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Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020
Health

Number of cancer cases in Vietnam to hit 200,000 in 2020

The number of cancer cases Vietnam will reach nearly 200,000 by 2020, said Associate Professor, Dr Tran Van Thuan, Director of Hanoi-based K Hospital, on the occasion of upcoming World Hospice and

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year
Business

Export value forecast to hit US$203 billion this year

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s export value is likely to hit US$203 billion in 2017, a year-on-year rise of 14.5 percent, economists predict.

Wood, timber product exports to hit US$8 billion in 2017
Business

Wood, timber product exports to hit US$8 billion in 2017

NDO – The export of wood and timber products is forecasted to bring home US$8 billion for the year, said the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (VIFORES).

Aquatic exports hit US$ 5.91 billion in nine months
Business

Aquatic exports hit US$ 5.91 billion in nine months

NDO/ VNA – Aquatic exports in September 2017 are estimated to reach 696 million USD, pushing the total exports of the products, in the first nine months of this year, to US$ 5.91 billion, up 18.1%

Tropical pressure system on course to hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay
Travel

Tropical pressure system on course to hit Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

En Vnexpress - The depression is forecast to bring heavy downpours to Hanoi and other parts of the north.

Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start
Business

Vietnam crude oil imports to hit record as refinery gets ready to start

August will mark the first month on record in which Vietnam is a net importer of crude oil.

EDM duo The Chainsmokers set to hit Saigon stage
Travel

EDM duo The Chainsmokers set to hit Saigon stage

En Vnexpress - They will add to the list of established EDM acts that have taken the stage in Vietnam over the past two years.

Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report
Business

Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report

Cheap labor continues to be a magnet for foreign investors.

Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar
Business

Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar

And within weeks, Facebook is expected to start a video service that will include scripted shows, a sharp change for a business built on user-generated content.

Second generation Vietnamese-built smartphone to hit shelves next month
Business

Second generation Vietnamese-built smartphone to hit shelves next month

If the company spent as much time working on the phone as it did on the invites, customers are in for a treat.

Asia stocks hit 9-1/2-year high, markets await BOJ, ECB meetings
Business

Asia stocks hit 9-1/2-year high, markets await BOJ, ECB meetings

En nexpress - Shares scaled near-decade peak on Thursday, bolstered by a surge in global stocks to a record high on strong U.S. corporate earnings.

Sun starts to shine over pollution-hit provinces in central Vietnam
Travel

Sun starts to shine over pollution-hit provinces in central Vietnam

En Vnexpress - Tourists have returned to the central coast after an environmental disaster that scared them away for months.

Vietnamese ‘Glee’? Cheers and jeers as remake of hit TV show announced
Travel

Vietnamese ‘Glee’? Cheers and jeers as remake of hit TV show announced

En Vnexpress - As if to prove the untested theory that you can always find a Vietnamese version of everything.

Rich Kids and Drugs: Addiction May Hit Wealthy Students Hardest
Science

Rich Kids and Drugs: Addiction May Hit Wealthy Students Hardest

Yahoo News Teens who attend high-achieving schools in well-to-do communities may be more vulnerable to drug and alcohol problems than their less well-off peers, a new study from the Northeast U.S.

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports hit new record
Business

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports hit new record

Nhan dan - NDO - Fruit and vegetable exports in the first four months of the year surged by 32.6% over the same period last year to US$1 billion, which is considered a new record as the peak time is

ACV hit by exchange rate fluctuations once again
Business

ACV hit by exchange rate fluctuations once again

Vietnamnet - The fluctuations of the Japanese Yen caused big fluctuations in the for Airport Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) in the first quarter of 2017.

VN's farmed seafood exports likely to hit $30-35 billion by 2030
Business

VN's farmed seafood exports likely to hit $30-35 billion by 2030

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s farmed seafood output is likely to reach 4.7 million tonnes with export earnings expected to hit 30-35 billion USD by 2030.

Vietnam’s exports hit US$61.34 billion in first four months
Business

Vietnam’s exports hit US$61.34 billion in first four months

Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam exported goods worth an estimated US$61.34 billion in the first four months of 2017, up 15.4% year on year while imports surged 24.9% to US$64.07 billion, according to

Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports hit $10.8 billion
Business

Agro-forestry-aquatic product exports hit $10.8 billion

Vietnamnet - The export value of agro-forestry-aquatic products reached $10.8 billion in the first four months of 2017, a year-on-year surge of 9.1 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture

Agro-forestry and fisheries exports hit US$10.8 billion in four months
Business

Agro-forestry and fisheries exports hit US$10.8 billion in four months

Nhan dan - NDO – Vietnam’s agro-forestry and fisheries export revenues were estimated at US$2.9 billion in April, bringing the total figure for the first four months of 2017 to US$10.8 billion, up

Savills: Airport overload to hit tourism
Business

Savills: Airport overload to hit tourism

Vietnamnet - Airports in major cities are increasingly overwhelmed with passengers, presenting a big challenge for tourism development as more than 80% of international visitors come to Vietnam by

Vietnam’s computer exports hit record high
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Vietnam’s computer exports hit record high

Vietnamnet - The export turnover of computers, electronic products and spare parts in March touched US$ 2.19 billion, the highest level ever recorded, the General Department of Customs said.

Q1 motor vehicle imports hit record
Business

Q1 motor vehicle imports hit record

Vietnamnet - The General Statistics Office (GSO) has released a list of the 44 major import items in the first quarter of 2017, in which the volume and value of imported completely-built-unit (CBU)

VN's agro-forestry-fishery exports hit $7.6 billion in Q1
Business

VN's agro-forestry-fishery exports hit $7.6 billion in Q1

Vietnamnet - The export value of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products reached 7.6 billion USD in the first three months of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 7.6 percent.

Dong Nai: Private companies’ registered capital hit record
Business

Dong Nai: Private companies’ registered capital hit record

Nhan dan - NDO - From the beginning of this year, the registered capital of privately-owned enterprises in the southern province of Dong Nai approximated VND10.7 trillion (US$470 million), up 140%