VietJet Air launches big promotion campaign

During this period, all passengers will be automatically entered into a draw with free air tickets given away on a daily basis. There will also be weekly prizes of Samsung Galaxy Core II Duos and a monthly prize of a Honda SH 125 besides the Grand Prize. All a passenger …

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Vietnam through international visitors’ eyes

In the first half of this year, many Vietnamese tourism sites were cited by the international mass media as among the world’s best, serving as a source of pride and encouragement for those directly involved in the tourism industry. Trip Advisor – the world’s premiere tourism website – selected Hanoi …

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Vietnam seeks investment for supporting industries

Such zones will be constructed in Hanoi, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Hung Yen, Hai Phong, Dong Nai, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh and Danang. Such zones will primarily aim at attracting projects in mechanical engineering and metallurgy, according to the master plan on industrial development approved …

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Commercial banks stand firm amid East Sea tension

Reports from official sources all show that banks are still in good condition. Worries were once raised when southerners rushed to withdraw their money from banks to buy gold and dollars in early May for fear of East Sea tension. However, the monetary market calmed down quickly as people realized …

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Inspiring confidence for businesses

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s recent survey shows business confidence has increased thanks to the State’s commitment to make the business environment more business friendly. The Vietnam economy has bottomed out and is now rebounding and back on track, thanks to remarkable growth in the first half …

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Tuna exports to Netherlands surge

Vietnam’s tuna exports to the Netherlands hit nearly US$8.9 million in the first four months of this year, representing a year-on-year rise of 123%, despite an overall decrease in the European Union. Therefore, the Netherlands exceeded Spain to become the third largest importer of Vietnamese tuna in the bloc. The …

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Formosa seeks steel economic zone

The firm’s proposal for investment incentives that go beyond the current package of preferences stipulated by law has elicited a strong reaction from investment promotion officers, steel manufacturers and economists. Le Dang Doanh, a renowned independent economist, commented that the proposal is “unusual” and does not fit the Vietnamese current …

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It’s time to reduce imports from China

“It is high time Vietnam considers reducing its imports from the Chinese market,” says Le Thi Minh Thuy, Head of the Trade and Services Statistics Department under the GSO. In the first half of the year, China’s imports increased by 21% over last year’s same period to tally in at …

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Sale promotions commemorate the World cup 2014

A global event like the World Cup is a great opportunity for companies to advertise their brands and stimulate demand through promotions. With the football World Cup around the corner, retailers, electronics stores, and supermarkets have kicked off a slew of promotions. In Ho Chi Minh City it is hard …

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30-minute travelling from Hanoi to HaLong by plane

The state-of-the-art US Cessna Grand Caravan EX seaplane can carry 12-18 passengers. It has a cruising speed of 300kmph and is capable of taking off and landing at both normal airports and on the water. The Thien Minh travel group has announced that it will offer seaplane tours this September, …

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