Moody’s: Vietnam’s real GDP growth to reach 6.7 percent in 2018

Moody’s: Vietnam’s real GDP growth to reach 6.7 percent in 2018

Moody’s Investors Service said that Vietnam’s real GDP growth will remain robust, averaging 6.7 percent in 2018, in its annual credit analysis released on April 3.

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Hanoi & the world

30/03/2018 17:25

Hanoi, Jakarta seek to expand cooperation in urban planning

Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung has suggested Hanoi and the Indonesian capital of Jakarta expand cooperation in urban planning, smart city construction, public transport and environmental protection.

Hanoi news

04/04/2018 17:00

Hanoi: All industrial parks to have wastewater systems by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi will focus on wastewater treatment systems in all industrial parks by 2020 as part of its efforts to enhance environmental protection.

Vietnam News

04/04/2018 16:54

National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail trade and services rose 10 percent year-on-year to exceed 1 quadrillion VND (44.05 billion USD) in the first quarter of 2018, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

About Hanoi

The Thang Long Royal Citadel has been recognised as a world cultural heritage for its long-lasting cultural history, the continuity of the citadel as a power centre and the variety of relics it contains.

01/03/2018 16:27

When it gets cold in Hanoi, banh gio cravings arise

Among the myriad Vietnamese dishes made with rice, be it main courses, side-dishes or snacks that are meals in themselves, the softest gluey texture belongs to the banh gio (rice dough dumpling with minced pork and wood ear mushrooms inside).

22/02/2018 11:17

‘Thac lac’ fish, a specialty and pride of Hau Giang

Nature has particularly bounteous in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, providing water loaded with minerals that is home to the most delicious thac lac fish (clown knife fish) compared with other regions in the country. The flesh is fragrant, firm and crisp-skinned.

22/02/2018 11:12

More than a bowl of noodles, “pho” is history

There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it started as a variation on pot-au-feu, a French beef stew dish. Others believe it’s the heir to a Chinese beef noodle soup or to a traditional Vietnamese dish of noodles with buffalo meat. What is certain is that “pho”, a simple yet deceptively complex dish of noodles served with beef or chicken in a hot bowl of broth, has become Vietnam’s pride on the world map of cuisine.