PVN's revenue falls amid oil price drop

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on PVN's revenue falls amid oil price drop 

HA NOI, Dec. 1 — PetroVietnam (PVN) reported yesterday that its targeted revenue has dropped sharply due to falling global crude oil prices, said Do Chi Thanh, deputy general director of PetroVietnam during a meeting yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Energy rules for food industry to be outlined

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Energy rules for food industry to be outlined 

HA NOI, Oct. 30 — A road map of energy efficiency use for the national food-processing industry in the period of 2016 to 2020 is expected to be built following a project presented yesterday in Ha Noi.

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President applauds association's efforts to boost VN-Japan ties

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on President applauds association's efforts to boost VN-Japan ties 

HA NOI, Oct. 22 — President Truong Tan Sang said he appreciated efforts by the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Association (JVFA) in Kansai to boost the co-operation between the two countries.

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Drug trafficking ring dismantled

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Drug trafficking ring dismantled 

HA NOI, July 27 — A network transporting 490 packets of heroin, equivalent to 171.5kg, from Viet Nam to china has been discovered.

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Viet Nam monitors passenger arrivals from South Korea

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Viet Nam monitors passenger arrivals from South Korea 

HA NOI, June 10 — About 8,000 travelers from MERS-hit South Korea have visited Viet Nam since June 3, Ha Noi's Vice-Mayor Nguyen Van Suu was told at Noi Bai international airport Tuesday.

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Gov't approves hi-tech agricultural zones plan

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gov't approves hi-tech agricultural zones plan 

HCM CITY, May 12 — The Government has approved a plan to set up high-tech agricultural zones and areas around the country that aims to have 10 such zones by 2020.

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Nghe An to step up avian flu prevention

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nghe An to step up avian flu prevention 

NGHE AN, April 8 — The Ministry of Health has asked authorities in Nghe An Province to take drastic measures to stem an outbreak of avian influenza A/H5N6 and stop it from spreading to humans.

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UNICEF: Viet Nam's number of breastfed children still too low

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNICEF: Viet Nam's number of breastfed children still too low 

HA NOI, April 8 — UNICEF aims to assure 50 per cent of children around the world are breastfed exclusively in their first six months, but Viet Nam has only reached 17 per cent, an Asia-Pacific UNICEF representative said at a conference on nutrition held in Ha Noi last Thursday.

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Tet tourism rakes in higher earnings

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tet tourism rakes in higher earnings 

HCM CITY, Feb. 24 — Tens of thousands of local and international visitors headed to Vietnamese destinations during Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday on February 19 this year.

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Car prices to drop next year on import tariff cuts

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Car prices to drop next year on import tariff cuts 

HA NOI, Dec. 5 — The Finance Ministry on Wednesday issued an order amending the vehicle import tariff, in keeping with Viet Nam's commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on tax reduction.

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