Smart phones replacing flowers
Three days before Valentine's Day Do Minh Phuong, a woman living in HCM City's District 7, posted on her Facebook page an image of a new iPhone 5S with a note that it was
MoF monitors rising price of milk
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) plans to closely manage domestic milk prices, in cooperation with relevant bodies, given that one milk trader has increased its prices while others...
Beer firms rush to build factories
Despite ever-growing special consumption taxes on alcoholic beverages and the economic slump, across the country, the number of beer factories keeps on growing.
Even as Wages Rise, China Exports Grow
Cheng Chunmeng, the general manager of a manufacturer of colorful children’s chairs in east-central China, gave his workers a 30 percent raise last year to keep them from...
Challenges facing HCM City in 2014
Ho Chi Minh City acknowledges meeting its 9.5–10% economic growth targets - 1.5 times the national average - will be challenging in 2014.
Vinamit honoured for China success
Dried fruit producer Vinamit JSC has become the only Vietnamese company to receive the China-ASEAN Business Council's award for successfully penetrating the Chinese market.
Metro chief discusses VN retail prospects
The Vietnamese retail market is changing rapidly with the entry of many foreign players. Viet Nam News speaks with Philippe Bacac, chairman and managing director of Metro Cash...
Tough choices for consumer-goods companies
Increasingly empowered consumers, rising yet volatile input prices, and tricky emerging markets mean global consumer-packaged-goods companies must rethink how they do business....
VN battles poor competitiveness rating
Viet Nam faces an urgent need to become a more competitive global economy or risks being left behind, according to a statement from Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
TV advertising still dominates local market
The Vietnamese advertising market grew strongly in 2013, with television channels still dominating the market, although they are competing with one another fiercely to lure...
JBIC opens representative office in Hanoi
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has officially opened its first ever representative office in Hanoi after securing approval from the Governor of the State...