Hanoi residents mourn Paris attack victims
VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese and foreigners in Ha Noi attended a memorial ceremony at the embassy of France on Sunday, in tribute to victims in the Paris terrorist attacks late Saturday.
VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese and foreigners in Ha Noi attended a memorial ceremony at the embassy of France on Sunday, in tribute to victims in the Paris terrorist attacks late Saturday. The attacks killed more than 120 people injured hundreds of others. Eight attackers were reportedly killed.
Hundreds of people in Ha Noi attend the memorial ceremony at French embassy on Sunday. — Photos vietnamplus.vn
French ambassador Jean-Noël Poirier said at the ceremony that people of France and the world would never yield to terrorism.
Some key interest rates fall further early next week
The State Bank of Vietnam, the central bank, announced five separate decisions on March 31 to further lower some key interest rates, with effect from April 3. This is the second round of rate cuts in March.
Professor wants to connect local and international science communities
Vietnamese-born Professor Nguyen Thuc Quyen from University of California, Santa Barbara, and co-chair of the VinFuture Prize Pre-screening Committee, said she wants to connect Vietnam's and the world's scientific communities more closely.
Beautiful Tra Su melaleuca forest featured in movies
Tra Su has been recognized by the Guinness World Records Organization as the most beautiful Melaleuca Forest in Vietnam.
Blooming Central Highlands coffee flowers attract visitors
Coffee flowers are in full bloom across some Central Highlands provinces during spring, attracting many visitors.
Vietnamese and the ‘becoming old before getting rich’ fear
The long queues of people waiting for their turn to get lump sum benefits at social insurance agencies since 2021 reflects the situation of many laborers two years after the pandemic outbreak.
Development pace picking up in energy
Wealthy foreign investors in energy are expanding their long-term strategies in Vietnam while many ongoing projects that missed the feed-in tariff deadline are struggling to find a revenue balance.
Van Phong EZ to become high-end tourism-entertainment center
Van Phong Economic Zone (EZ) in the central province of Khanh Hoa will be developed into a high-end tourism and entertainment service center and be internationally competitive.
Landslides in Mekong Delta increasingly serious
Landslides in many localities in the Mekong Delta have been increasingly serious in recent years, occuring all year round.
Kinks to iron out to prepare for British involvement in trans-pacific agreement
The United Kingdom’s efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership are being seconded by Vietnam, but various issues persist involving other members.
Vietnam's seafood exports hardest hit amid reduced global demand
While Vietnam’s export of several key agro-forestry-aquatic products endured a sharp drop of 14.40 percent on-year in the first quarter of 2023, seafood exports were hardest hit with the on-year fall of 29 percent.
VN must clearly determine pharmaceutical sector’s goals for the future
The pharmaceutical sector plays an important role in healthcare, meaning development goals must be established.
1.8 mln mobile subscribers with incorrect personal information to be locked
Mobile service providers will block incoming calls for about 1.8 million subscribers with personal information failing to match the national population database beginning on April 1.
British national museum, library introduce items on Vietnam
Speakers from the British Museum and Library have introduced documents on Vietnam’s culture and its long-standing ties with the UK, at a discovering-Vietnam event held at the D-Contemporary in central London.
Vietnam objects to Taiwan’s live-fire drills in Ba Binh
Vietnam resolutely opposes to and demands Taiwan (China) to cancel live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly), vice spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang said.
Renewable power developed at lightning speed but has slowed down
In 2017-2021, Vietnam saw a boom in solar and wind power development. After 2021, development, however, slowed down as the pricing policy remained unclear.