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Encephalitis death toll rises in Vietnam

12:43 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Viral encephalitis has spread across Vietnam at an alarming 15% higher rate than last year, with a devastating 170% increase in the number of reported deaths.

Equity funds flock to Vietnam’s stock exchange

12:19 | 08/24/2014

(VOV) - Frontier-market equity funds from Sweden and South Africa are pouring millions of US dollars into the Vietnam stock market, lured by Southeast Asia’s improving economic outlook for growth.

Author of “The Wolf of Wall Street” to visit Vietnam

18:28 | 08/20/2014

(VOV) - Jordan Belfort, a securities billionaire, and author of the autobiography “The Wolf of Wall Street” is set to arrive in Vietnam and hold exchanges with Vietnamese audiences on November 8-9.

Korean dance comes to Hanoi

15:18 | 08/19/2014

Wearing colourful costumes and wonderful masks, artists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) thrilled Vietnamese audience with performances of a traditional dance, Talchum, on August 16 to mark the nation's culture week at the Vietnam Women's Museum.

Indian businesses seek to enter Vietnam garment market

12:56 | 08/19/2014

(VOV) - Indian businesses currently supply 2% of raw garment and textile materials to Vietnam annually, and they are aiming to dramatically increase the market share to 25% during the next few years.

E-commerce sees rapid growth

15:36 | 08/16/2014

The Ministry of Industry and Trade's Vietnam E-Commerce and Information Technology Agency (VECITA) has said that total sales for the e-commerce sector have soared to US$2.2 billion in 2013, tripling the 2012 figure.

High-ranking Party delegation visits Austria

08:54 | 08/16/2014

(VOV) - A party delegation led by Ha Thi Khiet, Party Central Committee Secretary and head of the Party Commission for Mass Mobilisation, held a working session with a delegation of the Communist Party of Austria (KPO), in Vienna on August 14.

Airliners benefit from service fee cuts

14:40 | 08/14/2014

Airlines operating international flight routes to Phu Bai, Cam Ranh, Lien Khuong, Can Tho and Phu Quoc airports are about to benefit from a 50% reduction in airport service.

Foreign-funded project helps disabled people

14:38 | 08/14/2014

Nearly 250 disabled people in southern Dong Nai province benefit from a project that is being carried out by the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs under the support of the Handicap International in Vietnam.

Companies search for offices in Ha Noi

10:00 | 08/11/2014

The demand for rented office space in Hanoi increased sharply in the second quarter of this year, pointing to a gradual recovery of the domestic economy, said property experts.

Garment sector tops nation’s exports

11:03 | 08/05/2014

(VOV) -Garment and textile exports jumped 11.1% on-month in July to US$2.1 billion, surpassing the telephone sector as the nation’s leading export industry, reports the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Fencers sharpen sabres for training course in RoK

14:18 | 08/04/2014

The national female fencing team's sabre group will participate in an intensive training course in the Republic of Korea (RoK) later this month.

Prospects for boosting seafood exports

17:22 | 08/03/2014

(VOV) - Over the past seven months, the nation’s seafood export turnover has skyrocketed 24.5% to US$4.2 billion on-year with the US, EU, Japan, Republic of Korea and China remaining the leading import markets.

Vietnam to begin encyclopaedia compilation this year

08:35 | 08/02/2014

Vietnam will start compiling its own encyclopaedia this year as the work was recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Vietnamese athletes warming up for ASIAD 2014

12:00 | 07/31/2014

(VOV) - Vietnam will field a team of 200 athletes at the 2014 Asian Games (ASIAD 17) scheduled to take place in Incheon, the Republic of Korea (RoK) from Sep 18 to Oct 4, featuring 439 events in 36 sports.