Public toilets have been a neglected part amid development changes in Hanoi, with just above 370 ones currently operating to serve its 7.7 million residents and a large number of domestic and foreign visitors.
The Bangladeshi Embassy in Vietnam has sent a diplomatic note to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam announcing the invitation to both domestic and foreign tenders for its country’s rice import.
More and more people in Vietnam have favored imported fruits over domestic ones due to the assumption that foreign products are better in terms of quality and safety.
VOV.VN - Close to one fifth of the total exports of Vietnam consists of mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, the Republic of Korea electronics giant, from its factories located in the northern part of the country.
Vietnamese policymakers are looking at ways to safeguard the domestic automobile industry against foreign rivals, based on an official document released by the government office.
The domestic auto industry will need several supporting measures including technical barriers to “create differences” between locally-made and imported cars, officials and industry insiders agree.
The nation is expected to see cement overcapacity from 2017 as production has increased strongly in recent times while Vietnamese cement has turned less competitive on the world market.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnam Women’s Union agreed to implement a programme to enhance the role of families in preventing domestic violence.
Despite Government efforts, domestic auto production has not yet satisfied demand. Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Department of Heavy Industry, talks about domestic automaking prospects.
The domestic property market this year would see “hot” development as Vietnam would be one of five best prospective markets in the Asian region, experts said.
Opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam are huge when 90% of pharmaceutical materials are being imported from foreign suppliers, such as the EU, India and China, according to experts.
The National Tourism Year 2015 has provided the opportunity to improve the image of tourism in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre hopes to attract 440,000 international visitors and 560,000 domestic visitors this year and earn revenues of VND700 billion (US$33 million), according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Great effort is required by the domestic pharmaceutical companies to expand their share in the medicine market, which is currently largely dominated by imported drugs.
Vietnam reported an upsurge in the State's budget revenue, but saw a strong reduction in budget collections from crude oil products during January and February, the Ministry of Finance said.
Vietnam’s tourism sector has decided to prioritise human resources development in an effort to diversify the industry, the Vietnam Economic News reported.
(VOV) - A marketing campaign encouraging Vietnamese to escape the daily grind of day to day living and become a tourist in their own country has been launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
Domestic and international customers are having a chance to get to know more about agricultural and fine arts products from all corners of the northern region, which are being showcased at a trade fair in Hanoi.
It is time to lower bank interest rates by 1 percent, confirms Nguyen Van Binh, governor of the State Bank of Vietnam.
The Mekong Delta province of An Giang will host the 2012 High-quality Vietnamese Products Fair from March 6 to 11.