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Top export agricultural products in 11 months

Exports of key agricultural products are estimated at US$13.7 billion in 11 months ending December. Vietnam ships 4.54 million tons of rice in 11 months leading up to December 2016 to fetch US$2 billion, down 25% in volume and 20.3% in value. China is the biggest importer of Vietnamese rice in 10 months (accounting for ... Read More »

‘Wood King’ dismissed from his company

Three Deputy CEOs and two members of the Board of Management at Truong Thanh Furniture (TTF), including the company’s founder and his son, were dismissed from their duties under a resolution from the Board on November 28. Mr. Vo Truong Thanh, founder of TTF and known as the “Wood King”, was dismissed as Board member, and his son, Mr. Vo ... Read More »

Sun Group selling villas, apartments in Phu Quoc

Sun Realty Company will seek buyers for apartments at Condotel Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay and 20 ocean villas on Diamond Hillside Villa at Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort. Sales offices has just been located at Hanoi Daewoo Hotel and HCM City New World Hotel. Furthermore, Sun Group will collaborate with Techcombank to provide financing for up to 70 ... Read More »

Early Christmas atmosphere overwhelms HCM city

 Christmas is two weeks to come, but Ho Chi Minh City streets have been animated by the bustle of its atmosphere. A trade centre on Le Duan street, District 1 A lot of people flock to welcome early Noel   Young girls taking photos Colourful decoration items for Christmas appears across the streets  Let’s see more photos about Christmas atmosphere ... Read More »

Vietnam raises fines for public urination

VietNamNet Bridge – Chairmen of communes, wards and towns can levy fines from VND1m (USD44) to VND3m for urination in public places. Those urinating in public will face fines of up to VND3m The penalties were approved in Resolution 155 which will replace Resolution 179 on administrative sanctions for environmental offences and take effect from February 1 next year. The ... Read More »

Hanoi enters daisy season

These days, Hanoi’s streets and flower fields in well-known flower villages are filled with tiny pure-white daisies. In Hanoi, daisy season heralds the arrival of winter. Every November, Hanoi’s streets fill with tiny white daisies that quiver in the light breeze, creating quite a beautiful scene. Bicycles with tiny white daisies beautifying Hanoi’s streets. Only blooming for about three weeks ... Read More »

Plane taking Brazilian soccer team to cup final in Colombia crashes, 71 dead

A plane taking Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense to a South American cup final crashed in Colombia after reporting an electrical fault, killing 71 people, including most of the team and accompanying journalists. Wreckage from a plane that crashed into Colombian jungle with Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, is seen near Medellin, Colombia, November 29, 2016.  The plane slammed into a mountainside ... Read More »

Facebook users can now play Pac-Man on Messenger app

For users hooked on to Facebook’s Messenger app, it’s game on. The social network on Tuesday rolled out a feature that allows users to play hugely popular games such as Pac-Man and Space Invaders, the company’s latest attempt to get users spend more time on its messaging app. A man poses with a magnifier in front of a Facebook logo ... Read More »

Vietnam tourism record: 25.4 percent increase in foreign arrivals

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 9 million foreigners visited Vietnam between January and November, up 25.4 percent compared to the same period in 2015, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has revealed. The 11-month record figure has already surpassed the entire year’s target of 8.5 million, the GSO said. In November alone, more than 926,000 foreigners arrived in Vietnam, 14 percent ... Read More »