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Tra fish exports continue to suffer from negative growth

Tra fish exports continue to suffer from negative growth

VOV.VN - The total export value of Vietnam’s tra fish (pangasius) over the first four months of the year suffered a plunge of nearly 27% to US$449.5 million in comparison to the same period from last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Regional solidarity key to cope with COVID-19: experts

Regional solidarity key to cope with COVID-19: experts

Regional solidarity among ASEAN members is key to effective COVID-19 response, said Nehginpao Kipgen - Executive Director at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) - and Aakriti Bansal, a research assistant at the centre, in a recent article posted on Thailand’s Bangkok Post.

Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recovery

Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recovery

VOV.VN - If the Vietnamese economy is able to successfully enjoy a rapid economic recovery following the conclusion of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the retail industry will be one of the driving factors in this revival process.

Vietnam willing to share COVID-19 experience with Ireland

Vietnam willing to share COVID-19 experience with Ireland

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed Vietnam’s willingness to share experience and coordinate with Ireland to enhance medical capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and offer mutual support in citizen protection.

Vegetable and fruit exports to Thailand up by 244.1% in four months

Vegetable and fruit exports to Thailand up by 244.1% in four months

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports to Thailand reached US$57.8 million during the opening four months of the year, a staggering a year-on-year rise of 244.1%, according to the Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030

Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030

The Central city of Da Nang is poised to complete the building of a smart city connected with the networks of smart cities in the country and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region by 2030.

COVID-19 pandemic poised to change international behaviour

COVID-19 pandemic poised to change international behaviour

VOV.VN - As countries globally strive to make every effort to recover their economies and regain growth momentum, the world is set to become a very different in social conduct and international relations. This is the perspective of a foreign diplomat, the Norwegian Ambassador to Vietnam Grete Løchen, who shared her views in a recent interview with the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).

Vietnam presents medical supplies to eight countries

Vietnam presents medical supplies to eight countries

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on May 18 presented the token of medical supplies worth 420,000 USD as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to eight countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and South Pacific.

Vietnam, a safe post COVID-19 investment destination

Vietnam, a safe post COVID-19 investment destination

VOV.VN - Vietnam has effectively controlled the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic and maintained a safe environment for production and trade. With many natural advantages, the country is a promising place for foreign investors to expand their supply chains.

Friendship Association opposes unilateral actions that cause East Sea tensions

Friendship Association opposes unilateral actions that cause East Sea tensions

VOV.VN - The Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association has proclaimed their support for the Vietnamese people and has called on members of the international community ramp up pressure to stop unilateral actions which cause tension in the East Sea, whilst moving to quickly find solutions aimed at settling disputes in line with international law.

ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting promotes Vietnamese initiatives

ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting promotes Vietnamese initiatives

VOV.VN - The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group Video Conference got underway in Hanoi on May 12 in an attempt to promote some of the nation’s various initiatives during the ASEAN Chair Year and in preparation for the ASEAN Senior Defence Officials Video Conference, which is set to be held on May 15.

Localisation rate of Vietnamese automobile industry remains low

Localisation rate of Vietnamese automobile industry remains low

VOV.VN - The country has so far failed to develop core technology in automobile production, while locally-made spare parts such as inner tubes, tires, and seats contain very little technological content, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Vietnam faces increasing tax evasion and avoidance

Vietnam faces increasing tax evasion and avoidance

Vietnam faces increasing tax evasion and avoidance as policies have not kept up with reality, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and Oxfam.