Ireland's economy could suffer a 4% hit if the UK and the EU fail to reach a deal following Brexit, the International Monetary Fund has said.

HCM City launches digital traffic app
1/23/2017 2:52:28 PM (GMT+7)
Commuters can now plan their routes to avoid getting stuck in HCM City’s congestion hotspots as the city’s Transport Department has announced the launch of a digital traffic app aimed at informing commuters of traffic congestion.

Trump invites Putin to visit US
7/20/2018 10:12:00 AM (GMT+7)
 US President Donald Trump has invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit the US in the autumn, his press secretary says.

Widespread downpours cause floods in northern, central localities
7/20/2018 10:49:54 AM (GMT+7)
 Although Tyhoon Son Tinh was weakened to a tropical depression, heavy rains continue pouring into northern and central localities, causing serious floods.

U23 int’l football championship to kick off on August 3
7/20/2018 10:45:46 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) U23 International Championship - Vinaphone Cup 2018 will take place from August 3-7 in Hanoi, announced the VFF on July 19.

Exhibition on Taiwan’s smart technology to take place in HCM City
7/20/2018 10:44:45 AM (GMT+7)
 An exhibition introducing the latest Taiwanese products using smart and environmentally-friendly technology will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on July 26-28.

Impacts of US-China trade war on Vietnam’s garment, footwear industries
7/20/2018 10:43:45 AM (GMT+7)
Vietnam’s key commodities, including apparel, leather, and footwear, are forecast to be hurt by the US-China trade war, which began on July 6 when the US imposed new tariffs on a majority of Chinese imports into the country.

France’s Order of Academic Palms presented to Vietnamese scholar
7/20/2018 10:37:41 AM (GMT+7)
 The Order of Academic Palms of France has been presented to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Dien, Vice Rector of the School of Economics and Law under the Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP
7/20/2018 10:31:11 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Industry and Trade is making every endeavour to complete all required papers and to submit the CPTPP to the National Assembly for ratification in the legislature’s session later this year.

Le Quoc Phong named Chairman of Vietnam Youth Federation
7/20/2018 10:26:36 AM (GMT+7)
 First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Le Quoc Phong has been named Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Federation’s (VYF) Central Committee.

Vietnam promotes tourism in Chinese Taiwan
7/20/2018 10:25:27 AM (GMT+7)
 The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will promote tourism in Vietnam in Kaohsiung and Taipei cities in China’s Taiwan from July 24-27.

Avocado festival of M’Nong ethnic group re-enacted
7/20/2018 10:24:34 AM (GMT+7)
 A festival was held in Dak R’Moan commune of the Central Highlands of Dak Nong on July 18 to celebrate the avocado season there. 

VN insurance industry hits growth of 24 percent in H1
7/20/2018 10:23:29 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s insurance industry achieved high year-on-year growth of 24.35 percent in the first half of 2018, helping total revenue to reach 2.58 billion USD.