Nearly 540,000 jobs created in first half 09:53 | 01/07/2020

VGP – Nearly 540,000 jobs were created in the first half of 2020, reaching 35.6% of the plan and equal to 73.8% of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs. 

VN posts trade surplus of US$4 billion in H1 16:56 | 30/06/2020

VGP – Viet Nam reported an estimated trade surplus of US$500 million in June, expanding the country’s trade surplus to US$4 billion in the January – June period, compared to the US$1.7-billion surplus recorded in the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has said in a monthly report.

Int’l visitors to VN plummet 55.8% in H1 16:39 | 30/06/2020

VGP - The number of international arrivals to Viet Nam in the first six months of 2020 decreased sharply by 55.8%, according to the General Statistics Office.

VN reports no new community infection cases in 75 consecutive days 16:28 | 30/06/2020

  VGP – Viet Nam has gone 75 days without any COVID-19 infections found in the community, said the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Agro-forestry-fishery exports hit US$19 billion in six months 15:37 | 30/06/2020

VGP - Viet Nam’s export value of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products reached US$18.81 billion in the first half of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of only 3.4%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Dialogue discusses administrative reforms to unlock full potential of EVFTA 10:03 | 30/06/2020

VGP – The Prime Minister’s Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform held a dialogue with the European business community in Viet Nam on June 30.

CPI records five-year high in H1 16:43 | 29/06/2020

VGP – The consumer price index (CPI) saw a year-on-year increase of 4.19% in the first six months of 2020, reaching the peak in the 2016-2020 period, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported. 

Additional 280 Vietnamese nationals back home from Europe 14:31 | 29/06/2020

VGP – Over 280 Vietnamese citizens were brought home safely thanks to joint efforts of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Vietnamese Embassy in France, and the national flag carrier Viet Nam Airline. 

VN reports no new community cases in 74 consecutive days 08:14 | 29/06/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has gone 74 days without any COVID-19 infections found in the community, said the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

No new COVID-19 community infections over 72 consecutive days 13:07 | 27/06/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has gone 72 days in a row without recording new COVID-19 infections in the community, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said early Saturday.