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New York receives 2 tonnes of face masks from Hanoi

New York receives 2 tonnes of face masks from Hanoi

VOV.VN - A shipment of 2 tonnes of medical and antimicrobial masks as the gift from Vietnam’s Hanoi capital to New York to help combat the novel coronavirus pandemic has arrived in the US city.

Electronics industry put at disadvantage due to falling demand

Electronics industry put at disadvantage due to falling demand

VOV.VN -The Vietnamese electronics industry is anticipated to continue being hit by the challenges brought about by the increasingly complicated hurdles caused by the COVID-19 epidemic during the second half of the year, with demand for products within markets in Europe and the United States set to be reduced.

New FDI wave set to bring both challenges and opportunities

New FDI wave set to bring both challenges and opportunities

VOV.VN - Along with political determination, there is plenty of work still left to be done to make Vietnam a truly reliable destination for foreign investors, with an array of opportunities ready to welcome a new wave of foreign direct investment.

Farming production needs reforms for higher export value

Farming production needs reforms for higher export value

Foreign countries tightening import regulations would affect Vietnam's exports of farming products, especially fruits, forcing the local agricultural industry to re-organise production, according to experts.

State budget revenue reaches seven-year record low

State budget revenue reaches seven-year record low

VOV.VN - The total State budget revenue was estimated to be at VND668,700 billion, equaling 44.2% of the anticipated amount by the end of June, marking a 10.5% drop over the same period last year and the lowest levels since 2013, according to a report released by the Ministry of Finance.

Teleconference seeks partners in support industry products

Teleconference seeks partners in support industry products

VOV.VN - A teleconference took place on July 7 with the aim of supporting local businesses seek partners to co-operate in outsourcing, producing, and exporting local support industry products to the Japanese market amid the complicated nature of developments relating to COVID-19 pandemic.

Israeli businesses keen to import medical supplies from Vietnam

Israeli businesses keen to import medical supplies from Vietnam

VOV.VN - Numerous Israeli enterprises have shown an interest in importing consumer products and medical supplies, with a particular demand for face masks and medical protective equipment, from Vietnam in order to meet needs among domestic consumers amid market fluctuations and challenges caused by political instability and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

Vietnam takes on Chairmanship of ASEAN Committee in Bern

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan received the Chairmanship of the ASEAN Committee in Bern (ACB) during an online meeting held in Bern on July 2, the first event of the committee since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Switzerland.

Religions in Vietnam are completely protected

Religions in Vietnam are completely protected

VOV.VN - The US Department of State has issued a Report on International Religious Freedom 2019 giving inaccurate, unverified information about the situation in Vietnam.

CPI likely to increase by 3.5- 4% this year: experts

CPI likely to increase by 3.5- 4% this year: experts

The consumer price index (CPI) is projected to increase by between 3.5% and 4% this year, according to experts at a seminar held in Hanoi on July 2, which focused on national market and price movements in H1 and forecasts for the whole year.

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Vietnam fulfills mission as UNSC non-permanent member in H1

Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung affirmed that Vietnam has well performed tasks in the capacity as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), thus creating an international environment conducive to the country’s development and integration as well as bolstering bilateral ties with countries.

Vietnam, Japan seek to expand bilateral trade ties

Vietnam, Japan seek to expand bilateral trade ties

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Japanese Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Nishimura Yasutoshi has had a phone discussion on ways to facilitate two-way trade as well as the significance of border trade and the CPTPP to post-epidemic economic recovery in the region and the world.

Vietnamese workers must upskill in response to post-epidemic slowdown

Vietnamese workers must upskill in response to post-epidemic slowdown

VOV.VN - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on logistics vocational education and training, including an overall decline in training quality, following a switch to online teaching platforms and the rising demand for upskilling in order to help trainees and workers find new job following the epidemic.