ADB-funded project for SMEs approved 14:14 | 23/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 22, the Prime Minister ratified the technical assistance project "Supporting the Program for Development of Small and Medium Enterprises – Sub-program II" funded by the Asia Development Bank (ADB).
AT&T and Viettel enter in telecommunication cooperation 06:21 | 22/11/2006
VNGOVNet – The US telecommunication giant AT&T has announced its plan to connect Vietnam to its global service network through the cooperation between the group and the Vietnamese Army Telecommunication Corporation (Viettel).
Vietnam Airlines gets code of practice approved as parent company 07:23 | 16/11/2006
VNGOVNet - Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng has signed Decision 259/2006/QĐ-TTg putting a code of practice in place for Vietnam Airlines as a parent company.
Vietnam Airlines attempts 21 craft more for fleet 07:15 | 15/11/2006
VNGOVNet - Vietnam Airlines has announced that between now and 2010, it will acquire another four Boeings 787-8, ten Airbuses 321, five ATRs 72 and lease two 250-seat airplanes more as additions to the current fleet.
Southern industrial zones draw US$15 b and VND 66,181 b 18:26 | 14/11/2006
VNGOVNet - The country's Southern Key Economic Area currently has 46 industrial parks (IPs) with the average occupation percentage of 72.3%.
Oil Product Company converted into one-member limited company 09:30 | 14/11/2006
VNGOVNet – On November 13, the Prime Minister issued Decision 1498/QĐ-TTg on the conversion of the Oil Products Processing and Business Company, a subsidiary of PetroVietnam, into a one-member limited liability company, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (VOGG).
Project on flood prevention in Sài Gòn River assessed by the MARD 15:33 | 11/11/2006
VNGOVNet – Considering the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and suggestions of the ministries of Planning and Investment, and Finance, the Prime Minister gave opinion on the assessment and approval of the Project of Flood Prevention in Sài Gòn River Lower Section using the loans from the French Development Agency (AFD).
Hanoi pilots one-stop shop model in foreign investment administration 17:25 | 10/11/2006
VNGOVNet - The Hanoi Planning and Investment Department said that Hanoi authorities have decided to set up a working panel on foreign investment designed to pilot the one-stop shop model in administration of foreign investment in the city.
Japanese Mitsui sets up 100% own capital firm in Vietnam 11:42 | 09/11/2006
VNGOVNet–On 8 November, the Government Office sent an official letter to ministries of Trade, Planning and Investment, and Finance, and the State Bank of Vietnam, transmitting Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng’s comments on the Japanese Mitsui Company’s proposal to set up its 100% own capital in Vietnam.
EE Times: All eyes on Vietnam 08:40 | 09/11/2006
This is the title of an article posted on EE Times on 3 November. The article writes that China may be the name on everyone's lips when it comes to the preeminent Asian market and production base, but a growing number of major technology firms are taking notice of a new contender to the throne—Vietnam.