Manufacturing sector accounts for 84.9 percent of Q1’s FDI

Manufacturing sector accounts for 84.9 percent of Q1’s FDI

Vietnam’s manufacturing sector has proven a magnet for foreign direct investment in the first quarter, absorbing 6.54 billion USD, which accounted for 84.9 percent of total registered capital in the period, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

HCM City to open street vendor areas

HCM City to open street vendor areas

HCM City plans to open special street-food areas in District 1 as part of a pilot programme to move vendors to designated pavements, among other plans to improve the livability of the city.

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Da Nang tops Vietnam ICT Index for another year

Da Nang tops Vietnam ICT Index for another year

Da Nang city continues to top the Vietnam ICT Index 2016, the rankings on the readiness for information and communications technology development and application, which was revealed on March 22.

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Vietnam’s e-commerce competition heats up

Vietnam’s e-commerce competition heats up

The competition between shopping websites has now switched focus from prices to rapid delivery.

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Textile - garment exports expected to grow without TPP

Textile - garment exports expected to grow without TPP

Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is still enjoying good growth in exports to the US market even without the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to Le Tien Truong, Director General of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment group (Vinatex).

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Vietnam, RoK further strategic cooperative partnership

Vietnam, RoK further strategic cooperative partnership

Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with the Republic of Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Hanoi on March 20 to elevate the two countries’ strategic cooperative partnership to a new height.

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Vietnamese, Israeli Presidents hold talks

Vietnamese, Israeli Presidents hold talks

President Tran Dai Quang and his Israeli counterpart Reuven Ruvi Rivlin expressed their determination to step up wide-ranging ties, especially in the fields of economy and science-technology, during their talks in Hanoi on March 20.

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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.