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Update news traditional markets

Pork price must be stabilised: Trade Ministry

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said pork must be eligible for price stabilisation due to the high demand for this essential good on the domestic market.

Traditional markets and convenience stores compete for buyers

Modern retail channels have been invading the domain of traditional markets.

Hanoi targets no use of nylon bags by 2020

The capital city of Hanoi wants to be rid of all plastic and nylon bags in traditional markets by next year.

HCM City traditional markets ready for Tet season

 VietNamNet Bridge – Wholesale and retail markets in HCM City are busier than ever with the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday only weeks away.

Hanoi updates traditional markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – As Hanoi has rapidly urbanised, many traditional markets have been replaced with supermarkets, convenience stores and trade centres.

HCM City to ensure food safety at traditional markets

Researchers at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) have recommended improvements in slaughtering and hygiene to limit cross-contamination with non-typhoidal salmonella, .

VN eyes Thai rice in global market

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will have various advantages in exporting rice this year though it may have to compete with Thai rice in the global export market when Thailand sells rice at stock.

A war veteran's pilgrimage to Truong Sa

VietNamNet Bridge – "It's a peaceful and beautiful place to live in," says Pham Thi Sau of HCM City after a visit to Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago last month.

New ‘dream' market a nightmare-in-waiting

 VietNamNet Bridge – Her lunch break over, Dat began rearranging flipflops and sandals in her tiny footwear store.

Vietnam retailers revving up their competitive edge

 VietNamNet Bridge – In a move certain to unleash fierce competition in the nation’s retail market, Vietnam will fully open it to foreign retailers as of January 2015, in line with World Trade Organisation commitments.

Tourism sector looks to new markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local travel agencies are cannoning attention to new markets including Indonesia, India and Russia beside traditional ones such as the U.S., Europe, China and Japan

Hanoi vows to build more supermarkets, eliminate traditional markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite economists’ opposition to the 1,000-supermarket plan proposed by the Hanoi Industry and Trade Department, officials are still determined to go ahead with it.

Supermarkets more popular, but traditional markets remain busy as ever

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more urbanites are frequenting shopping malls, supermarkets and convenience stores, but traditional markets remain even more popular among consumers, a survey has found.

HCM City attempts to cut use of plastic bags

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has urged HCM City to reduce the use of plastic bags to protect the environment.

Gold tourism month launched in Hue

VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has launched a special tourism promotion programme “Gold Tourism Month” from September 2-30 on the occasion of the National Day (September 2).

Photographer enjoys market vibe

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Dai Phuoc has been taking photos of markets for the last 20 years.He has travelled throughout Viet Nam to record images of traditional markets.

Hanoi’s markets in the past

 VietNamNet Bridge - A photo exhibition featuring Hanoi's markets, past and present, is held at the Vietnam’s Woman Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street from March 6 through April 15.

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 6/3

 Hue gathers regional musicians for folk music festival; Photo exhibit showcases traditional markets of Ha Noi; Takahashi Genichiro hosts lectures in Hanoi, HCMC; Hue Festival tickets on sale; Hue City’s antique street

Thai giants stalk Vietnam for retail opportunities

 VietNamNet Bridge – Owners of leading Thai retail groups are pushing ahead with aggressive expansions into Vietnam’s retail market.

FIE’s products encroach on traditional markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) have been “flattering” petty merchants by offering attractive preferences in an effort to encroach on the traditional markets, considered as the “territory” of domestic products.