The Mekong Delta provinces have exported more than 120,000 tonnes of rice, bringing total rice export volume in the first nine months of the year to 4 million tonnes valued at US$1.84 billion, according to the Steering Committee for Southwestern Region.
The Vietnam economy has added more than one million jobs in the first eight months of the year, meeting 64% of the annual goal, according to a report by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) for September rose by 0.4 percent compared to the previous month and by 4.61 percent compared to September 2013, attributable to increased education costs at the beginning of the new academic year.
Action plans for prioritised industries announced
Action plans for prioritised industries announced
The Central Institute for Economic Management held a workshop in Hanoi on September 25 to present its action plans for the four prioritised industries of electronics, agricultural and aquacultural processing, environment and energy conservation, and agricultural machinery.
Vietnam respects freedom of religion and belief
Vietnam respects freedom of religion and belief
Vietnam has always pursued a policy of safeguarding citizens’ rights to religion and belief freedom, as stipulated in the country’s Constitution and legal framework, Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Pham Dung affirmed.
Singaporean students do voluntary work in central province
Singaporean students do voluntary work in central province
More than 30 students from Singapore’s Ngee Ann Polytechnic University volunteered in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue during their 15-day visit to Vietnam.
Campaign to tackle sex ratio imbalance at birth launched
Campaign to tackle sex ratio imbalance at birth launched
A one-month campaign to raise awareness about the causes and consequences of gender-biased sex selection kicked off in Hanoi on September 23.
Regional SME development strategy towards 2025 discussed
Regional SME development strategy towards 2025 discussed
Key representatives from small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) policy makers, ASEAN SME Working Group (SMEWG), partners and multilateral organisations have gathered at the ASEAN Secretariat’s headquarters in Jakarta for discussions on a strategic action plan for SME development till 2025.
Vietnamese wushu athlete wins silver at 17th ASIAD
Vietnamese wushu athlete wins silver at 17th ASIAD
Bui Truong Giang secured a silver medal for the Vietnamese wushu delegation on September 24 at the 17 th Asian Games (ASIAD) in the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam secures two more medals at ASIAD 17
Vietnam secures two more medals at ASIAD 17
Vietnamese athletes won another two medals at the ongoing 17 th Asian Games (ASIAD 17) on September 23 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea.
Vocational training helps cut youth unemployment
Vocational training helps cut youth unemployment
In recent years, the graduate unemployment has been on an upward trend, reported the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper.
Indonesia ’s State Logistics Agency (Bulog) signed a contract with the Vietnam Food Association (VFA) to purchase 200,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice.
According to the latest official statistics, Vietnamese dairy products are rapidly expanding in the domestic market, experiencing an annual on-year growth rate of 12% in urban areas and 20% in rural areas. Vietnam has made great inroads into the global dairy industry and currently exports dairy products to over 29 foreign markets, one of the few nations in Asia exporting dairy products.
The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) estimated that seafood exports would reach about 7 billion in 2014, 4.5 percent more than last year, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Vietnam Economic News.
The Prime Minister on September 15 approved Vietnam’s participation in the Global Container Control Programme (CCP) which is sponsored by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) through a non-refundable aid.
Finland supports the acceleration of the signing of a free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union and the bloc’s recognition of Vietnam as a market economy, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said on September 25.
The Vietnam economy has added more than one million jobs in the first eight months of the year, meeting 64% of the annual goal, according to a report by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Mekong Delta provinces have exported more than 120,000 tonnes of rice, bringing total rice export volume in the first nine months of the year to 4 million tonnes valued at US$1.84 billion, according to the Steering Committee for Southwestern Region.
Malaysia and Bangladesh have signed a government-to-government Memorandum of Understanding on the building of a power plant in Bangladesh. The MoU allows Malaysia’s Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and Powertek Bhd to implement the project worth 1.84 billion USD.
The Vietnamese delegation to the ongoing 17th Asian Games (ASIAD 17) in Incheon, the Republic of Korea (RoK), won another two bronze medals during the morning of September 25.
Nine national relic sites in Hanoi are being featured in a photograph exhibition that opened at the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) on September 24.
The Vietnam Book of Records organisation has announced the top 45 attractive destinations in Vietnam based on selections by travel agencies and tourists at home and abroad.
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