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Economists: Vietnamese economy could grow by 6.86 pct in 2019icon
BUSINESS12/07/20190

Economists: Vietnamese economy could grow by 6.86 pct in 2019

Economists have forecast that the Vietnamese economy could grow by 6.86 percent this year, higher than the 6.6 – 6.8 percent set by the National Assembly.

 
Made-in-Vietnam smartphone makes debut in Myanmaricon

Made-in-Vietnam smartphone makes debut in Myanmar

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
06/07/2019

BKAV Corporation held a ceremony on July 4 to introduce its third “Made-in-Vietnam” smartphone, Bphone 3, to the Myanmar market.

Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique cultureicon

Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique culture

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
05/07/2019

Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each of which has its own unique cultural identity. 

Officials of Myanmar’s ruling party visit Vietnamicon

Officials of Myanmar’s ruling party visit Vietnam

POLITICS
04/07/2019

A high-ranking delegation of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) of Myanmar is paying a visit to Vietnam from July 1 to 5 at the invitation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee.

Hanoi works hard to establish itself as tourist hubicon

Hanoi works hard to establish itself as tourist hub

TRAVEL
02/07/2019

Hanoi has been emerging as a top destination for both domestic and foreign travellers in recent years, and it is still working to establish itself as a true tourist hub.

Six Vietnamese law violators in South Africa return homeicon

Six Vietnamese law violators in South Africa return home

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
02/07/2019

Six Vietnamese nationals, who were detained in South Africa in 2018 for violating the country’s biodiversity act on protection of threatened species, left the country for home on June 30 after performing their obligations to the court’s rulings.

JBIC provides $200 mln credit for Vietnam’s energy projectsicon

JBIC provides $200 mln credit for Vietnam’s energy projects

BUSINESS
02/07/2019

The Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) exchanged a credit contract worth $200 million to fund renewable energy projects in Vietnam.

EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: officialicon

EVFTA to create new opportunities for Vietnam: official

BUSINESS
30/06/2019

Once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect, over 99 percent of tariff on goods from both sides will be lifted, a Vietnamese official has said.

Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharingicon

Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharing

POLITICS
30/06/2019

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed an initiative to form a global network on sharing data on oceans and sea, towards a global framework on preventing marine plastic waste at a discussion on climate and environment within G20 Summit framework.

PM requests enhancing fight against cyber crimeicon

PM requests enhancing fight against cyber crime

POLITICS
27/06/2019

Cyber crime has become complicated in recent years, especially online gambling and football betting, causing an outflow of foreign currencies, Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc has admitted.

Minister: ODA disbursement at alarming paceicon

Minister: ODA disbursement at alarming pace

BUSINESS
27/06/2019

Disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) hit over VND1.6 trillion in the first five months of this year.

HCM City moves to paperless governmenticon

HCM City moves to paperless government

POLITICS
26/06/2019

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City announced on June 25 that it will use an e-Cabinet paperless meeting system and a smart reminder application to save administrative time and costs.

Three men imprisoned for attempting to overthrow people’s administrationicon

Three men imprisoned for attempting to overthrow people’s administration

SOCIETY
24/06/2019

The People’s Court of HCM City on June 24 sentenced a Vietnamese-American and two Vietnamese citizens to a total 30 years in prison for engaging in activities to overthrow the people’s administration.

Covered warrants to be officially listed on June 28icon

Covered warrants to be officially listed on June 28

BUSINESS
24/06/2019

Covered warrants (CWs) will be officially listed and traded on the Vietnamese stock market from June 28, according to the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC).

PM chairs first gov’t meeting via e-Cabinet systemicon

PM chairs first gov’t meeting via e-Cabinet system

POLITICS
24/06/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the first government meeting via e-Cabinet system that debuted in Hanoi on June 24.

E-cabinet system a stride forward in e-government building in Vietnamicon

E-cabinet system a stride forward in e-government building in Vietnam

POLITICS
24/06/2019

The e-cabinet system, to be launched on June 24, will be a stride forward in Vietnam’s efforts to build the e-government, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

700 Japanese register for Vietnamese-language proficiency testicon

700 Japanese register for Vietnamese-language proficiency test

SOCIETY
24/06/2019

More than 700 Japanese candidates on June 23 registered for the third Vietnamese-language proficiency test held by the Japan College of Foreign Languages in Tokyo.

Real estate market booming in Quang Ninhicon

Real estate market booming in Quang Ninh

BUSINESS
24/06/2019

The real estate market in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is booming this year, in line with previous forecasts.