Vietnam Rubber Group to raise natural rubber output under its own brand A worker collects latex from a rubber tree (Illustrative photo: VNA) The rate is expected to hit 92 percent by 2022. The VRG has built a set of standards and introduced VRG-branded rubber products since 2018, bolstering consumption of its products along with Vietnam’s rubber brand in the international market. VRG-branded products reached 255,407 tonnes last year, accounting for 68 percent of the group's total output, from just 20,790 tonnes recorded in 2018. The VRG reported 21.17 trillion VND in revenue and 5.23 trillion VND in post-tax profit in 2020, year-on-year increases of 6.9 percent and 36.4 percent, respectively./. CPI in February highest in 8 years Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in February was up 1.52 percent over the previous month and 0.7 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). This is the highest February CPI growth recorded in the … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS MARCH 1
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The Hanoitimes - Vietnam ranked second among the searched destinations for group travelers. Vietnam has been ranked fourth among the top 10 searched destinations for travel among all different traveler group from June 1 to December 31 this year, according to search data revealed by Agoda. Vietnam was second among the searched destinations for group travelers, according to Agoda. As the Covid-19 situation improves in many countries and social restrictions are being lifted, the travel itch that has been subdued for months now grows even stronger. Travelers are dreaming again of distant shores, as well as the option to explore their domestic travel scene. Taiwan (China) tops the travel escape searches list among all different traveler groups from couples to solo travelers, family or groups, beating last year’s champs – Thailand, which is knocked into the second most popular searched destination ahead of Japan, Vietnam, South Korea in the top five. The US, … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks fourth on Agoda 2020 travel wishlist
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is a country in Southeast Asia and the easternmost country on the Indochinese Peninsula. With a population of 96.2 million, Vietnam was the world’s 15th most populous country in 2019, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam. The country has a total land area of over 331,200 square kilometers. Vietnam shares land borders with China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west. It shares maritime borders with China and some Southeast Asian countries through the East Vietnam Sea. The combined length of the country’s land boundaries is 4,639 kilometers, and its coastline is 3,444 kilometers long. The capital of Vietnam is Hanoi, located in the north, while the most populous city and commercial hub is Ho Chi Minh City in the south. Vietnam’s unique geography creates a range of weather patterns, with both tropical and temperate zones, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT). … [Read more...] about What country is Vietnam?
Vice Chairwoman of Dak Nong province People’s Committee Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh (L) (Photo: Mai Mai/VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) - This year’s brocade cultural festival will be held under the theme of “Culture and tourism festival – Oriental quintessence” from November 24 – 29 in Dak Nong province’s Gia Nghia city. Hamlets of M’Nong, Ma and Ede ethnic people, among others, are proud home of various heritages, both tangible and intangible. It is noteworthy that the gong cultural space of the Central Highlands has been recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural masterpiece of the mankind. To honour the traditional craft cultural values and help preserve, bring into play and honour the cultural identity of the Vietnam ethnic races, the People’s Committee of Dak Nong province is planning to hold the second Vietnam brocade cultural festival from November 24 to 29 this year in its Gia Nghia city. Dak Nong trademark Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh, Vice Chairwoman of Dak Nong province, said this … [Read more...] about Brocade festival – an Oriental quintessence in Dak Nong
The Hanoitimes - Condé Nast Traveler readers rank their favorite countries to visit around the world. Vietnam has jumped one place from one year earlier to ninth among the 20 favorite countries to visit by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, a US-based luxury travel and lifestyle magazine. Thung Nam mountain, Cao Bang province. Photo: Chu Xuan Khoa Italy led the top 20 countries by Readers' Choice Awards 2020 of Condé Nast Traveler, followed by Sri Lanka, Portugal, Japan and Greece. Along with Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand, two Southeast Asian countries, ranked 6th and 7th among the magazine readers' choices. Earlier, in September, CNTraveller (CNTraveler’s publication in the UK) rated Vietnam among the best holiday destinations for 2021. Some attractive points of Vietnamese tourism were highlighted in a CNTraveller article such as high-end resorts, the North-South railway and community-based tourism. CNTraveller suggested a “clutch of smart-but-unshowy … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks 9th out of top 20 travel destinations: US magazine