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Vietnam imported over 79,700 tons of meat and meat products worth US$250.9 million from India in the first half of 2022, making the latter the former’s largest meat supplier, according to the Import-Export Department.

First-ever Namaste Vietnam Festival to take place in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City is set to host the first-ever “Namaste Vietnam Festival" from August 12 to September 12 to mark 75 years of Indian Independence and 50 years of Vietnam – India diplomacy this year.

India conglomerate pledges to invest 10 billion USD in Vietnam

A joint venture between India’s Adani Group and Vietnam’s Anh Phat Investment Construction & Trading JSC has been approved by authorities of Da Nang to start studying the development of a major seaport in the central city.

Indian naval ships start three-day visit to HCM City

Two Indian naval ships carrying with more than 500 crewmembers arrived at Nha Rong Wharf on June 24, beginning a three-day friendship visit to Ho Chi Minh City.

Search volume for tourism in Vietnam from India hikes

The volume of searches from Indian visitors for tourism services in Vietnam has increased strongly in recent months, according to Google’s market trend tracker tool.

Two naval ships of India to make goodwill visit to Vietnam this week

Two naval ships, INS Sahyadri and INS Kadmatt, are scheduled to arrive at Nha Rong Wharf for a goodwill visit to Ho Chi Minh City from June 24-26, according to the Indian Embassy in Hanoi.

PM hosts visiting Indian defence minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh praised the cooperation between the defence ministries and armies of Vietnam and India while receiving visiting Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Hanoi on June 8.

Vietnam considered a pillar in India's 'Act East' policy

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has applauded India's efforts to promote its 'Act East' policy and deeply engage in ASEAN-led mechanisms, and thanked the South Asian nation for considering Vietnam a pillar in this policy.

NA Chairman, Indian lower house speaker witness launch of new Vietnam-India air routes

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha (the lower house) Om Birla attended a ceremony on April 19 in Hanoi to launch Vietjet Air's new direct air routes between Vietnam and India.

Turning Vietnam into a destination for super-rich Indians

Vietnam has a lot of potential to become a favorite destination for high-end and even super-rich visitors.

Vietnam's frigate joins naval exercise in India for first time

Vietnam's frigate 016 - Quang Trung and a delegation of the Vietnam People's Navy have departed for India to attend the multilateral naval exercise MILAN 2022 in Visakhapatnam City from February 25 to March 3.

India gives Vietnam COVID-19 vaccines and raw materials to make COVID drugs

A total of 200,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine for children, and one tonne of raw materials for COVID-19 drug production donated by India arrived in Hanoi on Sunday evening.

NA Chairman wraps up official visit to RoK, India

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue arrived at Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi on December 19 night, successfully concluding the six-day official visit to the Republic of Korea and India.

Indian epic Mahabrahata in Vietnamese released

The great epic of India, Mahabrahata, featuring the development of Hinduism between 400 BCE and CE 200, has been released in Vietnamese by the Dân Trí Publishing House in co-operation with Dong A. 

Indian ship brings COVID relief supplies to Vietnam

The Indian ship INS Airavat docked at a port in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City on August 30, bringing India’s medical supplies to Vietnam to assist with the COVID-19 fight.

India helps Vietnamese defence ministry build IT system

The Indian Government has provided US$5 million in non-refundable aid to help the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence build an information technology (IT) system.

Indian pharma group has eyes on Da Nang

A group of 30 pharmaceutical production companies from India plans to build the first Pharma Park in Vietnam, and Da Nang City’s Hi-tech Park has been suggested as a prime location.

Lessons from the Covid-19 'tsunami' in India

Proactively protecting yourself, going out only when absolutely necessary, fulfilling medical declarations, strictly following the 5K message, and installing the Covid-19 tracking app Bluezone are the best ways to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

Coordination underway to arrange repatriation flights for Vietnamese citizens in India

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other representative agencies of Vietnam in India are working closely with competent agencies and airlines in Vietnam to prepare plans to support Vietnamese citizens 

Vietnamese expats struggle amid India’s devastating COVID-19 outbreak

The Vietnamese community in India faces fear and uncertainty as COVID-19 spreads virtually unchecked in the country.