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).

More preferences for foreign ODA experts in Vietnam

The Prime Minister on Oct. 1 signed a decision to provide preferences for foreign specialists who are working for ODA programmes and projects in Vietnam.

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Vietnam-initiated anti-drug action plan adopted

A conference of ASEAN Senior Officials on Drug Matters (ASOD) has adopted an action plan, initiated by Vietnam with an aim of achieving a drug free ASEAN by 2015.

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Mac dynasty’s citadel to get facelift

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has approved a plan worth 9.8 billion VND (roughly 540,000 USD) to preserve the relic of a citadel built under Mac dynasty (1592).

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Mac dynasty’s citadel to get facelift

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang has approved a plan worth 9.8 billion VND (roughly 540,000 USD) to preserve the relic of a citadel built under Mac dynasty (1592).

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Northern province sets model for bird flu control

The northern province of Hung Yen is an exemplary model for prevention and control of avian influenza (AI) in the Red river delta region, said Abt Associates, an American consulĐăng bài viết nàytancy firm.

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PM stresses major socio-economic tasks for 2010

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged ministries, agencies and localities to concentrate resources on economic recovery, with the aim of obtaining a higher GDP growth rate, at 6.5 percent, than that of 2009, and ensuring rapid and sustainable development in the coming years.

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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.