A dozen of power plants to go on-stream this year 09:00 | 12/02/2009
VGP – The Electricity of Việt Nam Group (EVN) said that this year Việt Nam will see the debut of 15 new power plants in 2009, adding 3,570 MW to the national power grid.
VN’s garment and textile eyes world’s Top 5 15:27 | 10/02/2009
VGP - Việt Nam has stood among ten largest garment and textile exporters in the world. It is striving to be included in the Top 5. From now until 2015, the sector will focus on two key tasks: developing human resource and building material supply zones.
First nanotechnology products made in VN 14:46 | 09/02/2009
VGP – The “made-in-Việt Nam” carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were successfully produced and sold 50% lower than their foreign corresponding items, opening a promising future for hi-tech research and application in Việt Nam.
New tourist management & business regulations announced 15:37 | 06/02/2009
VGP – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism just spelled out specific instructions on tourism in order to improve the tourist management and business activities.
First oil refinery ready for its debut 15:09 | 06/02/2009
VGP – According to PetroVietnam, the pilot operation of the Dung Quất Oil Refinery has been strictly carried out by investors and contractors, so as to officially produce the first batch of oil on February 21.
MoF decides a half cut of coal export tax 10:08 | 06/02/2009
VGP – From February 15 on, export tax rates imposed on all types of coal will stand at 10% instead of the current rate of 20%.
VN, Laos ink credit agreement to improve road 17:11 | 05/02/2009
VGP – Road 2E, running from Meuangkhua (Laos) to Tây Trang (Việt Nam), connecting northern Laos and Việt Nam’s northwest, will be upgraded to facilitate the travel of local residents as well as economic exchanges between the two countries.
Cooperation with UNICEF boosted for children’s sake 16:20 | 05/02/2009
VGP - Việt Nam will soon perfect its regime on child adoption as well as sign and approve the Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Hague Convention), asserted Deputy Justice Minister Đinh Trung Tụng.
First months deluged with export contracts 14:17 | 05/02/2009
VGP - In the early months of the New Year, enterprises have signed many export contracts. This fact is more significant as the global economic crisis has been negatively affecting Việt Nam.
VN’s rice export thrives in early month 17:12 | 03/02/2009
VGP – Many enterprises from the Philippines, Singaporean and African countries have contacted to domestic rice exporters.