VOV.VN - Preparations for the ASEAN+3 Song Contest scheduled for August 19-20 have been completed.
VOV.VN - Ahead of the finals competition, the 24 top singers of the 11 ASEAN+3 countries spent some time Friday, August 18, touring Vietnam with journalists, bloggers and filmmakers from their home countries.
The Agency for Regional Industry Development under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced on August 18 that it will honour and grant certificates to outstanding industrial products from rural areas in 2017.
Vietnam’s southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City and China’s Guangdong province hold a wide range of potentials for stronger trade and investment ties, participants remarked at a conference held in the city on August 18.
The Thailand-China Business Council has expressed confidence that the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and China's One Belt One Road strategy will contribute to no less than 0.5% economic growth in Thailand.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will organise a programme to promote Vietnam’s tourism in China from August 18-23, an activity that has been designed in the 2017 national tourism promotion programme.
Vietnamese students finished third with two silver and seven bronze medals in the final of the World Mathematics Olympiad (WMO) held in Tianjin, China from August 11-12.
Agricultural products exported to China now account for 50 per cent of total border trade flow between the two countries, signifying greater approval from Chinese consumers, officials say.
A forum promoting trade in Vietnamese and Chinese vegetables and fruits took place in the northern border province of Lang Son on August 11.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has asked international tour operators in the country to follow the developments of a severe earthquake that recently hit China’s Sichuan province and adjust their schedules to ensure safety for tourists.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is running 19 foreign direct investment projects worth nearly VND4.74 trillion (US$208.56 million), mainly in cattle feed, acquaculture, garment-textile and rice exports.
Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China reached US$282.9 million in January-June, representing a year-on-year rise of 30%, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
VOV.VN - No Vietnamese people were reported injured or dead from the earthquake in Sichuan, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in China.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered on August 9 his sympathies to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on human and property losses caused by a strong earthquake in Sichuan province one day earlier.
Vietnam’s northernmost province of Ha Giang and Baise city of China’s Guangxi province will continue to effectively implement the agreement on cross-border labour management, contributing to promoting bilateral relations.
Vietnam’s total export earnings hit US$17.5 billion in July, bringing the seven-month total to US$115.2 billion, up 18.7% annually, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Fibre & yarn exports hit 750,000 tons, valued at more than US$1.85 billion in the first seven months of this year, up 17% in volume and 26.5% in value against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The southern province of Dong Nai recorded a trade surplus of US$700 million for the six months running up to July of 2017 according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Foreign ministers of 10 ASEAN countries and three partners – Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) – have agreed to enhance financial cooperation to strengthen economic stability in the region.
Exports of glutinous rice to China, Vietnam’s biggest rice importer, are stagnating, despite overseas shipments of the commodity soaring 34% in the first half of 2017.