Domestic retail sales increase 10.1 percent Business

Domestic retail sales increase 10.1 percent

Total retail sales of goods and services reached 2,116.67 trillion VND (94 billion USD) for the January-August period, a 10.1 percent increase year-on-year, or 9.1 percent if inflation is excluded.
Minimum pay increase for 2016 yet to be fixed Society

Minimum pay increase for 2016 yet to be fixed

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour fell short of fixing the minimum wage increase for 2016 during a meeting in Hanoi on August 25.
 Japan to increase support to Philippines ASEAN

Japan to increase support to Philippines

Japan has pledged to provide a 2 billion USD loan to the Philippines in order to upgrade the national railway system, according to a statement released by the Philippines’ Foreign Ministry.
Coffee industry aims to increase added value Business

Coffee industry aims to increase added value

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is planning to invest in advanced technologies to enhance the value of the coffee sector through improving productivity and product quality.