Việt Nam, US promote footwear trade post-pandemic

The event presented Vietnamese firms with the latest updates on the US’ footwear market and how it is being affected by COVID-19. US experts also advised Vietnamese footwear makers on specific market segments they should focus on and how to improve competitiveness and properly access the US market.

FDI inflow to Việt Nam down 17% in Jan-May period

According to experts, investment is expected to be poured into four industries: information technology and high technology, electronic equipment, e-commerce and logistics, and consumer goods and retail. Therefore, localities should seize this opportunity to draw investment. 

Thinh Long Bridge open to traffic in Nam Dinh Province

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Ngoc Dong highly appreciated the effort of investor and Thang Long Project Management Unit (PMU Thang long) under the Ministry of Transport and local authorities in completing the project on-time.

Construction of Phu My solar power plant begins in Binh Dinh

“We have tied up with leading partners in the solar industry in terms of technology solutions, engineering structures, construction options, environmental solutions, and local energy demand analysis and research, from which [we] boldly proposed to invest in a large-capacity renewable energy plant such as the Phu My solar power plant.”

Viet Nam, US promote footwear trade post-pandemic

As both countries gradually reopen their economies, the conference and its business matching session provided a platform for Vietnamese firms and US importers to learn about each other’s needs and capacity, seek deals, and promote trade in the “new normal”.

FDI inflow to Viet Nam down 17% in Jan-May period

During the period, 1,212 new projects were licensed with a total registered capital of $7.44 billion, up 15 per cent in capital thanks to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant project worth $4 billion in the southern province of Bac Lieu, but down 11 per cent in the number of projects year-on-year.

Tourism programme to highlight delights of Mù Cang Chải District

Located at the foot of the majestic Hoàng Liên Sơn range, Mù Cang Chải terraced fields is a cultural heritage created by local ethnic minorities for generations. The 500ha of terraced fields, located in the communes of La Pán Tẩn, Chế Cu Nha and Dế Xu Phình in Mù Cang Chải District have been recognised as special national sites by […]

Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic

The city’s top leader called for drastic measures to create new opportunities and motivation for the city’s growth. Five key areas were identified to attract domestic and foreign investment: to resume and speed up production, trade and exports; to stimulate tourism and domestic consumption; to promote public investment, and to address difficulties for major projects that had been delayed for years.

Sơn La court sentences 12 in exam fraud case

Lò Văn Huynh, former head of the Department of Education and Training’s division for examination and educational quality management got 21 years in jail. Nguyễn Thị Hồng Nga, a former official at the same division, received 19 years and 6 months, while Cầm Thị Bun Sọn, former deputy head of the department’s division for politics and thought, […]

Lady Gaga song featuring K-pop act BLACKPINK tops 57 iTunes charts

The act has maintained a winning streak at home and overseas, with the EP Kill This Love from last year peaking at 24th on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The quartet plans to release a new single next month. —  YONHAP