft of newly-registered large-scale projects. Photo source: VTV According to the Foreign Investment Agency’s statistics, in the first seven months Vietnam attracted $12.94 billion in FDI, including $8.7 billion in newly-registered capital for 1,048 projects, and $4.25 billion ... Read More »

Italian region keen on cooperation with Vietnam

Vice President of the Italian autonomous region of Sardinia Raffaele Paci (R) talks with Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Cao Chinh Thien (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Italy’s Sardinia region pays attention to stepping up cooperation with Asian nations, including Vietnam, which is emerging as a promising destination for Italian businesses. Vice President of the Italian autonomous region of Sardinia Raffaele ... Read More »

Requiem for AO/dioxin victims held in Hai Phong

At the requiem (Photo: VNA) Hai Phong (VNA) – A requiem was held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on July 30 to commemorate those who died of Agent Orange/dioxin sprayed by US troops during the war in Vietnam. The event was jointly held by the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Hai Phong chapter and ... Read More »

Lotte Mart opens store in Nha Trang

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Republic of Korea (RoK) retailer Lotte Mart has recently opened a shopping mall in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, its 13th in Vietnam. Situated on 23/10 Street, Lotte Mart Nha Trang has a supermarket, a luxury mall, restaurants and fast-food shops, and an entertainment area. The supermarket ... Read More »

Vietnamese, Japanese banks ink deal

Customers at an HDBank branch (Source: HDBank) HCM City (VNA) – The Housing Development Commercial Joint Stock Bank (HDBank) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s Senshu Ikeda Bank to provide investment advice and financial services to the latter’s customers seeking to enter Vietnam. Senshu Ikeda will offer similar services to HDBank’s customers seeking to set up business in ... Read More »

Localities, ministries urged to gear up for typhoon Nida

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Ha Noi (VNA) – The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control under the National Committee for Search and Rescue has asked its sub-committees in coastal localities from Quang Ninh to Binh Dinh and northern mountainous provinces, relevant ministries and sectors to brace for tropical storm Nida. In a notice sent to its sub-committees ... Read More »

Central Highlands targets sustainable development

Harvesting coffee in Dak Lak province (Illustrative image. Source: VNA) Dak Lak (VNA) – The Central Highlands should mull over its socio-economic development plan for the remaining months of this year to ensure sustainable development, an official said at a conference in Dak Lak province on July 30. Politburo member To Lam, Minister of Public Security and Head of the ... Read More »

4.1-km Ca Pass Tunnel opens to traffic

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung (C) at the inauguration ceremony (Source: http://www.qdnd.vn) Phu Yen (VNA) – The 4.1-kilometre Ca Pass Tunnel, the country’s key infrastructure project that crosses the central provinces of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa, was inaugurated on July 31. The project aims to replace Ca Mountain Pass and Co Ma Mountain Pass, parts of National Highway ... Read More »

Largest woodchip processing factory in Phu Yen starts operation

Largest woodchip processing factory in Phu Yen starts operation. (Photo: Internet) Phu Yen (VNA) – The largest woodchip processing factory for export in the south central province of Phu Yen was officially put into operation at Dong Bac Song Cau Industrial Park on July 31. The 36,000-sqm factory was built by a local private enterprise at a total cost of ... Read More »