Tasty: Markets are not only a place fo buying and selling but a also heaven for foodies.Viet Nam News by Hồng Vân It’s often said Cồn market in the central city of Đà Nẵng is a foodie heaven. Located in the centre of Đà Nẵng City, the three storey market faces Quang Trung and Ông Ích Khiêm streets and is easy to find. It’s open from 6am till around 7.30pm. Like other traditional market, this is where you find a variety of fare – fresh fruit, dried seafood and clothes to name but a few. It is not merely a place for buyers and sellers but also a favourite spot of visitors who want to try a local dish and learn about lives of the locals. Life here is always bustling. The late writer Thanh Tịnh once said: “When one travels to a new place, they should look for the local market. It is the place that shows you not only the economy but also a cultural slice of the local … [Read more...] about Local markets in central VN, a magnet for foodies
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Soft Drink Market - Are there Still Opportunities? The Vietnamese soft drink market is witnessing severe competition among beverage companies in the country. More and more enterprises have poured money into this market and more varieties of products have been turned out to satisfy diversified consumer demand. The food and drink market has become especially active with the end of the year in sight, and a seminar on the drink market has just opened. At the meeting, the representative of the Taylor Nelson Sofrees Co. (TNS) presented lots of interesting information about consumption market trends, consumers’ thoughts and tastes and social needs for the time being. A recent survey on the Vietnamese drink market showed that 70 per cent of Vietnamese people worried about their health, 95 per cent were very concerned about food safety and hygiene issues and 93 per cent tried to eat and drink in the ways that they think are good for their health. As a result, in order to remain … [Read more...] about Soft Drink Market – Are there Still Opportunities?
Apartment buildings on Ha Noi's Tran Duy Hung Street have been opened to the public. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Lam HA NOI (VNS)— The state has offered credit packages for the local real estate market and will amend more regulations and policies to promote further recovery in the local market, noted experts. During an online dialogue on the property market 2014: opportunities from policies held by the dddn.com.vn, the online Dien dan Doanh nghiep newspaper yesterday in Ha Noi, Phan Thanh Mai, the general director of the Bank of Construction, stated that the local property market has shown positive development over the past few months, including financial solutions from banks – VND30 trillion and VND50 trillion stimulus packages. The VND30 trillion package, one of the government programmes, is aimed at providing credit for social housing projects. The package will help investors develop the social housing segment to meet the people's demands and help to push down the … [Read more...] about Policies to revive property market
GOVERNMENT ___________ No: 02/NQ-CP SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM Independence – Freedom – Happiness _____________________ Ha Noi, January 07, 2013 RESOLUTION On solutions to remove difficulties against production and business, support the market and deal with non-performing loans To realize the socio-economic development objectives and targets for 2013 approved by the National Assembly, namely curbing inflation, stabilizing the macro-economy, ensuring social security, gradually restructuring the economy towards higher quality, effectiveness and competitiveness, creating changes since the beginning of year, striving to successfully achieve the socio-economic development indices set for 2013, while taking measures to remove difficulties to facilitate enterprises’ production and business, and step by step handling bad debts in association with supporting market development, the Government requested the ministers, heads of ministerial-level agencies and Government … [Read more...] about Solutions to remove difficulties against production and business, support the market and deal with non-performing loans
Kubota, the largest manufacturer of farming and fisheries machinery, generators and related components in Japan, opened a plant in the southern province of Binh Duong on Dec. 3. The plant, which is located on 5ha in the My Phuoc Industrial Park No 3 in Binh Duong’s Ben Cat district, will be operated by Kubota Vietnam Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Japanese group. Kubota Vietnam is a joint venture between the Kubota group and the Siam Kubota Industry Ltd of Thailand . Total investment in the first stage of the plant, which will manufacture tractors, combined harvesters and related components, is estimated at 11.37 million USD. The plant is designed to turn out some 5,000 tractors, each of 30 to 50HP, and 1,000 combined harvesters per year in the first stage. This will increase to 15,000 tractors and 2,000 combined harvesters in the future, according to the company. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Diep Kinh Tan said the Kubota … [Read more...] about Kubota opens farm-tools plant in Binh Duong