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The Vietnamese government would continue to put up efforts in revising and improving regulatory framework in order to accommodate fast changes in the field of technology.

Vietnam’s two big cities lead region in dynamic growth: JLL

HCM City and Hanoi continue to lead the momentum in Southeast Asia, ranking third and seventh among the most dynamic cities in the world, according to the City Momentum Index recently issued by property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle.

PM signs directive to promote digital enterprises

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive to promote the development of digital enterprises in Vietnam with a target of developing 100,000 tech firms by 2030.

The basis for human rights in Vietnam is to maintain a peaceful and stable environment

The practice of struggle of our nation clearly proves that the guarantee of human rights is inseparable from national independence, peace, democracy and development.


PM meets with leaders on sidelines of 34th ASEAN Summit

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc had separate meetings with Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, and Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on June 22.

Official: Family planning should be shifted to population, development

It is necessary to switch the population policy’s focus from family planning to population and development, which is considered a policy revolution to thoroughly deal with population issues and improve the population’s quality, said an official.

Vietnam sets up centre for cuisine study, preservation, development

 A centre for the study, preservation and development of Vietnam’s gastronomy made debut in Hanoi on April 7 as part of the ongoing Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017.

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 Vietnam, RoK share experience in national reform, development, Save the Children aids Tien Giang in response to disasters, Data problems hinder IT application in health insurance, Dialysis treatment extends patients’ lives

Vietnamese prefer doing shopping on Vietnamese websites

VietNamNet Bridge – Four of the five best-known retail websites in Vietnam belong to Vietnamese owners.


 CPI rises less than expected; Supermarket offers big discounts; Malaysia to build thermal power plant in Vietnam; Vietnam to accelerate FTA negotiations with EFTA; Digital signatures will be used for e-customs


 Amata calls for hi-tech incentives; Land allocated for key fruit plantations; Poor global demand hits major export staples; HCM City sets progress target for ring road; Shrimp firms cash in on higher demand and price

Cold drink market effervescing

VietNamNet Bridge – The two big guys -- Coca-Cola and Pepsi, have slashed their glass bottled products’ prices. Who would be the victims of their move?


 IDA Credits for better health care, R&D in Vietnam; Hanoi targets 8.5-9.45 pct growth in second half; Fuel traders petition ministry for another petrol price hike;  Local steelmakers call for action on anti dumping

Saigon after 38 years of liberation

VietNamNet Bridge – On the occasion of the liberation of Saigon, 30/4/1975, three photo exhibitions are held at the Lam Son Park, Chi Lang Park and Dong Khoi Road, HCM City, displaying 220 photos featuring HCM City in the past 18 years.

No greenery on new routes in Hanoi, pollution threatens capital city

Only several stunted saplings have been seen on the newly opened roads in Hanoi. While the natural area of Hanoi has increased by four folds, the greenery area has not increased accordingly.

Vietnam may hit 2013 growth target

A social survey released by the UNESCAP has revealed that Viet Nam may reach its target for 5.5 per cent growth this year, but only if the country can successfully restore confidence in its stuttering economy.

Domestic pharmacy firms threading their ways through chinks

Domestic pharmacy firms, which understand the power of foreign groups, do not intend to confront the big guys, but try to attach niche markets to earn small changes.

Big ports in the south sinking deeply

All the three ports SP-PSA, TCCT and SITV have reported the sharp falls in the yield which is much lower than the designed capacity.

Vietnamese delivery firms run after foreign in the race

While international delivery firms have many years of experience and good infrastructure, domestic firms have made heavy investment in the field only over the last five years.

The “soft power” of supermarkets

Displaying goods at supermarkets is the quickest way for manufacturers to develop their brands and expand the distribution networks.