Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the conference. (Photo: Sggp)

HCMC calls for investment in building smart city

The Ho Chi Minh City’s government on September 15 hosted a conference on calling for investment in Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) and Socio-Economic Simulation and Forecast Center, developing HCM City into a smart city in 2017-2020, with a vision to 2025.
Safe culture necessary to reduce accidents at workplace

Safe culture necessary to reduce accidents at workplace

Statistically, in 2017, the country had 9,173 victims of 8,956 accidents at the workplace; there were 898 fatal work accidents in the country during 2017 killing 928 people and wounding 1,915 others.

Lotte Center Hanoi is a complex of high-class apartment, Grade A office, 5-star hotel and modern shopping center. (Illustrative image. Photo: VNA)

Five-star hotel room rate rebounds in 2017: Survey

The average room rate for five-star hotels in Vietnam in 2017 recovered from a 2.2 percent decline from the previous year, picking up 4.2 percent to $107.6 , according to a recent survey by US-based audit, tax, and advisory service provider Grant Thornton.
Manufacturing tyres in the Southern Rubber Industry Joint Stock Company-Casumina  (Photo: Sggp)

Rubber tyres made in Vietnam sold worldwide

Made-in-Vietnam tyres have been exported to 128 countries throughout the world, reached US$920 million in 2017, according to the Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA).
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

HOSE liquidity up 74 percent in 2017

Liquidity at the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE) has risen, with more than 192 million shares worth 4.2 trillion VND (186.7 million USD) being traded daily in 2017, up 49 percent in volume and 74 percent in value year-on-year. 
VNA pays 8 percent dividend in 2017  ​

VNA pays 8 percent dividend in 2017 ​

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) said Brand Finance, an UK-based brand consultation and valuation company appreciated highly about VNA’s financial index as its brand name was valued of US$ 310million, up 60 percent compared to 2016.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc ( R) presents a souvenir to Mr. Fumio Kishida

Vietnam wishes Japan to become its top investor

At the reception of Mr. Fumio Kishida, Head of Policy Research Department of the ruling LDP Party on the afternoon of May 4,  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hoped Japan to maintain its position as the top investor in Vietnam as in 2017.