Fruit, vegetable exports grow strongly, exporters still worry

Fruit, vegetable exports grow strongly, exporters still worry

Vietnam saw significant rise in exports of fruit and vegetable products in the first half of 2017 but local exporters still cannot find themselves at ease over unstable supply and food safety issues.

Vietnam up 12 places in Global Innovation Index

Vietnam up 12 places in Global Innovation Index

Vietnam ranks 47th among 127 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2017 announced on June 15, climbing 12 places compared to last year.

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Vietnam reaffirms importance of UNCLOS

Vietnam reaffirms importance of UNCLOS

A Vietnamese representative has again stressed the important role of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) as the Constitution of the seas and oceans which provides a comprehensive and sound legal framework for all activities carried out in the seas and oceans.

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WB approves 53 mln USD to improve urban infrastructure in Vietnam

WB approves 53 mln USD to improve urban infrastructure in Vietnam

The World Bank has recently approved 53 million USD in funding for urban infrastructure development in two emerging middle cities in northern Vietnam, Lao Cai (Lao Cai province) and Phu Ly (Ha Nam province).

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Serious erosion occurs in western coast of Kien Giang

Serious erosion occurs in western coast of Kien Giang

Nearly 40km of the western coast in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has been eroded, Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Van Tam has said.

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Vietnam among countries with lowest obesity rate: global study

Vietnam among countries with lowest obesity rate: global study

Vietnam and Bangladesh are the two countries with the lowest adult obesity rate at 1 percent, according to the latest global study released on June 12.

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Vietnam to be among world’s largest rice producers: FAO

Vietnam to be among world’s largest rice producers: FAO

Vietnam is expected to be the world’s fifth largest rice producer in 2017, according to the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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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.