A water bus on the Sai Gon River in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: VNA)

Water-bus services prove popular in HCM City

Water buses in Ho Chi Minh City provided services to about 900,000 passengers in the first 11 months of the year, up by 155 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Transport.

Vietnamese mangoes are sold at an Aeon supermarket in Japan (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese fruits popular in Japan

Vietnamese fruits are becoming more and more popular in the Japanese market, reflected through $170 million in export turnover of fruits and vegetables in 2017, an increase of 70 percent against the previous year.