Coffee exports suffer strong drops Business

Coffee exports suffer strong drops

Coffee exports in November saw a 13.9 percent decrease in volume to 120,000 tonnes, earning 207 million USD, a drop of 20.4 percent compared to the same period last year.
NA leader’s visits give strong boost to ties with Russia, Belarus Politics

NA leader’s visits give strong boost to ties with Russia, Belarus

The official visits of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan to Russia and Belarus are expected to give a strong boost to Vietnam’s ties with those two traditional friendly countries, according to Chairman of the NA’s Committee for External Relations Nguyen Van Giau.
Banks issues more chip cards for security Business

Banks issues more chip cards for security

Despite high costs, domestic banks are issuing more chip cards that meet EMV standards to replace magnetic strip cards in order to improve security and meet the central bank’s regulations.
Revised GDP in line with international practices Business

Revised GDP in line with international practices

The revision of the size of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2017 is in line with international practices and serves as a foundation for the country's development path in the next 10 years, an official has said.
Over 1,300 requests processed through national public service portal Society

Over 1,300 requests processed through national public service portal

Four days after it was launched the national public service portal had by 4:00pm of December 12 been accessed by 2.3 million people, receiving 581 requests for supply of low- and middle-voltage power, 693 for driving licence swapping and international driving licence issuing, and 51 on re-issuing of health insurance cards.
Workshop discusses migrants’ health in Vietnam Society

Workshop discusses migrants’ health in Vietnam

Health of migrants in Vietnam was the focus of a workshop held in Hanoi on December 10 by the Ministry of Health, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the World Health Organisation.
Exports to Brazil rise 6.65 percent Business

Exports to Brazil rise 6.65 percent

Vietnam’s exports to Brazil in the first 10 months of 2019 increased by 6.65 percent in value to reach 1.82 billion USD, according to preliminary statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.