Photos showing local beauty claim international photography awards
A number of stunning images captured throughout the country have won awards in different categories at the Siena International Photo Awards. Let’s take a closer look at some of these amazing photos:
E-commerce accounts for 60% of Vietnamese digital economy
Vietnam’s digital economy saw the gross merchandise value (GMV) reaching US$23 billion last year, with e-commerce making up over 60%.
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MARCH 25/2023
Vietnam in sustainable management phase of Covid-19 pandemic: WHO representative
3 million SIM cards with incorrect information to be locked by March 31
About 3 million mobile phone subscribers whose personal information registration doesn’t match the national population database will have their phone service cut off by the end of this month, the Ministry of Information and Communications has said.
VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS MARCH 25/2023
Corporate bond issuance surges in March after prolonged inactivity
Vietnam Airlines announces flight cancelation due to strike in Germany
Strikes at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport led to a massive cancellation of flights from Hanoi and HCMC to the German metropolis from March 26-28.
Bamboo Airways to issue nearly one billion shares
Bamboo Airways has revealed plans to raise nearly VND10 trillion (US$424.1 million) by issuing 996.2 million shares.
SEA Games torch carried through streets of Hanoi
Brimming with symbolism, the torch was ceremoniously lit from a small lamp that had landed on Vietnam’s soil two days prior, and had been carefully guarded at the Cambodian Embassy.
British experts discover new untouched caves in Quang Binh
Five new caves where humans have never set foot were recently discovered in Lam Hoa commune of Tuyen Hoa district in the central province of Quang Binh by experts of the British Royal Cave Association.
30 Indonesians fall victim to Malaysia human trafficking ring in Vietnam
The police in Ho Chi Minh City have busted a human trafficking ring involving Malaysian nationals that allegedly deceived 30 Indonesians for property appropriation in Vietnam.
Over 103,000 TB cases detected in Vietnam last year
Vietnam detected 103,120 tuberculosis (TB) patients in 2022, up nearly 31% year-on-year, and 1.8% against that of 2020.
Vietnam commits to cross-border water development goals: Deputy PM
Vietnam pledges to further enhance cooperation with international organisations and partners to achieve sustainable cross-border water development goals, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha has said.
Vietnam tourism promoted in Japan
A workshop on Vietnamese tourism and carriers, co-hosted by Vietnam Airlines and travel operator Thien Minh Group (TMG), took place in Tokyo on March 24, gathering 80 travel companies and airlines from both nations.
Hanoi seeks support from UNESCO in restoration of Kinh Thien Palace
Hanoi asked for continued support from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) for a project to restore Kinh Thien Palace in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel in Hanoi, which was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.
CAAV suggests more time for piloting biometric authentication
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed continuing pilot application of biometric authentication (facial recognition) at airports’ check-in desks.
Netflix to set up representative legal entity in Vietnam
Netflix is carrying out procedures with the Ministry of Planning and Investment to establish its representative legal entity in Vietnam.