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Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel
Travel

Poor infrastructure, services hamper growth of sea travel

Vietnam has seen a significant increase in the number of foreign tourists travelling to the country by sea but poor infrastructure and a lack of high-quality services for cruise tourism may hinder

Retail and consumer services up 10.5% in first nine months
Business

Retail and consumer services up 10.5% in first nine months

NDO – The value of retail sales and consumer services was estimated at VND2,917 trillion (US$128 billion) in the first nine months of 2017, up 10.5% over the same period last year, according to the

Da Nang prepares health services for APEC week
Business

Da Nang prepares health services for APEC week

NDO/VNA – The central city of Da Nang has completed its preparations for medical services at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Economic Leaders Week in early November, the

Khanh Hoa to work with Grab on the hailing services
Tech

Khanh Hoa to work with Grab on the hailing services

After Grab announced the launch of GrabTaxi in Khanh Hoa, the provincial Department of Transport said operation of the...

Seminar to bring together sellers, buyers of ICT services
Tech

Seminar to bring together sellers, buyers of ICT services

The Viet Nam Information and Communication Technology Outlook seminar to be held in HCM City on September 20 will discuss IT use by businesses in the context of Industry 4.0, opportunities and

Amazon offers cloud computing services in VN
Tech

Amazon offers cloud computing services in VN

Amazon Web Services (AWS) officially set up a legal entity in Viet Nam to support its customers using the company’s...

Saigon sails into unchartered waters with plan for boat services to Con Dao Island, outskirts
Travel

Saigon sails into unchartered waters with plan for boat services to Con Dao Island, outskirts

En Vnexpress - All being well, you'll be able to catch a boat in the city center and be on a desert island in just a few hours.

PM urges better healthcare and administrative services
Health

PM urges better healthcare and administrative services

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the health sector to continue improving the quality of human resources and focusing on improving medical ethics, while enhancing the quality of the country’s

Infirmaries asked to tighten cosmetic surgery services
Health

Infirmaries asked to tighten cosmetic surgery services

The Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department today sent a document to its sub-divisions to review its cosmetic surgery services and prevent incidents during surgeries.

Tourism products, services need quality upgrade
Travel

Tourism products, services need quality upgrade

VietNamNet Bridge – Any tourism destination that fails to improve competitiveness in an era of globalisation will lose, even if it has great potential,

Hotel sector counters competition from new accommodation services
Travel

Hotel sector counters competition from new accommodation services

Since 2010, the number of 3-5-star hotels nationwide has doubled, helping enhance the competitiveness of Vietnam’s hotel system to the regional level. However, hotels also face fierce competition

Plane or train? Vietnam's railway network to offer airline-class services to win back passengers
Travel

Plane or train? Vietnam's railway network to offer airline-class services to win back passengers

En Vnexpress - If you can't beat them, join them.

Vietnam bans new carpooling services from Uber, Grab
Business

Vietnam bans new carpooling services from Uber, Grab

En nexpress - The authorities say sharing a car with a stranger comes with risks that passengers should not ignore.

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services
Business

Vietnam slams brakes on new app-based ride-hailing services

En nexpress - Drivers operating under the radar for companies such as Uber and Grab are flooding the country's mega-cities.

Local airlines plan new services, more seats in peak summer travel season
Travel

Local airlines plan new services, more seats in peak summer travel season

Bao Moi - Domestic airlines are planning to launch new routes and operate additional flights to meet growing demand during the peak summer travel season.

ATM services must run 24/7: Bank
Business

ATM services must run 24/7: Bank

Vietnamnet - Following recent complaints that several banks in Viet Nam have stopped providing ATM services at night, the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) has ordered all banks nationwide to provide

Railways plan upgrades, new services
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Railways plan upgrades, new services

Vietnamnet - Vu Anh Minh, Chairman of the Viet Nam Railways Corporation, tells the Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam that the shortage of funds makes investment decisions difficult for the sector.

Retail and consumer services up 9.6% in first four months
Business

Retail and consumer services up 9.6% in first four months

Nhan dan - NDO - The value of retail sales and consumer services was estimated at VND1,267.9 trillion (US$55.79 billion) in the first four months of 2017, up 9.6% over the same period last year.

Retail sales, services revenue up 6.7 percent in four months
Business

Retail sales, services revenue up 6.7 percent in four months

Vietnamnet - The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached 1,267.9 trillion VND (56.7 billion USD) in the first four months of this year, a year on year increase of 6.7 percent.

Retail sales, services revenue up 6.7% till April
Business

Retail sales, services revenue up 6.7% till April

Vietnamnet - The country’s total retail sales and services revenue reached VND1,267.9 trillion (US$56.7 billion) in the first four months of this year, a year on year increase of 6.7 per cent.

Kayak services on Ha Long Bay resume
Travel

Kayak services on Ha Long Bay resume

EN VietNamNet - Kayak services on Ha Long Bay in the northern province of Quang Ninh will resume from May 1, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long.

Workers to get better services: PM
Health

Workers to get better services: PM

Baomoi - The Government has created the best conditions to help labourers enjoy favourable housing, health care, insurance, legal assistance and living standards in industrial zones (IZs) and export

Wealth management services launched in Vietnam
Business

Wealth management services launched in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Many bankers dream of providing wealth management services, especially in an attractive market like Vietnam.

Vietnam Top Trade Services Awards honour over 100 typical enterprises and entrepreneurs
Business

Vietnam Top Trade Services Awards honour over 100 typical enterprises and entrepreneurs

Nhan dan - NDO – As many as 103 prominent enterprises and entrepreneurs were awarded the Vietnam Top Trade Services Awards 2016 at a ceremony in Hanoi on April 22.

New railway leader vows to improve services and cut fares
Business

New railway leader vows to improve services and cut fares

Vietnamnet - There will be major changes in railway services in Vietnam including early booking and big promotions according to the newly-appointed chairman of the Vietnam Railways Corporation, Vu