Ho Chi Minh City record strong FDI inflows in H1 Business

Ho Chi Minh City record strong FDI inflows in H1

Ho Chi Minh City attracted 2.18 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of 2022, a year-on-year increase of 60.07%, according to the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam’s CPI up 2.44% in six months Business

Vietnam’s CPI up 2.44% in six months

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in the January – June period rose by 2.44% year-on-year while its core inflation edged up 1.25%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported at a press conference on June 29.
Lang Son takes lead in digital transformation  Sci-Tech

Lang Son takes lead in digital transformation

The Ministry of Information and Communications is taking the northern mountainous province of Lang Son a leading locality in terms of digital transformation, heard a conference held on June 28.
Top legislator’s UK visit comes in opportune and important time: APPG Chair World

Top legislator’s UK visit comes in opportune and important time: APPG Chair

The official visit to the UK by Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has come in a very opportune and important time, as the two countries are seeking ways to deepen their parliamentary and political dialogues, said Mr Wayne David MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Vietnam.
Better policies needed to develop ocean economy Business

Better policies needed to develop ocean economy

Appropriate policies and regulations are needed to help fully exploit the untapped potential in developing the maritime economy, which plays an essential role in the socio-economic development of Vietnam, according to insiders.
HCM City eyes improved cooperation with Chinese localities Politics

HCM City eyes improved cooperation with Chinese localities

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has said he is confident that new Chinese Consul General Wei Huaxiang will make specific contributions to fostering joint works between Vietnam's southern economic hub and Chinese localities.
Vietnam’s GDP expands 7.72% in second quarter of 2022 Business

Vietnam’s GDP expands 7.72% in second quarter of 2022

Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of this year was estimated to increase 7.72% year-on-year, higher than the growth rates in the same quarters during the 2011-2021 period, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported at a press conference on June 29.
Vietnamese women's football squad warmly welcomed in Paris Culture - Sports

Vietnamese women's football squad warmly welcomed in Paris

Being invited to train and play a friendly match in France marked a proud step for the Vietnamese women’s football team and Vietnam’s sport sector, said Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang, who welcomed and hosted the players after their arrival in Paris on June 28.
NA Chairman begins official visit to UK Politics

NA Chairman begins official visit to UK

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue arrived at Heathrow Airport in London on June 28 (local time), beginning his three-day official visit to the UK at the invitations of Speaker of the UK House of Lords John McFall and Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Lindsay Hoyle.