E-commerce continues to thrive amid pandemic Business

E-commerce continues to thrive amid pandemic

Revenues posted by e-commerce platforms for January were up 30 percent year-on-year despite there being fewer promotions than in previous years, figures from the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the platforms reveal.
Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children Society

Vietjet brings cosy Tet to 1,000 children

Budget airline Vietjet and the Vietnam Association for Protection of Child's Rights on November 25 announced a programme called “A cosy Tet for you 2021” to support disadvantaged children in rural areas.
Promos on offer for Women's Day Business

Promos on offer for Women's Day

Stores in Ho Chi Minh City have introduced a wide range of products for International Women’s Day (March 8) and are offering promotions to attract buyers.
Black Friday fever hits Vietnam Business

Black Friday fever hits Vietnam

E-commerce platforms are trying to emulate the famous Black Friday sale in the US with a massive advertising campaign announcing attractive discounts.
Customers line up for Tet gift hampers Business

Customers line up for Tet gift hampers

With just three weeks to go for Tet, the market for gift hampers has heated up with supermarkets, markets and shops offering a range of them to cater to both business and individual customers.
Lotte Mart opens store in Nha Trang Business

Lotte Mart opens store in Nha Trang

Republic of Korea (RoK) retailer Lotte Mart has recently opened a shopping mall in Nha Trang city, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, its 13th in Vietnam.
New project to provide free healthcare Health

New project to provide free healthcare

The Project Vietnam Foundation's Ket Noi Yeu Thuong (Connecting to Love) programme on February 27 kicked off to provide free healthcare to patients in HCM City, Nghe An province and Can Tho city.
Supermarkets, malls battle for sales Business

Supermarkets, malls battle for sales

Le Minh Tuyen of HCM City, who was choosing a Tet gift hamper, said, "products for this Tet are abundant, diversified and have more eye-catching packaging compared to previous years."
Business

Shops busy in lead up to Valentine’s Day

While shops in Ho Chi Minh City are offering special services and products for Valentine’s Day (February 14), online shopping sites are busy with a large number of orders, making a rise of 30-40 percent in revenue compared to regular days.
Society

Free milk warms up poor children

Around 300 children of poor and underprivileged families in central Quang Binh province on July 10 got free milk from the “Vietnam Rising” Milk Fund in 2013.
Environment

Hanoi launches Sunday without nylon bags

The environmentally friendly bags have been freely delivered at supermarkets in Hanoi as part of activities in response to a campaign to minimise the use of nylon bags for a better environment.