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Bamboo Airways gets ready to launch Vietnam-US direct flights
Bamboo Airways is finalising preparations to operate regular direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco and Los Angeles of the US, starting September 1, 2021.
Hanoi sees upbeat signals in socio-economic development despite COVID-19
17:09 05/03/2021
The People’s Committee of Hanoi hosted a press conference on March 4 to update the media on the capital city’s socio-economic development situation, which saw upbeat signals despite impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Private investments reach new peak
16:58 05/03/2021
Private investments in Vietnam have reached a new peak in contrast to the trend towards decline around the world and in the ASEAN region due to the impact of COVID-19.
Vietnam striving to promote sustainable marine aquaculture development
16:25 05/03/2021
Vietnam is to have 280,000 ha of marine aquaculture area and 10.5 million cubic metres of farming cages by 2025, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Ho Chi Minh City attracts 337.8 million USD of foreign investment in two months
15:35 05/03/2021
Ho Chi Minh City attracted 337.8 million USD of foreign investment registered during the first two months of 2021, equivalent to 70.3 percent of the figure in the same period last year, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Investment.
Gov't ensures dual targets of pandemic prevention, economic development
15:19 03/03/2021
The COVID-19 prevention and control work needs to ensure the twin targets of pandemic prevention and economic recovery and development so as not to affect production and business activities, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said at the Government’s regular press conference on March 2.
State budget collection tops nearly 9.57 billion USD in first two months
14:46 03/03/2021
State budget collection was estimated at 220.5 trillion VND (nearly 9.57 billion USD) in the first two months, equivalent to 16.4 percent of the year’s estimate, according to the General Statistics Office.
Vietnam making every effort to fight IUU fishing
14:10 03/03/2021
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has urged localities to adopt drastic measures to fight irregular, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Logistics services to make up 5-6 percent of GDP by 2025
09:31 28/02/2021
Vietnam is planning to raise the contribution of logistics services to its gross domestic product (GDP) to 5-6 percent by 2025, according to a recent decision signed by the Prime Minister.
Trade surplus nears 3 billion USD
15:59 26/02/2021
Exports in the first half of February continued to gain remarkable growth, helping Vietnam maintain a trade surplus of nearly 3 billion USD.