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Vietnam records high COVID-19 vaccination coverage

Vietnam has launched large scale COVID-19 vaccination drives. As of August 4, more than 247 million doses had been administered, making Vietnam into the list of countries with high vaccination coverage in the world.

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Localities taking lead in national ranking indexes

Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh and Ba Ria-Vung Tau are localities that frequently top the national rankings of foreign investment attraction, budget collection, per capita income and competitiveness index, among others.

Hanoi among 6 top cycling destinations:

Hanoi capital city of Vietnam has been selected among six top cycling destinations by online travel agency based on travellers’ reviews.

Mekong Delta’s economic scale to expand 2-2.5 times by 2030

The Mekong Delta’s economic scale is projected to expand 2-2.5 times by 2030, according to Resolution No. 78/ND-CP dated June 18, 2022 by the Government regarding an action plan on the implementation of Resolution No. 13-NQ/TW dated April 2, 2022 by the Politburo on socio-economic development orientations and measures to ensure national defence and security in the Mekong Delta by 2030 and vision to 2045.

Aquatic exports surge nearly 40% in H1

Aquatic exports maintained the over-1-billion-USD benchmark in June 2022, 24% higher than the same period last year. The figure surpassed 5.76 billion USD in the first half, posting a year-on-year surge of 39.6%.

Rice exports hit 1.72 billion USD in H1 2022

Vietnam exported 3.52 million tonnes of rice in the first half of 2022, for a year-on-year rise of 16.2%, raking in about 1.72 billion USD. Rice was one of 28 commodities with export revenue exceeding 1 billion USD in the first half.

Significance of Vietnam being elected to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee

Vietnam was elected to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2022-2026 term, with 120 votes - the highest among elected countries - during the ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention 2003, held in Paris on July 6, 2022.

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam surge 6.8 fold in first half of 2022

Foreign arrivals to Vietnam hit 602,000 in the first half of 2022, surging 6.8 fold compared to the same period last year.

GDP up 6.42% in first 6 months of 2022

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first six months of 2022 expanded 6.42%, higher than the 5.74% recorded in the same period last year.

June's CPI inches up 0.69%

The consumer price index (CPI) in June increased by 0.69% from the previous month, according to the General Statistics Office.

Vietnam jumps 39 notches in CEO quality of life rankings

Vietnam jumped 39 steps to become the 62nd best country worldwide for quality of life in 2021, according to a report released by CEOWORLD – the world's leading business and trade magazine.

Vietnam nominated in 10 categories at World Travel Awards 2022

Vietnam has made an impressive comeback with ten nominated categories at the World Travel Awards 2022, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Hanoi, Hoi An travel experiences among Asia's 25 best in 2022

Hanoi motorbike tour and Hoi An cooking class have been selected by readers of US travel site Tripadvisor as two of the 25 best travel experiences in Asia.

Hanoi motorbike tour among 25 best experiences in Asia in 2022

A Hanoi motorbike tour was named in the list of 25 best travel experiences in Asia this year by readers of the US Travel site Tripadvisor.