2020

Update news 2020

A host of activities are scheduled during the 2020 Vietnam Family Festival to be held at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi from June 26 – 28.

Vietnam forecast to face historic heat waves in 2020

Vietnam is forecast to suffer the highest temperatures ever recorded in 2020, according to the latest report by the Meteorological and Hydrological Administration.

Coronavirus outbreak: Developments from Feb.1-14, 2020

A total of 65,213 cases of Covid-19 infection had been recorded globally as of 7:00 on February 14. The death toll had reached 1,486, with 1,483 in mainland China, and three recorded outside mainland China.

HCM City targets completion of many transport projects in 2020

HCM City authorities are planning to complete or start key transport infrastructure projects this year in an aim to reduce traffic congestion and develop connections between the city and neighbouring provinces.

Garment and textile exports likely to reach US$42 billion in 2020: SSI

Export turnover within the textile and apparel sector is forecast to reach up to US$42 billion in 2020, representing an increase of 7.7 per cent compared to the figures from 2019, according to SSI Securities Corporation.

Vietnam aims for 9 bln USD worth of fishery exports in 2020

Vietnam has targeted to earn $9 billion from fishery exports in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.

RCEP expected to be signed in Vietnam this year

Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have begun a legal review aimed at signing the trade pact this year in Vietnam, said Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

Pushing forward with reform is essential for Vietnam to buttress growth: HSBC

HSBC expected Vietnam’s economic outlook to remain positive and GDP to grow 6.6% in 2020.

CNBC names Mu Cang Chai among top travel destinations of 2020

CNBC has run an article which introduces Mu Cang Chai district in the northern province of Yen Bai as one of the top travel locations for international visitors in 2020.

Vietnam wood exports poised to hit US$12 billion mark ahead in 2020

Vietnam’s wood exports are predicted to reach US$12 billion during the course of 2020 following the wood processing industry’s great success during 2019, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnamese communities in Czech Republic, Angola celebrate New Year

Vietnamese communities in the Czech Republic and Angola recently held various ceremonies to mark the arrival of the New Year and turn their hearts to the homeland.

People throughout Vietnam start 2020 with joyous celebrations

Both local people and tourists across the country gathered at various city centres to create a wonderful atmosphere to welcome in the New Year.

HCM City - the most popular destination in Vietnam to welcome 2020

With only two weeks until New Year’s Eve, Ho Chi Minh City is selected the most popular destination in Vietnam to ring in the year 2020 by Agoda.

Which are the top 5 business areas in Vietnam in 2020?

Business sectors that could capitalize on the 100 million population will be set for strong growth, said an expert.

2020 calendar filled with photos of Vietnam’s sea and islands

Thanks to its unique highlights, the New Year calendar has become an indispensable cultural publication for every family, providing meaningful messages about a new year, their home and country.

Michael Jackson musical coming to Broadway in 2020

 A new musical based on the life of Michael Jackson is set for a run on Broadway in 2020.

NASA to send new rover to Mars in 2020

 NASA plans to send a new rover to Mars in 2020 as it prepares for a manned mission to the Red Planet, the US space agency said.