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Indonesia: Youth and Sports Minister named suspect in bribery caseicon
POLITICS19/09/20190

Indonesia: Youth and Sports Minister named suspect in bribery case

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi a suspect in a bribery case.

 
Da Nang among top three travel picks for Koreans in Mid-Autumn festivalicon

Da Nang among top three travel picks for Koreans in Mid-Autumn festival

VIDEO
22/08/2019

Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang, Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok are favourite spots for Koreans to spend the long Mid-Autumn holiday this year.

Seventh National Environmental Film Festival opensicon

Seventh National Environmental Film Festival opens

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
20/08/2019

The seventh National Environmental Film Festival will open for entries from August 20 to September 31, 2019, organisers said at a press conference in Hanoi on August 19.

Amazon establishes subsidiary in Vietnamicon

Amazon establishes subsidiary in Vietnam

BUSINESS
17/08/2019

Amazon has established a subsidiary in Vietnam, Head of Amazon Global Selling Vietnam Tran Xuan Thuy told media at the Vietnam Online Marketing Forum on August 14.

NA Standing Committee wraps up 36th sessionicon

NA Standing Committee wraps up 36th session

POLITICS
16/08/2019

The National Assembly Standing Committee concluded its 36th session in Hanoi on August 16 under the Chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial watersicon

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
16/08/2019

Vietnam has made contact with China to oppose its repeated serious violation and demand the country to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters.

Vietnam’s U22 team defeat Kitchee SC in friendly matchicon

Vietnam’s U22 team defeat Kitchee SC in friendly match

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
16/08/2019

Vietnam's U22 team beat Kitchee SC of Hong Kong 2-0 in a friendly match at the Promotion Fund for Vietnamese Football Talent (PVF) Football Training Centre in the northern province of Hung Yen on August 14.

Vietnam, Japan step up human resources development cooperationicon

Vietnam, Japan step up human resources development cooperation

POLITICS
15/08/2019

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and Japan’s Nagano prefecture signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in human resources development in Hanoi on August 14.

Bamboo Airways allowed to train aviation stafficon

Bamboo Airways allowed to train aviation staff

BUSINESS
14/08/2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on August 13 granted local carrier Bamboo Airways an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) certificate, allowing it to train aviation staff, firstly flight attendants and technicians.

Chinese men arrested in Son La for murder, robberyicon

Chinese men arrested in Son La for murder, robbery

SOCIETY
14/08/2019

Police in the northern border province of Son La have arrested three Chinese men who killed a taxi driver to rob his car.

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlementicon

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement

POLITICS
13/08/2019

Deputy Minister of National Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences in building cooperation plans.

Fishing boat saves 32 foreign fishermenicon

Fishing boat saves 32 foreign fishermen

SOCIETY
12/07/2019

A fishing boat of the island district of Ly Son in July 11 morning rescued 32 foreign fishermen who were in distress at sea, according to Nguyen Quoc Chinh, head of the fisheries trade union in An Hai commune.

Vietnam targeting a World Cup 2026 spoticon

Vietnam targeting a World Cup 2026 spot

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
11/07/2019

Vietnam has targeted booking a place in the 2026 World Cup, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) deputy chairman Tran Quoc Tuan.

Int’l 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament to open this weekicon

Int’l 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament to open this week

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/07/2019

The International 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from July 11-14, with 75 local and international players set to compete.

Vietnamese, Armenian PMs hold talksicon

Vietnamese, Armenian PMs hold talks

POLITICS
06/07/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan have agreed on orientations and measures to enhance multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries in the time ahead.

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5Gicon

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5G

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
06/07/2019

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has granted licences to telecom providers Viettel, Vinaphone and Mobifone to test 5G services, MIC Deputy Minister Nguyen Thanh Hung said on July 5.

Prime Minister Phuc joins activities at 14th G20 Summiticon

Prime Minister Phuc joins activities at 14th G20 Summit

POLITICS
29/06/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has attended several sessions during the 14th G20 Summit that opened in Osaka, Japan, on June 28.

Hanoi: Three drug traffickers sentenced to deathicon

Hanoi: Three drug traffickers sentenced to death

SOCIETY
27/06/2019

The People’s Court of Hanoi on June 25 sentenced three members of a drug gang to death for the illegal trade and trafficking of drugs.