Con Dao – "hell on earth"
Phu Tuong and Phu Hai prisons on Con Dao Island in Ba Ria Vung Tau province are called "hell on earth”.
This is a prison system secretly built by the French colonialists to detain political prisoners during the war of resistance.
A conference on organ donation registration and the prevention of human organ and tissue trafficking was held on Monday.
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has written to the Government suggesting fuel retail prices be decided by businesses based on supply and demand to prevent fuel shortages.
The Government has issued an action plan to realize Politburo’s resolution on the objectives for Hanoi’s development until 2030, with a vision to 2045.
HCMC is planning to allow the paid use of sidewalks for commercial purposes such as vending goods or parking if these business activities leave a space of at least 1.5 meters wide for pedestrians.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam left Hanoi at noon on February 8 for official visits to Singapore and Brunei from February 8-11.
Pater Mathews, a US war veteran, has emailed relevant agencies of Ha Tinh province, central Vietnam, expressing his desire to fly to Vietnam and return a Vietnamese martyr’s diary he came across decades ago to the martyr’s family.
To realise the targets of attracting 110 million tourists and earning some 650 trillion VND (27.5 billion USD) in revenue this year, Vietnam is recommended to develop more products and services to offer new experiences to visitors.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s Singapore visit from February 8-10 aims to affirm the determination to elevate the bilateral economic ties to a new height in the context of many free trade agreement (FTAs) coming into force.
When the technical infrastructure and capacity were upgraded to meet the demand, the regulations about issuing e-invoices from cash registers must then be made compulsory together with the introduction of punishments for violations.
After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, festivals are back in many cities and provinces across the country, attracting thousands of tourists.