About 745.4 trillion VND (32 billion USD) was collected for the State budget in the first half of 2019, equivalent to 52.8 percent of the year’s target and up 13.2 percent year on year, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
The retail prices of oil and petrol rose sharply from 3 pm on April 17 following adjustments made by the ministries of finance and industry and trade.
The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate on March 6 at 22,940 VND per USD, up 2 VND from the previous day (March 5).
Bonuses for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) at most companies nationwide are worth one month’s salary on average, which is around 6.3 million VND (271.68 USD), or 11.4 percent higher than 2018.
The VN-Index of the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) rose 21.12 points on July 18, with 223.9 million shares worth over 4.9 trillion VND (211 million USD) traded.
The basic salary applied to civil servants, public employees and the armed forces will rise from VND1.3 million to VND1.39 million per month as of July 1, 2018, according to Decree No.72/2018/NĐ-CP recently issued by the Government.
The number of assaults against medical workers climbed to a record high last year, with 25 cases reported to the police. Hospital violence stayed in the headlines year-round, prompting both Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the National Assembly to voice concerns.
The number of passengers arriving at Phu Quoc International Airport in the past year has passed the three million mark, exceeding design capacity by 400,000.
The consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City in November gained 0.17% on a monthly basis and 4.32% year-on-year, the municipal Statistics Office announced on November 29.
Violations of construction regulations have been increasing in HCM City despite sanctions imposed by the city, according to the city’s Department of Construction’s inspection division.
Vietnam has seen a rise in mobile e-commerce, also known as m-commerce, an effective channel for retailing in the digital era.
The number of tourists visiting Da Nang city by sea has increased 30 percent since the beginning of this year.
PSNews- Toyota Vietnam has sold 13,842 vehicles (including its luxury brand of Lexus), an increase of 10% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year.