National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

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).

Vietnam, Mongolia boost defence ties

Vietnam, Mongolia boost defence ties

Vietnam and Mongolia should further intensify partnership through the exchange of visits at all levels, cooperation in personnel training and experience sharing in UN peacekeeping mission, said Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA).

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Vietnam, Turkey urged to expand economic cooperation

Vietnam, Turkey urged to expand economic cooperation

Turkish Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Faruk Özlü has suggested Vietnam and his country enhance economic, trade and technology cooperation.

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Condotel segment forecast to keep booming in 2018

Condotel segment forecast to keep booming in 2018

The condotel (condo hotel) market is forecast to remain attractive to investors in 2018, with increasing amounts of capital poured by both domestic and foreign investors into the segment.

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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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Vietnam’s coffee exports rake in 1 billion USD in Q1

Vietnam’s coffee exports rake in 1 billion USD in Q1

Vietnam exported up to 520,000 tonnes of coffee worth 1 billion USD in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 15.1 percent in volume but a decrease of 1.7 percent in value compared to the same period last year.

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Natural disaster-hit community expected to be evacuated in 2025

Natural disaster-hit community expected to be evacuated in 2025

All people living in northern mountainous localities with high risks of natural disasters such as torrential rains, landslides, flash flood, damaging cold and flood, are expected to be moved to safer places by 2025.

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Vietnam’s role in ASEAN after 15 years

Joining the ASEAN has brought about practical benefits to Vietnam in its drive for national construction and security, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem wrote in an article reviewing the past 15 years of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership, in which he also talked about ASEAN’s future targets, including establishing an ASEAN Community by 2015.

Vietnam among top movers for per capita GDP growth

Vietnam ranks eighth in the list of top ten movers in terms of per capita GDP growth, according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Report launched in Hanoi on Nov. 9.

Vietnam Airlines launches online check-in service

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on August 16 officially launched a web check-in service for its outbound flights.

Vietnam to reduce rice exports in 2011

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) has estimated that the country would export a total of 6 million tonnes of rice this year, 750,000 tonnes less than last year.

Top ten Vietnamese brand names announced

Nielsen Vietnam , a leading market research company in Vietnam , has recently announced top ten most famous brand names this year based on the number of customers of each brand.