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The 27-member Cabinet of Vietnam for the 2021-2026 term

The first session of the 15th National Assembly on July 28 approved Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s proposal for the 27-member Cabinet line-up for the 2021-2026 term.

Source: VOV


Interest rates fall, cash expected to flow

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has, for the third time this year, decided to ease some operating interest rates in an effort to force down commercial lending interest rates.

Send-off ceremonies for Vietnamese athletes to ASEAN Para Games 12

A ceremony was held at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on May 31 to send off Vietnamese athletes with disabilities competing in the 12th ASEAN Para Games, which is scheduled to take place in Pnom Penh, Cambodia from June 3-9.

HCM City moves to apply ASEAN Tourism Standards

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism held a conference on May 31 to discuss the application of the ASEAN Tourism Standards and launch the ASEAN Tourism Awards among businesses in the sector.

HCM City eyes jump in economic growth to 5.87% in Q2

Ho Chi Minh City’s economic growth is expected to climb to 5.87% in the second quarter of 2023, its leader has said.

Vietnam’s services sector remains a bright spot: HSBC

Vietnam’s services sector remains a bright spot, partially offsetting some external weakness, according to a report released by HSBC Vietnam on May 31.

Overseas Vietnamese businessman vows to revive race course

After many years of living in Australia, Nguyen Ngoc My decided to return to Vietnam with a plan to recover the sport of horse racing in his homeland.

PM issues directive to enhances data sharing for e-commerce development

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 31 signed Directive No. 18/CT-TTg on promoting data connection and sharing for e-commerce development, preventing tax loss, and ensuring monetary security.

Difficulties for education in Central Highlands need addressing

Teaching literacy skills for children in the Central Highlands becomes a discouraging job owing to various obstacles in the professional and personal aspects.

Exhibition in Hanoi to praise Hungary's national poet

The cultural event aims at celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Sándor Petőfi - a famous Hungarian revolutionary poet and writer.


Australian Prime Minister to pay official visit to Vietnam

Largest lantern releasing ceremony celebrates Buddha’s birthday

Thousands of local people gathered on May 30 at Phap Hoa Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City in the largest lantern releasing ceremony in order to pray for peace on the occasion of Lord Buddha's 2567th birthday.

Thua Thien-Hue province to host Ao Dai week 2023

The community Ao Dai week is scheduled to take place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue from July 6 to July 12, with the event aiming to promote the beauty of the country’s traditional outfit, as well as showcasing local culture and tourism.

700-year-old gold apple tree recognized as heritage tree

A 700-year-old gold apple tree (or yellow Diospyros decandra Lour ) in the north-central province of Ha Tinh has been recognized as a heritage tree by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE).

Land erosion worsens in Mekong Delta

At the end of May 2023, the beginning of the rainy season increased land erosion along rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta including the Tien River, Hau River and Ca Mau peninsula.


Bac Giang plans to export 96,000 tonnes of lychee