The consumer price index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2020 rose by 5.56%, the highest increase during the 2016-2020 period, Director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam said.
The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has disrupted several companies in Vietnam as thousands of Chinese workers have been unable to return to work after Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Tet Nguyen Tieu, considered the most important festival of the Vietnamese-Chinese community in Saigon's District 5, has been recognized as national intangible cultural heritage.
The southern province of Kien Giang welcomed almost 820,000 tourists in the first month of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 57 percent, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
Vietnam’s trade with China last month reached 8.29 billion USD, a year-on-year decline of 11.8 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Disbursement of public investment was low in January due to impacts of the week-long Tet holiday, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Tens of ocean tuna boats on February 4 moored in the Hon Ro Port in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa, after a month-long voyage that lasted throughout the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged ministries and localities to promptly implement measures to minimise the impact of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) on the economy.
5,361 Chinese nationals, including 4,800 tourists are stuck in Khanh Hoa Province after all flights to China were suspended from February 1 admist the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Several Hanoi universities have advised Chinese students not to return amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
Outstanding artworks in the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi allow visitors a vicarious experience of Tet celebrations over the last seven decades.
Several universities in Vietnam have extended their Tet break, while parents feel concerned about the safety of elementary school kids amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh welcomed nearly 150,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, over 600 of them foreigners, up about 12 percent, according to Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Duong Hoang Sum.
Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.
VOV.VN - A ceremony involving the lowering of a Cay Neu, a tall bamboo pole featuring red pieces of garments which are used to ward off evil spirits during the Lunar New Year, took place at the Hue Imperial Citadel in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on January 31.
The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee met in Hanoi on January 31 under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong to review the performance of the its directive on the organisation of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The number of international tourists visiting the northern border province of Lao Cai has dropped significantly due to the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the State Treasury of Vietnam to manage the State budget efficiently, which is critical in promoting socio-economic development.
Export and import activities have been busy since the start of the Lunar New Year (January 25), with some product groups reaching an export value of over 1 billion USD each.
VOV.VN - Thousands of people have descended on Phuc Khanh pagoda in Dong Da district of Hanoi on January 30, the sixth day of the first lunar month, in order to pray for peace and luck ahead in the Lunar New Year.