Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

Boosting state-owned enterprise equitization

7/22/2014 - 15:46

(VOVworld) – It has become an urgent task for Vietnam to boost the equitization process of state-owned enterprises (SOE), especially when Vietnam has, in recent years, participated in establishing ASEAN Economic Community and in negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. It is also the government’s determination to restructure the economy toward more effective and sustainable development.

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Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

 Vietnam’s exports prosper in the first half of 2014

7/15/2014 - 16:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnam earned nearly 71 billion USD from export in the first half of this year, up 15% against the same period. The figures prove exports remain a highlight in Vietnam’s economy. But Vietnam still has to deal with many difficulties ahead to reach a sustainable growth target.

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Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

Quang Ninh improves investment environment, competitive capacity

7/8/2014 - 16:21

(VOVworld) –Despite global and domestic economic difficulties in recent years, Quang Ninh remains one of Vietnam’s provinces attracting many investment projects. It has led the northern region on the provincial competitiveness index.

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Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

Market expansion and increase of export value for Vietnamese farm products

7/2/2014 - 7:23

(VOVworld) – Looking for a sustainable development direction is a concern of Vietnamese farm product exporters. Vietnamese enterprises are planning to expand markets, improve product quality, and restructure export items.

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Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

Vietnam tries to maintain the image of a safe and friendly tourist destination

6/25/2014 - 7:25

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s tourism has been directly and indirectly influenced by the tension in the East Sea since China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in May. To deal with the situation, many domestic travel firms have launched new tourism programs at reduced prices, and service quality has been improved.

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Vietnam restructures tra fish production

Vietnam restructures tra fish production

6/17/2014 - 15:23

(VOVworld) – Vietnam is one of the world’s leading ‘tra’ fish exporters. But recent global changes together with domestic economic difficulties have destabilized the sector unstable. Vietnam has set out to strengthen management activities and make adjustments to protect farmers and businesses and improve product quality.

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Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

Border trade between Vietnam and China still going strong

6/10/2014 - 15:25

(VOVworld) – Trade activities in border areas between Vietnam and China have been affected in the past month by China’s illegal placement of oil rig Haiyang 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, but according to VOV’s Tu Minh, border crossings in Quang Ninh seem as busy as ever. Let’s join our reporter as he checks on the real situation there.

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Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

Preparations by Vietnamese enterprises to join AEC

6/3/2014 - 16:13

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Economic Community is expected to be established by the end of next year to create a single regional market. The move will be a turning point bringing benefits for ASEAN businesses including Vietnam.

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Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

Effectiveness of rural electrification program over 15 years

5/27/2014 - 14:34

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s rural electrification has expanded in the last 15 years. Last year nine million Vietnamese gained access to electricity. Now 98% of rural households are connected to the national grid. The electrification program has improved rural life and helped reduce the number of poor households.

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Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

Northwestern region steps up links for tourism development

5/20/2014 - 16:31

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s northwestern region has significant potential for tourism with historical sites, distinctive ethnic minority cultures, and unspoiled nature. The best way to tap the potential of each province and locality, turning nature, and culture into lures for tourists, is by increasing tourism links.

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TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

TPP offers driving force to restructure Vietnam’s agriculture

5/13/2014 - 15:29

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership are entering the final stages. Participating in this deal will create many opportunities for Vietnamese agriculture.

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Vietnam’s footwear grasps opportunity to increase exports

Vietnam’s footwear grasps opportunity to increase exports

5/6/2014 - 18:23

(VOVworld) –Vietnam is finalizing the last negotiations with the US to join the Trans-Pacific partnership agreement and is close to signing a Free Trade Agreement with the EU. Meeting requirements for these deals will offer both challenges and opportunities for Vietnam, especially in the footwear sector, to increase exports.

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Trade unions support fishermen at sea

Trade unions support fishermen at sea

5/1/2014 - 13:14

(VOVworld) – Trade unions, which represent more than 50 million workers in Vietnam, have been implementing a range of social activities to support fishermen at sea. Their support has helped to boost the development of the fisheries sector and Vietnam’s marine economy.

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Changes in Ho Chi Minh city since liberation day

Changes in Ho Chi Minh city since liberation day

4/30/2014 - 10:21

(VOVworld) – The national flag was raised on the roof of the Independence Palace 39 years ago, marking the collapse of the puppet regime and opening a new era of development in Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh city. VOV reports on changes in the city since its liberation day April 30th 1975.

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Special Administrative and Economic Zones to spur Vietnam’s development

Special Administrative and Economic Zones to spur Vietnam’s development

4/29/2014 - 17:53

(VOVworld) – The establishment of special administrative and economic zones known as free economic zones is no longer a new idea. But it’s quite a new model for Vietnam. It is hoped that the creation of these zones of preferential treatment will have an effect on other economic zones in Vietnam.

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11/22/2014

27°C

11/23/2014

21°C 28°C

Currency Buy Sell
USD 21,335 21,385
JPY 179 182
EUR 26,490 26,802
GBP 33,071 33,595
CNY 3,274 3,311

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Wednesday November 19, 2014

(VOVworld) - It’s getting colder in Hanoi as we are at the beginning of winter. The average temperature these days is 25DC during the day and 20DC at night. As...

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Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

Ho Dynasty Citadel- world cultural heritage Site 2011 UNESCO's recognition

The Citadel of Ho Dynasty in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been named a World Cultural Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or...