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Overseas remittances estimated at USD15.6 billion in 2020
Overseas remittances to Vietnam are projected to fall slightly from USD17 billion last year to more than USD15.6 billion this year, the Voice of Vietnam quoted statistics from the World Bank reporting that.
Country bags 2.5 billion USD from fruit, vegetable exports
17:53 07/10/2020
Vietnam earned 2.5 billion USD from exporting fruit and vegetable in the first nine months of 2020, representing a year-on-year drop of 11 percent, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
First Vietnamese bank allows transactions in RoK for local card holders
17:06 06/10/2020
TPBank has become the first Vietnamese bank to allow all domestic cardholders to make payment and withdrawal transactions in the Republic of Korea (RoK) in addition to international debit cards or credit cards, according to Vietnam News Agency.
HCM City lures 3.25 billion USD in FDI in nine months
22:38 05/10/2020
According to Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City, the city lured 3.25 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first nine months of 2020, down 28 percent over the same period last year.
Indian newspaper praises Vietnam’s effective fight against COVID-19
17:03 02/10/2020
Vietnam is a model to learn from after two effective responses to COVID-19, according to an article posted on the Indian Times.
Singapore lifts travel restrictions on visitors from Vietnam
17:02 01/10/2020
Singapore's The Straits Times Newspaper quoted the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) as saying on Wednesday (Sep 30) that both Vietnam and Australia have comprehensive public health surveillance systems and have successfully controlled the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Nhan Dan Newspaper.
US donates ventilators to Vietnam to respond to COVID-19
18:15 30/09/2020
The United States (US) government through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) donated 100 brand-new ventilators to Vietnam during a hand-over ceremony in Hanoi on September 30 to support its ongoing response to COVID-19, according to Vietnam News Agency.
Hoi An listed among Top 10 best Asian cities to visit
20:40 29/09/2020
Hoi An in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam has been named among the Top 10 best cities to visit in Asia this year, as announced by travel website Pretty Wild World.
Vietnam ranks 17th at International Mathematical Olympiad 2020
16:49 28/09/2020
All six members of the Vietnamese team participating in the virtual 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2020 brought home medals and certificate of merit, including two golds, finishing 17th out of 105 participating countries and territories, Vietnam News Agency has reported.
US-based credit rating agency forecast Vietnam’s GDP at 1.9% in 2020
23:08 25/09/2020
Vietnam is likely to be the second best performer of economic recovery in Asia-Pacific, said a report recently released by S&P Global Ratings which revised up GDP growths of regional countries this year in the light of reviving trade and consumption, according to Vietnam News Agency.