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Police bust cross-border smuggling ring in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ministry of Public Security said on December 28 that the investigation police had uncovered a smuggling ring in Ho Chi Minh City and prosecuted four people in connection with the case.

Vietnam, China hold negotiations on sea-related issues

Vietnam and China held the 12th round of negotiations of the working group on the sea area beyond the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin.

Mong ethnic people celebrate New Year

The annual traditional holiday of the Mong ethnic minority group, known as Nao Pe Chau, takes place at the end of the 11th lunar month. The event is held to celebrate the end of the harvest and spend time relaxing together.

Lao FM commits support to Vietnam to fulfill role next year

Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith has affirmed that the Party, State, Government and people of Laos will do their best to help Vietnam fulfill its role of ASEAN Chair 2020 and non-permanent member of the UNSC for the 2020 – 2021 tenure.

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

State agency or company should manage apartments in Hanoi: expert

An enterprise or the State agency should be responsible for the management of apartment buildings and the building’s maintenance fund.

Grand ceremony marks 75th anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army

The Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defence held a grand ceremony in Hanoi on December 21 to celebrate the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) (December 22).

Vietnam sit on top of ASEAN in 2019

Vietnam end 2019 as the Southeast Asian No 1 team, following the December rankings released by FIFA on December 19.

Zero-waste startups: From good cause to circular economy

Vietnam generates large amounts of waste every day – food waste, construction waste, old clothes and furniture, batteries, plastic bags and much more.

Vietnam’s first cement museum put into operation

The first museum of cement sector has been officially put into operation, according to the Vietnam National Cement Corporation (VICEM).

HCM City: diverse activities to welcome New Year

A variety of activities are set to be launched across Ho Chi Minh City as a way of the southern city welcoming the New Year, including special artistic performances, a countdown party, and a spectacular display of fireworks.

Vietnam, Belarus’s top legislators hold talks

Vietnam and Belarus should work together to lift the two-way trade to $500 million to match both sides’ potential and desire, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Prime Minister holds second dialogue with farmers

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised the significance of processing to agriculture during his dialogue with more than 300 farmers representing tens of millions of farming households nationwide, in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 10.

SEA Games 30: Vietnam win long-awaited gold in men’s football

Vietnam won the first-ever Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medal after defeating their Indonesian rivals 3-0 in the final match in the Philippines on December 10.

NA Chairwoman arrives in Kazan, begining Russia visit

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan arrived in Kazan city, the Republic of Tatarstan, on December 8 afternoon, beginning her official visit to Russia.

SEA Games 30: Vietnam moves to second place on eight day

Vietnam secured an additional 20 gold, five silver and seven bronze medals on December 8 – the eight competition day of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, moving to second place on the medal tally.

Parliamentary cooperation a new pulse for Vietnam – Russia ties: ambassador

Russia is one of the most reliable partners of Vietnam and the coming visit (December 8-11) by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan is another illustration of the special and multi-faceted relations.

Vietnam – Cambodia business cooperation forum to boost trade

A Vietnam – Cambodia business cooperation forum was held in Phnom Penh on December 6, focusing on how to boost trade efficiency and protect the legitimate interests of enterprises and experiences in completing procedures for cross-border goods.

Vietnam’s average annual growth seen at 7%

The Vietnamese economy is likely to grow at an annual average pace of 7% during the 2021-2015 period, according to a projection by the National Centre for Socio-economic Information and Forecast.

European director stages Shakespeare’s play in Hanoi

Renowned Austrian director Beverly Blankenship has teamed up with artists of the Hanoi-based Youth Theatre to stage a new edition of William Shakespeare’s popular play “Romeo and Juliet”.