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Non-infectious diseases kill 400,000 Vietnamese per year
Health

Non-infectious diseases kill 400,000 Vietnamese per year

Baomoi - Infectious diseases kill about 300 people per year, whereas non-infectious infectious diseases kill about 400,000 ones, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long.

Vegetables exports bring in $8.2 million per day
Business

Vegetables exports bring in $8.2 million per day

Vietnamnet - Export turnover for vegetables has reached $857 million this year up to April 15, an increase of 30 per cent year-on-year and bringing in $8.2 million to Vietnam each day.

Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget
Business

Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget

Nhan dan - NDO - Enterprises contributed a total of VND746.4 trillion (US$32.84 billion) to the State budget in 2015 with an average of VND1.7 billion (US$74.800) per enterprise, which was a very

Int’l tourists to Vietnam exceed one million per month
Travel

Int’l tourists to Vietnam exceed one million per month

EN VietNamNet - According to the General Statistics Office, the number of international tourists to Vietnam reached 1,199,421 in February, increasing 19.1 percent from the previous month and 42.2

Number of Vietnamese going abroad up 15 per cent
Travel

Number of Vietnamese going abroad up 15 per cent

Vietnamnet - Some 6.5 million Vietnamese travelled abroad last year, up 15 per cent from 2015, according to the Việt Nam Tourism Association.

Vietnam’s GDP per capita tops $2,200
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Vietnam’s GDP per capita tops $2,200

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s per capita GDP reached an estimated VND48.6 million (USD2,215), up USD106 compared with 2015, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

HCM City tourism stimulus packages offer 70 per cent discount
Travel

HCM City tourism stimulus packages offer 70 per cent discount

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Tourism Association yesterday kicked off the 2017 domestic tourism promotion programme with discounts of up to 70 per cent on package tours.

HCM City economy grows 8 per cent
Health

HCM City economy grows 8 per cent

The HCM City People’s Council is reviewing the socio-economic situation and the city’s revenues and spending this year, drawing up plans for 2017 and reviewing all voters’ complaints at a four-day

Vietnam's GDP to grow at 6.3 per cent for 2017-2018
Health

Vietnam's GDP to grow at 6.3 per cent for 2017-2018

Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains favorable, and its growth prospects may improve to 6.3 per cent from 2017-2018, according to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report released on December 5.

Vietnamese-Canadian plans to save HCM City $50 million in water bills per year
Politics

Vietnamese-Canadian plans to save HCM City $50 million in water bills per year

The foreign engineer has desgined a 'smart' meter that will allow households to track their water consumption remotely.

Trump vows to scrap Obamacare as costs to jump 25 per cent
Health

Trump vows to scrap Obamacare as costs to jump 25 per cent

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump vowed Tuesday (Oct 25) to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program after the government announced Americans will see costs jump an average of 25

Incompetent state employees cost Vietnam $760 million per year
Politics

Incompetent state employees cost Vietnam $760 million per year

About 30 percent of state employees are allegedly “incompetent”.

Vietnam's industrial production climbs 7.4 per cent in first nine months
Business

Vietnam's industrial production climbs 7.4 per cent in first nine months

In September alone, the index of industrial production jumped 7.6 per cent on-year.

Nearly 57 per cent of adults in Viet Nam are aware of entrepreneurship
Tech

Nearly 57 per cent of adults in Viet Nam are aware of entrepreneurship

Nearly 57 per cent of adults in Viet Nam are aware of entrepreneurship, ranking ninth out of 60 economies in the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey.

Phu My Hung sold out 99 per cent of Riverpark Premier within 2 hours
Business

Phu My Hung sold out 99 per cent of Riverpark Premier within 2 hours

More than 500 customers attended Riverpark Premier's first phase launch Eventon on Sunday. This is a new high-end apartment project by Phu My Hung Development Corporation in HCM City's District 7.

Construction sector grows 8.8 per cent
Business

Construction sector grows 8.8 per cent

The construction sector grew 8.8 per cent in gross domestic product (GDP) for the first half of this year, the highest growth since 2010, reported the Ministry of Construction during a conference in

Petrol prices slide over VND600 per litre in 7th cut of the year
Business

Petrol prices slide over VND600 per litre in 7th cut of the year

NDO/VNA – The prices of RON 92 petrol and bio-fuel E5 slid VND665 and VND604 per litre, respectively, from 3:00 pm on July 20, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of

Vietnamese spending around three work days online per week
Tech

Vietnamese spending around three work days online per week

Vietnamese consumers spend 24 hours and 7 minutes on average online per week, an increase of almost nine hours from 2014, according to a recent report from Nielsen.

Sales in E-commerce rise by 45 per cent
Tech

Sales in E-commerce rise by 45 per cent

E-commerce websites saw turnover increase by 45 per cent last year and investment go up by 30 per cent.

Bulk buying to save Vietnamese government $1.5 billion per year
Business

Bulk buying to save Vietnamese government $1.5 billion per year

Vietnam is going to officially conduct public procurement on a lump sum basis this year, helping the country to save up to VND34 trillion ($1.5 billion), the Vietnam News Agency quoted a