Vietnam, Guangdong, Hong Kong firms seek business opportunities

Vietnam, Guangdong, Hong Kong firms seek business opportunities

A seminar on economic and trade cooperation between Vietnam and Guangdong-Hong Kong (China) took place in Hanoi on July 19, attracting senior officials from 14 Vietnamese cities and provinces and nearly 200 businesses from both sides.

HCM City’s industrial production index rises 7.51 percent

HCM City’s industrial production index rises 7.51 percent

Ho Chi Minh City’s index of industrial production (IIP) in the first six months of this year increased 7.51 percent compared to the same period last year, reported the municipal Department of Industry and Trade at a conference on July 19.

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Japanese capital flows in real estate in Vietnam

Japanese capital flows in real estate in Vietnam

Many Japanese firms such as Mitsubishi, Maeda, Kajima, Sumitomo and Creed Group have made investments worth tens to hundreds of millions USD in the Vietnamese realty market within over the past year.

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Party chief, Cambodian King hold talks in Phnom Penh

Party chief, Cambodian King hold talks in Phnom Penh

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with Cambodian King Nodorom Sihamoni following an official welcoming ceremony for the Vietnamese Party leader in Phnom Penh on July 20.

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Vietnam, Thailand foster political-security cooperation

Vietnam, Thailand foster political-security cooperation

The ninth meeting of the Vietnam-Thailand Joint Working Group on Political-Security Cooperation is underway in Bangkok from July 16-19.

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Vietnam to lead Asia for growth in convenience stores

Vietnam to lead Asia for growth in convenience stores

Vietnam is forecast to be the fastest growing convenience store market in Asia by 2021, according to the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).

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Hoi An among 15 world’s best cities

Hoi An among 15 world’s best cities

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was named among 15 best cities of the world in a recent readers’ vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.