Thai retail corporation to sell some 1,000 tonnes of lychees Business

Thai retail corporation to sell some 1,000 tonnes of lychees

Thailand's retail corporation Central Retail in Vietnam plans to put on shelves about 1,000 tonnes of lychee this year, with first batches of the fruit from Bac Giang province’s Luc Ngan district transported to its supermarkets after a ceremony on May 25.
Two Vietnamese agencies elected to ESCAP organisations’ governing councils Society

Two Vietnamese agencies elected to ESCAP organisations’ governing councils

The General Statistics Office (GSO) of Vietnam and the Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology (VIAEP) on May 25 were elected to the Governing Councils of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) and the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanisation (CSAM) under the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
UK attaches importance to agriculture cooperation with Vietnam Business

UK attaches importance to agriculture cooperation with Vietnam

Minister of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of the UK Victoria Prentis on May 25 highlighted the importance of the Vietnam-UK agriculture and rural development cooperation, especially now that the UK government considers Vietnam as a vital partner in the Indo-Pacific region.
Reference exchange rate up 2 VND Business

Reference exchange rate up 2 VND

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate for the US dollar at 23,105 VND/USD on May 26, unchanged from the previous day.
Young man keeping traditional craft of bookbinding alive Culture - Sports

Young man keeping traditional craft of bookbinding alive

A number of traditional handicrafts in Vietnam have fallen into oblivion as new technologies emerge during the Industry 4.0 era. Bookbinding first appeared in the country more than 1,500 years ago, but is not widely known or maintained as a traditional craft. One young man, though, learned the craft on his own, and his efforts have caught widespread attention.