HCM City's retail sales remain strong Business

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
Shops launch new school year promotions Society

Shops launch new school year promotions

As a new school year is just around the corner, many supermarkets and bookstores have launched major promotions designed to increase sales of stationery and other school supplies.
Stores launch school supplies sales Society

Stores launch school supplies sales

As a new school year is just around the corner, many supermarkets and bookstores have launched major promotions designed to increase sales of stationery and other school supplies.
Purchasing power stays low as CPI increases Business

Purchasing power stays low as CPI increases

The purchasing power of Vietnamese citizens in September 2014 reached 244.5 trillion VND (11.65 billion USD), representing a 0.7-percent month-on-month increase and a 9.1-percent year-on-year increase.
HCM City announces CPI growth Business

HCM City announces CPI growth

Ho Chi Minh City recorded a rise in its Consumption Price Index (CPI) in September 2014, the municipal Statistics Office revealed on September 22.
Society

New schools built in poor areas in Quang Binh

The Cam Ly-Cua Mec school in Ngan Thuy commune, Le Thuy district, Quang Tri province was opened on August 26 by the Prudential Group’s charitable organisation, the Prudence Fund, together with Plan Vietnam and The People’s Committee of Quang Tri.
Society

Vietnam, Cambodia open joint school

The Headquarters of the Overseas Vietnamese Association (HOVA) in Cambodia inaugurated a primary school for children of the Vietnamese origin on March 11 in Svay Rolum commune, S’ang district, Kandal province.