Bottlenecks in logistics need to be cleared Videos

Bottlenecks in logistics need to be cleared

The logistics sector has long been considered the backbone of trade activities. However in Vietnam, that backbone seems to have a lot of problems. Among which, underdeveloped infrastructure is a major
Thousands benefit from poverty reduction project Society

Thousands benefit from poverty reduction project

As many as 192,000 households have directly benefitted from the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project, said Nguyen Thanh Duong, Director General of the Department for Agricultural Economy, Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Positive signs in Q1 socio-economic situation Society

Positive signs in Q1 socio-economic situation

Vietnam saw positive developments in many socio-economic aspects in the first quarter of 2019, with a GDP growth of 6.79 percent and stable macro-economy, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.
Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders Society

Hanoi buses strive to serve more riders

The number of passengers riding buses in Hanoi has risen since late 2016, the municipal Department of Transport said, but the system still faces major challenges as it seeks to attract more riders.
Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity World

Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity

Singaporean Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran has called on ASEAN member nations to deepen regional digital connectivity in order to position the region for the growing opportunities in innovation and the digital economy, and to be better prepared to meet future challenges.
VSIP Hai Duong celebrates dual milestones Business

VSIP Hai Duong celebrates dual milestones

Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park in Hai Duong province (VSIP Hai Duong) on April 26 held the grand opening of its office and ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate award ceremonies.
Fair promotes wooden furniture Business

Fair promotes wooden furniture

The Vietnam Furniture and Home Furnishing Fair (VIFA Home 2017) will return to HCM City this month, promoting locally-made wooden furniture, home decor and handicraft products in the domestic market.
Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP Business

Tourism makes up low proportion of GDP

While in many countries tourism contributes remarkably to the economy, it makes up less than seven percent of Vietnam’s GDP. The figure is modest compared to the country’s potential.
Pepper-based ecotourism promoted in Phu Quoc Travel

Pepper-based ecotourism promoted in Phu Quoc

The island district of Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has actively promoted pepper-based ecotourism, with the aim of diversifying its tourism and promoting its pepper product.