PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Thai counterpart

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Thai counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-ocha expressed their satisfaction at the strong development of Vietnam-Thailand cooperation over the past 41 years since they established diplomatic ties in August 1976, during their talks in Bangkok on August 17.

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China surge 30 percent in first half

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China surge 30 percent in first half

Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China reached 282.9 million USD in January-June, representing a year-on-year rise of 30 percent, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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Strong M&As spur infrastructure development

Strong M&As spur infrastructure development

Increased merger and acquisition (M&A) activities can spur infrastructure development in Vietnam, a current growth imperative, Planning and Investment Minister Nguyen Chi Dung said on August 10.

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HCM City forecast to become Asia’s fastest growing economy by 2021

HCM City forecast to become Asia’s fastest growing economy by 2021

Ho Chi Minh City will become the second fastest growing economy in Asia by 2021, according to a study by the UK-based Oxford Economics, reported Bloomberg.

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Vietnam treasures ties with Cambodia: Party chief

Vietnam treasures ties with Cambodia: Party chief

Vietnam always attaches importance and gives top priority to consolidating and developing the good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable, long-term cooperation with Cambodia, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has said.

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Retail sales, services revenue up by 10 percent

Retail sales, services revenue up by 10 percent

The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached 2.24 quadrillion VND (98.6 billion USD) in the first seven months of this year, a year on year increase of 10 percent.

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Vietnam bags one gold, two bronzes at Int’l Olympiad in Informatics

Vietnam bags one gold, two bronzes at Int’l Olympiad in Informatics

Vietnam won one gold and two bronze medals at the 29th International Olympiad in Informatics recently held in Iran.

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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.