EVFTA brings benefits, challenges to apparel sector Business

EVFTA brings benefits, challenges to apparel sector

The garment-textile sector will gain significant benefits but, at the same time, face several challenges brought about by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) once it takes effect, experts said at an online conference on August 2.
Vietnam becomes 15th most populous nation Society

Vietnam becomes 15th most populous nation

Home to more than 96 million people, Vietnam has become the world’s 15th most populous nation and the third in Southeast Asia, the Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee revealed at the online conference in Hanoi on July 11.
Agriculture, farmers, rural areas to come under spotlight Business

Agriculture, farmers, rural areas to come under spotlight

The 10-year implementation of the 10th Party Central Committee’s resolution on agriculture, farmers and rural areas will be reviewed at a national online conference and exhibition slated for November 26 and 27 at the My Dinh National Conference Hall in Hanoi.
Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF Health

Deputy PM orders drastic measures to prevent ASF

E-commerce is growing rapidly, posing challenges to State management agencies, as heard a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14 reviewing the five-year implementation of the government’s Decree No.52/2013/ND-CP on e-commerce.
NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives Politics

NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s Resident Representative; and Youssouf Adbel-Jelil, the UN Children Fund’s (UNICEF)’s representative for Vietnam.
Foreign exchange reserves hit 63.5 billion USD Business

Foreign exchange reserves hit 63.5 billion USD

The State Bank of Vietnam’s net purchase of foreign currencies exceeded 11 billion USD in the first half of 2018, increasing the nation’s foreign exchange reserves to approximately 63.5 billion USD.
Vietnam wants World Bank’s support in food safety Society

Vietnam wants World Bank’s support in food safety

Vietnam pledges coordination with and hopes to receive further support from the World Bank (WB) and other partners to improve food hygiene and safety, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at an online conference held in Hanoi on April 18.