Vietnam touts tourism in New Delhi

(VOV) – The Vietnam Embassy in India on November 26 sponsored an international marketing seminar in New Delhi, India with a plethora of attendees, providing an opportunity to discuss ways it could assist them in promoting inbound tourism to Vietnam.

At the event, Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh said the Vietnam government has been involved in a wide range of industry activities, focusing on working with suppliers, regulatory agencies and travel promotion bureaus to improve the quality of travel related services for foreign visitors.

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Number of ultra-wealthy in Vietnam rises to 210: report

Vietnam saw a 7.7 percent expansion of the population of ultra-rich individuals, or those with net assets of at least US$30 million, from 2013, the latest annual World Ultra Wealth Report shows.

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The Southeast Asian country now has 210 ultra-wealthy individuals, whose assets are worth $20 billion collectively, according to the report compiled by wealth intelligence firm Wealth-X and the Union Bank of Switzerland.

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Safely operating hydro-electric and hydraulics lakes during the stormy and rainy season

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Phu Yen is a province at thee delta with the most impact from the process of flood rinsing from upstream factories. To ensure the safety during the rainy and stormy season, the commanding boards of natural disaster prevention and seeking-rescuing … [Continue reading]

Experts mull over French model of public personnel management

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Synthetic fiber manufacturer to hold IPO

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Deputy PM: innovation must benefit low-income people

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has underlined the need to enhance coordination and mobilise resources to promote innovative ideas targeting low-income earners. Addressing a forum held by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) in Hanoi on … [Continue reading]

Vietnam tourism promotion gala in New Delhi

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Sports News 27/11

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Cuong to compete in US Badminton Grand Prix Pham Cao Cuong will be the sole Vietnamese representative in the 2014 K&D Graphics/Yonex Grand Prix Badminton Championships to be held from December 8-13 at the Orange County Badminton Club in … [Continue reading]

Cement consumption on the rise

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Concert presents traditional music

Heritage Space will present a series of special concerts to explore the essence of Vietnam's diverse and traditional music, starting on November 27. With the support of the Centre for Vietnam Music and Art Development, the series will present some … [Continue reading]

Vietnam, RoK share experience in business renovation

Consultancy firms from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) gathered at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on November 26 to share experience in renovating business operation. The main topics were how to increase productivity and reduce production … [Continue reading]

Local companies focus on brand evaluation

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Food producers urged to add value

Workers at Quang Son Ltd Company check cashew nuts for export on a modern processing line (Photo: VNA) Enterprises in the food industry should focus more on improving production technologies to create products with added value, delegates said at a … [Continue reading]

Vietnam enjoys surge in international arrivals

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More than 7.2 million foreign visitors arrived in Vietnam in the first 11 months of this year, surging 5.4 percent year-on-year (Photo: VNA) … [Continue reading]

74 billion VND for protecting wild elephants in Dong Nai

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Dong Nai’s Forest Protection Department estimated the number at 17 in 2009 and ten individuals in 2013 (Photo: VNA) … [Continue reading]

Stocks slump under heavy sell-offs

Stocks unexpectedly tumbled on November 26 afternoon under heavy selling on both blue chips and speculative shares, despite positive performances in the morning. On the Hochiminh Stock Exchange, the benchmark VN-Index lost nearly 10 points, or 1.68 … [Continue reading]

Vietnam’s wage policy faces great challenges

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Agro- forestry-fishery export hit 28.2 billion USD in 11 months

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The volume of export rice decreased 2.7 percent to 6 million tonnes but earnings rose by 1.9 percent to 2.79 billion USD (Photo: VNA) Vietnam earned 28.2 billion USD from the export of agro-forestry and fishery products in the period from January to … [Continue reading]

Thailand, Laos agree to boost cooperation

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (R) and his Laos counterpart Thongsing Thammavong review Guard of Honour in Vientaine (Photo: VNA) … [Continue reading]

Ebola vaccine promising in first human trials: NIH

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Pharmaceutical companies and health agencies have been scrambling to test drugs and vaccines that could help combat Ebola. … [Continue reading]