Foreign partners encouraged in VN’s pharmacy market 14:27 | 14/01/2009
VGP – Deputy Minister of Health Cao Minh Quang underscored that Việt Nam always opens the door wide for foreign partners to enter its domestic sound and transparent pharmacy market.
Vietnam Airlines eyes the region's second position 17:00 | 09/01/2009
VGP - General Director of Vietnam Airlines (VNA) Phạm Ngọc Minh said that the national flight carrier is striving to rank the region's second top aviation company in 7-8 years despite the world's hard competition and global economic downturn in 2009.
Malaysian group invests in a coal-fueled power plant in VN 16:22 | 09/01/2009
VGP – Việt Nam’s Power Engineering Consulting Joint-stock Company (PECC2) under the Electricity of Việt Nam (EVN) signed a US $1.8-million contract on January 7 with Malaysia’s Janakuasa Sdn Bhd to provide consultancy services to a coal-fueled power plant in the southern province of Trà Vinh.
VN, France shake hands to prevent trade frauds 14:36 | 09/01/2009
VGP - Representatives from the customs authorities of Việt Nam and France just reached an assistance agreement on administrative reforms in order to fruitfully eradicate trade frauds in Việt Nam.
Tea industry eyes US $1 bil. revenue in 2020 09:21 | 09/01/2009
VGP - The Việt Nam Tea Association (VTA) said that it will try best to export 117,000 tons of tea and earn US $167 million this year, up 13.6% against last year. It is also planning to obtain an export turnover of US$ 1 billion in 2020.
Commodities free from VAT announced 15:10 | 08/01/2009
VGP - The Ministry of Finance introduced a circular instructing the implementation of the Law on Value Added Tax (VAT). Accordingly, 26 kinds of goods and services will be exempted from VAT.
Two new Asian wholly foreign-owned banks licensed 15:28 | 07/01/2009
VGP - The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) yesterday officially allowed Shinhan Vietnam Bank Limited (SHBVN) and Hong Leong Bank Vietnam Limited (HLBVN) to operate in Việt Nam.
Further renovate administrative procedures in taxation and customs 17:13 | 05/01/2009
VGP – The Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Ministry of Finance, General Department of Taxation (GDT) and the General Department of Customs (GDC) jointly organized this morning a dialogue with the business community about administrative procedures reform in the fields of taxation and customs.
VN introduces a large-scale tourist promoting program 16:55 | 05/01/2009
VGP – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) today announced a special tourist program called “Vietnamese Impression”. This is the ever largest discount offer, supported by 37 international travel agencies, 61 big hotels, three transporters, 14 shops, and 99 special tours.
Vietnamese textiles confirms competitiveness on world market 16:42 | 05/01/2009
VGP - Việt Nam’s textile and apparel sector obtained a growth rate of 18% in 2008 when most of major textile exporters in the world faced a lot of difficulties and failures.