Viettel and start-up stories

Viettel and start-up stories

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.  (Feb 01, 2017)


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. 

Vietnam Airlines profits surge 140% in 2016

  Jan 03, 2017
NDO - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has reported pre-tax earnings of nearly VND2.5 trillion (US$110 million) in 2016, a year-on-year surge of 140%, the company said on January 2. 

Government encourages female startups to promote gender equality: Deputy PM

  Dec 26, 2016
NDO – The government has committed its support for startup businesses, particularly encouraging women's participation in startup activities in the agricultural sector, on the basis of promoting gender equality. 

Businesses voluntarily commit to saving energy

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO – Several businesses have joined the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT)’s voluntary energy saving pilot programme, aimed at efficiently utilising energy in the workplace.  

PVN continues reign as largest company in Vietnam in 2016

  Dec 14, 2016
NDO—The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group remains at the top of the list of the largest enterprises in Vietnam in 2016 in terms of revenues, according to Vietnam Report, a corporate ranking service. 

Sustainable development—From commitments to action

  Dec 12, 2016
NDO—2016 marks one year since Vietnam signed the Paris climate change agreement adopted at adopted at the 21st session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) and ratified the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SD). 

Vietnam Airlines marks 5th anniversary of 1st direct flight to UK

  Dec 10, 2016
NDO—The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines (VNA), held a ceremony in London on December 9 to mark five years since the direct route between Vietnam and the UK was launched.  

Ben Tre coconut value chain shared in Italy

  Dec 08, 2016
NDO—Models and experience on enhancing the value of processed coconut products from the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre resulting from public-private partnerships have been shared at a programme in Rome.  

Bitel - a symbol of Vietnam-Peru cooperation

  Nov 23, 2016
NDO - After two years in operation, Bitel, a mobile operator in Peru owned by Viettel, has reached 2.8 million subscribers and is already making a profit. The company has also become a bridge of cultural and economic cooperation between Vietnam and Peru. 

Vietnam’s insolvency reform experience shared at regional forum

  Nov 21, 2016
NDO—Vietnam promulgated the new Bankruptcy Law in 2014 and has been recognised by the international community for making progress in a range of areas, and the country is willing to share with others its perspective on its achievements in insolvency reform while continuing to learn from international practices to improve its relevant laws.