Vietnam serves as coordinator for ASEAN-RoK relationsicon

Vietnam serves as coordinator for ASEAN-RoK relations

icon04/08/2021
Vietnam officially assumes the role as coordinator for ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) relations for 2021-2024 at the ASEAN-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held via videoconference on August 3.
Hoa Lo Prison Spotify channel debuts

Hoa Lo Prison Spotify channel debuts

TRAVELicon30/07/2021
Hanoi’s Hoa Lo Prison now has an official podcast channel on music streaming service Spotify, aiming to bring the Vietnamese history closer to public audience, particularly young people, according to its management board.
Vietnam expects more COVID-19 vaccine support from US

Vietnam expects more COVID-19 vaccine support from US

POLITICSicon29/07/2021
Vietnam hopes the US Government will continue giving priority assistance to Vietnam to access coronavirus vaccine supplies and create favourable conditions for partners to research and transfer virus vaccine production technology to the country.
Phu Quoc among world’s 100 greatest places

Phu Quoc among world’s 100 greatest places

TRAVELicon29/07/2021
Phu Quoc island off the southern province of Kien Giang has been listed among the world’s 100 greatest places to explore in 2021 by US Time news magazine.
US Defence Secretary arrives in Vietnam

US Defence Secretary arrives in Vietnam

POLITICSicon28/07/2021
A plane carrying US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on the evening of July 28, starting his two-day official visit to Vietnam.
Cu Da ancient village

Cu Da ancient village

TRAVELicon27/07/2021
Located in Hanoi’s outlying district of Thanh Oai, Cu Da village was founded four centuries ago. Through many changes over time, the village still retains its original features.
Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money

Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money

BUSINESSicon26/07/2021
Virtual currency is a new concept in Vietnam. There are many different and confusing names in the market such as virtual money, electronic money, digital currency and cryptocurrency.  
HCM City residents forbidden to go outside between 6pm-6am

HCM City residents forbidden to go outside between 6pm-6am

SOCIETYicon25/07/2021
Starting Monday, residents of HCM City will no longer be allowed to go outside and all activities except medical emergencies or COVID-19 coordination efforts, will be banned from 6pm until 6am the following day.
PM earmarks nearly $67.5 million for COVID-19 fight

PM earmarks nearly $67.5 million for COVID-19 fight

SOCIETYicon26/07/2021
The Prime Minister has decided to allocate over 1.55 trillion VND (nearly 67.5 million USD) from the State budget this year to the Ministry of National Defence to combat COVID-19.
Exhibition honours Vietnamese women’s beauty

Exhibition honours Vietnamese women’s beauty

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon26/07/2021
Featuring works honouring the beauty of Vietnamese women, an exhibition entitled “Net duyen” is now underway in Hanoi.
Nearly 500 wild animals illegally traded rescued this year

Nearly 500 wild animals illegally traded rescued this year

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon26/07/2021
As many as 447 wild animals were rescued in Vietnam in the first six months of the year, according to Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).
Fansipan: 1 of 5 out-of-this-world destinations to explore ‘space tourism’ without leaving Earth

Fansipan: 1 of 5 out-of-this-world destinations to explore ‘space tourism’ without leaving Earth

TRAVELicon26/07/2021
The first successful test of recreational space travel on July 11 has many people aiming for the prospect of 'space tourism'. Before realising this 'luxury' dream, visitors can experience 'space tourism' without leaving Earth.
Government’s structure kept unchanged in 2021-2026 tenure

Government’s structure kept unchanged in 2021-2026 tenure

POLITICSicon23/07/2021
The 15th National Assembly adopted a resolution on the Government’s organizational structure for the 2021-2026 tenure in the morning of July 23, as part of the 15th legislature’s first session in Hanoi.
Vietnamese gymnasts to compete at first Olympics in Tokyo

Vietnamese gymnasts to compete at first Olympics in Tokyo

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon23/07/2021
Dinh Phuong Thanh jumps up on the parallel bar and makes a 180-degree pirouette, salto, front toss and straddle during practice at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre. He is putting the final touches on his routine for his first-ever Olympic Games.
Pilot opening of Phu Quoc island to foreign visitors approved

Pilot opening of Phu Quoc island to foreign visitors approved

TRAVELicon22/07/2021
The Ministry of Transport has basically agreeing to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism’s draft pilot plan on welcoming international tourists to Phu Quoc island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Pham Phao trumpet village keeps fires burning

Pham Phao trumpet village keeps fires burning

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon21/07/2021
Pham Phao Catholic village in Nam Dinh province’s Hai Hau district has a long history of traditional bronze casting.