CPI climbs 1.52 percent in February

CPI climbs 1.52 percent in February

The consumer price index (CPI) in February this year jumped by 1.52 percent over the previous month, the highest increase of the index in February in the past eight years, and 1.58 percent compared to December last year.
Gold products made for the God of Wealth Day which falls on February 21 this year. (Photo: VNA)

Gold companies brace for rush on God of Wealth Day

Gold demand is expected to surge on the God of Wealth Day on the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which falls this year on February 21, as Vietnamese believe that would bring good luck and prosperity through the year.

Despite the high price increase, dragon fruit growers in Binh Thuan Province feel concerned. (Photo: SGGP)

Unexpected increase in dragon fruit prices concerns farmers

After the price of dragon fruits for the Tet market plunged drastically, in the first days of the new year, it has unexpectedly hiked again, making farmers in Binh Thuan Province – the capital of dragon fruits - both happy and worry at the same time.
School security guard takes temperature of a student before he enters the school. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC-based schools strengthen monitoring on Covid-19-related students, parents

The Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City has just sent an urgent document to the Head of the Education and Training Department of Thu Duc City and districts, principals of high schools, directors of Center for Continuing Education, and heads of affiliated units in the city on enhancing monitoring and updating of F0, F1, F2 cases and carrying out medical declaration when students return to school after the Lunar New Year.
Huong Pagoda Festival canceled because of Covid-19 pandemic

Huong Pagoda Festival canceled because of Covid-19 pandemic

Mr. Nguyen Ba Hien, Head of the Management Board of the Huong Son Historical and Scenic Complex in My Duc District in Hanoi, on February 6, said that the Huong Pagoda Festival in 2021 would be canceled for the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The HCMC end at the regular online meeting of January 2021 of the Government on the morning of February 2. (Photo: HMC)

Thu Duc City comes into normal operation

Reporting to the Government, Mr. Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, said that, after changing the organizational model, Thu Duc City had operated normally, with all matters related to the people being ensured against congestion and difficulties.
Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

From December last year to mid-January this year, enterprises had imported about 100,000-110,000 porkers from Thailand to Vietnam for slaughtering to serve the year-end consumer demand, mainly through Lao Bao Border Gate in the Central province of Quang Tri.