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).

ASEAN Charming Television contest opens

ASEAN Charming Television contest opens

HCM Television (HTV) opened the final round of the Duyen dang truyen hinh ASEAN (ASEAN Charming Television) contest on Mar. 17.

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Vietnam's tourism sector to grow at double-digit growth rate

RNCOS,a leading market research and information analysis company, has issued a new Market Research Report, saying that tourism sector of Vietnam is projected to grow at double-digit growth rate in near future, owing to a rise in private sector investment.

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Key EZs boost development of neighbouring areas

Key EZs boost development of neighbouring areas

The country’s four key economic zones (EZs), with their booming development, have helped boost economic activity in the areas surrounding them.

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Book festival opens in HCM City

The HCM City Book Festival 2010 opened at the Le Van Tam Park in HCM City ’s district 1 on March 15.

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Biggest central chamber of Khmer pagoda inaugurated

Biggest central chamber of Khmer pagoda inaugurated

A central chamber of the Ghositaram Pagoda, the largest Khmer pagoda in Vietnam, was inaugurated in Bac Lieu province on Mar. 12.

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Vietnam’s economy forecast to expand faster this year

Vietnam’s long-term economic prospects remain positive, yet the next two years will be challenging, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

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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.