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VISA: Vietnamese people expected to travel and spend more

VISA: Vietnamese people expected to travel and spend more

Vietnamese travellers take the most shorts trips in the world, and the trend is expected to be on the rise with more local travel outside of Asia and spend more on their trips, according to Visa Global Travel Intentions (GTI) Survey.

Da Nang promotes image via fireworks festival

Da Nang promotes image via fireworks festival

The central city of Da Nang aims to promote the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) to foreign friends and the city’s image as a leading destination of festivals and events in Asia, a municipal official said at a press conference on March 7.

Vietcombank looks to earn US$570 mln profit in 2018

Vietcombank looks to earn US$570 mln profit in 2018

The largest local commercial bank, Vietcombank (VCB), has set to increase their profit to between VND12.5 trillion (US$548.7 million) and VND13 trillion (US$570.7 million) in 2018, up about 15% against 2017, said VCB Chairman Nghiem Xuan Thanh.

Vietnam pepper industry about to burst

Vietnam pepper industry about to burst

Vietnam’s pepper farmers are on pins and needles as pepper prices continue to decline. The industry, once known for its high profit margins, is in crisis due to unsustainable development, lack of strict control over production and unforeseeable speculation.

Bulgarian wine to be presented in Hanoi

Bulgarian wine to be presented in Hanoi

A festival will be organised in Hanoi with the aim of introducing Bulgarian wine to Asia. The special beverage holds a significant place in Bulgarian culture, habits and traditions.

Vietnamese team win ACM/ICPC Asia contest in Myanmar

Vietnamese team win ACM/ICPC Asia contest in Myanmar

VOV.VN - The HCMUS-NyanCat team of Ho Chi Minh City University of Science have successfully won the championship of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) of Asia held in Yangon, Myanmar on December 10.

Deputy FM proposes ideas to forge Asia-Europe partnership

Deputy FM proposes ideas to forge Asia-Europe partnership

Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son has proposed four solutions to build a vision for a responsible Asia-Europe partnership, including increasing dialogues and trust building and cooperating closely at forums to develop multilateralism to tackle security challenges.

Foreign visitors to Vietnam hits 11.6 million in 11 months

Foreign visitors to Vietnam hits 11.6 million in 11 months

VOV.VN - The number of foreign arrivals in Vietnam surged by 14.4% to 1.17 million in November, bringing the total number of foreign visitors to the country over 11 months to 11.645 million, up 27.8% against the same period last year.

Vietnam Airlines offers discount tickets to Asia

Vietnam Airlines offers discount tickets to Asia

VOV.VN - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has launched a promotional campaign for flights from Vietnam to a variety of Asian destinations, including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan (China), Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, and Cambodia.

Former US Ambassador to Vietnam: US-Vietnam relations growing stronger

Former US Ambassador to Vietnam: US-Vietnam relations growing stronger

On the occasion of US President Donald Trump’s tour of Asia and his attendance in the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and State visit to Vietnam, the Vietnam News Agency's correspondent in Washington D.C had an interview with David Shear, former US Ambassador to Vietnam.