RoK exports to Vietnam surge 50 percent in seven months

RoK exports to Vietnam surge 50 percent in seven months

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s exports to Vietnam enjoyed a year-on-year surge of nearly 50 percent in the first seven months of 2017, making the Southeast Asian country the third biggest importer of RoK goods.

Largest commercial complex under construction

The Hanoi Savico Joint-stock Company expects its plaza project covering 60,000 sq.m. would be put into operation by late 2011, becoming the largest of its kind so far in Vietnam .

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Central Highlands to host first world gong fest

The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai will host the first International Gong Festival from November 8 to 11.

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Party elite meets on socio-economic strategy

The Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee met in Hanoi on June 29 to mull the nation’s socio-economic strategy for 2011-2020 under the chair of Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh.

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USAID helps VN open a ‘single window’ to boost trade

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) jointly with the ASEAN Secretariat and the Vietnam Customs on June 29 opened a seminar on building a master plan to create a ‘single window’ customs procedure for Vietnam .

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Vietnam joins diplomat sports in Russia

The Vietnamese embassy in Russia has sent over 40 athletes, including its staff, to a winter sports tournament held by the Russian Diplomacy Service in Moscow on January 30.

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Vietnam’s e-government ranking rises to 90 out of 192

Vietnam’s e-government ranking, a measure of the capacity and application of information technologies in the public sector, rose one place to 90 out of 192 countries surveyed, according to a report by the United Nations.

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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.