Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value Business

Agriculture sector targets higher productivity, quality, value

The domestic agriculture sector is in need of solutions to optimise capital and science and technology, thus raising productivity, quality, and value in service of both domestic and foreign markets, the fifth national farmers’ forum held in Hanoi on October 13 heard.
Vietnam exports a billion pairs of shoes each year Business

Vietnam exports a billion pairs of shoes each year

Vietnam now exports 1 billion pairs of shoes per year and the nation is the second largest leather and footwear exporter in the world, according to experts at the Vietnam Footwear Summit 2019 held in HCM City on March 20.
Cold spell needed for peachy Lunar New Year Society

Cold spell needed for peachy Lunar New Year

The unreasonably warm winter has caused up to 80 percent of the peach blossom (dao) trees in the capital city’s major peach blossom gardens to bloom well ahead of the Tet holiday.
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Local insurers must improve as foreign firms set up in Vietnam

As Vietnam continues to open up its insurance market further, allowing foreign non-life insurance companies to set up branches in the country, domestic firms will have to improve their act to cope with stronger competition, industry insiders say.

Phung Gia Loc, General Secretary of the Association of Vietnamese Insurers (AVI), said domestic non-life insurance companies will have to face more rivals with greater advantages this year.