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City remittances race to US$1b mark

City remittances race to US$1b mark

Remittances to HCM City, which routinely accounts for the highest amount in the country, has topped US$1 billion already this year.

Coco Rocha likes Vietnamese coffee

Coco Rocha likes Vietnamese coffee

VOV.VN - Supermodel coach of The Face US Coco Rocha enjoyed street beverages in Ho Chi Minh City on March 21 during her working visit to Vietnam.

Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

Vietnam’s long-term goals not affected by US TPP withdrawal

The US’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may make certain impacts on Vietnam’s short-term plans but will not affect the country’s long-term goals and integration direction, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.

Vietnam boosts tea exports to the US

Vietnam boosts tea exports to the US

VOV.VN - The US is the world’s 4th biggest tea consumer. Vietnam exports about 2% of its tea production to the US, earning US$11 million.

Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius discussed measures to further promote defence cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Hanoi on March 17.

Gold market defies common rule after Fed’s interest rate hike

Gold market defies common rule after Fed’s interest rate hike

The gold market resumed stability shortly after a quick increase on March 16 after the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raised its interest rates, while the US dollar lost in value compared to other major currencies, which experts described as going against common rule.

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Con Dao island named Asia’s paradise sea: CNN

Boasting crystal turquoise sea and a placid atmosphere, Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been named by the US Cable News Network (CNN) as one of Asia’s paradise seas.

Dialogue-the best way to improve understanding on human rights

Dialogue-the best way to improve understanding on human rights

VOV.VN - The US State Department has released its annual Human Rights Report 2016, which acknowledges Vietnam’s progress in human rights protection. But the report contains some biased statements on the current situation in Vietnam.

Danang tops Provincial Competitive Index 2016

Danang tops Provincial Competitive Index 2016

VOV.VN - The central city of Danang topped Vietnam’s Provincial Competitive Index (PCI) for the fourth consecutive year in 2016, beating 58 provinces and 4 other cities nationwide.

US Ambassador cycles to raise environmental awareness

US Ambassador cycles to raise environmental awareness

VOV.VN - US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius joined by a group of riders from the embassy recently took a 4-day bike through the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang to raise environmental awareness.

Vietnam ensures, improves people’s fundamental rights

Vietnam ensures, improves people’s fundamental rights

VOV.VN - Vietnam pursues a consistent policy of protecting and promoting people’s fundamental rights, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh on March 13 in response to reporters’ questions on Vietnam’s reaction to the US State Department’s 2016 Annual Human Rights Report.

Vietnamese tea firms eye US market

Vietnamese tea firms eye US market

Representatives from Vietnam’s tea-growing localities and famous tea firms took part in a recent seminar in New York, to seek opportunities to enter the US market.