Top 50 IT firms of Vietnam earn over 930 mln USD in revenue

Top 50 IT firms of Vietnam earn over 930 mln USD in revenue

The top 50 information technology (IT) companies of Vietnam in 2017 has total revenue of over 20.67 trillion VND (936 million USD) and employ over 35,500 people, according to the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA).

Retail sales post significant increase in 9 months

Retail sales post significant increase in 9 months

The total retail sale value of goods and services from January to September posted the highest year-on-year increase in 2017, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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FDI into real estate exceeds 51 billion USD

FDI into real estate exceeds 51 billion USD

Accumulated foreign direct investment (FDI) in the real estate sector reached 51.1 billion USD as of the end of September, accounting for 16.5 percent of the total FDI in Vietnam, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the investment plan of a project to carry out policies and programmes to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, domestic violence and handle the issue of prostitution, using evidence and a human right-based approach.

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Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman

Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly for 2018-2019.

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Vietnam tightens ties with Russia, Philippines

Vietnam tightens ties with Russia, Philippines

Vietnam attaches importance to defence ties with Russia, affirmed Nguyen Chi Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Defence Minister, at a reception in Hanoi on September 20 for Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov.

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Unemployment rate drops to five-quarter low in Q3

Unemployment rate drops to five-quarter low in Q3

The rate of unemployment among people of working age dropped to 2.26 percent in the second quarter, the lowest for the past five quarters, according to the latest newsletter on the labour market update released by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on September 15.

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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.