Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

(VEN) - Egg coffee is a flavorful drink that was first created in the 1940s in Hanoi.
Innovations in implementation of sci-tech tasks

Innovations in implementation of sci-tech tasks

(VEN) - Over the past years, the industry and trade sector has always identified science and technology (sci-tech) development and innovation as one of its key tasks which creates a foundation to promote the development of the sector in both short and long term.
Preferential interest rate stimulus for supporting industry

Preferential interest rate stimulus for supporting industry

(VEN) - Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed to the Government amendments to the Decree No.111/2015/NĐ-CP on the development of supporting industry.
Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

(VEN) - Egg coffee is a flavorful drink that was first created in the 1940s in Hanoi.
VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

Three years since the COVID-19 pandemic, Việt Nam has made significant progress on economic recovery, building a strong foundation and momentum for future growth and development. However, underlying issues remained to be addressed to fully unleash the country's potential, said participants at the Việt Nam Socio-Economic Forum 2023 yesterday in Hà Nội.
Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

The Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival (SURF) 2023 will take place in the central city of Da Nang on September 29, according to the municipal Department of Science and Technology.
Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam

Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam's market economy status

Both sides agreed that the two sides should keep fostering strategic trust, enhance discussions and deepen cooperation in core areas for the future such as energy, aviation, rare earth and essential minerals, workforce training, energy transition, digital economy and green production.
Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

The Government had charged the Ministry of Industry and Trade with two tasks that were aimed at bringing EM&MP-made products to big cities and urban areas.
Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

It is expected that biometric authentication such as fingerprint, iris, or facial recognition will be mandatory for money transfers exceeding the minimum level, possibly starting from 10 million VND (410.93 USD), said Deputy Head of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Payment Department Le Anh Dung at a September 19 seminar on protecting bank accounts from increasing online fraud risks.
Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and Australia’s Monash University on September 20 organised the first “International TECHFEST in Australia”, aiming to attract international resources to develop Vietnam’s innovative startup ecosystem.
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Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

(VEN) - Egg coffee is a flavorful drink that was first created in the 1940s in Hanoi.
VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

Three years since the COVID-19 pandemic, Việt Nam has made significant progress on economic recovery, building a strong foundation and momentum for future growth and development. However, underlying issues remained to be addressed to fully unleash the country's potential, said participants at the Việt Nam Socio-Economic Forum 2023 yesterday in Hà Nội.
Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

The Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival (SURF) 2023 will take place in the central city of Da Nang on September 29, according to the municipal Department of Science and Technology.
Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam

Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam's market economy status

Both sides agreed that the two sides should keep fostering strategic trust, enhance discussions and deepen cooperation in core areas for the future such as energy, aviation, rare earth and essential minerals, workforce training, energy transition, digital economy and green production.
Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

The Government had charged the Ministry of Industry and Trade with two tasks that were aimed at bringing EM&MP-made products to big cities and urban areas.
Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

It is expected that biometric authentication such as fingerprint, iris, or facial recognition will be mandatory for money transfers exceeding the minimum level, possibly starting from 10 million VND (410.93 USD), said Deputy Head of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Payment Department Le Anh Dung at a September 19 seminar on protecting bank accounts from increasing online fraud risks.
Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and Australia’s Monash University on September 20 organised the first “International TECHFEST in Australia”, aiming to attract international resources to develop Vietnam’s innovative startup ecosystem.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost ties in scientific research

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost ties in scientific research

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai received Dr Sonethanou Thammavong, President of the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences, and Sok Touch, President of the Royal Academy of Cambodia, in the city on September 19.
Phong Dien - Can Tho eco-tourism festival slated for late September

Phong Dien - Can Tho eco-tourism festival slated for late September

(VEN) - In response to the World Tourism Day in September, the 10th Phong Dien - Can Tho Ecotourism Festival will be held from September 25 - 28, 2023 in Phong Dien District, Can Tho City.
Vietnamese firms seek to boost trade ties with businesses in Thailand

Vietnamese firms seek to boost trade ties with businesses in Thailand's northeastern region

A conference to promote trade exchanges between businesses in the north-central region of Vietnam and those in Khon Kaen and Ubon Ratchathani provinces in the northeastern region of Thailand was held in Thailand on September 18-20.
Việt Nam sees many opportunities in coconut exports

Việt Nam sees many opportunities in coconut exports

Việt Nam is optimistic about increasing its coconut exports as several countries are welcoming Vietnamese coconuts.
PM meets US Treasury Secretary, leaders of economic groups

PM meets US Treasury Secretary, leaders of economic groups

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in New York on September 20 (local time) to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and the US in economy and finance, and to share views on other issues of shared concern.
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PM meets US Treasury Secretary, leaders of economic groups

PM meets US Treasury Secretary, leaders of economic groups

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in New York on September 20 (local time) to discuss cooperation between Vietnam and the US in economy and finance, and to share views on other issues of shared concern.
PM visits leading tech firms in Silicon Valley

PM visits leading tech firms in Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his entourage visited Silicon Valley and major technology companies of the US and the world there on September 18 afternoon (local time).
Vietnam Socio-economic Forum 2023 opens

Vietnam Socio-economic Forum 2023 opens

The Vietnam Socio-economic Forum 2023 opened in Hanoi on September 19 under the chair of National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
Vietnam – China’s biggest trade partner in ASEAN: Minister

Vietnam – China’s biggest trade partner in ASEAN: Minister

Vietnam is China’s biggest trade partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the sixth largest in the world, affirmed Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien.
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VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

VN must address underlying issues to unleash growth

Three years since the COVID-19 pandemic, Việt Nam has made significant progress on economic recovery, building a strong foundation and momentum for future growth and development. However, underlying issues remained to be addressed to fully unleash the country's potential, said participants at the Việt Nam Socio-Economic Forum 2023 yesterday in Hà Nội.
Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam

Vietnamese trade minister urges US to recognise Việt Nam's market economy status

Both sides agreed that the two sides should keep fostering strategic trust, enhance discussions and deepen cooperation in core areas for the future such as energy, aviation, rare earth and essential minerals, workforce training, energy transition, digital economy and green production.
Ministry projects three economic growth scenarios for 2024, highest at 6.5 per cent

Ministry projects three economic growth scenarios for 2024, highest at 6.5 per cent

As 2021-23 was a difficult period for Vietnamese economy, 2024 was expected to be a breakthrough year for Vietnamese economy to reach the goals of the five-year socio-economic development plan.
Further Govt’ support needed for foreign investors, businesses in green growth development

Further Govt’ support needed for foreign investors, businesses in green growth development

Difficulties in securing investment capital, advanced technologies and inadequate skilled labour resources are some of the challenges faced by Việt Nam in the implementation of the National Strategy for Green Growth for the 2021-23 period.
Vietnamese firms seek to boost trade ties with businesses in Thailand

Vietnamese firms seek to boost trade ties with businesses in Thailand's northeastern region

A conference to promote trade exchanges between businesses in the north-central region of Vietnam and those in Khon Kaen and Ubon Ratchathani provinces in the northeastern region of Thailand was held in Thailand on September 18-20.
PM calls on US semiconductor firms to invest more in Vietnam

PM calls on US semiconductor firms to invest more in Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a working lunch with chief executive officers of leading US enterprises in the semiconductor industry in Washington DC on September 19 morning (local time).
Vietnam, UAE unlock logistics cooperation potential

Vietnam, UAE unlock logistics cooperation potential

(VEN) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the biggest Middle East importer of Vietnamese goods, while Vietnam is a top-10 import partner of the UAE. The annual bilateral trade was kept at US$5 billion between 2018 and 2022, accounting for about 25 percent of the total trade between Vietnam and the Middle East.
VIFTA to boost trade with Israel

VIFTA to boost trade with Israel

(VEN) - The Vietnam-Israel Free Trade Agreement (VIFTA) was inked by Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien and Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry Nir Barkat on July 25 in Tel Aviv, Israel in the presence of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This is the 16th FTA signed by Vietnam. Le Thai Hoa, Vietnam Trade Counselor in Israel, spoke with Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan about this.
ha long bay cat ba archipelago recognised as world natural heritage

Hạ Long Bay-Cát Bà Archipelago recognised as world natural heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) announced the new inscription of the Vietnamese site to the list at the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee.
ha long bay active in holding down landslide risk on limestone islands

Hạ Long Bay active in holding down landslide risk on limestone islands

Authorities at the UNESCO-recognised heritage Hạ Long Bay have been conducting solutions to preserve the natural wonder of thousands limestone islands and islets, forming the spectacular seascape of the property.
viet nams 54 ethnic groups showcased on google digital platform

Việt Nam's 54 ethnic groups showcased on Google digital platform

In French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle's eyes, the North of Việt Nam is an area of stunning beauty, having travelled to the most remote parts of the country to photograph the ethnic groups and learn their traditional songs.
young orchestra aims to inspire a nation and beyond

Young orchestra aims to inspire a nation and beyond

VYO is an initiative of Vietnam Youth Music Institute (VYMI), with the vision to create a vibrant youth orchestra where all young people, regardless of genders or nationalities are welcome to gather every Sunday morning to enjoy making beautiful music together.
exhibition showcases winners of the national five year sculpture contest

Exhibition showcases winners of the National Five-Year Sculpture Contest

The exhibition reflects contemporary Vietnamese sculpture life openly and vividly.
New legal documents in first half of September 2023

New legal documents in first half of September 2023

VEN lists the latest legal documents issued by the Vietnamese Government, ministries and state agencies.
Development strategy of rural occupations and economic development approved

Development strategy of rural occupations and economic development approved

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang has signed a decision approving a development strategy of rural occupations until 2030, with a vision to 2045.
Policies to encourage power saving at enterprises are needed amid shortage forecast

Policies to encourage power saving at enterprises are needed amid shortage forecast

Việt Nam needs to develop policies to encourage enterprises to take action for power saving in the context that electricity shortages were forecast to persist.
New legal documents in second half of August 2023

New legal documents in second half of August 2023

VEN lists the latest legal documents issued by the Vietnamese Government, ministries and state agencies.
Preferential interest rate stimulus for supporting industry

Preferential interest rate stimulus for supporting industry

(VEN) - Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed to the Government amendments to the Decree No.111/2015/NĐ-CP on the development of supporting industry.
Connecting Vietnamese, Japanese supporting firms

Connecting Vietnamese, Japanese supporting firms

(VEN) - A seminar was held recently in Hanoi to discuss ways to attract investment in high technology and supporting industries, and the experience and solutions for participation in the production and supply chains of major enterprises and large corporations. Participants presented many opportunities to connect Vietnamese and Japanese businesses in these fields.
Phu Tho Province suggests policy improvement

Phu Tho Province suggests policy improvement

(VEN) - The Phu Tho Provincial Department of Industry and Trade has proposed that the relevant authorities amend and supplement industry promotion regulations and policies to improve the efficiency of industry promotion projects/programs.
Hoa Binh Province: Practical support for industrial producers

Hoa Binh Province: Practical support for industrial producers

(VEN) - Industry promotion projects/programs have helped numerous rural industrial producers in the northern province of Hoa Binh develop production, restore traditional crafts, expand the market and launch new business lines.
Public investment: Key to growth

Public investment: Key to growth

(VEN) - According to the World Bank (WB), effective implementation of support programs and major public investment projects is the key to growth in the short and long term.
Phu Tho province welcomes Japanese investments

Phu Tho province welcomes Japanese investments

The northern midland province of Phu Tho always rolls out red carpet, and commits to creating favourable conditions for Japanese enterprises who want to expand their investment in the locality, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Bui Minh Chau has said.
Vietnam - gateway to ASEAN for Quebec businesses

Vietnam - gateway to ASEAN for Quebec businesses

The Vietnam Trade Office in Canada coordinated with the Canada-ASEAN Business Council and the institute of researching new challenges in economic globalisation (NEME) of Laval University to organise a seminar to evaluate investment potential in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.
Further Gov’t support needed for foreign investors in green growth development

Further Gov’t support needed for foreign investors in green growth development

Difficulties in securing investment capital, advanced technologies and inadequate skilled labour resources are some of the challenges faced by Vietnam in the implementation of the National Strategy for Green Growth for the 2021-2023 period, with a vision to 2025, said Nguyen Van De, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Nghe An province at a seminar on Vietnam-Japan green growth cooperation in Hanoi on September 12.
Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

Transferring 10 million VND may require biometric authentication

It is expected that biometric authentication such as fingerprint, iris, or facial recognition will be mandatory for money transfers exceeding the minimum level, possibly starting from 10 million VND (410.93 USD), said Deputy Head of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Payment Department Le Anh Dung at a September 19 seminar on protecting bank accounts from increasing online fraud risks.
Banks lower deposit interest rates to COVID-19 levels

Banks lower deposit interest rates to COVID-19 levels

Two more State-run commercial banks, Vietinbank and BIDV, on September 19 lowered their deposit interest rates matching the lowest level recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Banks start procedures to pay dividends until year-end

Banks start procedures to pay dividends until year-end

Many banks are starting procedures to pay dividends to shareholders from now until the end of the year.
State budget revenue tops 70% of year

State budget revenue tops 70% of year's estimate in eight months

The total State budget revenue in the first eight months of this year topped 962 trillion VND (nearly 40 billion USD), equivalent to 70.1% of the estimate for the whole of this year and 93.9% compared to the figure in the same period last year, the General Department of Taxation reported on September 11.
Vietnam emphasises importance of UNCLOS in marine environmental protection

Vietnam emphasises importance of UNCLOS in marine environmental protection

Le Duc Hanh, Director General of the Department of International Law and Treaties at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on September 20 stressed that the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982) creates a legal framework to regulate all activities at sea, including marine environmental protection.
Ha Long Bay works hard to ease landslide risk on limestone islands

Ha Long Bay works hard to ease landslide risk on limestone islands

Authorities at the UNESCO-recognised heritage Ha Long Bay have been conducting solutions to preserve the natural wonder of thousands limestone islands and islets, forming the spectacular seascape of the property.
Việt Nam advances national plan to eliminate ozone-depleting substances, meet environmental obligations by 2045

Việt Nam advances national plan to eliminate ozone-depleting substances, meet environmental obligations by 2045

Việt Nam is advised to promote the carbon credit market in the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector as one way to protect the ozone layer.
Method of greenhouse gas emission reporting for steel industry under discussion

Method of greenhouse gas emission reporting for steel industry under discussion

A training workshop on methods of inventory, mitigation, and greenhouse gas emission reporting for steel businesses was jointly organised by the International Finance Corporation and the Vietnam Steel Association (VSA) in Hanoi on September 12, gathering representatives from nearly 60 steel-producing firms.
Innovations in implementation of sci-tech tasks

Innovations in implementation of sci-tech tasks

(VEN) - Over the past years, the industry and trade sector has always identified science and technology (sci-tech) development and innovation as one of its key tasks which creates a foundation to promote the development of the sector in both short and long term.
Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival slated for late September

The Da Nang Startup and Innovation Festival (SURF) 2023 will take place in the central city of Da Nang on September 29, according to the municipal Department of Science and Technology.
Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

Vietnam joins first “International TECHFEST in Australia”

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and Australia’s Monash University on September 20 organised the first “International TECHFEST in Australia”, aiming to attract international resources to develop Vietnam’s innovative startup ecosystem.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost ties in scientific research

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia boost ties in scientific research

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Van Mai received Dr Sonethanou Thammavong, President of the Lao Academy of Social and Economic Sciences, and Sok Touch, President of the Royal Academy of Cambodia, in the city on September 19.
Hanoi to invest over 65 trillion VND in building Van Cao - Hoa Lac metro line

Hanoi to invest over 65 trillion VND in building Van Cao - Hoa Lac metro line

The State Appraisal Council has approved the appraisal plan for the Hanoi Urban Railway Project No. 5, from Van Cao to Hoa Lac, with a total investment of over 65.4 trillion VND (2.7 billion USD).
HCM City to spend over 7 trillion VND on medical infrastructure, equipment

HCM City to spend over 7 trillion VND on medical infrastructure, equipment

Ho Chi Minh City has decided to spend over 7 trillion VND (304 million USD) from its budget on infrastructure and equipment of health care units under the mid-term public investment plans for the 2021-2025 and 2025-2030 periods.
The New Zealand Education Day 2023 to open in October

The New Zealand Education Day 2023 to open in October

In response to the growing interest of Vietnamese parents and students in New Zealand education, Education New Zealand (ENZ), in collaboration with the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi and New Zealand Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City, is co-organizing the New Zealand Education Day 2023 to provide Vietnamese learners with the latest and most accurate information on studying in New Zealand, as well as special policies applicable to international students.
Hanoi boosts consumption of OCOP products

Hanoi boosts consumption of OCOP products

(VEN) - In recent years, Hanoi has continuously organized trade promotion programs to develop the city’s One Commune One Product (OCOP) program and improve the value of the products, bring them to consumers and target exports.
Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

Efforts to promote products made by ethnic minorities and people living in moutainous areas

The Government had charged the Ministry of Industry and Trade with two tasks that were aimed at bringing EM&MP-made products to big cities and urban areas.
Better branding, quality important for foreign market access

Better branding, quality important for foreign market access

(VEN) - It is necessary for Vietnamese businesses to focus on product processing, packaging and branding, along with getting to know consumer tastes of the importing countries. Paul Le, Vice President of Central Retail in Vietnam speaks with Vietnam Economic News’ Nguyen Hanh about this issue.
Sun Group continues to win many awards at WTA 2023 Asia-Oceania region

Sun Group continues to win many awards at WTA 2023 Asia-Oceania region

At the 30th World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony for Asia and Oceania region taking place on the evening of September 6 in Ho Chi Minh City, in addition to being honoured as Asia's Leading Integrated Tourism Group 2023, Sun Group also won four other noble awards.
Viettel expands global partnership with WB Group

Viettel expands global partnership with WB Group

This partnership aims to help the two leading groups of Việt Nam and Poland leverage mutual strengths and explore business opportunities in the global markets.
Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

Enjoying Hanoi egg coffee

(VEN) - Egg coffee is a flavorful drink that was first created in the 1940s in Hanoi.
Phong Dien - Can Tho eco-tourism festival slated for late September

Phong Dien - Can Tho eco-tourism festival slated for late September

(VEN) - In response to the World Tourism Day in September, the 10th Phong Dien - Can Tho Ecotourism Festival will be held from September 25 - 28, 2023 in Phong Dien District, Can Tho City.
Exhibition showcases winners of the National Five-Year Sculpture Contest

Exhibition showcases winners of the National Five-Year Sculpture Contest

The exhibition reflects contemporary Vietnamese sculpture life openly and vividly.
New features at 2023 Con Son - Kiep Bac Autumn Festival

New features at 2023 Con Son - Kiep Bac Autumn Festival

(VEN) - The Con Son - Kiep Bac Autumn Festival in 2023 will take place from September 24 to October 9 at the Con Son - Kiep Bac special national relic with many traditional rituals.
Hạ Long Bay active in holding down landslide risk on limestone islands

Hạ Long Bay active in holding down landslide risk on limestone islands

Authorities at the UNESCO-recognised heritage Hạ Long Bay have been conducting solutions to preserve the natural wonder of thousands limestone islands and islets, forming the spectacular seascape of the property.
Hạ Long Bay-Cát Bà Archipelago recognised as world natural heritage

Hạ Long Bay-Cát Bà Archipelago recognised as world natural heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) announced the new inscription of the Vietnamese site to the list at the 45th session of the World Heritage Committee.
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Việt Nam's 54 ethnic groups showcased on Google digital platform

In French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle's eyes, the North of Việt Nam is an area of stunning beauty, having travelled to the most remote parts of the country to photograph the ethnic groups and learn their traditional songs.
Culture week in Sapa, Vietnam celebrates 120 years of tourism

Culture week in Sapa, Vietnam celebrates 120 years of tourism

Culture week in Sapa, Vietnam celebrates 120 years of tourism
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