Vietnam loses chance of earning from cruise tourism

Vietnam loses chance of earning from cruise tourism

Cruise tourism is one of the fastest-growing segments of Asian countries’ tourism industry whereas its growth rate in Vietnam just makes up 2- 3 percent annually while with long coastline, the country should be a natural market for the industry.

Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

Vietnam conducts fifth national population census

The content of the fifth national population census includes general information on population, immigration, education and professional qualifications, disability status, marital status, mortality, labor and employment, and basic living conditions of households nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue announced yesterday.

Vietnamese Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung speaks at the event (Source: VNA)

VN to build plan for trade promotion in CLV development triangle area

Representatives of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam have agreed to assign Vietnam to devise an action plan for effectively implementing the Agreement on Trade Promotion and Facilitation in the CLV Development Triangle Area, signed in 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
While in the Philippines, Deputy PM and FM Pham Binh Minh met with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Philippines discuss ways to boost cooperative ties

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Lopez Locsin co-chaired the ninth meeting of the Vietnam-Philippines Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation in Manila on March 6.
Eight labs urgently urged to find ASF fatal virus

Eight labs urgently urged to find ASF fatal virus

Eight laboratories nationwide were asked to analyze gene of African swine fever (ASF) virus with the aim to discover the fatal virus in localities so as to curb its spread, said Head of the Department of Animal Health Pham Van Dong yesterday.
Vietnam announces African swine fever outbreaks

Vietnam announces African swine fever outbreaks

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development yesterday said African swine fever virus has been detected on farms in the northern provinces of Hung Yen and Thai Binh.

Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US

Vietnam officially begins mango exports to US

Vietnam has now begun officially exporting its mangoes to the US market, after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) gave permission for the import of fresh mangoes from the Southeast Asian nation in 2017.

Domestic medical service increasingly attracts overseas Vietnamese

Domestic medical service increasingly attracts overseas Vietnamese

Lately, more Vietnamese people living abroad and foreigners have arrived in Vietnam for medical services. They are driving forces for local medical sector to improve its quality in a bid to attract tourists and persuade Vietnamese wealthy patients to receive treatment in the country instead abroad.