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Vietnam shortens gender gap in politics, economyicon
SOCIETY4 minutes ago0

Vietnam shortens gender gap in politics, economy

Vietnam has recorded gender equality achievements in political and economic sectors since the Law on Gender Equality took effect.

 
Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central regionicon

Flooding causes four deaths, heavy losses in central region

SOCIETY
17/10/2019

Floods following downpours, along with gale and lightning, killed four and caused heavy losses in many central localities from October 14 to 16, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Contactless payment could be next big thing in Vietnam: expertsicon

Contactless payment could be next big thing in Vietnam: experts

BUSINESS
15/10/2019

Contactless payment is becoming trendy in Vietnam thanks to the growth of technology and the country’s young population.

Vietnam among rising stars of global trade: Standard Charteredicon

Vietnam among rising stars of global trade: Standard Chartered

BUSINESS
15/10/2019

Vietnam has been named one of the rising stars of global trade with the sixth position among the top 20 markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth, according to a recent report by Standard Chartered.

Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishmenticon

Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishment

SOCIETY
15/10/2019

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi yesterday increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).

Long Bien Bridge clean-up event to be held this weekendicon

Long Bien Bridge clean-up event to be held this weekend

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
10/10/2019

The environmental group Keep Hanoi Clean (KHC), in collaboration with a Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, will hold a clean-up underneath Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge this weekend.

Korean banks focus more on Vietnam for impressive growthicon

Korean banks focus more on Vietnam for impressive growth

BUSINESS
10/10/2019

The Republic of Korea’s banks are focusing more on Vietnam as the market emerges as a major source of earnings for them amid their slowdown from China.

Vietcombank posts record profit of nearly $757.6 millionicon

Vietcombank posts record profit of nearly $757.6 million

BUSINESS
07/10/2019

Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) reported $757.59 million in consolidated profit in the first nine months of this year, surging 50.6 percent from the same time last year and reaching 85.8 percent of the yearly plan.

Policies, legislation on climate change to be amendedicon

Policies, legislation on climate change to be amended

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
07/10/2019

A workshop was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 7 to seek improvement of policies and legislation in response to climate change in Vietnam.

HCM City court hands eight death, one life sentences to drug traffickersicon

HCM City court hands eight death, one life sentences to drug traffickers

SOCIETY
07/10/2019

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on October 7 sentenced eight defendants to death and another to life imprisonment for trafficking 379 heroin bricks weighing over 132kg and 55kg of methamphetamine.

Hanoi to host regional forum on sustainable transporticon

Hanoi to host regional forum on sustainable transport

SOCIETY
05/10/2019

The 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from October 28 to 31.

Vietnamese propaganda posters on show in Slovakiaicon

Vietnamese propaganda posters on show in Slovakia

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/09/2019

Nearly 80 propaganda posters created by Vietnamese painters between 1945 and 2000 are being showcased at an exhibition held at the headquarters of the Slovak Ministry of Culture in Bratislava city.

Indian airline launches 2nd direct route to Vietnamicon

Indian airline launches 2nd direct route to Vietnam

TRAVEL
07/09/2019

Indian low-cost airline IndiGo has opened its second direct air route linking the country to Vietnam.

Heat inversion worsens air pollution in Hanoi: reporticon

Heat inversion worsens air pollution in Hanoi: report

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
07/09/2019

Many studies in Hanoi have shown that heat inversion is one of the main causes for recent sharp rises in pollutants, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

Thua Thien-Hue: Nine Laotians receive Vietnamese nationalityicon

Thua Thien-Hue: Nine Laotians receive Vietnamese nationality

SOCIETY
07/09/2019

Nine Lao citizens who are irregular migrants or have undocumented marriages and currently residing in the border district of A Luoi, Vietnam’s central province of Thua Thien-Hue, took Vietnamese nationality on September 6.

Insurance firms and agents face higher qualifications barsicon

Insurance firms and agents face higher qualifications bars

BUSINESS
07/09/2019

Insurance companies and their agents face stricter scrutiny as a number of Government decisions designed to regulate agents’ qualifications are set to take effect in November.

Ministers vow coordination for successful CLMV action plansicon

Ministers vow coordination for successful CLMV action plans

POLITICS
07/09/2019

Economic ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) affirmed the countries’ coordination to successfully carry out CLMV action plans at their 11th meeting in Bangkok on September 5.

Revised Law on Enterprises to add household business regulationsicon

Revised Law on Enterprises to add household business regulations

BUSINESS
01/09/2019

Vietnam has considered adding regulations of household business to the revised Law on Enterprises that is set to be submitted to the National Assembly for approval in October.