Number of new businesses hits record Business

Number of new businesses hits record

A total of 138,100 businesses with a combined registered capital of 1.73 quadrillion VND (over 74.7 billion USD) were set up in 2019, up 5.2 percent and 17.1 percent, respectively, from the previous year.
Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019 Society

Traffic accidents drop over 5 percent in 2019

The numbers of traffic accidents, traffic-related deaths and injuries in the country all decreased in 2019, as compared to the previous year, heard a national teleconference held on December 28.
Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year Culture - Sports

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

The annual traditional holiday of the Mong ethnic minority group, known as Nao Pe Chau, takes place at the end of the 11th lunar month. The event is held to celebrate the end of the harvest and spend time relaxing together.
Vietnam, Bangladesh target 2 billion USD in two-way trade Business

Vietnam, Bangladesh target 2 billion USD in two-way trade

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung and Deputy Secretary of the Bangladeshi Ministry of Commerce Jafar Uddin discussed measures to lift two-way trade to 2 billion USD during the second meeting of the Joint Sub-Committee on Trade in Hanoi on December 27.
Investment in farm land needed: experts Business

Investment in farm land needed: experts

Vietnam was in urgent need of policies to develop a transparent and sustainable agricultural land market to attract more investment in the farming sector, according to the Vietnam Real Estate Association.
Vietnam’s GDP expands 7.02 percent in 2019 Business

Vietnam’s GDP expands 7.02 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased 7.02 percent in 2019, marking the second straight year the economic growth rate topping 7 percent since 2011, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Remittances to Vietnam estimated at 16.7 billion USD Business

Remittances to Vietnam estimated at 16.7 billion USD

Remittance flows into Vietnam are expected to reach 16.7 billion USD in 2019, Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOVA) Luong Thanh Nghi cited statistics of the World Bank at a meeting with the press in Hanoi on December 26.
WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking Environment

WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is coordinating with forest rangers of Zone 4 to organise a training course on combating wildlife trafficking, in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.