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Four years since the East Sea rulingicon

Four years since the East Sea ruling

On 12 July 2016, the tribunal ruled in favor of the Philippines, declaring China’s “claims to historic rights, or other sovereign rights or jurisdiction” related to the “nine-dash line” as unlawful. 

 
10th ASEAN Para Games cancelledicon

10th ASEAN Para Games cancelled

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
04/05/2020

The Philippines has announced the cancellation of the 2020 ASEAN Para Games due to a lack of funding stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Vietnam Sports Administration.

Vietnam ranks second in number of guest workers in Japanicon

Vietnam ranks second in number of guest workers in Japan

SOCIETY
02/02/2020

Vietnam now ranks second in the number of employees working in Japan, according to the latest statistics of Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Over 50 foreign enterprises keen to export pork to Vietnamicon

Over 50 foreign enterprises keen to export pork to Vietnam

BUSINESS
08/01/2020

In addition to businesses that have already established inroads in the country, over 50 foreign enterprises have expressed an interest in exporting pork products to Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnamese women’s team prepare for Olympics qualifiersicon

Vietnamese women’s team prepare for Olympics qualifiers

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
25/12/2019

Following their success at the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) in the Philippines, the Vietnamese national women’s team convened in Hanoi on December 24 to prepare for the third qualifying round of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

SEA Games 30: Vietnam’s female football team wins gold medalicon

SEA Games 30: Vietnam’s female football team wins gold medal

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
09/12/2019

The Vietnamese female football players became the champion of women’s football at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines after defeating Thailand 1-0 on December 8.

SEA Games 30: Events rescheduled due to Typhoon Kammuriicon

SEA Games 30: Events rescheduled due to Typhoon Kammuri

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
03/12/2019

Organisers of the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) on December 2 announced the reschedule of some events expected to be held in the hosts Philippines’ Subic city over fear of Typhoon Kammuri.

Vietnam's export price of rice suffers dramatic decreaseicon

Vietnam's export price of rice suffers dramatic decrease

BUSINESS
08/11/2019

The average price of rice exports during the first nine months of the year suffered a sharp decline of 13.4 per cent to US$435.6 per tonne, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.

Vietnam among top 20 countries to visit in 2020icon

Vietnam among top 20 countries to visit in 2020

TRAVEL
18/10/2019

Vietnam was ranked 10th among the top 20 countries to visit in 2020 by the Conde Nast Traveler – a prestigious travel magazine.

Thu Hien to represent Vietnam at Miss Asia Pacific Internationalicon

Thu Hien to represent Vietnam at Miss Asia Pacific International

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
13/09/2019

Thu Hien has been selected as the nation’s representative at the Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 beauty pageant which is set to take place in Pasay city, the Philippines, in October 10.

Vietnam among top targets for phishing in Southeast Asiaicon

Vietnam among top targets for phishing in Southeast Asia

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/09/2019

Vietnam is among the top three target countries for phishing websites in Southeast Asia in the first half of the year, according to the global cybersecurity company Kaspersky.

Philippine defence chief criticises China for East Sea actsicon

Philippine defence chief criticises China for East Sea acts

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
31/07/2019

Defence Secretary of the Philippines Delfin Lorenzana on July 30 criticized China for what he called "bullying" actions in the East Sea and said Beijing's peaceful assurances contrast with its behaviour in the contested waters.

Vietnam strives to hit tourism target ahead of scheduleicon

Vietnam strives to hit tourism target ahead of schedule

TRAVEL
17/07/2019

Vietnam is striving to achieve its goal of welcoming 17.5 – 18 million international tourists by the end of 2019, a year earlier than scheduled.

Vietnam among top five favourite places of Japanese touristsicon

Vietnam among top five favourite places of Japanese tourists

TRAVEL
07/07/2019

Vietnam is one of the five most favourite places of Japanese tourists this summer, according to a survey announced by the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) in early July.

Vietnam’s dairy industry to boost exportsicon

Vietnam’s dairy industry to boost exports

BUSINESS
01/06/2019

Vietnam’s dairy makers are accessing more opportunities to increase exports, but companies need to enhance their competitiveness in foreign markets and develop a concentrated production scale.