Tet Nguyen Dan is a Sino-Vietnamese word for Feast of the very First Morning of the year, which is celebrated to mark the advent of spring according to the Lunar Calendar. Tet takes place from the first day of the first month of the Lunar calendar (around late January or early February) until at least the third day. This year, the first day of Lunar year will fall on January 25 on Gregorian Calendar. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?
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“Stay alert to prevent the spread of the disease and provide sufficient and accurate information so the people can feel safe to welcome the new lunar year,” the deputy prime minister, who is in charge of the health ministry, said at the meeting, referring to the Lunar New Year festival starting on Saturday. … [Read more...] about Vietnam warns citizens against visiting Wuhan given new coronavirus outbreak
“We have exported jasmine and japonica rice to high-end markets at rather high prices. ST24 and ST25 have met the requirements of demanding markets. Yet we have limitations in exporting premium rice to fastidious markets. Official agencies and businesses need to identify and address them. … [Read more...] about It’s a no-grainer: Time for Vietnam to create a rice brand
‘Overly hot development’ is the phrase used by many analysts when commenting about the development of the aviation market in Vietnam in recent years. The analysts cite the number of new air carriers joining the market and the big orders of aircraft that airlines have signed with aircraft manufacturers recently. … [Read more...] about With 200 aircraft for 90 million people, Vietnam’s aviation industry remains modest
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s food processing and packaging industry has expanded by 15-20 percent annually over the past several years and is likely to grow further in the coming years, according to the Association of Vietnam Retailers (AVR). Food and drinks currently account for the highest proportion of monthly consumer spending in Vietnam, at about 35 percent of the total and the annual consumption of food and beverages is estimated to be equivalent to 15 percent of the country’s GDP. In 2018, the consumption of food and beverages grew by 18 percent, creating a major push for the food processing and packaging sector. Meanwhile, IMS Health has placed Vietnam into the group of the top 17 pharmerging markets which account for a fast-rising share of global pharmaceutical sales with a market size of about 5.1 billion USD. Vietnam will be among three countries reporting the highest growth in the pharmaceutical industry, expanding at an annual rate of 10 percent in … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s food processing, packaging sector thriving