Update news Spain

Vietnam posts 78.9% growth in coffee export value to Spain

Vietnam was Spain's largest supplier of coffee (by volume) in 2022, with 113,550 tonnes worth 269 million EUR (287 million USD), up 21.6% in volume and 78.9% in value against 2021.

Vietnam seeks express railway cooperation with Spain

Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Danh Huy has said Spain can invest in Vietnam’s transportation industry and launch education and training programs for local personnel, particularly in railway projects.

First nature film festival in Vietnam to take place this month

The Spanish Embassy on September 20 hosted an event to introduce the first environmental film festival featuring international and local films and conversations on sustainability and harmony with nature in Vietnam.

Vietnamese citizens arrested in Spain receiving support in line with law: Spokesperson

The Vietnamese Embassy in Spain is ready to support two Vietnamese citizens detained in the European country, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Deputy Minister says artists Hong Dang, Ho Hoai Anh still out on bail

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong said that actor Hong Dang and musician Ho Hoai Anh are still out on bail. The two men have not been prosecuted, are waiting to see a judge, and have a lawyer to handle legal issues.

Embassy: two Vietnamese arrested in Spain for alleged sexual assault

Police on the Spanish island of Mallorca on June 25 said they had arrested two Vietnamese citizens accused of raping a 17-year-old girl and privacy violation, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Spain.

Spanish university offers well-being courses

Lisa Bevill, Academic Director of the Center for Health, Well-being, and Happiness at IE University of Spain, talks with VietNamNet about the university’s “well-being courses” which set a foundation for students to find “the next best you”.

Universities use ‘conflicts’ to help students learn more about business

Future schools need to be good at designing experiences for students to help them in their career and purpose, Lee Newman from Spain’s IE University said in an interview with VietNamNet.

Contests help promote Spanish language and culture in Vietnam

Winners of the literary contest “Learn Spanish & enjoy life” Volume II and the painting contest “The world needs female superheroes”, which launched by the Spanish Embassy in Vietnam, were honoured at a ceremony on November 17 in Hanoi.

Spanish designer Diego Chula passes away in Hanoi

The famous Spanish designer Diego Chula passed away on October 13 at the age of 49.

A second life for plastic waste

Nestor Catalan, a Spanish man who has been living in Vietnam for many years, is determined to spend the rest of his life working for what he deems meaningful projects. PLASTICPeople is one of them.

Top leader receives credentials of new ambassadors of Spain, Iran, Philippines

The new ambassadors of Spain, Iran, and the Philippines to Vietnam presented their credentials to Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on January 22.

Spain, Vietnam face new era with stronger ties

Spanish Ambassador Pilar Méndez Jiménez sends a message on Spain's National Day.

Spaniard depicts vibrant Vietnam using monochrome photos

Black and white photos reflecting life and culture of modern Vietnam by Spanish architect Salvador Pérez Arroyo is on display at an exhibition at Vietnamese Women’s Museum, Hanoi.

Friendship insignia presented to Spanish Ambassador

Ambassador of Spain to Vietnam María Jesús Figa López-Palop was honoured on July 23 with the “For Peace and Friendship Among Nations” insignia from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).

Coronavirus: Spain orders culling of almost 100,000 mink

A minister says the cull in Aragon province was ordered "to avoid the risk of human transmission".

Coronavirus: Spain to stop quarantining arrivals from 1 July

Foreign visitors to Spain will no longer have to undergo a two-week quarantine from 1 July, the government has announced.


Coronavirus: New lows for deaths in France, Spain and Italy

A French doctor says tests on samples from patients show the virus was present last year.

Coronavirus: Madrid’s medical heroes in the fight of their lives

Medics at one of the capital's busiest hospitals tell of services on the brink and becoming infected.

Coronavirus: Spanish PM promises to ease confinement of children

From 27 April children will be able to get some fresh air for the first time since the lockdown began.