The Republic of Korea (RoK) surpassed the US to become the second largest trade partner of Vietnam, with two-way trade hitting US$29.1 billion in the first six months of this year.
An estimated 600 people, aged 18-25, gave out free hugs to friends, brothers and sisters, and strangers during an event to celebrate the International Free Hugs Day at Savico Megamall in Long Bien District, Hanoi, on July 23.
An event called PechaKucha Night – Bright Side will take place at The Rotten Grapes Theater, Level 2, 101A Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hanoi on July 22 (8-10pm).
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida stated that Japan will deepen its cooperation with ASEAN at a lunch meeting with Ambassadors of the bloc’s member states on July 11 on the occasion of ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary (August 8, 1967 - 2017).
More than 200 children with disabilities in the northern mountainous province of Son La have been given free checkups, health consultations and surgeries thanks to a programme, which ran from July 3-7.
The Korea-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has been the key driver in Korea’s soaring exports and investment into Vietnam, especially in the foodstuffs and consumer foods sector.
Vietnamese firms should step up efforts to boost exports to the European Union (EU) despite facing several difficulties, a senior official has said.
VOV.VN - Mexico Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo on July 3 suggested that Vietnam join the Pacific Alliance as an alternative to the now largely defunct Trans Pacific Partnership, reported Mexico News.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang’s visits have contributed to deepening Vietnam’s relations with Russia and Belarus, said Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son in a recent interview given to the media about the outcomes of the trips.
VOV.VN - A free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam is scheduled to come into force in 2018 resulting in businesses from both economies enjoying more favourable conditions for both imports and exports.
A humanitarian health care programme will be held from July 1-31 across the nation, aiming to provide free check-ups and treatment for at least 1 million people.
A roundtable discussion on “The Free Trade Area between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam: New Opportunities for Business” took place in Moscow on June 27, inspired by the upcoming visit of President Tran Dai Quang to Russia.
More European small-and medium-sized enterprises are finding Vietnam a favourable destination for investment in anticipation of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and a new law supporting small-and medium-sized firms.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Cashew Association has forecast exports for 2017 to rise 3.4% in volume and 5.6% in value against the figures for 2016 to US$3 billion on the back of higher sales in the European Union for the year.
As many as 180 children with different deformities in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien have been receiving free medical checks-up and surgeries under a charity programme from June 18-24.
A Khong (Zero) Dong shop that offers donated clothing and household appliances, most of them new and some of them secondhand, is seeing a brisk business in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.
As many as 500 policy beneficiaries and poor people in the central province of Quang Nam received free cataract surgeries at the provincial General Hospital on June 18.
Given increasing incidences of drowning, the Hanoi Red Cross Society has opened a free swimming class for children in suburban districts to equip them with skills to prevent drowning.
VOV.VN - It's no secret that Hoi An has some of the country's richest history and most fascinating attractions— but the number of visitors to local attractions has been lagging far behind tourism officials’ expectations.
Lotte Duty Free, the travel retail arm of South Korean conglomerate the Lotte Group, is making a foray into the Vietnam market for the first time as a duty-free retailer as it seeks to diversify its revenue sources after local outlets were hard-hit by thinning Chinese visitors.