The number of international arrivals to Vietnam in March increased by 41.4 percent over the previous month and 2.2 times against the same period last year as Vietnam has fully reopened and many international flights have been restored, according to General Statistics Office (GSO).
In October alone, the number of international tourists to Vietnam was up 7.6 percent from the previous month and down 99.1 percent from the same period last year due to the pandemic, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) states that in the upcoming academic year, universities in Vietnam must stop using unsuitable subject combinations to accept new students. Neither can they lower admission grades to attract more people. Autonomy is encouraged among these educational institutes, as long as they are able to ensure admission and training quality.
Vietnam has risen three places to rank 42th out of the 129 nations and economies in the Global Innovation Index 2019 (GII 2019), according to the announcement of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) yesterday in India.
The Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said pig price has increased by VND1,000-VND2,000 per kilogram in January, 2019 compared to December, 2018 because the possibility of African Swine Fever (ASF) from China and surge of imported pork volume after Vietnam’s ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab to implement solutions for domestic online security challenges and expand the cyber security capacity of the Vietnamese Government.
The Vietnam trade balance in the first eight months of 2018 showed a surplus of $2.8 billion. Yet, if counted only the export turnover in August, there is a trade deficit of nearly $100 million, which is a worrisome warning.