Former Industry and Trade Minister, nine others face graft charges

They were involved in the handover of a 6,000 square-meter land lot at No. 2-4-6 Hai Ba Trung Street in District 1, HCMC, to the private sector, which amounted to the violation of regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness.

Police Office on the lookout for former deputy minister of Industry-Trade

Former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The Investigation Police Office under the Ministry of Public Security is on the lookout for former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa, who has taken flight, for violating regulations on the management and use of […]

Saving rates continue downward spiral

Customers transact at an HDBank branch. Following deposit rate cuts early this month for tenors from six months onward, many local banks have continued to lower rates for the remaining tenors – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Following deposit rate cuts early this month for tenors from six months onward, many local banks have continued to […]

Second branch of An Suong Tunnel to open to traffic tomorrow

The second branch of the An Suong Tunnel is ready to open to traffic – PHOTO: PLO HCMC – The HCMC Management Board of Investment and Construction of Traffic Projects will open the 385-meter second branch of the An Suong Tunnel to traffic tomorrow, July 15, to help ease traffic congestion at the city’s northwest […]

Nearly two thirds of Vietnamese women experience violence

The economic costs of violence are substantial among women who experienced violence in the past 12 months, spending some quarter of their annual income on costs associated with healthcare or replacing damaged goods. It is estimated that national productivity losses due to violence against women are equivalent to 1.81% of Vietnam’s 2018 gross domestic product.

VN-Index moves sideways due to poor investor demand

The Hanoi Stock Exchange had positive movements as the HNX-Index edged up by 0.49 points, or 0.42%, against the session earlier, at 116.14. There were over 36 million shares valued at VND367.5 billion transacted, up 24% in volume and 26% in value from the previous session.

Motorbike sales plunge in Q2

SH scooters are seen at a facility of Honda Vietnam. Motorbike sales of the five VAMM members in the second quarter of the year dropped 30.77% versus the same period last year – PHOTO: HONDA VIETNAM HCMC – Five members of the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM), including Honda Vietnam, Piaggio Vietnam, Suzuki Vietnam, […]

Police raid residences, offices of two Hanoi officials

Headquarters of the Hanoi City People’s Committee, the workplace of Ngoc and Trung – PHOTO: VTC NEWS HCMC – Investigators at the Ministry of Public Security on July 13 raided the houses and offices of two Hanoi officials who were accused of appropriating the State’s secrets under clause 337 of the 2015 Penal Code.

Sai Gon Tiep Thi to launch photo festival

The “Heritage and You” photo festival is part of the “Saigon Times-Great Circle-Together with Vietnam’s Tourism” program initiated by the Saigon Times Group, which aims to promote tourism in the country and encourage Vietnamese residents to travel in Vietnam.