Social News 14/2
Pen-brush opening tradition enacted in localities, Vietnamese regional Tet food featured in Da Nang, Wildfire at Hoang Lien National Park successfully controlled, Over 53,000 people go through Noi Bai airport during four Tet days
VN targets high growth to 2020
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam aims to achieve annual average economic
growth of 6.5 per cent to 7 per cent through 2020, striving to turn
itself into an advanced industrial country soon,
Netizens go nuts for ‘Be Like Bill' meme
VietNamNet Bridge – In a blossoming virtual world and a rapidly
changing social network that rules everything today, any spontaneous
trick can turn into a steaming hot trend within a few minutes.
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/2
Do not miss opportunity from TPP, Food safety crucial for Vietnamese produce's reputation abroad, Viet Capital Bank gets nod for 10 new branches, transaction offices, Da Nang targets 12 percent rise in industrial production value
“Disney on Ice” show to debut this month
VietNamNet Bridge – American show Disney on Ice, which features figure
skaters dressed as Disney cartoon characters in performances, will be
introduced, for the first time, to Vietnamese audience in HCMC on
Fruit and vegetable industry looks to bright future
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is emerging as a key player among the
world's major agricultural exporters thanks to its large reserves of
arable land suitable for crops, radical economic reforms and aggressive
Ukraine urged to address raid of Vietnamese in Odessa
Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Minh Tri has asked the host’s
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to actively work with relevant
agencies to address the raid and arrest of Vietnamese citizens in
Vietnamese salary ranks 8th in ASEAN
Competition for high-quality labor will become
tougher when the ASEAN Economic Community is formed, and with
relatively low salaries of the Vietnamese, ranked 8th in ASEAN, the
trend of labor shifting from Vietnam to other countries may take place.
VN eyes Thai rice in global market
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will have various advantages in exporting
rice this year though it may have to compete with Thai rice in the
global export market when Thailand sells rice at stock.
Overseas workers at record in 2015
The number of Vietnamese workers employed
overseas in 2015 reached a record of more than 115,980, bringing the
total number to more than 500,000, Minister of Labor, Invalids, and
Social Affairs Pham Thi Hai Chuyen said.
VN firms must learn trade rules
VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, director of the WTO Centre,
under the VCCI, spoke to the newspaper Hai Quan (Customs) on the need
to use protectionism in international trade.
Four Vietnamese trapped under quake-hit Taiwan tower
At least four Vietnamese citizens, including a 7-month-old girl and a 2-month-old boy, remain trapped beneath the rubble of a 17-storey apartment tower that collapsed in Taiwan early Saturday morning.
Google report reveals more than low literacy rate
VietNamNet Bridge – An annual report by Google has shown that nine
out of Vietnamese top 10 searches in 2015 were related to movies, music
and celebrities. The song "Vo nguoi ta" (Wife of Another Man),