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Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasureicon

Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure

A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.

 
PM highlights anti-COVID-19 efforts, recovery solutions in report to legislatureicon

PM highlights anti-COVID-19 efforts, recovery solutions in report to legislature

POLITICS
20/05/2020

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 20 reported on the anti-COVID-19 work and key solutions for socio-economic recovery and development, calling for joint concerted efforts and high resolve to weather difficulties and perform tasks as best as possible.

Court upholds life sentence for former minister Nguyen Bac Sonicon

Court upholds life sentence for former minister Nguyen Bac Son

SOCIETY
28/04/2020

The Hanoi-based High-Level People’s Court on April 27 upheld the life imprisonment for former Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son, who committed wrongdoings in the MobiFone-AVG deal.

Vietnamese rescuers save unconscious Filipino sailor off coasticon

Vietnamese rescuers save unconscious Filipino sailor off coast

SOCIETY
24/04/2020

A Filipino sailor who lost consciousness while working on a Panamanian vessel was rescued early on April 23 by staff from the Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of Region 3 based in Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

Top leader stresses avoiding complacency in COVID-19 fighticon

Top leader stresses avoiding complacency in COVID-19 fight

POLITICS
20/03/2020

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the Politburo’s meeting on the COVID-19 combat on March 20, saying over-confidence or complacency must be avoided as the pandemic’s development remains very complex and unpredictable.

Vietnamese paintings auctioned in Parisicon

Vietnamese paintings auctioned in Paris

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
12/03/2020

French auction house Aguttes is focusing on major works by Vietnamese artists on March 11.

HCM City quarantines 57 linked with Japanese coronavirus caseicon

HCM City quarantines 57 linked with Japanese coronavirus case

SOCIETY
06/03/2020

Fifty-seven people related to the flights a Japanese passenger with SARS-CoV-2 boarding have been put under quarantine, the disease control centre of Ho Chi Minh City said on March 5.

WB-supported project to help ensure water supply for Mekong Deltaicon

WB-supported project to help ensure water supply for Mekong Delta

SOCIETY
03/03/2020

Officials of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with World Bank (WB) representatives on March 2 to discuss a water supply project for the region.

Vietnam invited to join EU training mission in Central Africa Republicicon

Vietnam invited to join EU training mission in Central Africa Republic

POLITICS
19/02/2020

The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell Fontelles has invited Vietnam to send peacekeeping officers to join the EU training mission in Central Africa Republic.

HCM City plans field hospitals to cope with novel coronavirusicon

HCM City plans field hospitals to cope with novel coronavirus

SOCIETY
04/02/2020

Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has underlined the need to build field hospitals in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Vietnamese workers in Japan increase 26.7 percent last yearicon

Vietnamese workers in Japan increase 26.7 percent last year

SOCIETY
01/02/2020

Vietnamese workers in Japan topped 401,000 as of October 2019, an increase of 26.7 percent from a year earlier, adding up to the record of almost 1.66 million foreign workers in the country, data of the Japanese labour ministry show.

Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Teticon

Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Tet

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
01/02/2020

Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam welcomes all efforts to re-start Middle East peace processicon

Vietnam welcomes all efforts to re-start Middle East peace process

POLITICS
01/02/2020

Vietnam closely follows the situation in the Middle East and welcomes all efforts to re-start the Middle East peace process, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said on January 31.

Countries ramp up efforts against new coronavirusicon

Countries ramp up efforts against new coronavirus

SOCIETY
22/01/2020

Many countries are stepping up measures to prevent the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that have infected over 400 people, mostly in China.

Hanoi exhibition presents artworks inspired by ratsicon

Hanoi exhibition presents artworks inspired by rats

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
21/01/2020

An exhibition featuring artworks inspired by rats has opened in Hanoi to celebrate the Lunar New Year – the Year of the Rat, gathering artists from the G39 group.

Vietnam presides over UNSC session on Yemen, Colombiaicon

Vietnam presides over UNSC session on Yemen, Colombia

POLITICS
14/01/2020

Vietnam presided over a United Nations Security Council session on January 13.

Malaysia to host seminar on code of conduct in East Seaicon

Malaysia to host seminar on code of conduct in East Sea

Vietnam's marine sovereignty
13/01/2020

A seminar on the Code of Conduct (COC) as a tool for peace in the East Sea will be held in Kuala Lumpur on January 13.

Ceremony to honour Ha Long Bay's double UNESCO recognitionicon

Ceremony to honour Ha Long Bay's double UNESCO recognition

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
11/01/2020

A ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ha Long Bay being recognised as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO for a second time will take place at Sun Carnival Plaza Square, Ha Long on January 12.