After investing VNĐ100 million (US$4,300) to grow mushrooms in a 300 sq.m workshop in 2015, a family in the northern province of Bắc Ninh earned VNĐ150 million a year later.
The Việt Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) estimated local GDP growth for this year at between 2.6 per cent and 2.8 per cent at a workshop yesterday in Hà Nội, lower than the 3.8 per cent it forecast in July.
Việt Nam has missed some economic development opportunities and should not ignore the chance to grow the night-time economy, according to economist Trần Đình Thiên.
The Việt Nam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has reported that nine-month oil output surpassed its target by 9.4 per cent, reaching 8.64 million tonnes ending September.
As an outstanding graduate at the University of Industrial Arts, Ngô Duy Cường stayed on at the university and become a lecturer of not only young students but also of craftsmen in the traditional ceramic village of Bát Tràng on the outskirts of Hà Nội.
It has been 30 years since Trương Viết Dũng, a 70-year-old veteran, started making lanterns for sale in the city of the eponymous province.