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Outdoor spectacle receives special tourism prize

The outdoor spectacle Tinh Hoa Bắc Bộ or The Quintessence of Tonkin staged by 150 actors has received a special prize at The Guide Awards 2019 recently.

Cellist discovers healing power of music

Musician Bryan Charles Wilson started his career as a cellist, but a trip to Vietnam opened up a world of musical possibilities for the American.

Children themed month at Vietnam Culture Village

Various activites for children are being held this summer at the Viet Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism to celebrate Children's Day (June 1), Vietnamese Family Day (June 28) and the country's 54 ethnic groups.

Vietnam's National Assembly Chairwoman affirms Vietnam’s ties with US

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam’s external policy of treasuring ties with the US during a reception in Hanoi on April 18 for US Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the US Committee on Appropriations.


HCMC Deputy Party chief removed from all position, over 60 cadres disciplined since 2016

 The Communist Party of Viet Nam Central Committee (CPVCC) on Wednesday decided to remove Tat Thanh Cang – Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City's Party Committee – from all his positions.

VN courts should be more prepared to handle foreign investor v. State investment disputes

 Viet Nam should not be too “scared or concerned” of legal disputes between the State and foreign investors, but the judicial system should be prepared to deal with such situations.

Suspended info minister tenders resignation from Party Committee of Central Agencies Bloc

 Truong Minh Tuan, suspended minister of Information and Communications, has expressed the desire to vacate his position on the Executive Board of the Party Committee of the Central Agencies Bloc for the 2015-2020 tenure.

Central Inspection Commission finds multiple violations at provincial Party organisations

 The Central Inspection Commission (CIC) has found multiple violations committed by Party committees in Thanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Vinh Phuc and Dak Nong provinces.

Real estate market soars, promising brighter future for companies in crisis

 Stark increase in real estate pricing in the south, especially in Ho Chi Minh City, has fostered businesses in this sector to regain strength.

Vietnam to work with TPP members on future orientations: Foreign Ministry's spokesperson

 Vietnam will work with the member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to reach a consensus on future orientations for the deal, Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told a regular press conference in Hanoi on May 4.

VN National Assembly Chair to visit Sweden, Hungary, Czech Republic

 Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will make official visits to Sweden, Hungary and the Czech Republic from April 6-14, according to the NA’s External Relations Committee. 

Vietnam's two leading airline corporations have strategic shareholders

 The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines (VNA) and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) found their strategic shareholders, announced the Ministry of Transport at a meeting held in Hanoi on January 10.

VN government borrows US$16 billion in 9 months

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s pace of borrowing foreign loans and raising capital from government bonds this year is higher compared with the corresponding period of recent years.

Foreign oil and gas conglomerates flee Vietnam

After over four years since it was announced, the $22 billion Nhon Hoi petrochemical project officially proposed to withdraw from Vietnam’s oil and gas development plan. To date at least three foreign oil and gas groups have fled from Vietnam.

Two Vietnamese female scientists named among 100 scientists of Asia

Asian Scientist Magazine has announced its first ever The Asian Scientist 100, including two female scientists from Vietnam, Tran Ha Lien Phuong from the National University, HCM City, and Dang Thi Oanh of Thai Nguyen University.

Vietnam’s five State-owned corporations with huge foreign debts

 VietNamNet Bridge - Most of the foreign debt owed by State-owned corporations is concentrated in key business sectors, where they must seek giant funds for projects.

Japanese President of House of Councilors to visit Vietnam

 President of Japan's House of Councilors Yamazaki Masaaki will pay an official visit to Vietnam from December 7-10.