Vietnam earned US$1.56 billion from shrimp exports in the first half of this year, up 15.7% annually, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors (VASEP).
VOV.VN - The restaurant industry in the three largest cities of Vietnam struggled with weak sales and traffic throughout the first quarter of 2017, according to a report by Decision Lab, a marketing research company based out of Ho Chi Minh City.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang earned US$170 million from exports in the first six months of this year, accounting for 42% of the annual target and up 2.6% from the same period last year, reported the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.
Sales of air conditioners and fruits in HCM City soared in recent days as a heat wave hit the area.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh and his spouse extended their wishes to Lao Embassy’s diplomats and staff on their traditional New Year festival, Laos Boun Pi May.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Hoang Anh Tuan has visited the Lao Embassy to congratulate the embassy’s diplomats and staff on their traditional New Year festival, Bun Pi May.
Vice Chairman of the Lai Chau provincial People’s Committee Tong Thanh Hai visited and conveyed greetings to 30 Lao students studying at the provincial medical school on the occasion of Laos’s traditional Bun Pi May (New Year) festival).
The traditional New Year festival of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was celebrated in a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 12.
The Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association of northern Thai Nguyen province on April 11 hosted a celebration for the traditional New Year Festival of Laos - Bun Pi May.
Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung extended her wishes to Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotou on the occasion of the Lao traditional New Year festival Boun Pi May during a meeting in Vientiane on April 11.
A delegation from HCM City led by Vo Thi Dung, Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, on April 10 visited the Consulate General of Laos and wished its staff and Lao people living in the city a happy Bunpimay (New Year) festival.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Font (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan has congratulated Khmer people on their traditional New Year festival Chol Chnam Thmay during his working visit to southern province of Soc Trang and Tra Vinh.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended his New Year wishes to the Lao Party, State and people when attending a ceremony to welcome their traditional Bun Pi May festival held by the Lao Embassy in Vietnam on April 7.
Students from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have met at a series of exchanges in Ho Chi Minh City on April 6 to celebrate Laos’s Bun Pi May and Cambodia’s Chol Chnam Thmay New Year Festivals.
Prices of raw shrimp have been increasing rapidly in the Mekong Delta since early February when shrimp processors returned to work soon after Tet (Lunar New Year), according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Real estate transactions stalled in February due to the Lunar New Year holiday, according to the Ministry of Construction’s Management Agency for Housing and Real Estate Market.
Spring and the Lunar New Year is a great time for many obvious reasons.
The National Committee for Traffic Safety blamed the rise in traffic accidents in February partly on a surge of visitors to traditional festivals after the Lunar New Year holiday.
The Office of Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in the Italian city of Turin held a gathering on February 17 on the occasion of Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year.