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March 31, 2010
Vietnam, United States sign nuclear energy agreement

March 30, 2010
Vietnamese steel-maker to set up business in Myanmar

March 27, 2010
Asean ministers to talk financial integration in Hanoi

March 26, 2010
Asean to sign dispute settlement pact in April

March 25, 2010
EU facing court over anti-dumping duties extension

March 24, 2010
Vietnam: Petrol retailers asked to freeze prices

March 23, 2010
Vietnam central bank forecasts 6% growth in Q1

March 22, 2010
Vietnam records slight rise in March inflation

March 21, 2010
Vietnam to boost investment in Laos

March 20, 2010
Vietnam: Trade deficit policy hits imported car segment

March 17, 2010
Vietnam: Australian bank to withdraw stake in Saigon bank

March 16, 2010
Vietnam aviation market poised to take off

March 15, 2010
Vietnam to promote green vehicles

March 14, 2010
Italian firm takes 20% stake in Vietnam’s steel mill

March 13, 2010
Vietnamese traders warned of rise in anti-dumping suits

March 12, 2010
Vietnam slashes tariffs on car imports

March 10, 2010
Car sales in Vietnam declined 25% in February

March 9, 2010
Vietnamese leader wants FTA with US

March 8, 2010
Vietnam: Ogilvy & Mather wins Sony’s account

March 7, 2010
Vietnam to start high-speed rail construction in 2012

March 6, 2010
Vietnam: High energy cost to push up cement prices

March 5, 2010
Vietnam posted trade deficit in Jan, Feb 2010

March 4, 2010
Vietnam: Mobile service charge to fall soon

March 3, 2010
EU to start free trade talks with Vietnam

March 2, 2010
Vietnam steel firms to raise prices

March 1, 2010
Vietnam: Hanoi among world’s top-12 travel destinations

February 28, 2010
Hatoyama to help Japanese firms’ plan to build- N-plant in Vietnam

February 27, 2010
Japan’s energy firm to start oil production in Vietnam

February 26, 2010
Vietnam-India trade expected to reach $5bn in coming years

February 25, 2010
Vietnam: Rice stockpile planned ahead of domestic price decrease

February 24, 2010
Accor hotel chain opens new Mercure in Hue, Vietnam

February 23, 2010
Vietnam: Jetstar to add flights despite woes

February 22, 2010
Vietnam online firm starts business in Cambodia

February 19, 2010
Vietnam upgrades airport to boost tourism

February 18, 2010
Vietnam to auction mining rights

February 17, 2010
Vietnam expects 6.5% GDP growth in 2010

February 16, 2010
Vietnam upgrades airport to boost tourism

February 14, 2010
Vietnam: Garment firms trim costs by opening joint-ventures

February 12, 2010
Vietnam’s flag-carrier test-runs short haul flight

February 11, 2010
Vietnam: AirAsia challenges troubled Jetstar Pacific

February 10, 2010
Mobile phone giant to build $200m plant in Vietnam

February, 9 2010
Vietnam banks’ remittance at $6.2bn in 2009

February 8, 2010
Vietnam: Survey identifies reasons blocking FDIs

February 6, 2010
Vietnam: Industry still plagued by lack of infrastructure, skills

February 3, 2010
Vietnam: Low prices, stocks stunt coffee
trade

February 2, 2010
Vietnam: State firms help ease dollar shortage

February 1, 2010
Vietnam banks reluctant to provide loans

January 31, 2010
Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City inaugurates new port

January 30, 2010
Vietnam PM Dung confident of 7% growth in 2010

January 28, 2010
EuroCham sees Vietnam’s economy to grow 6.5% in 2010

January 27, 2010
Retail Business: FamilyMart to focus on Vietnam, China

January 26, 2010
Vietnam starts selling $1bn bond

January 23, 2010
India keen to boost ties with Vietnam

January 22, 2010
Vietnam in Goldman Sachs’ high-growth list

January 18, 2010
Vietnam: Hanoi raises exports target by 5% to $68bn

January 17, 2010
Vietnam to strengthen IT and telecoms industry

January 16, 2010
Vietnam’s shipments to US rose 6% in Jan-Nov 2009

January 15, 2010
Vietnam: Gold traders plan to shut down exchanges ahead of deadline

January 14, 2010
Vietnam: M&A defies global downturn

January 13, 2010
New business deals to boost economic ties between Vietnam, Singapore

 January 12, 2010
Singapore PM in Vietnam to open industrial park

 January 11, 2010
Vietnam banks to tighten consumer loans in 2010

 January 10, 2010
Inpection finds Vietnam Jetstar has maintenance problems

January 9, 2010
Visa, partners issue 1m credit cards in Vietnam

January 8, 2010
Vietnam central bank injects new capital to boost liquidity

January 7, 2010
Vietnam to stockpile coffee to boost price

January 6, 2010
Vietnam: Central bank sees high risks in gold trading floors

January 4, 2010
Vietnam: Chinese-German firm signs $197m deal with Vinacomin

January 5, 2010
Vietnam’s power projects to drive up investment in 2010

December 29, 2009
Vietnam: Foreign banks in expansion drive

December 28, 2009
Vietnam draws $21bn in FDI in 2009

December 27, 2009
Decline in arrivals cuts luxury room rates in Ho Chi Minh City

December 26, 2009
Vietnam: Chinese bike firm poised to ride the Asean-China FTA

December 25, 2009
Rubber price hits 15-month high on output decline

 December 23. 2009
Vietnam regrets EU’s decision to extend anti-dumping duties

December 19, 2009
EU’s ‘unfair’ decision on shoes imports upsets Vietnam

December 18, 2009
Vietnam: Exporters allowed to borrow dollar loans

December 17, 2009
Eurocham does not agree with Eu’s anti-dumping plan on Vietnam’s shoes

December 16, 2009
Second 3G services launched in Vietnam

December 15, 2009
Vietnam’s PM receives Russian business groups

December 14, 2009
Vietnam, Italy sign MoUs on tourism, development

December 12, 2009
Vietnam struggles to meet US dollar demand

December 11, 2009
Vietnam exports $9bn worth of goods to US in Jan-Oct 2009

December 10, 2009
Vietnam banks’ subsidised loans total $21.8bn

December 9, 2009
Vietnam wants more US investors

December 8, 2009
India complains of hurdles in Tata’s project in Vietnam

December 7, 2009
Vietnam’s state power firm plans structural reform

Cambodia, Vietnam to strengthen cooperation

December 4, 2009
Vietnam banks join forces to force dollar price down

December 3, 2009
Vietnam: Central bank ready to stabilise dong

Philippine tenders push rice prices up

December 1, 2009
Thai conglomerate to go ahead with Vietnam petrochem project

November 30, 2009
Vietnam’s central bank to raise basic rate to 8%

November 28, 2009
Vietnam: Devaluation effect on economy yet to be seen

November 27, 2009
Cheaper Vietnam dong alarms rival exporters

November 26, 2009
Vietnam recorded $20bn FDI inflow in Jan-Sept 2009

November 25, 2009
Vietnam to resume shoes exports to Europe

November 24, 2009
EU’s new law seen a barrier to Vietnam’s seafood exports

November 23, 2009
Vietnam starts building $3.6bn container port

November 20, 2009
Vietnam may cap local dairy product prices

November 17, 2009
Vietnam’s flag-carrier to buy superjumbos

Singapore sees more investment opportunities in Vietnam

November 16, 2006
Korean bank sets up subsidiary in Vietnam

November 15, 2009
Vietnam: Strong dollar keeps importers worried

US, Vietnam support Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 14, 2009
Stimulus package: Vietnam banks in funding shortage

November 13, 2009
HSBC Vietnam introduces yuan-denominated border trade

November 10, 2009
Vietnam sees foreign retailers confidence rising

November 9, 2009
Vietnam seeks $1bn WB loan for forex boost

November 8, 2009
Vietnam, Korea shares experience on running gas-powered vehicles

November 7, 2009
Vietnam targets 6.5% growth in 2010

November 6, 2009
Low prices hit Vietnam coffee shipments

November 5, 2009
World Bank: Positive signs of recovery in Vietnam

November 3, 2009
Cambodia, Vietnam to set up new air routes

November 2, 2009
Survey: Interest rates key factor for Vietnamese depositors

November 1, 2009
German brands to test Vietnam’s automotive market

October 31, 2009
Vietnam: Tourist arrivals down 25% in October

October 30, 2009
Ho Chi Minh City attracts most FDI flowing intoVietnam

October 29, 2009
Vietnam: Inter-bank transactions up on rate increase

October 28, 2009
Vietnam’s catfish exports down for 3 months

October 27, 2009
Vietnam banks to finance offshore drilling

October 25, 2009
Vietnam raises retail petrol prices

October 23, 2009
Vietnam to build first nuclear power plants in 2014

October 22, 2009
Malaysian bank to add branches in Vietnam

Vietnam recognised as market economy by S Korea

October 21 2009
UK invests $1.5m in Vietnam

October 20, 2009
Vietnam’s airports post 5.5% traffic increase in Jan-Sep ’09

October 19, 2009
Vietnam: Restructuring necessary as opportunities unfold

October 18, 2009
Vietnam’s GID to invest $20m in copper business in Laos

October 17, 2009
Vietnam seen on track to meet $9.7bn garment export target

October 16, 2009
M’soft to offer software discounts through iCafé in Vietnam

October 12, 2009
Standard Chartered sees brighter outlook for Vietnam

October10, 2009
Vietnam expects trade with Cambodia to rebound in 2010

October 9, 2009
Vietnam to start building N-power plants

October 8, 2009
EU may slap anti-dumping tax on shoes imports

October 7, 2009
Vietnam, UK to diversify trade, boost exports

October 5, 2009
Vietnam considers raising taxes on car imports to 91%

October 4, 2009
Vietnam expects GDP to grow 5% in 2009

October 3, 2009
India’s ONGC to spend $149m in Vietnam oil venture

October 1, 2009
Germany tops EU investors in Vietnam

September 30, 2009
Vietnam Tourism: US arrivals jump 36% in September

September 28, 2009
Vietnam to remove limit on rice exports

September 26, 2009
Vietnam: Focus shifted to boosting growth

September 24, 2009
Malaysia’s Greenyield builds new factory in Vietnam

September 23, 2009
Vietnam’s fuel traders call for free market mechanism

September 22, 2009
Vietnam: Growth seen at 5% for 2009

September 20, 2009
Mitsubishi Heavy’s unit in Vietnam launches aircraft component plant

September 19, 2009
Economic Corridor: Mekong countries to boost cooperation

September 18, 2009
Investment: Vietnam ranks first among emerging markets

September 17, 2009
US cuts duty on Vietnamese shrimp exports

September 16, 2009
Vietnamese firm to set up fertiliser plant in Cambodia

September 14, 2009
Berlin forum attracts overseas Vietnamese businessmen

September 13, 2009
Vietnam’s steelmaker to build 1m-ton-a year ingot plant

September 12, 2009
Recent FTA to help push India-Asean talks on services agreement

September 11, 2009
Vietnam to host conference to introduce Europe’s ‘green’ tech

September 8, 2009
Tax rate delay keeps hybrid cars off Vietnam’s road

September 7, 2009
Cambodia-Vietnam trade drops 22% in Jan-July 2009

Vietnam starts building $80m bio-ethanol plant

September 5, 2009
UN Survey: Vietnam remains attractive to investors

September 4, 2009
Maersk to provide faster connection between Vietnam and US

September 3, 2009
Vietnam seeks ways to boost FDI inflow

September 2, 2009
Vietnam to ship goods straight to US

September 1, 2009
Vietnam: Tourist arrivals in Jan-Aug dropped to 2.4m

August 30, 2009
Vietnam’s oil products to go dearer on crude price hike

August 29, 2009
Anti-dumping duties hit Vietnam shoes exports to Canada

August 28, 2009
Vietnam’s flag-carrier plans to meet EU emission rules

August 27, 2009
Vietnam seeks foreign consultants to boost tourism drive

August 26, 2009
Vietnamese retailers want tougher scrutiny of foreign rivals

August 24, 2009
Vietnam’s flag-carrier to overhaul fleet

August 23, 2009
Vietnam: Mekong delta provinces face climate change impacts

August 22, 2009
Vietnam’s rice exports seen hitting record in 2009

August 18, 2009
Vietnam eyes Japanese bullet train system

August 17, 2009
UK firm in $2.6bn Vietnam power project

August 16, 2009
Vietnam’s population reaches 85.8m

August 15, 2009
Intel’s assembly in Vietnam to come on stream in Q3, 2010

August 13, 2009
Foreign currency loans rise at Vietnamese banks

August 12, 2009
Vietnam car sales rebound 26% in July

August 11, 2009
Vietnam banks race to push up dong deposit rates

August 10, 2009
Vietnam to build $1.5bn fertiliser plant in Russia

August 9, 2009
Vietnam may ship 700,000mt rice to Philippines

August 8, 2009
Malaysia’s CIMB, partner ink deal with Vietnam shipping firm

August 7, 2009
Vietnam to revamp state power firms

July 31, 2009
Vietnam to help airlines hit by global crisis

July 29, 2009
Ford starts mid-size Mondeo assembly in Vietnam

July 27, 2009
Russian FM: Vietnam should develop nuclear energy

July 25, 2009
Australia to help strengthen Vietnam’s market economy

July 23, 2009
S Korea’s Lotte to spend $361mn in Hanoi complex

July 21, 2009
Bad loans on the rise in Vietnam's banks

July 20, 2009
Vietnam garment exports seen rising

July 19, 2009
Vietnam tops countries with highest increase in CO2 emission

July 17, 2009
S Korean firm eyes Vietnam steel mill

July 16, 2009
Number shortage hits Vietnam cell phone market

July 15, 2009
Oil hike boosts Vietnam’s natural rubber segment

July 14, 2009
Vietnam banks keep consumer credit tight

July 13, 2009
Vietnam business confidence index up 31 points in Q1

July 12, 2009
Nomura sees Vietnam’s GDP at 4.9% in 2009

July 10, 2009
Vietnamese banks plan to set up overseas branches

July 6, 2009
Vietnam refinery starts local LPG sales

July 5, 2009
Lawyer refiles suit against Vietnamese premier

July 3, 2009
Vietnam posts 3.9% growth in H1, slowest in 10 years

July 1, 2009
Nissan to start making cars in Vietnam next year

July 7, 2009
Weak economy blamed for 30% decline in Vietnam H1 car sales

June 30, 2009
Vietnam’s new power plant to ease power shortages

June 29, 2009
Vietnam slips to 6th place in global retail index

Philippine firm strikes major oil find in Vietnam

June 27, 2009
Chinese patrols hurt Vietnam’s fishing industry

June 26, 2009
Tax hike dampens imported car market

June 25, 2009
Global lender extends $177m loan to Vietnam

June 24, 2009
DHL to pour $10m into a joint-venture in Vietnam

June 23, 2009
UK insurer plans expansion in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam

June 20, 2009
Vietnam, Eurocopter in talks on helicopter deal

June 18, 2009
Russian gas giant starts exploration drilling in Vietnam

June 17, 2009
Vietnam, Philippine carriers place orders with Airbus

June 15, 2009
Prolonged talks to delay Chevron’s gas project in Vietnam

June 14, 2009
Vietnam to withdraw new golf course approvals

June 12, 2009
US hotel chain to develop 2 resorts in Vietnam

June 10, 2009
Global lender calls on Vietnam to tighten monetary policy

June 9, 2009
China asked to stop hindering Vietnamese fishermen

June 8, 2009
Car sales in Vietnam down 24% in May

June 7, 2009
Vietnam to ramp up rubber exports by 2015

June 6, 2009
Cambodia plans to boost cross-border tourism with Vietnam

US tops list of key investors in Vietnam in Jan-May 2009

June 5, 2009
Vietnam expects 7-8% growth in 2011-2015

June 1, 2009
Donors ask Vietnam to crack down on corruption

May 31, 2009
Vietnam’s first deep sea port inaugurated

May 30, 2009
Vietnam to accelerate anti-corruption drive

May 29, 2009
Vietnam struggles to keep inflation below 10%

May 27, 2009
Poland promises $280m loan for Vietnam’s shipbuilding industry

May 26, 2009
Vietnam’s FDI inflow falls 29% in Jan-May 2009

May 24, 2009
Vietnam inflation slows to 5.58% in May

May 23, 2009
IBM sets up 'innovation center' in Vietnam

May 21, 2009
Vietnam seeks to revise growth target down

May 20, 2009
Vietnam gives greenlight to China Steel, Sumitomo JV

May 19, 2009
Vietnam seen allowing depreciation of dong to boost exports

May 17, 2009
South Korean firms win $350m contract in Vietnam

May 16, 2009
China’s island claim dismays Vietnam

May 15, 2009
Vietnam orders 12 jet fighters from Russia

May 13, 2009
Chinese firm scraps $1.5bn project in Vietnam

May 12, 2009
Vietnam tightens grip on forex transactions

May 9, 2009
Vietnam’s car sales down 38% in Jan-April 2009

May 8, 2009
Vietnam to face UN rights council on treatment of ethnic Cambodians

May 7, 2009
Vietnam slashes prices of rice exports

May 5, 2009
Rice props up Vietnam’s sagging exports

May 4, 2009
Vietnam expects GDP to grow 3.8% in Q2

May 3, 2009
Vietnam keeps chasing Chinese investment in mining

May 2, 2009
Dutch consumer group enters Vietnam

April 30, 2009
No stake sale in Vietnam’s bauxite project

April 28, 2009
Vietnam to proceed with controversial mine project

April 27, 2009
Vietnam earns $18.63 billion from exports in Jan-April 2009

April 26, 2009
Vietnam's crude output seen slipping 2% from March

April 25, 2009
Vietnam reports $800m in trade surplus in Jan-April 2009

April 23, 2009
Japan's FamilyMart to enter Vietnam

April 22, 2009
Vietnam state refiner, Canadian firm in offshore venture 

April 21, 2009
Vietnam’s state refiner signs Peru oil deal

April 20, 2009
Vietnam top official in Japan to beef up ties

April 19, 2009
Weak demand hits Vietnamese agriculture sector

April 18, 2009
Foreign ownership cap to rise to 49% in Vietnam

April 17, 2009
Vietnam Airlines plans to expand fleet 

April 16, 1009
Vietnam Airlines plans to join SkyTeam next year 

April 13, 2009
Vietnam eyes $6.4bn in overseas loans 

April 11, 2009
Half a million to lose jobs in Vietnam 

April 9, 2009
Australia, NZ to cut tariff for most Vietnamese exports

Vietnam car sales down 36% in Q1

April 7, 2009
Vietnam: Govt to raise minimum wage to revive economy

April 4, 2009
Petrovietnam to contract BP for crude supply

April 3, 2009
Vietnam to raise fuel prices

April 2, 2009
Web giants urged to confront Vietnam’s online restrictions

April 1, 2009
Japan aid to Vietnam resumes after kickback scandal

March 31, 2009
Vietnam gets UN help in monitoring population, housing census 

March 28, 2009
Vietnam posts lowest Q1 growth in decade

March 25, 2009
Athletic product giant closes Vietnam plant

Thai conglomerate delays Vietnam project

March 24, 2009
Vietnam upbeat over trade surplus in Q1

March 21, 2009
Tight credit hits Vietnam coffee farmers 

March 20, 2009
Vietnam to raise import tax on fresh and frozen meat 

March 18, 2009
IMF revises Vietnam’s growth down to 4.75%

March 17, 2009
HSBC eyes bigger stake in Vietnamese insurer

March 13, 2009
Vietnam grants Japanese firm retail license

March 11, 2009
Canada’s Methanex seen pouring $1bn into Vietnam plant

March 8, 2009
Australia retail firm to seek opportunities in Vietnam

March 7, 2009
Vietnam: Growth seen falling to 4.5% in Q1

March 4, 2009
Vietnam: Banks asked to buy govt dollar bonds

March 3, 2009
Vietnam to set up mega rice storage 

March 2, 2009
Vietnam’s East-West highway opens to trucks from Laos, Thailand

March 1, 2009
High fuel price blamed for Thai Airways’ huge loss in 2008

February 23, 2009
Vietnam opens $3 bln oil refinery

February 20, 2009
Vietnam reports $400m in trade surplus

February 17, 2009
Vietnam to urge Japan to resume loans

February 16, 2009
Vietnam: Global slump seen denting FDI inflow  

February 15, 2009
Thailand to ask Vietnam to help stabilise rice prices 

February 13, 2009
Investment Prospects:
Vietnam ranked third in Japanese business survey

February 12, 2009
Vietnam: Tax payment date extended for 5 months

February 11, 2009
Vietnam aims stability in foreign exchange 

February 10, 2009
Vietnam ABBank posted 70% fall in 2008 profit

February 3, 2009
Vietnam to trim rates further

February 1, 2009
Vietnam: BIDV bank to cut dong lending rates from Feb 1

January 25, 2009
Vietnam: Banks allowed to set rates on consumer loans

January 23, 2009
Vietnam inflation at 17.48% in Jan, lowest in a year

January 22, 2009
Vietnam reports sharp fall in import in Jan

January 21, 2009
Asia remains Vietnam's largest investment destination

January 16, 2009
Vietnam approves loan subsidies to shore up economy

January 13, 2009
Vietinbank says 2008 credit growth was 18.2 pct

January 11, 2009
Press Freedom:
Donors urged to press Vietnam on media

January 10, 2009
Vietnam car sales decline 23% in Dec 2008

Malaysia’s lender gets licence to operate in Vietnam  

January 9, 2009
Vietnam’s flag carrier reports $14m in profit decline

January 8, 2009
Vietnam’s 2nd largest bank to cut dong lending rates

January 7, 2009
Asean Tourism Forum 2009:
Regional development strategy in the pipeline

January 6, 2009
HSBC to expand business in Vietnam

January 5, 2009
Vietnam workers protest employers’ alleged abuses

January 3, 2009
Vietnam’s trade deficit seen at $19.2 bn in 2009

December 29, 2008
Vietnam to grant licence to US utility firm

December 27, 2008
Vietnam: Investment value drops to 39% of 2008 GDP

Vietnam Venture:
India’s Tata Steel encounters land delays

December 26, 2008
FTA: Japan, Vietnam sign pact to boost two-way trade

Vietnamese govt unveils details of economic stimulus plan

December 25, 2008
Vietnam inflation climbs to almost 20% in2008

December 23, 2008
Vietnam’s Habubank reported falls in assets

December 21, 2008
Workshop discusses pros and cons of Vietnam’s WTO membership

December 20, 2008
Vietnam Interest Rate Cuts:
Central bank to further loosen monetary policy

December 19, 2008
Output at Vietnam's Song Doc field seen at 25,000 bpd in 2009

December 18, 2008
Vietnam’s central bank to introduce ceiling, floor rates

December 16,2008
Vietnam to unveil $6bn stimulus plan

December 15, 2008
Vietnam Tourism:
Global downturn sees drop in arrivals 

December 13, 2008
Vietnam carrier to buy six ATR-72s at $112m

December 12, 2008
Vietnam revises down 2009 import forecast

December 11, 2008
Vietnam slashes petrol prices by 8%

December 10, 2008
Japanese firm to build expressways in Vietnam

December 9, 2008
Vietnam to receive $50.5m loan from ADB

December 6, 2008
IMF: Vietnam’s growth to slow to 5 percent

December 4, 2008
Vietnam to spend $1bn to spur investment, consumption

December 3, 2008
Vietnam to cut rates to boost economy

December 2, 2008
Vietnam to help businesses through tax cuts

December 1, 2008
New law raises taxes on six-, nine-seaters in Vietnam

November 30, 2008
Vietnam Tourism:
Arrivals fall on global downturn

November 29, 2008
Philippines’ import from Vietnam doubles in Jan-Sep ’08

Vietnam’s banks urged to cut rates to boost growth

November 27, 2008
Vietnam's steel firm to go public, boost capital base

November 26, 2008
Vietnam inflation remains among the highest

November 25, 2008
Vietnam starts building $1bn airport on new resort island

November 24, 2008
Malaysia-Vietnam joint venture starts $9.8bn steel complex

November 23, 2008
ADB lends $1.3m for projects in Vietnam, Laos 

November 22, 2008
Vietnam sees 2008 inflation at 22%

November 21, 2008
Vietnam trims dong rates again

November 20, 2008
Vietnam oil output to rise 25% to 65,000 bpd by year-end

November 18, 2008
Listed firms in Vietnam to enjoy tax cuts

November 17, 2008
Vietnam faces dual challenges to boost growth

November 14, 2008
Vietnam rejects Korean steelmaker’s plan 

November 13, 2008
Vietnam to keep lowering rates to boost growth

November 12, 2008
Vietnam's dairy firm reports $68m in Jan-Oct profit

November 9, 2008
Cambodia, Vietnam sign visa agreement 

November 8, 2008
Vietnam’s car sales dropped 37% in October

November 7, 2008
Vietnam currency at bottom of new trading band limit

November 6, 2008
Vietnam trims 2009 growth forecast to 6.5%

November 5, 2008
Vietnam's confectionery raises output to boost profit 

November 4, 2008
Vietnam cuts key rates to boost growth

November 3, 2008
Vietnam central bank sees 2008 bad debts under 4% 

November 2, 2008
Vietnam's agri exports rise 26% in Jan-Oct 2008

November 1, 2008
WB offers $60m to modernise Vietnam central bank

October 29, 2008
Rise in loans to boost Vietnam’s PVFC earnings in ’09

October 28, 2008
Russia, Vietnam sign deals on energy, natural resources

October 27, 2008
FDI: Vietnam attracts $9bn in Jan-Oct 2008, up 38%

October 26, 2008
China, Vietnam seek to solve maritime dispute

Vietnam: Inflation eases in October month-on-month

October 25, 2008
Vietnam: Real estate keeps attracting retail investors

October 24, 2008
Vietnam’s trade deficit to climb 65% in Jan-Oct 2008

October 23, 2008
Jet fuel import tax to be restored in Vietnam

October 22, 2008
Vietnam firms plans production from three oilfields

October 19, 2008
Vietnam cuts pump prices 3 pct on lower crude

October 17, 2008
Vietnam expects FDI to hit $11bn in 2008 

October 16, 2008
Vietnam's retailers face growing competition from overseas giants

October 15, 2008
Temasek's unit to build business park in Vietnam

Vietnam to cut inflation down to single digit

October 14, 2008
Vietnam: Banks cut deposit rates to help lending

October 13, 2008
US agency to review anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnam's catfish

Vietnam: Exports to climb 30% in 2008

October 12, 2008
Australia’s ANZ to set up bank unit in Vietnam

October 11, 2008
Vietnam expects inflation to ease in 2009

October 10, 2008
Petrovietnam to import crude from Shell, BP

Vietnam: Car sales at 2-year low in Sept

October 6, 2008
Vietnam: Economy back on track, face new worries

October 5, 2008
Vietnam: Local firms lag behind on logostics front

Myanmar, Vietnam to explore offshore oil 

October 4, 2008
Anti-dumping tax issue irks EU Alliance

October 3, 2008
Vietnam earns $3.32bn from seafood exports

October 2, 2008
Vietnam insurer to open bank

October 1, 2008
Vietnam Tourism:
Arrivals up 6% in Jan-Sept 2008

Japan, Vietnam to expand trade, investment ties

September 30, 2008
Vietnam sees GDP growing 6% in Jan-Sept

Anti-Dumping Tax Review:
Vietnam asks EU to let current tariff run its course

September 29, 2008
Vietnam steps up airport network expansion

September 28, 2008
Vietnam: Growth up 6.6% in Jan-Sep 2008

September 27, 2008
Vietnam aims for single-digit inflation by Q3 2009

September 25, 2008
Vietnam awaits US release of tariff data on shrimp exports

September 24, 2008
Rising imports to widen Vietnam’s trade deficit

September 23, 2008
Malaysia’s Lion, Vietnam’s Vinashin in $9.8 bn steel venture

September 22, 2008
EU divided over anti-dumping duty on shoes

Vietnam inflation seen slowing on lower food, fuel prices

September 20, 2008
East-West Corridor yet to boost trade among neighbours

S&P launches Vietnam 10 index 

September 19, 2008
Petrovietnam unit’s local listing moved up to October 

September 18, 2008
EU: No anti-dumping duty extension for Vietnamese shoes

September 17, 2008
EU asked to end anti-dumping duties on Vietnam’s leather shoes

September 15, 2008
Vietnamese businesses urged to study US safety norms

September 14, 2008
Vietnam holds Asia-Europe tourism forum

September 13, 2008
Vietnam’s dairy firm reports 33% profit increase in Jan-Aug 

September 11, 2008
Vietnam’s budget airline begins flights to Thailand, Cambodia

September 10, 2008
Vietnam: Vehicle sales lowest in August

September 9, 2008
Vietnam approves opening of HSBC, StanChart banks

September 8, 2008
Vietnam: Coffee industry needs to invest $1.9bn

September 7, 2008
Vietnam to cap 2008 inflation at 25%

September 6, 2008
Thai Seamico to take 25% stake in Vietnamese firm

September 5, 2008
Budget Rent-a-Car enters Vietnam

September 3, 2008
Vietnam: Property woes begin to show

Vietnam govt promises help for private sector exports

September 2, 2008
Vietnam: Measures laid out to address climate change

September 1, 2008
Vietnam Paper group alls for tariff removal from Asean imports

UK investment in Vietnam set to climb 

August 29, 2008
Vietnam asks EU scrap anti-dumping tax on shoes

August 27, 2008
Vietnam: Retail petrol prices trimmed again

August 26, 2008
Singapore's JC&C takes 20% stake in Vietnamese car firm

August 25, 2008
Vietnam: Journalists punished over coverage of anti-corruption case

August 24,2008
Vietnam to ship 3.6 million tonnes of rice by September

August 23, 2008
US exempts 3 Vietnam catfish firms from anti-dumping tax

August 22, 2008
Vietnam to raise car taxes as sales climb   

August 21, 2008
Vietnam mulls steep hike in taxes on mining, gas, coal

Inflation in Hanoi speeds up on fuel price hikes 

Venezuela, Vietnam set up joint oil refining JVs

August 20, 2008
Vietnam’s foreign ownership cap remains at 30%

August 19, 2008
Speculative capital adds to Vietnamese woes

August 18, 2008
Vietnam’s non-life insurance premiums soar in H1

Vietnam’s real estate draws $21.4bn FDI

August 17, 2008
Vietnam vows to cut inflation  

Vietnam:
Fuel cost force Jetstar Pacific to cut Nha Trang flights 

August 16, 2008
Vietnam-Russia Bank to open unit in Moscow

August 15, 2008
Vietnam’s investments in Laos hit $1.28bn

Vietnam lowers retail fuel prices by up to 5.3%

August 14, 2008
Tatal Steel signs JV for $5bn steel plant in Vietnam

Vietnam’s Vinamilk sees net profit rise 29.5%

August 13, 2008
Vietnam to host first int’l electrical expo in December 

HSBC to up stake in Vietnam bank to 20% 

August 12, 2008
Lao PM pledges support for Vietnamese investors 

Vietnam’s remittances and FDI to boost 2008 forex surplus

August 11, 2008
Vietnam plans to have Royal citadel on UNESCO list

August 9, 2008
Vietnam: Jan-July seafood exports hit $2.34bn, up 18%August 9, 2008

Vietnam accused of dumping mattress inner-spring units in US

Vietnam: Sanyo’s new plant to employ 12,000 employees

August 8, 2008
Vietnam’s economic zone draws $16.5bn investments

August 7, 2008
Vietnam’s Agribank year-to-date loans up 9%

August 6, 2008
WB arm helps improve Vietnam’s credit access

Vietnam doubles steel export tax

Vietnam’s govt plans to save $8bn on energy

August 5, 2008
Vietnam’s illegal wildlife trade harms biodiversity

August 4, 2008
Vietnam’s July automobile imports down 23 pct

August 3, 2008
Vietnam: Inflation triggers workers strike

Vietnam: Tourism income expected to hit $4bn by year end

August 1, 2008
Vietnam: Car registration fees to go dearer by15%

US-Based Kirby to open factory in Vietnam

July 31, 2008
Vietnam: World Bank extends $150mn for reforms

Honda Vietnam’s bike output reaches five millionth

Vietnam: Tariffs on luxuries, cars, auto parts to rise

Vietnam Tourism: Arrivals rose 10% to 2.6mn in Jan-July 2008

July 30, 2008
Vietnam: Luxury car importers see rising profits

Vietnam: Output at Su Tu Vang oilfield seen at 10,000 bpd

Malaysia, Vietnam to review investment pact  

July 29, 2008
Thai PTTEP starts gas production in Vietnam

Vietnam: Golden Tuna field output seen at 20,000 bpd

July 28, 2008
GE marks 15th year in Vietnam

Vietnam attracted $45bn in FDI in Jan-July 2008

July 26, 2008
Sony to close TV assembly plant in Vietnam

Vietnam: US Provides $1.4mn aviation safety

July 25, 2008
Vietnam: Inflation hits 27%, exports boom

July 24, 2008
Vietnam : Petrol price hike may trigger domino effect

Vietnam: Footwear industry to lose EU preferential tariffs

July 22, 2008
Vietnam currency drops on fuel price rise

Siam Cement, Petrovietnam to build petrochem complex

Vietnam’s exported rice prices to increase

Vietnam: Real estate admin procedures to be simplified

Vietnam, Thailand to discuss rubber industry links 

July 21, 2008
Vietnam: Loan rate cuts may not help lift business sentiment – analysts

July 20, 2008
Vietnam: Sinopec picked for $4.5bn refinery pla

China warns ExxonMobil over Vietnam deal

July 19, 2008
Vietnam, Thailand to forge rubber cooperation

SocGen to buy 15% stake in Vietnam bank

July 18, 2008
Vietnam to improve trade, transport links with China

July 17, 2008
Vietnam: US to help develop textile industry 

July 16, 2008
Vietnam: Chinese imports in Jan-April stood at $5.8bn

July 15, 2008
Vietnam earns $4.2 bn from textile, garment exports

July 12, 2008
Vietnam Airlines to manage transport for Miss World Contest 

July 10, 2008
Russia's VimpelCom to invest $267m in Vietnam

July 9, 2008
Vietnam assures steady prices to keep inflation at bay 

July 8, 2008
Vietnam's plastic shipments bring in $435m

July 5, 2008
Vietnam, Switzerland trade up 18% to $185m

US agency to offer bigger assistance to Vietnam 

July 3, 2008
Vietnam’s wooden furniture exports taking off

July 2, 2008
Vietnam attracted 2.5m visitors in Jan-June 2008

July 1, 2008
IMF welcomes Vietnam’s inflation measures

June 30, 2008
Korean firm takes 20% stake in Vietnam oil field

June 29, 2008
Asian countries under test in face of inflation

June 26, 2008
Higher taxes hit Vietnam's car market

June 25, 2008
Vietnam boost trade ties with US

IMF: Little risk of contagion from Vietnam woes

June 24, 2008
Widening trade gap prompts Vietnam to halt venture, gold imports

June 22, 2008
Vietnam reports over $30bn in FDI inflow in H1

June 21, 2008
Vietnamese: Govt wants more tourism promotions

June 20, 2008
About 46% of Vietnam’s total rice exports go to Philippines

June 19, 2008
Vietnam, European Commission sign multilateral trade agreement

June 14, 2008
EU-VIETNAM/TRADE
GSP for footwear exports to end soon

June 11, 2008
ASEAN-VIETNAM/EVENT
Cocoa meeting set for June 26-28

June 10, 2008
VIETNAM/INFRASTRUCTURE
Ho Chi Minh City needs $2bn metro projects

June 9, 2008
VIETNAM/ECONOMY
Growth target set at 7-7.5% in 2009

June 8, 2008
VIETNAM/ECONOMY
Analysts fear worst-case scenario

June 7, 2008
VIETNAM/ECONOMY
Govt asked to tighten policy to fix 'overheating' economy

June 6, 2008
VIETNAM/INVESTMENT
Vietnam tops list for most attractive retail detination

June 5, 2008
VIETNAM/CONSTRUCTION
Seven more cement plants coming on stream

June 4, 2008
VIETNAM/ENERGY
Govt gives greenlight to nuke plant for civilian use

June 2, 2008
VIETNAM/INDUSTRIAL ACTION
Workers go on strike at Panasonic factory

June 1, 2008
AUSTRALIA-VIETNAM/INVESTMENT
Firms strike deal to help protect environment

May 29, 2008
VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
New tarriff makes cars a luxury

CAMBODIA-VIETNAM/TOURISM
Cambodia seeks tourism ties

May 28, 2008
VIETNAM/TOURISM
Quang Nam targets $288mn earnings

VIETNAM/TRADE
Vietnamese products may enter US duty-free

May 27, 2008
VIETNAM/INFRASTRUCTURE
PM approves adjustments to Tech Zone plan

May 26, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Coffee exports to Germany reached 234,000 tonnes in 2007

May 25, 2008
VIETNAM/FUNDS
World Bank lends $502mn for infrastructure

May 24, 2008
VIETNAM/ENERGY
Gazprom to explore four new blocks offshore

May 23, 2008
VIETNAM/INVESTMENT
Foreigners to be allowed to own apartments

May 21, 2008
VIETNAM/CAPITAL MARKETS
Govt reiterates need for flexible currency

VIETNAM/TEXTILES
Garment exports to US forecast at $5.4bn

May 20, 2008
VIETNAM/TARIFF/AUTOMOTIVE
Tax hike on imported auto parts

May 19, 2008
VIETNAM/AVIATION
Dong Hoi airport opened in Quang Binh Province

May 18, 2008
VIETNAM/CAPITAL MARKETS
Central bank scraps dong deposit rate cap

May 16, 2008
VIETNAM/FISHERY
High costs hit fish farmers

May 15, 2008
VIETNAM-EU/TIES
EU continues support for business competitiveness

May 14, 2008
VIETNAM/COMMODITIES
Paper shortage amidst production rise

May 13, 2008
VIETNAM/INFRASTRUCTURE
HCM looks to speed up seaport relocation plan

May 12, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Exporters urged to target Canada

May 9, 2008
VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
Car sales triple on planned tax hike

May 8, 2008
VIETNAM/TELECOMS
Chunghwa and Viettel to form $30mn JV

May 1, 2008
VIETNAM/INVESTMENT
Korean firm pours $28mn into new factory

April 30, 2008
VIETNAM/COMMODITIES
Limiting rice exports will ensure local supply

BEIJING OLYMPICS
Protesters detained in Hanoi before torch relay

April 29, 2008
BEIJING OLYMPICS
Vietnam the fourth Asean country to host torch relay

April 28, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Garment export up in first 4 months

April 27, 2008
VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
Germany’s Bosch forms wholly-owned subsidiary

VIETNAM/COMMODITIES
Rice export ban runs until June despite bumper crop

April 26, 2008
VIETNAM/ECONOMY
Inflation surges 17% in Jan-April 2008

April 25, 2008
VIETNAM/EMPLOYMENT
Govt targets half a million overseas jobs by 2010

April 24, 2008
VIETNAM/ENERGY
Govt to form oil trading firm for first refinery

April 23, 2008
VIETNAM/TARIFFS
Export taxes on crude oil, metal ores raised

April 22, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Chile’s export of forestry products on the rise

April 21, 2008
VIETNAM/TELECOMS
VINASAT-1 to broaden media outreach

April 18, 2008
SURVEY/APARTMENT RENTAL COSTS
Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City among most expensive cities

VIETNAM/INFRASTRUCTURE
Hong Kong Firm in joint project to redevelop port

April 17, 2008
VIETNAM/INFRASTRUCTURE
Seaport development requires $3.8bn

April 15, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Govt eyes $1 billion from vegetable, fruit exports

April 14, 2008
VIETNAM/INVESTMENT
Posco plans work on $5bn steel mill in 2009

April 13, 2008
VIETNAM/CAPITAL MARKETS
Central bank tightens rules to ease dollar crunch

April 12, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
US to reconsider duties on shrimps

April 11, 2008
VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
Commercial vehicles lead sales increase

April 10, 2008
VIETNAM/COMPANIES
PVFCCo records 77% rise in Q1 profit

April 8, 2008
VIETNAM/BEVERAGES
Competition bubbles over in the beer market

April 3, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Seafood export value rises 11%

April 2, 2008
VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
Vehicle output doubled in Q1
Ford cautious despite strong growth

April 1, 2008
VIETNAM/INVESTMENT/TOURISM
Singaporean firm to pour $102m into resort

VIETNAM/TRADE MEET
Hanoi trade forum to begin April 3

March 29, 2008
VIETNAM/TRADE
Inflation worries force govt to slash rice exports

March 28, 2008
VIETNAM/COMMODITIES
Outlook bright for coffee exports

March 26, 2008
VIETNAM/CONSTRUCTION
Work starts on Habico Tower

March 25, 2008
VIETNAM-THAILAND/ TIES
Neighbours sign agreement on human trafficking

VIETNAM/TRADE
US remains key market for wood products

March 24, 2008
VIETNAM/IT&ELECTRONICS
Vietnam buys 1.4 million computers in 2007

VIETNAM/GAMBLING BUSINESS
US firm applies for casino project license

March 21, 2008
ASEAN/CHARTER/VIETNAM
Vietnam fifth to ratify Charter

March 20, 2008
VIETNAM/ECONOMY
Govt seeks ways to curb inflation

March 19, 2008
VIETNAM-EU TIES/TRADE
Vietnam to boost seafood exports to EU through Italy

March 18, 2008
VIETNAM-US/TIES/TRADE/IPR
Vietnamese officials attend US IPR workshop

March 17, 2008
VIETNAM-US TIES/TRADE
Vietnam remains optimistic over export prospects

March 13, 2008
VIETNAM/CAPITAL MARKETS
ANZ bank to go ahead with expansion

VIETNAM/AUTOMOTIVE
Car sales rose 198% in February

March 12, 2008
VIETNAM/SHIP BUILDING
Vietnam enters top 5 ship builders’ list

March 10, 2008
VIETNAM/COMMODITIES
Local coffee fetches record prices

March 9, 2008
VIETNAM-GERMANY/TIES
PM Tan Dung in Berlin on a European tour

March 8, 2008
VIETNAM/TOURISM/EVENT
Vietnam showcases potential at ITB

March 5, 2008
VIETNAM/PROPERTY
Office rents fifth highest in Asia

March 4, 2008
VIETNAM/EVENT
Eco product fair opens in Hanoi

March 3, 2008
VIETNAM/TOURISM
Visitors to Ho Chi Minh City up 18.7% in Jan-Feb 2008

March 1, 2008
VIETNAM/DEVELOPMENT FUNDS
ADB to loan $880mn for transport development

VIETNAM-JAPAN/TRADE
Two-way trade likely to reach $15bn
 

February 29, 2008
Golden Tuna field ready to start in H2

February 28, 2008
Central bank caps rates at 12%

February 27, 2008
Bilateral trade reaches $162mn in 2007

February 26, 2008
Inflation concerns heightened by soaring fuel price

February 25, 2008
Finnish president lauds growth of bilateral ties

February 23, 2008
Mekong fair kicks off Can Tho

February 22, 2008
Car sales rise 156% in January

February 21, 2008
EU Resumes tuna and swordfish imports

February 20, 2008
Car sales surge for 10 months

$10bn project awaits investment license

February 19, 2008
Surge in car imports raises traffic worries

February 16, 2008
Deputy PM calls for faster development

February 15, 2008
First programmes for 2008 launched

February 14, 2008
WTO commitments leaves garment makers out in the Ccld

Outbound investment to rise in 2008-10

February 13, 2008
Malaysia's Wijaya Baru to build projects in HCM City

February 12, 2008
First private carrier marks market opening

February 11, 2008
Vietnam's coastline busy with cruise tourists in 2007

February 10, 2008
FPT chief knocked off rich list top spot

February 8, 2008
City bids fond farewell to Year of the Pig

February 6, 2008
Construction of first international highway to start this year

February 5, 2008
German firm in JV to build tourism centre

February 4, 2008
Vietnam to export rice to Philippines

February 3, 2008
Seven Firms to pour $96mn into Tra Noc Industrial Zone

February 2, 2008
Ho Chi Minh City subway plans get ODA

February 1, 2008
Foreign cars may drive Vietnamese manufacturers off the road

January 31, 2008
US delays decision on catfish dumping

January 30, 2008
VN-Index exceeds 800 point mark, raising hope

January 29, 2008
Export earnings up in January

January 27, 2008
Blackouts to darken economy

January 26, 2008
Retailers express concern over foreign competition

January 25, 2008
More than 9,500 projects licensed since 1987

January 24, 2008
Vietnam tops list of world pepper exporters

January 23, 2008
Broker works with UK partner on global listings

January 21, 2008
Money worries cloud Hue restoration

January 18, 2008
Real estate market to be hotter in 2008

January 17, 2008
Neighbours to intensify cross-border trade

January 16, 2008
Vietnam Airlines may go public this year

January 15, 2008
Hai Phong Industrial Zone breaks ground on new wharf

January 14, 2008
Garment, textile industry sets high targets

January 13, 2008
Japan, Mekong foreign ministers to meet in Tokyo

January 12, 2008
Shrimp ponds expand tenfold in Mekong delta

January 11, 2008
Five domestic banks to get licenses in 2008

January 10, 2008
Revenue from plastics reaches $700mn

January 9, 2008
Exports to EU may surpass $10bn in 2008

January 8, 2008
New import-export tariffs in effect

Target set for $15bn in agricultural exports through 2010

January 6, 2008
Govt urged to raise foreign share ownership in local banks

January 5, 2008
Boeing finalises 787 order with Vietnam Airlines

January 4, 2008
Vietnam eyes $90bn in FDI in 5 years

January 3, 2008
Foreign banks make bigger profits in 2007

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