Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
HCM City's retail sales remain strong Business

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
Hanoi’s first fixed blood donation site opens Health

Hanoi’s first fixed blood donation site opens

The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) has opened its first fixed blood donation site at Hoan Kiem Health Centr at No 26 Luong Ngoc Quyen street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Whale worshipping festival in Da Nang Festival

Whale worshipping festival in Da Nang

Cau Ngu (whale worship) festival is part of the cultural identity of Vietnam’s central and southern coastal localities, which has been preserved and passed down through the generations.
Roads Directorate to examine Dau Giay toll station Society

Roads Directorate to examine Dau Giay toll station

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) decided to set up a team to probe into toll collection activities at Dau Giay station on Ho Chi Minh-Long Thanh-Dau Giay expressway, said DRVN General Director Nguyen Van Huyen on February 16.s
‘Spring Colours’ flower festival Society

‘Spring Colours’ flower festival

Flowers blossom to welcome visitors to the festival ‘Spring Colours’ that is taking place at the Ecopark urban area in the northern province of Hung Yen.
Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet Society

Disadvantaged people assisted to return home for Tet

Businesses, industrial zones and hospitals nationwide have been getting into the Tet (Lunar New Year) spirit and providing free transport to allow workers and patients travel home to spend the holiday with their families.
PM chairs last monthly Government meeting of 2018 Politics

PM chairs last monthly Government meeting of 2018

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the Government’s regular meeting on December 27, during which he shared that Vietnam’s GDP growth rate rose 7.08 percent in 2018 – the highest ever in the past 11 years.
Air fares rise ahead of Lunar New Year holidays Society

Air fares rise ahead of Lunar New Year holidays

Travellers preparing for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays are facing higher fares and a shortage of tickets, with some flyers having to book late evening flights, or book early or late, to save money on domestic routes.
Health sector calls for blood donations ahead of Tet Health

Health sector calls for blood donations ahead of Tet

The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion has called on the community, especially those with type O blood, to donate blood in an effort to avoid a shortage during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays.