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Two more Vietnamese confirmed dead in car accident in China

Two more Vietnamese victims were confirmed dead in a car crash in Jingxi city in Guangxi province of China on May 19, bringing the total number of Vietnamese victims to 13, including 11 fatalities and two injured.

Four arrested trying to smuggle 15-day-old baby into China

According to initial investigations, Feng Li was hired by a Chinese company and paid RMB20,000 (US$2,916) to come to Vietnam and smuggle a baby across the border for a couple in China.

1,000 Chinese visitors to visit Khanh Hoa during Tet holiday

Khanh Hoa Province is anticipated to receive roughly 1,000 Chinese visitors during the Lunar New Year festival from January 18 to 26.

China's opening to Vietnam to bring practical benefits to both countries

If China applies new measures in disease prevention and control, exchanges and cooperation between Vietnam and China will be enhanced, bringing practical benefits to the two sides, making positive contributions to recovery and development.

Thousands of people enter China via Mong Cai and Lang Son border gates

On January 8 - the first day China reopened all land border gates - thousands of people lined up to complete procedures to enter China via Vietnam-China border gates in Mong Cai and Lang Son provinces.

Quang Ninh: Only Chinese arrivals with virus symptoms subject to COVID-19 testing

The northern border province of Quang Ninh has initiated plans to welcome back Chinese tourists to the locality following the northern neighbour moving to lift its stringent zero-COVID policy.

Enhancing vigilance at border needed to control COVID-19: official

After China decided to open the border and lift COVID-19 quarantine measures from January 8, health experts said the border opening could increase the number of COVID-19 cases.

What should Vietnam do to prevent Covid-19 if China reopens its border?

Experts believe that Covid-19 is well controlled in Vietnam and will not break out again if China reopens its border. However, Vietnam still needs to prevent an outbreak as the world Covid-19 situation is still unresolved.

China reopening will give Vietnam GDP 2%pts boost in 2023: Vinacapital economist

China’s reopening is expected to boost Vietnam’s GDP growth by over 2 percentage points next year, driven by the full resumption of Chinese tourist arrivals in the second half of 2023,

Vietnam sends condolences over passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin

Vietnamese leaders on December 2 cabled messages of condolences to Chinese leaders over the death of former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and former President of China Jiang Zemin.

Absence of Chinese tourists affects global tourism industry

According to the Telegraph, although only 7% of the country's population has a passport, Chinese tourists made 150 million trips abroad in 2018 and 154 million trips in 2019.

Vietnam, China begin joint sea patrol

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) and the China Coast Guard (CCG) on November 3 kick-started their second joint patrol in 2022 in the waters adjacent to the demarcation line in the Gulf of Tonkin.

Vietnamese Party chief’s upcoming visit in Chinese media spotlight

Major Chinese newspapers have all reported the forthcoming visit of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, with emphasis on political trust and economic cooperation as expected contents.

ASEAN, China wish to early adopt Code of Conduct in East Sea: spokesperson

The joint working group of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held their 37th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) in Cambodia on October 1-3.

US, China become largest consumers of Vietnamese pangasius

Vietnamese pangasius exports to the United States and China witnessed robust growth during the opening seven months of the year, according to details given by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

DOC promotes peace, trust, cooperation between ASEAN, China: Former FM

The Declaration of the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) has contributed to promoting peace, trust and cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China.

Google considers shifting smartphone production from China to Vietnam

Worrying about the escalation of trade tensions between the US and China as well as China’s Covid-19 lockdown, Google may move its smartphone orders to partner factories in Vietnam in the near future.

Vietnam demands China stop military drills in Paracel islands

Vietnam on June 23 strongly opposed China’s illegal military exercise in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago as a serious violation of its sovereignty in the East Sea.

Number of container trucks stranded at northern border gates falls sharply

The congestion of container trucks carrying goods for export at the border gates in the northern province of Lang Son has improved significantly since mid-June, backed by a faster customs clearance process, said the local trade authority.

Vietnamese, Chinese airlines allowed to operate two flights per week

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has agreed to allow airlines of Vietnam and China to operate two flights per week, instead of only one flight per week as before, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) said on June 16.