Vietnam’s foreign arrivals down 99.3 percent y-o-y in June

Vietnam received just 8,800 foreign arrivals in June, down 61.3 percent from the previous month and 99.3 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office. The international arrivals were primarily experts and technical workers working on projects in the country. The decline is due to...

Vietnam’s foreign arrivals down 99.3 percent y-o-y in June

PM seeks new measures to achieve highest growth possible

T’way Air to re-open HCM City – Incheon flights

Vietjet retains “Best Companies to Work for in Asia” award

Reopening of int’l flights considered

EVN to allow QR-code payment from September

PouYuen temporarily lays 6,000 employees off due to shortage of orders

Japanese-imported pork sells well despite high prices

Vietnam-Malaysia relations to see positive changes after signing of RCEP

The trade and economic relations between Vietnam and Malaysia will see positive changes after the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is signed, said Professor Hoo Ke Ping, a Malaysian economic and political analyst. Read more »

Over 1.4 billion USD raised via G-bond auctions in June

A total of nearly 32.6 trillion VND (over 1.4 billion USD) was raised by the State Treasury through 16 G-bond auctions at the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) in June. Read more »

Southern key economic locales show signs of recovery amid COVID-19

Workers producing wooden furniture for export in Binh Duong Province. (Photo: Binh Duong Newspaper) NDO – Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces’ economic growth are still showing positive signals, despite the COVID-19 pandemic having laid negative impacts upon the socio-economic situation in the two locomotives of the southern key economic region. According to the Department […] Read more »

Vietnam imports an additional 2,470 live pigs from Thailand

Nearly 5,800 gilts and more than 3,800 live pigs for slaughter have been imported through the Lao Bao Border Gate since early this year. (Illustrative image) NDO – As many as 2,470 live pigs from Thailand were quarantined and imported through the Lao Bao Border Gate in Quang Tri province on June 30 to meet […] Read more »

Prime Minister directs support for SMEs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested ministries, ministerial-level agencies, localities, and associations promote the effective implementation of the law on supporting small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Read more »

Vietnam moves for greater budget transparency

There is a long road to go for government agencies to fully comply with transparency requirement in the Law on State Budget, said an expert. Read more »

Housing demand remains high in HCM City despite COVID-19: JLL

Housing demand remains high in Ho Chi Minh City despite impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to US-based real estate and investment management services firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). Read more »

CPI must be kept below 4 pct. this year: PM

Vietnam’s CPI this year must be controlled and grow by less than 4 percent, and this is one of the tasks to develop the economy during the remaining months of 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on July 1. Read more »

Bamboo Airways opens new domestic routes

Bamboo Airways officially put into operation two new routes on July 1, connecting Thanh Hoa city in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa with Quy Nhon city in the south-central province of Binh Dinh and with Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang. Read more »

Bamboo Airways opens new domestic routes

Bamboo Airways officially put into operation two new routes on July 1, connecting Thanh Hoa city in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa with Quy Nhon city in the south-central province of Binh Dinh and with Phu Quoc Island off the coast of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang. Read more »

EU opens doors to welcome Vietnam’s agro-forestry-aquatic products

EU opens doors to welcome Vietnam’s agro-forestry-aquatic products Read more »

Airfinance Journal honors Vietjet with ‘Operating Lease Deal of the Year’

Vietnam’s no-frills carrier Vietjet has been honored as the winner of the ‘Operating Lease Deal of the Year’ title for its 10 Airbus aircraft operating lease in 2019. The title is listed amongst the Annual Global Awards presented by Airfinance Journal, a prestigious financial publication of the global aircraft and aviation business, the airline said […] Read more »