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Vietnam shares experience in green agriculture at ECOSOC forum

Politics

Vietnam shares experience in green agriculture at ECOSOC forum

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the United Nations (UN), presented the country’s policies to promote green agriculture at a sideline event of the High-level Political Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York on July 11.

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Business

Vietnam posts strong Q2 growth

Vietnam’s economy maintained impressive growth in the second quarter this year, according to a macroeconomic report released by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) in Hanoi on July 11.

Ben Tre province supports start-ups

Business

Ben Tre province supports start-ups

Many small, new businesses in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre have grown big and started to build value chains for local products thanks to the local government’s efforts to promote entrepreneurship.

Hanoi determined to build smart city by 2030

Society

Hanoi determined to build smart city by 2030

Hanoi is determined to build a people-centered and business-oriented smart city by 2030, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu during the sixth World Cities Summit (WCS) 2018 held in Singapore on July 9.

Vietnam attends World Cities Summit in Singapore

Society

Vietnam attends World Cities Summit in Singapore

Officials from Vietnamese localities namely Hanoi, Binh Duong, Quang Ngai and Hai Phong, and representatives from the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs are joining foreign mayors, governors and officials from 125 countries and territories around the world at the World Cities Summit (WCS) Mayors Forum in Singapore on July 7-8.

RoK helps ASEAN boost e-commerce

ASEAN

RoK helps ASEAN boost e-commerce

ASEAN and the RoK need to forge closer ties and cooperation in e-commerce as Chinese e-commerce giants are expanding their business in ASEAN through huge investments in companies, said Lee Hyuk, Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre.

Growth may slow down towards year-end: GSO

Business

Growth may slow down towards year-end: GSO

General Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam urged sectors and localities not to take it for granted that the yearly goal of 6.7 percent GDP growth is within reach, noting that the usual trend of higher growth towards year-end is no longer true for this year.

First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high

Business

First-half GDP expands 7.08 percent, hitting 8-year high

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.08 percent in the first half of the year, marking the highest rate since 2010, fueled by robust expansion of the industrial and construction sector and service sector, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).