National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

National retail sales surge 8.6 percent in first quarter

Vietnam’s total revenue from retail trade and services rose 10 percent year-on-year to exceed 1 quadrillion VND (44.05 billion USD) in the first quarter of 2018, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam shipping lines make world top 100

AXS-Alphaliner, an information platform that calls itself a "worldwide reference in liner shipping", has ranked two Vietnamese shipping companies in the list of 100 leading container shipping lines in the world.

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Nation's first private credit rating agency launches in Hanoi

Vietnam's first private credit information company, the PCB, officially began providing services yesterday with more than 20 banks committing to supply information.

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Vietnamese win five piano awards in Australia

Two brothers, Luu Hong Quang and Luu Duc Anh took home five awards at the 76 th Sydney Eisteddfod piano competition in Australia , which ended on July 19.

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VN promotes language teaching for expatriates

VN promotes language teaching for expatriates

A delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has completed a working visit to Germany, aimed at promoting the teaching and learning of the Vietnamese language among Vietnamese people in the western country.

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Party leader attends pilot direct election for local secretary

Party chief Nong Duc Manh attended a congress of the Hoan Kiem precinct’s Party committee in Hanoi on July 20, which has been chosen to test the new model of holding direct election for Party cell secretary.

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VN hosts ASEAN related meetings prior to AMM-43

The fourth Meeting of the ASEAN Political and Security Community Council (APSC) and the Meeting of the Commission for the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapons Free Zone (SEANWFZ) took place in Hanoi on July 19.

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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.