Business

Int’l meat and dairy expo attracts 180 businesses

The third Vietnam international exhibition on animal husbandry, dairy and meat processing and aquaculture 2010 (ILDEX Vietnam 2010) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from March 25-27, attracting 180 businesses from 22 nations and territories.
New year gifts to Truong Sa island district Society

New year gifts to Truong Sa island district

Representatives of domestic bank offices in central province of Khanh Hoa arrived in Truong Sa (Spratly) islands on Jan. 10 to present new year gifts to soldiers and people on the island district.
Environment

The big freeze: Mercury may drop to 13 degrees

A strong cold spell has been moving south and gaining strength since Nov. 19 night, impacting the northern, north-central and central provinces , according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Business

Supermarkets contribute to consumer confidence

The Hanoi-based BigC supermarket was overcrowded this month with shoppers seeking discounted goods during its promotional November sale.

Deputy Director Nguyen Thai Dung said the first week of the promotional month was the supermarket’s revenues double year on year and was marked by a surge in the number of consumers from the outskirts to 35 percent against 20 percent in the same period last year.
VFF central committee chairman wins 2nd term Politics

VFF central committee chairman wins 2nd term

Huynh Dam, the incumbent chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) was nominated through consultation as head of the VFF central committee for the second term at the VFF 7th national congress on September 29.
180 A/H1N1 cases reported today Health

180 A/H1N1 cases reported today

An additional 180 patients were tested positive for the A/H1N1 flu on Sept. 3, bringing the total of confirmed cases in Vietnam to 3,201 by 5 pm on the same day.