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Vietjet gets green light for Hà Nội-New Delhi route – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vietjet’s fleet. The airline operates around 400 flights daily, carrying more than 80 million passengers to date. — Photo courtesy of Vietjet HÀ NỘI — Budget carrier Vietjet has received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to conduct flights between the capital city of Hà Nội and India’s New Delhi. The approval was made based on the Agreement on Air Transport between the Vietnamese and Indian Governments, Vietnam News Agency reported.  Earlier at the Việt Nam – India Business Forum in New Delhi in August 2018, Vietjet announced its plan to…

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Sơn La Longan and Safe Farm Produce Week 2019 launched in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A customer buys longan at Big C Thăng Long in Hà Nội. The “Sơn La Longan and Safe Farm Produce Week 2019” will run until July 23. — VNS Photo Mai Hương HÀ NỘI – Building a good trade marketing campaign will help provinces not only increase sales of their agricultural products but effectively build their product brands. The statement was made by Vũ Đức Thuận, deputy director of the Sơn La Province’s Department of Planning and Investment at the launch of the ‘Sơn La…

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Hà Nội approves support plan for startups to 2025 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Hà Nội has a support plan for startup activities until 2025. —Photo vietnamfinance.vn HÀ NỘI — A plan on supporting start-ups and creative activities until 2025 received approval from Hà Nội authorities early this week. The plan’s goals are to support the development of 500 creative and start-up projects, as well as product commercialisation of 150 creative and start-up businesses, for the next six years. Of the number, at least 20 per cent of the businesses will be able to call for investment from venture funds and conduct merger and acquisition activities with a total estimated value of VNĐ500 billion. The plan…

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Most new landed property in eastern Ha Noi – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    The east of Hà Nội has led the new supply of landed property in the first half of this year. Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan.vn   HÀ NỘI – The east of Hà Nội has led the new supply of landed property, covering 80 per cent of the total new launch in the first half of this year, according to property consultancy CBRE Vietnam. At the conference announcing a report on the Hà Nội property market in the first half of this year held in Hà Nội on July 9, CBRE…

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Bình Thuận dragon fruit week opens in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers queue up to buy dragon fruit at a Big C supermarket in Hà Nội. — Photo enternews.vn HÀ NỘI — About 500 tonnes of dragon fruit from the southern province of Bình Thuận are expected to be sold at Big C supermarket and GO! Market chains nationwide until Sunday. Customers can buy Bình Thuận’s special fruit directly from growers and co-operatives at Big C supermarket and GO! Market chains for VNĐ23,900 (more than US$1) per kilo. To enhance the brand of Bình Thuận dragon fruit, supermarkets are also offering processed food and drinks such as smoothies, juices and cakes made…

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$63 million solar power plant opens in Hà Tĩnh – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ (eighth from left) attends the plant’s opening ceremony on Monday. Photo baochinhphu.vn HÀ TĨNH — Hoành Sơn Joint Stock Co inaugurated its solar power plant, worth more than VNĐ1.45 trillion (US$63 million), in the central province of Hà Tĩnh on Monday. The opening ceremony of the plant – the first of its kind in the locality – witnessed the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ. Spanning 50ha in Cẩm Xuyên District, the Cẩm Hòa solar power plant has a designed production capacity of…

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Việt Nam, EU to sign EVFTA on June 30 in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh (fifth from left) on June 18 met with representatives from several European business associations to discuss measures to speed up the signing of the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Việt Nam Investment Promotion Agreement (EVIPA) as part of his working visit to the EU and Belgium. VNA/VNS Photo BRUSSELS The European Council announced on Tuesday that it has approved the European Union – Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Việt Nam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA),…

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Vietnam AutoExpo 2019 under-way in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A booth of Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam at the event. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Sơn HÀ NỘI — The 16th International Exhibition on Automobile, Transportation and Supporting Industries (Vietnam AutoExpo 2019) is taking place in Hà Nội with the participation of nearly 200 exhibitors. Aside from Vietnamese producers and distributors, the event has attracted businesses from mainland China, Russia, the US, the Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, and Taiwan. During the event, visitors to the event can test drive a wide range of vehicles, from passenger…

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Thiều lychee week to take place in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Thiều lychee, a specialty of Lục Ngạn District in the northern province of Bắc Giang, will be on sale in Hà Nội. — tinnhanhchungkhoan.vn HÀ NỘI — A week to promote thiều lychee from the northern province of Bắc Giang’s Lục Ngạn District will kick off at Hà Nội’s Exhibition Fair, Economic Transaction and Commercial Area from June 7-16. This is the fourth consecutive year the week will be held in the capital, which is expected to boost consumption of the special fruit in domestic and foreign markets. Deputy Chairman of Lục Ngạn District’s People’s Committee Cao Văn Hoàn…

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Sơn La Plum promotion week launched in Hà Nội – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Sơn La plums are introduced to visitors at the Exhibition Fair, Economic Transaction and Commercial Area in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — A week for the promotion of plums and other agricultural products from the northern mountainous province of Sơn La is taking place in Hà Nội’s Exhibition Fair, Economic Transaction and Commercial Area. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Deputy Director of the Sơn La Planning and Investment Department Vũ Đức Thuận said the province is home to more than 8,700ha of plum cultivation areas that are currently in their harvest season, with an expected output…

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