February CPI falls by 0.17 percent Business

February CPI falls by 0.17 percent

The February consumer price index (CPI) slipped 0.17 percent from the previous month due to falling demand for goods after Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, falling petrol prices, and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam braces for economic effects of COVID-19 Business

Vietnam braces for economic effects of COVID-19

Vietnam will optimise external resources to spur national economy as the impact of the outbreak of acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) on foreign investment flows into the country is visible, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority Business

Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority

The outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in a 20 percent drop in the number of the passenger flying via Vietnamese airports as compared to the same time last year, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).
Long An exports 50 tonnes of dragon fruit by sea a day Business

Long An exports 50 tonnes of dragon fruit by sea a day

The Dragon Fruit Association of southern Long An province exports 50 tonnes of dragon fruit a day on average to China and other Southeast Asian nations by sea as export by road has faced lots of difficulties due to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Vietnam becomes largest grape importer of RoK Business

Vietnam becomes largest grape importer of RoK

Vietnam surpassed China and Hong Kong to become the largest importer of Korean grapes after the country increased its imports by 34.8 percent in 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Exotic fruits much sought after for Tet holiday Videos

Exotic fruits much sought after for Tet holiday

With favourable natural conditions, the Mekong delta region is home to diverse fruit species. When Tet (Lunar New Year) comes, exotic fruits are offered for sales to serve people’s demand.
Tet comes early to border soldiers Videos

Tet comes early to border soldiers

The organization of early Tet celebration for officials and soldiers away from home on the occasion of Lunar New Year is an encouragement for them to feel secure in accomplishing their tasks.
Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality Society

Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality

With its unique fragrance and sweetness, Dien pomelo, grown in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi, is a precious gift for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.