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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).