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Exhibition introduces traditional, contemporary Dong Ho paintings

Traditional and contemporary Dong Ho folk paintings are being showcased at an exhibition opened at the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi on October 31.

Hanoi to host 2020 Highlights of ASH in Asia-Pacific

The 2020 Highlights of the American Society of Haematology (ASH) in Asia-Pacific is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from March 13 – 14 next year.

Vietnam U22 team set sights on SEA Games gold

As the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games approach, the Vietnam national U22 football team are hard to work preparing for their tilt at the gold medal.

Vinmec detects new mutation in six genes likely related to autism

The Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology reported six new mutated genes found in autistic children as part of a study on identifying gene mutations in children with autism in Vietnam.

Vietnam Airlines earns $142 million in pre-tax profit

The Vietnam Airlines Group, listed as HVN, earned consolidated pre-tax profit of over 3.29 trillion VND (nearly 142 million USD) in the first nine months of this year, its financial report showed on October 31.

Domestic firms outpace foreign invested peers in exports growth

Exports by domestic businesses have increased at a faster pace than that by foreign invested ones between January and October, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Bac Ninh police break five Chinese-owned gambling dens

A total of 24 Chinese nationals have been arrested after police in northern Bac Ninh province raided a series of arcades that were allegedly transformed into gambling dens.

Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security ready to send teams to UK

Gen. To Lam, Minister of Public Security, held telephone talks in the afternoon of October 30 with Priti Patel, Home Secretary of the UK.

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter to compete in ONE Championship Singapore

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat will compete against Japanese rival Yuta Watanabe in the ONE: Edge of Greatness event to be held at Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 22.

Former special ambassador for Vietnam-Japan honoured

Former Special Ambassador for Vietnam-Japan Sugi Ryotaro has been honoured with the third-class Labour Order of Vietnam for his enormous contributions to the relations between the two countries over the past 30 years.

Non-communicable diseases - top cause of death in Vietnam

Non-communicable diseases are the top cause of death in Vietnam, according to Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son.

Vietnamese universities named in Best Global Universities Rankings for first time

For the first time ever, two Vietnamese higher education institutions have been named in the 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings released recently by the US News & World Report.

Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage

About 486,000 internet addresses had been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, which tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage.

Spokesperson answers query on Chinese ships’ exit from Vietnamese waters

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on October 25 once again stressed Vietnam’s request for relevant parties not to repeat violations of the country’s waters.

Tax bill hits US$3.8 billion with write offs suggested

Vietnam’s outstanding tax payments had reached 88.25 trillion VND ($3.8 billion) as of September, up 8.2 percent from the end of 2018, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung said.

Vietnam Airlines welcomes 100th aircraft to its fleet

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines welcomed the 100th aircraft of its fleet at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on October 22.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends Japanese emperor’s coronation ceremony

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the coronation ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on October 22 at the invitation of the Japanese Government.

Vietnam joins global efforts to protect sea turtles

The Vietnamese Government has engaged in various international commitments to enhance management and preserve vulnerable and endangered marine turtles, said Director General of the Directorate of Fisheries Tran Dinh Luan on October 21.

Phnom Penh city suggests tourism bus route linking with Vietnam's Ba Ria – Vung Tau

A leader of Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia asked Ba Ria – Vung Tau to open a tourism bus route linking the two sides while meeting with visiting officials of the southern province of Vietnam on October 21.

Vietnamese woodworking firms increase investment in technology, machinery

Nguyen Phuong, sales director of Minh Thanh Co., Ltd, said his company plans to invest more than 50 billion VND (2.15 million USD) in a production chain for bedroom and living room furniture.