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Embassy calls on Vietnamese citizens in S.Africa to beef up security

The Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa has advised Vietnamese citizens residing and doing business in the country to closely monitor the situation and not to travel to areas that are hotspots of instability.

South African woman mends broken heart in Vietnam

Many wonderful stories start from heartbreak.


VN suspends inbound flights from UK and South Africa to prevent new coronavirus variant

The transport ministry officially stops licensing flights from countries and territories where new Covid-19 variant is reported.

Coronavirus in South Africa: The lull before the tsunami?

The country has seen an unexpected slow-down in the daily rate of infections.

Vietnamese people abroad gather for Tet

Vietnamese communities all over the world held separate gatherings on January 18 to celebrate the Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls on January 25.

International Food Festival opens in Hanoi

The 2019 International Food Festival – the 7th of its kind recently held in Hanoi – warmed the winter thanks to the purpose of raising fund for poor children.


Vietnam to study logistics investment in Egypt

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will send a delegation to Egypt to study investment in logistics and promote trade in the second biggest economy in Africa from December 1-6.

Vietnam, South Africa agree to maintain defence policy dialogue

Vietnam and South Africa agreed to maintain the defence policy dialogue which they consider as a strategic mechanism to promote the bilateral defence partnership and the two countries’ friendship and cooperation.

Six Vietnamese law violators in South Africa return home

Six Vietnamese nationals, who were detained in South Africa in 2018 for violating the country’s biodiversity act on protection of threatened species, left the country for home on June 30 after performing their obligations to the court’s rulings.

Vietnam sends biggest ever trade promotion delegation to South Africa

A Vietnamese trade promotion delegation that includes 22 local businesses from five localities is visiting South Africa from June 21 – 29, seeking partnerships and export opportunities.


Vietnam boosts defence partnership with UK, Israel, South Africa

 Deputy Defence Minister Seninor Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever in Hanoi on May 28, during which he highlighted major strides in bilateral defence cooperation.

South Africa listeria: Source of 'world's worst outbreak' found

 South Africa says it has finally traced the source of a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people in the past year - said to make it the worst in history.

South Africa gold mine: All 955 trapped workers freed

 All 955 workers from a gold mine in South Africa have been safely brought back to the surface.

GM will cut operations in India, South Africa

 General Motors Co plans to quit selling vehicles in India by the end of this year and will sell operations in South Africa, the latest steps in a strategy of focusing cash and engineering effort on fewer, more profitable markets.

Five golfers to represent Vietnam in South Africa

 VietNamNet Bridge – The TP Bank World Amateur Golfers Championship Viet Nam 2016 wrapped up on Saturday in Sky Lake golf course in Ha Noi.

South Africa confirms first case of Zika virus

 South Africa confirmed its first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in a Columbian man, health authorities said.

Students find passion for rhino rights in S Africa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese high school students who won a writing contest flew to South Africa to see rhinos in their natural habitat. They returned home with a message: stop buying rhino horn. Phan Thuy Dung reports.

South Africa, Vietnam foster scientific & technology cooperation

During an official visit to South Africa, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai met with Minister of Science and Technology Grace Nadeli Mandisa Pandor, CEOs of Reutech and Karan Beef groups.

Fifa crisis: South Africa 'admits $10m football payout

South Africa did pay $10m (£6.5m) to a football body led by Jack Warner, a figure at the centre of Fifa corruption allegations, local media say.

Beautiful voice from a rhino protector

 VietNamNet Bridge – You may know her on the stage in the position of a queen of dance songs and sexy moves but recently people have paid much attention to her activities to protect the rhino as a Goodwill Ambassador