Vietnamese start-ups receive support from Google Launchpad Accelerator

Vietnamese start-ups receive support from Google Launchpad Accelerator

NDO—Two Vietnamese technology start-ups, namely Haravan and ELSA Speak, were selected to participate in the Google Launched Accelerator programme and given US$50,000 in financial support from Google. (Mar 21, 2017)


Vietjet to be listed on HCMC Stock Exchange in late February

  Feb 10, 2017
NDO - Low-cost airline Vietjet Air will begin listing its shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange on February 28. 

Vietcombank honoured by Global Finance magazine

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has been named among the 55 country winners of Best Treasury and Cash Management Banks and Providers by the Global Finance magazine, a representative of the bank announced on February 7.  

Construction Ministry urged to comprehensively restructure 16 SOEs during 2016-20

  Feb 07, 2017
NDO—Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on February 6 held a meeting with relevant ministries and agencies on the restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and enterprises with State capital contribution with the Ministry of Construction (MOC) as the State owner’s representative during 2016-20. 

Viettel and start-up stories

  Feb 01, 2017
NDO - Major General Nguyen Manh Hung, General Director of the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel) who is known as the 'mastermind' behind Viettel over the past 15 years granted an interview to Nhan Dan in relation to the successful start-up stories of Viettel.  

Programme launched to promote consumer right protection

  Jan 20, 2017
NDO – The “Business actions in response to Vietnam’s Consumer Rights Day 2017" campaign was launched on January 20, aimed at calling on the business community to take actions to protect consumer rights.  

Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung urges PVN to focus on core businesses

  Jan 20, 2017
NDO - Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung told the National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) to focus on its core businesses as a way to advance growth at its annual review meeting on January 19. 

Viettel becomes fourth telecom provider in Myanmar

  Jan 17, 2017
NDO/VNA—Myanmar National Tele & Communications Co. Ltd. (MNTC), a joint venture between Viettel Global, Myanmar National Telecom Holding Public Limited (MNTH) and Star High Public Company Limited (Star High) has officially received a licence to begin offering nationwide telecommunications services under the Mytel brand name. 

Work starts on instant coffee mill in Dong Nai

  Jan 16, 2017
NDO—Tin Nghia Coffee Joint Stock Company on January 16 put into operation the first phase of its instant coffee processing plant at Nhon Trach No. 3 Industrial Park, in Hiep Phuoc Commune, Nhon Trach District, Dong Nai Province.  

Work starts on instant coffee manufacturing facility in Dong Nai

  Jan 16, 2017
NDO—Tin Nghia Coffee JSC started construction for its soluble coffee manufacturing factory in Hiep Phuoc Commune, Nhon Trach District, Dong Nai Province on January 16. 

PetroVietnam, ExxonMobil sign gas purchase agreement

  Jan 13, 2017
NDO—The PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and ExxonMobil Vietnam signed a framework agreement on the Ca Voi Xanh field project development and a gas purchase agreement from the Ca Voi Xanh field on January 13.  

Rubber sector enjoys profit growth of 51% in 2016

  Jan 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) achieved a pre-tax profit growth of up to 51% to VND2.36 trillion (US$103.8 million) in 2016, heard a conference reviewing the firm’s production and business in Ho Chi Minh City on January 10. 

Two leading airline corporations have strategic shareholders

  Jan 10, 2017
NDO - The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines (VNA) and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) found their strategic shareholders, announced the Ministry of Transport at a meeting held in Hanoi on January 10.  

SOEs urged to uphold pivotal role in State-owned economic sector

  Jan 09, 2017
NDO – State-owned enterprises (SOEs) should continue to affirm their key role as prominent components in the State-owned economic sector by guaranteeing their effective operation, even in fields where profit is not the main objective.  

Vietcombank reports pre-tax profits of VND8,212 billion

  Jan 08, 2017
NDO - Vietcombank’s pre-tax profits in 2016 rose by 23.4% to VND8,212 billion (US$361.3 million), exceeding its target for the year by 2.7%, the lender reported on January 7 at a ceremony to review its performance in 2016.