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People living with HIV surge in many localities
Health

People living with HIV surge in many localities

The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health said that since the beginning of the year, the country has reported 3,500 fresh cases of HIV infections and nearly 650

Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF
World

Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

'If the current trend continues then you're going to lose the wild elephant population in the next 1-2 years.'

Trump call on Afghan surge: Another step away from 'America First'?
World

Trump call on Afghan surge: Another step away from 'America First'?

Yahoo News On the scale of the foreign-policy issues President Trump has to consider, the proposed surge of up to 5,000 more US troops into Afghanistan may not register as the most pressing.

VN-Index expected to surge back to previous peak
Business

VN-Index expected to surge back to previous peak

Vietnamnet - The benchmark VN-Index could surge back to the 732 points peak seen a month ago on the back of strong buys by foreign investors as well as positive economic indicators, analysts said.

International tourists surge over 4m in four months
Travel

International tourists surge over 4m in four months

EN VietNamNet - The number of international visitors to Viet Nam in the first four months of this year was estimated at 4.28 million, representing a year-on-year surge of 30.3 per cent.

Tourist arrivals surge during four-day holidays
Travel

Tourist arrivals surge during four-day holidays

EN VietNamNet - The capital city of Hanoi welcomed more than 54,000 international visitors during the four-day holidays from April 29 to May 2, a year-on-year increase of 33 percent.

Vietnam's wood exports surge 17.1 percent in Q1
Business

Vietnam's wood exports surge 17.1 percent in Q1

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s exports of wood and wooden products in the first quarter of this year hit 1.78 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 17.1 percent, the General Department of Vietnam Customs

Holiday tour bookings surge
Travel

Holiday tour bookings surge

EN VietNamNet - Tour bookings for the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) holiday have grown 15-25% year-on-year but tour prices have remained mostly unchanged.

Blue surge in Georgia: What election shows about shifts in suburban values
World

Blue surge in Georgia: What election shows about shifts in suburban values

Yahoo News While he did not breach the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff in June, he did surge to an easy plurality over 17 other candidates in the district – the place where Newt Gingrich

Surge in Q1 labour demand
Business

Surge in Q1 labour demand

Vietnamnet - Demand for new staff at the country’s enterprises increased in the first quarter, according to job recruitment agencies.

Quang Ninh: Mong Cai border gate serves Chinese tourist surge
Travel

Quang Ninh: Mong Cai border gate serves Chinese tourist surge

EN VietNamNet - Chinese tourists entering Vietnam via Mong Cai international border gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh at weekends is estimated to number 10,000 per day, doubling the

Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value
Business

Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

Vietnamnet - Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

2016 witnessed surge in anti-Muslim hate groups, SPLC report says
World

2016 witnessed surge in anti-Muslim hate groups, SPLC report says

Yahoo News Hate groups – particularly right-wing extremists and anti-Muslim groups – are on the rise in the United States, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Hundreds of immigrants arrested in 'routine' U.S. enforcement surge
World

Hundreds of immigrants arrested in 'routine' U.S. enforcement surge

Yahoo News U.S. federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of

Eurozone growth and inflation surge, adding to pressure on ECB
World

Eurozone growth and inflation surge, adding to pressure on ECB

Yahoo News Growth in the eurozone accelerated, inflation rose towards the ECB's key target and unemployment fell to a seven-year low as the bloc's economy shrugged off uncertainty over Brexit and US

Tet surge in cell-phone sales
Business

Tet surge in cell-phone sales

Vietnamnet - Mobile phone sales, which did not see the usual spike during last month’s festive season, seem set to surge in the run-up to the Lunar New Year (Tet).

Vietnam's tourism revenue expected to surge to US$35 billion by 2020
Travel

Vietnam's tourism revenue expected to surge to US$35 billion by 2020

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam’s tourism sector is expected to attain revenue of US$35 billion by 2020, double last year, according to a resolution issued by the Politburo.

Vietnam-Japan trade expected to surge in 2017
Business

Vietnam-Japan trade expected to surge in 2017

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Trade between Vietnam and Japan is expected to reach a new height in 2017 as the two countries have agreed on numerous measures to boost trade exchange, which were agreed on at

Vietnam's steel production set for 2017 surge
Business

Vietnam's steel production set for 2017 surge

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s steel industry plans to produce 5.5 million tonnes of crude steel and 5.8 million tonnes of rolled steel this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam Airlines profits surge 140% in 2016
Business

Vietnam Airlines profits surge 140% in 2016

Nhan dan - NDO - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has reported pre-tax earnings of nearly VND2.5 trillion (US$110 million) in 2016, a year-on-year surge of 140%, the company said on

Surge in tourists puts some strain on Thailand's infrastructure
Travel

Surge in tourists puts some strain on Thailand's infrastructure

Thailand's success in attracting huge numbers of tourists has put some infrastructure for handling the influx under pressure, an economist with the World Bank said on Monday. "Bottlenecks are

Power surge: Chinese electric car battery maker charges for global market
Tech

Power surge: Chinese electric car battery maker charges for global market

A dusty village on the outskirts of Ningde, a third-tier city in China's southeast, seems an unlikely place for the headquarters of a potential global leader in future automotive technology. China's

Debt-heavy Portugal reaps windfall from surge in tourism
Travel

Debt-heavy Portugal reaps windfall from surge in tourism

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's fragile economy is getting a tonic from tourism this year, with revenue up by more than 10 percent through October including a 20 percent jump in visitors from the

Transport firms prepare for passenger surge over Tet
Politics

Transport firms prepare for passenger surge over Tet

The Lunar New Year is a rare opportunity for migrant workers to visit their families back home.