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June's CPI inches up 0.69%
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 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 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, 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
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.

Vietnam placed among countries with the fastest clean-energy transition rates
Vietnam placed among countries with the fastest clean-energy transition rates

Vietnam’s solar energy production expanded to nearly 11% from about 0% in just four years, turning the country into the 10th solar power generator of the world in 2021.

Industrial parks, economic zones make important contributions to GDP growth
Industrial parks, economic zones make important contributions to GDP growth

Vietnam has about 335 industrial parks across the country together with 17 economic zones, which play an important role in investment attraction and State budget collection.

Circular economy contributing to green growth
Circular economy contributing to green growth

A circular economy aims to circulate the waste within a single enterprise or turn waste from one industry into a resource for another. According to the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), a circular economy is a closed production cycle, where waste is returned as raw materials for production, thereby reducing any negative impact on the environment, ecosystems, and human health.

Five Vietnamese universities named in THE Asia Rankings 2022
Five Vietnamese universities named in THE Asia Rankings 2022

Five Vietnamese universities have been named in the Times Higher Education's Asia University Rankings 2022, including three in Ho Chi Minh City and two in Hanoi.

Vietnam up 48 places in COVID-19 recovery index
Vietnam up 48 places in COVID-19 recovery index

Vietnam jumped 48 spots to claim the 14th place in the COVID-19 Recovery Index by Nikkei Asia in May 2022. Vietnam is the first country in Southeast Asia to exempt foreign tourists from all testing, vaccination and quarantine requirements.

Vietnam listed among countries with highest growth forecasts in 2022
Vietnam listed among countries with highest growth forecasts in 2022

According to forecasts by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Vietnam will record an economic growth of 6 percent in 2022, among economies with the highest growth rate of the world.

Export growth rate projected to reach 6-7% annually in 2021-2030
Export growth rate projected to reach 6-7% annually in 2021-2030

A strategy to 2030 sets sustainable targets with a balanced import-export structure in order to sharpen competitive edge and bolster brand development for Vietnamese products. The idea behind the plan is to raise Vietnam’s position in the global supply chain and serve as momentum for sustainable economic development. The target has been set at an average export growth rate of 6-7% to 2030.

Fishery exports up 42% in first five months of 2022
Fishery exports up 42% in first five months of 2022

Fishery export turnover this May hit the 1-billion-USD benchmark, posting a year-on-year rise of 27 percent and bringing the figure in the first five months of the year to more than 4.6 billion USD, up 42 percent compared to the same period of 2021.

Ministry of Health proposes V2K message in COVID-19 prevention and control
Ministry of Health proposes V2K message in COVID-19 prevention and control

The Ministry of Health proposed the V2K message (vaccines, face masks and disinfection) in COVID-19 prevention and control. However, the previous 5K message could return if a new COVID-19 variant breaks out affecting public health. So far, the Health Ministry has proposed the suspension of health declaration and removed restrictions on crowds and distance.

Searches for tourism in Vietnam post highest increase in first five months
Searches for tourism in Vietnam post highest increase in first five months

Data from Google Trends indicated that searches for Vietnam tourism surged more than 75 percent in the first five months of 2022, posting the highest growth in the world

Agro-forestry-fishery exports maintain growth momentum in 5 months
Agro-forestry-fishery exports maintain growth momentum in 5 months

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit about 23.2 billion USD in the first five months of 2022, posting a year-on-year increase of 16.8 percent. Nine groups of products enjoyed export values of more than 1 billion USD in the period, including coffee, rubber, rice, cashew and vegetables.