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Thailand, Philippines plan restriction easing, Myanmar extends preventive measures

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- The Government of Thailand is planning to lift all business and activity lockdowns on July 1 after making preparations for the reopening in June. Secretary-General of the Natio... Read More


International tourists down nearly 50 percent

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 48.8 percent decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first five months of the year, with the total standing at 3.73 m... Read More


Vietnam posts 1.9bln USD trade surplus in first five months

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- Vietnam reported a trade surplus of 1.9 billion USD in the first five months of this year amid the ongoing complexity for global markets caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Accord... Read More


Five-month agro-forestry-fishery trade surplus nearly 3.3bn USD

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- The agro-forestry-fishery sector recorded a trade surplus of close to 3.3 billion USD in the first five months of 2020, a decline of a mere 2.3 percent year-on-year. According ... Read More


Vingroup forecast revenue up 12 percent

Hanoi, May 29 -- Conglomerate Vingroup JSC plans to earn 145 trillion VND (6.2 billion USD) in revenue this year, up 12 percent year-on-year. The information was released during the group's annual ge... Read More


Son La court sentences defendants in exam scandal

Son La (VNA), May 29 -- The People's Court of northwestern Son La province on May 29 announced punishment for 12 defendants involved in score manipulations in the 2018 national high school examination... Read More


Vice State President visits children with cancer at K Hospital

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on May 29 visited and brought gifts to children with cancer being treated at the Tan Trieu branch of the National Cancer Hospital (K Hos... Read More


January-May FDI down 17 percent

Hanoi (VNA), May 29 -- Vietnam attracted a total of 13.9 billion USD in FDI in the first five months of this year, a fall of 17 percent year-on-year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on M... Read More


HCM City fosters linkages between academia, companies

HCM City (VNA), May 29 -- HCM City authorities are helping companies access new technologies by promoting linkages between researchers and businesses, but more collaboration is needed, speakers said ... Read More


Vietnam hailed for good economy, stable politics: Japanese business executive

Tokyo (VNA), May 29 -- Vietnam is a potential and emerging market, with low risks , good economy and stable politics, Eto Shinji, General Manager of Japanese building product distributor JUTEC Corpora... Read More