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Local workers wait for tourism activities to resume

Local workers wait for tourism activities to resume

The Prime Minister has assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to draft plans on national tourism promotion and resumption of tourism from countries that have controlled the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCM City to organise fair to stimulate consumer demand

HCM City to organise fair to stimulate consumer demand

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade will for the first time in several years allow businesses to offer promotions of up to 100% in June and July to boost demand that has taken a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Possibility emerges of Vietnam playing host to AFF Cup 2020

Possibility emerges of Vietnam playing host to AFF Cup 2020

VOV.VN - Vietnam has emerged as a potential candidate to hold the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup 2020 due to the country being considered a safe location in the fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to Le Hoai Anh, general secretary of the Vietnam Football Federation.

Pandemic delays chip card conversion plans

Pandemic delays chip card conversion plans

Banks have embarked on the conversion of magnetic payment cards into chip cards for greater security, but the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly slowed down their efforts, making it difficult for them to meet the deadline.

Agricultural imports, exports fall due to COVID-19

Agricultural imports, exports fall due to COVID-19

Exports and imports of agricultural goods saw a decline in the first five months of 2020 due to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)’s monthly report.

Vietnam’s tourism strives to bounce back

Vietnam’s tourism strives to bounce back

The tourism sector is making concerted efforts to recover after a stagnant stage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on promoting domestic travel while preparing to welcome foreign arrivals.

Wood exports grow thanks to businesses’ activeness

Wood exports grow thanks to businesses’ activeness

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, the wood industry still enjoyed US$3.2 billion in exports in the first four months of 2019, up 6% year on year, thanks to businesses’ efforts to switch to online trading and find new markets.

Ministry moves to beef up production, exports

Ministry moves to beef up production, exports

Vietnam has boosted exports to new markets over the last couple of months as part of solutions to tackle production and business difficulties and promote overseas shipments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.

PetroVietnam's crude oil output in Jan-April exceeds set target

PetroVietnam's crude oil output in Jan-April exceeds set target

The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam)’s exploited crude oil output in the first four months of 2020 reached 7.2 million tonnes of oil equivalent, exceeding its set target by 7.7%, despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a sharp decrease in oil prices.