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The pandemic is now under control nationwide without any new clusters of unclear origin, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told permanent Government members who met on Monday.

Vietnam activates new wave of reform to lure foreign investors

Preferential tariffs and incentives for land access are not enough to woo investors looking to move operations out of China, experts say.

Vietnamese agricultural products aim to join global value chain

Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ha Cong Tuan talks to Năng Lượng Mới (New Energy) newspaper about the strengths and weaknesses of Vietnamese agricultural products.

Vietnam to install air quality monitoring system

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is planning to design a system to monitor air quality across all provinces and cities.

First private library on Vietnam War opened in Hanoi

In the coming time, the library will cooperate with other agencies to produce some films about the Vietnam War as well as showcase the war objects to help the families of missing Vietnamese soldiers find their loved ones.

Experts revive traditional costumes on the screen

Traditional costumes made with sophisticated sewing, embroidering and decorating techniques are more in the public eye than ever as they are featured in more films and television shows.

Vintage fashion highlight of museum exhibit

An exhibition displaying 120 vintage fashion items from the 1890s to 1990s has opened at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum.

The Factory Arts Centre hosts workshop on lacquer

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre will organise a workshop exploring “Vietnamese Lacquer Painting’s Experimental History” on July 13.

 

Artists paint murals to advocate for wildlife conservation

The Wildlife Street Art Bus Tour project on Sunday finished its journey through eight provinces, delivering a wildlife conservation message through street art murals.

Pagodas in Soc Trang

Wherever there are Khmer people, there are pagodas. Soc Trang Province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is such localities, home to 99 Khmer pagodas with different sizes and splendid architectural styles.

Publisher fights textbook shortage

Le Hoang Hai, deputy general director of Viet Nam Education Publishing House, talks with Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper about the printing and distribution plan for textbooks ahead of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Archaeologist helps legacy of Vietnamese boats float on

On our visit to Pham Huy Thong Antiques Museum in Quang Yen Commune, the northern province of Quang Ninh, the antique boats left the biggest impression on me.

VN technology product distributors try ‘sell everything’ strategy

The Gioi So (Digiworld), the mobile phone retail chain, is seeking to distribute office equipment, while FPT Shop is trying online sale models and The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) is focusing on its department stores.

Pristine Island in Kien Giang untouched by tourism

When visiting Kien Giang Province’s pristine Hon Mau Island, travelers can hang out with the genial fishermen and enjoy fresh seafood and beautiful beaches.

China now ranks first among foreign investors in Vietnam

Of seven large projects registered in the first five months of 2019, five belonged to Chinese investors.

Slow progress in fight against illegal wildlife trade

Vietnam has some of the world’s most diverse wildlife, but the country’s rare species are in grave danger from traffickers.

Circus performance calls people to protect environment

A circus with an environmental message opens in Hanoi this week. Its aim is to entertain and educate youngsters to mark International Children’s Day on June 1.

Forest watchers makes mangrove forest their homes

More than a hundred forest watchers from the HCM City’s Youth Volunteers are spending their days and nights in the vast Can Gio Mangrove Forest.

New shows for children hit the stage

Theatres in Hanoi are busy launching new shows ahead of International Children's Day on June 1 and the upcoming summer holidays. This season's offerings are diverse and exciting as theatres continue to invest in quality programming.

Seventh graders win environmental documentary award

A short documentary on how to unleash the potential of sustainable tourism of Quang Nam Province’s Thu Bon River after the historic flood in 2000 brought a special prize for two secondary school students