Vietnam looks to put rice on Europe’s plate

Vietnam looks to put rice on Europe’s plate

Up to 100,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice will be shipped to the EU each year tax-free in 2018 following the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement, helping local rice exporters penetrate the market.

Vietnam win historic bronze at Asian U23 champs

Vietnam win historic bronze at Asian U23 champs

Debutantes Vietnam pulled off a stunning straight-set 25-20, 25-19, 25-19 victory over Chinese Taipei to claim the historic bronze medal at the second Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship at the Mall Nakhon Ratchasima in Thailand in on May 21.

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Vietnam, Indonesia seek to achieve 10 billion USD trade

Vietnam, Indonesia seek to achieve 10 billion USD trade

Vietnam and Indonesia should actively prepare for the 7th session of the Joint Committee on Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation to seek more ways to achieve a trade value of 10 billion USD as set.

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Vietnam eyes 7,000 ha of shrimp farming on sandy land by 2025

Vietnam eyes 7,000 ha of shrimp farming on sandy land by 2025

Vietnam aims to expand shrimp aquaculture on sandy land to 7,000 hectares by 2025, produce some 110,000 tonnes per crop, and ensure 70 percent of these areas have developed infrastructure, according to the Directorate of Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Garment exports enjoy strong growth

Garment exports enjoy strong growth

Vietnam earned 6.75 billion USD from garment and textile exports in the first quarter of 2017, up 12.4 percent against last year, according to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS).

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National Assembly convenes third plenary session

National Assembly convenes third plenary session

The third plenary session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on the morning of May 22 with the opening ceremony broadcast live on national television and radio channels.

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Vietnam welcomes US investors: President

Vietnam welcomes US investors: President

President Tran Dai Quang encouraged US businesses to make investment in Vietnam’s energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, finance-banking, education and training, and tourism while addressing a workshop on the Vietnam-US prospects in 2017 and the following years in Hanoi on May 19.

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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.