Textile exports to China growing

Textile exports to China growing

Though Vietnam remains a big importer of textile feedstock and accessories from China, its rising exports to China is a promising sign, according to the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group.

Vietnam climbs connectivity ranking

Vietnam leaped up four ranks to stand at 15th on the 2010 Connectivity Scorecard, which was recently announced by Nokia Siemens Networks.

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Vietnam to build national space centre

Vietnam will build a National Space Centre to maximize the application of space technology in service of the nation’s socio-economic development.

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Vietnamese girl wins British scientific prize

Vietnamese girl Nguyen Thao Nguyen, who is a final-year chemicals major at the University of Southampton of the UK has won the first prize and Roscoe Medal at the “Set for Britain 2010” competition.

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NA launches site connecting deputies and public

An official site connecting the National Assembly (NA) deputies and their constituents was jointly launched on March 23 by the Office of the National Assembly and the British Embassy in Vietnam.

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E-passports to be issued next year

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to a national project that will see e-passports, which use chipset technology to prevent forgery, next year.

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356.8 million USD to build thermo-electric plant in Phu Quoc

The government has agreed to a thermo-electricity plant with an annual capacity 200 MW in the island district of Phu Quoc, according to the People’s Committee of the southern province of Kien Giang.

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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.