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Saigon pagoda decorated with thousands of plates

The Giac Lam Pagoda, built in 1744, has its tower and main hall decorated with more than 7,000 ceramic plates, a record in Vietnam.

Low inflation prompts push to increase public service prices

Ministries have been asked to propose higher fees for state-operated services after Vietnam recorded the lowest 6-month inflation in three years. 

Construction giant Song Da profit plunges to below $1 million

Song Da Corporation has reported pre-tax profits of VND22.3 billion ($956,000) in 2018, its first year after being equitized.
June 11, 2019 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam attracts record FDI

Vietnam has drawn FDI worth $16.74 billion in the first five months of the year, the highest in the period since 2015.
May 27, 2019 | 11:41 am GMT+7

Tet 2019 consumer goods purchases highest in three years

A new report says Vietnam spent nearly $2 billion on consumer goods this Tet, the highest in three years. 
May 15, 2019 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Experts uneasy about heightened investment interest from China

Vietnam should be wary of adverse environmental and social impacts as China moves out its polluting, labor-intensive factories, experts caution.
May 10, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reports three-year-high foreign investment

FDI pledges for new projects, increased capital and stake acquisitions surged by 86.6 percent year-on-year to $10.8 billion in the first quarter.
March 26, 2019 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Refrigeration Electrical Engineering reports record profit

Refrigeration Electrical Engineering JSC reported a 23 percent rise in profits last year following strong performances by its energy and real property subsidiaries. 
January 31, 2019 | 11:02 am GMT+7

FDI disbursement in 2018 tops $19 bln

Foreign direct investment disbursement in Vietnam reached a record $19.1 billion in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 9.1 percent.
December 25, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

10 defining moments for Vietnam in 2018

It has been riveting year for Vietnam, with some tragic losses, major corruption trials, euphoric football victories and ignition of new hopes.
December 24, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

FDI firms help boost Vietnam’s trade surplus high

Vietnam’s Jan-Oct trade surplus was the highest in eight years at $7.2 billion. FDI firms dominated this performance. 
November 15, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Greenback strengthens to record high against dong

The Vietnamese dong continued to weaken against the U.S. dollar with the exchange rate hitting the lowest in years on Tuesday.
July 31, 2018 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s GDP growth to slow after record performance in Q1: Deputy PM

The government is concerned about lack of breakthrough factors to further boost the economy.
May 21, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Young Vietnamese pop star breaks YouTube record in Asia

'Run Now' was the most watched music video on YouTube globally in the 24 hours after its release.
May 14, 2018 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

PM's verdict on Q1 in Vietnam: Record growth, risks remain

The figures are stacking up nicely, but challenges face the private sector. 
April 03, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7
 
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