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Traffic safety improves in first half of the year due to pandemic, lawsicon
SOCIETY02/07/20200

Traffic safety improves in first half of the year due to pandemic, laws

Traffic safety situation in Vietnam had improved greatly in the first half of this year, largely due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and two new laws, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has said.

 
The head must take responsibility for causing slow disbursementicon

The head must take responsibility for causing slow disbursement

BUSINESS
09/06/2020

National Assembly (NA) deputy Do Van Sinh, Permanent Member of NA Economic Committee, talks about the disbursement process for public investment projects this year.

Sports administration working to help foreign coaches return to Vietnamicon

Sports administration working to help foreign coaches return to Vietnam

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/06/2020

The National Sports Administration is applying for permission from authorities to allow important foreign experts and coaches to return to Vietnam to work.

Corruption fight must put common interest above all: Top leadericon

Corruption fight must put common interest above all: Top leader

POLITICS
27/05/2020

Party General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong on Tuesday said the fight against corruption must be enhanced, noting that the work must continue despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

VN ready to be world’s factory, but is the world?icon

VN ready to be world’s factory, but is the world?

BUSINESS
26/05/2020

Vietnam attracted US$12.33 billion worth of foreign direct investment in the first four months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 15.5 per cent due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.

Pre-school teachers face hurdles in accessing financial supporticon

Pre-school teachers face hurdles in accessing financial support

SOCIETY
25/05/2020

Many pre-school teachers in HCM City’s private schools have found themselves ineligible for the support package the city has allocated to help those hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ninh Binh will not hold opening ceremony for Tourism Year 2020icon

Ninh Binh will not hold opening ceremony for Tourism Year 2020

TRAVEL
26/04/2020

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the northern province of Ninh Binh to organise an event in replacement of the opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zero-priced supermarket helps struggling locals in HCM Cityicon

Zero-priced supermarket helps struggling locals in HCM City

SOCIETY
24/04/2020

It’s not uncommon to see random acts of kindness in HCM City. Over the past three weeks of social distancing, when many people have lost their jobs, food and necessities have been seen placed outside houses

Hanoi adopts plans to help enterprises to continue their productionicon

Hanoi adopts plans to help enterprises to continue their production

BUSINESS
24/04/2020

Trinh Huy Thanh, secretary of the Party Committee of the Hanoi Business Bloc, talks about how enterprises in Hanoi are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Athletes to compete in first virtual reality cycling raceicon

Athletes to compete in first virtual reality cycling race

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
23/04/2020

Vietnam's first virtual reality cycling race will be held on April 25-30 to replace the annual HCM City Television (HTV) Cycling Cup which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social distancing stress hits homeicon

Social distancing stress hits home

SOCIETY
22/04/2020

People across Vietnam are in the midst of social distancing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and with thousands of people cooped up at home, stress is building.

Runner Lai pounds the pavements in search of revengeicon

Runner Lai pounds the pavements in search of revenge

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
22/04/2020

Runner Nguyen Van Lai is a creature of habit and every day, he wakes up early and starts training at Hanoi’s National Sports Training Centre.

Keep fit by exercising at homeicon

Keep fit by exercising at home

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
20/04/2020

Over the past few months, the world has been fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected the economy and every aspect of human life, including sports and physical exercise.

Transparency key for aiding businesses: experticon

Transparency key for aiding businesses: expert

BUSINESS
20/04/2020

Vice-Chairman and General Secretary of the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises To Hoai Nam spoke about the Government’s support policies for enterprises impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Legal loopholes hinder Vietnam’s efforts in wildlife protectionicon

Legal loopholes hinder Vietnam’s efforts in wildlife protection

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
19/04/2020

Despite strengthened law enforcement to protect wildlife, legal loopholes are hindering Vietnam’s efforts, activists have said.

Think you know all about vermicelli? Bun quay will make you think againicon

Think you know all about vermicelli? Bun quay will make you think again

TRAVEL
19/04/2020

I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would be unable to satisfy my cravings for Vietnamese food in my home country.

US symphony orchestra cancels tour in Vietnamicon

US symphony orchestra cancels tour in Vietnam

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/04/2020

The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra will not perform in Vietnam as scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Vietnam Musicians Association.

V.League 1 teams divided over salary cutsicon

V.League 1 teams divided over salary cuts

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/04/2020

The V.League 1 is divided over cutting salaries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with at least five clubs slashing their coach and player wage bill so far.