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 trade deficit hits 3.08 billion USD in Jan-Jul

Vietnam’s trade deficit hits 3.08 billion USD in Jan-Jul

Vietnam’s trade deficit was estimated at 3.08 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, according to the latest data released by the General Statistics Office (GSO).

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Vietnam welcomes more than 7.2 million foreign visitors in seven months

Vietnam welcomes more than 7.2 million foreign visitors in seven months

More than 7.2 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first seven months of 2017, up 28.8 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

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Plan to boost communications about Vietnam’s international integration

Plan to boost communications about Vietnam’s international integration

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a plan to enhance communications about Vietnam’s international integration through major events from 2017 to 2020.

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Japanese food companies increase presence in Vietnam

Japanese food companies increase presence in Vietnam

Japanese food businesses are seeking to increase their presence in Vietnam, according to Dau tu (Investment) newspaper.

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Five dead, 15 missing in floods in northern mountainous localities

Five dead, 15 missing in floods in northern mountainous localities

At least five people were killed and 15 others went missing during downpours and floods in several northern mountainous provinces from August 1-3.

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Noise pollution affects 15 million Vietnamese people

Noise pollution affects 15 million Vietnamese people

At least 15 million of the country’s 52-million workforce is suffering the consequences of severe noise levels, the Institute of Occupational Health and Environment, said on July 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.