Holiday shoppers boost sales Business

Holiday shoppers boost sales

The month of September, designated a special promotional sales period, has begun very well with customers flocking in the thousands to supermarkets, trade centres and fairs in Ho Chi Minh City.
Business

Inflation rises by 14.61 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) increased 14.61 percent during the first seven months of this year, according to figures released by the General Statistics Office (GSO) on July 23.
Environment

Hot weather to spread in north, central region

Hot weather is forecast to continue in the northern and central regions over the next few days with temperatures of 34-37 degrees Celsius, according to the National Hydro – meteorological Forecast Centre.
Society

Sizzling temperatures set in for summer this year

Hot weather is forecast to continue in northern and central regions over the next few days with temperatures topping nearly 38 degrees Celsius, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.
Society

Summer finally hits north

A hot spell forecast for northern Vietnam at the end of this week follows an earlier one in the south.
Business

Delta fruit prices soar ahead of Tet

Off-season fruit harvests have been poor in most provinces in the Mekong delta, but prices have risen as export demand soars and sales for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday increase.
Society

Ethnic minorities go green

Ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong have agreed to work together to fight against climate change.
Society

Record hot weather sears northern, central regions

The severe hot weather that hit northern and central regions over the last few days begins to drop slightly on July 6 although temperatures remain at highs of around 39 degree Celsius, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.
World

China spends more money on combating drought

Authorities in south China 's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region decided on September 3 to add 20 million yuan (2.94 million USD) to a fund for fighting lingering drought in the region, raising the total fund so far to 7.9 million USD.
Society

Power utility struggles to match demand

The State-run Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) is considering ways to increase power supply since demand has surged due to the unseasonable and prolonged hot weather in most parts of the country.