The Vietnam Electricity Group has called for electricity conservation as some of its thermal power plants are facing difficulties due to the drop in coal production because of flooding in Quang Ninh Province.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines added the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet on August 2 at Hanoi's Noi Bai Airport.
Hanoi authorities have approved a plan to increase clean water prices by an average of 20 percent from October 1 to fund new projects to meet shortages.
Heavy rain and flooding have hit several provinces in the northwest region, destroying hundreds of houses and killing at least 7 people.
Vietnam has too many banks, with only a third of the country's 90m people using banking service, a Vietnamese American banking expert said.
The boss of the Tuan Chau Group, is providing free shelter and food for flood victims at his hotels and is auctioning his Rolls Royce Phantom to fund further support.
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