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About 20,000 people evacuated in Thailand due to flooding

Floods forced about 20,000 people in the northeastern region of Thailand to evacuate while heavy rains are forecast to continue in the coming days.

Nicaraguan Foreign Minister visits Vietnam

Nicaragua considers Vietnam a friend and an important partner in Asia-Pacific, stated visiting Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindres on September 6.

Ministers vow coordination for successful CLMV action plans

Economic ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) affirmed the countries’ coordination to successfully carry out CLMV action plans at their 11th meeting in Bangkok on September 5.

Vietnam wants to increase trade with Nicaragua: PM

Vietnam always pays attention to the development of trade ties with Nicaragua, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc when receiving visiting Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada.

HCM City encourages people to use public transport

Ho Chi Minh City has deployed a number of plans to increase the number of commuters using buses to 11.2 percent this years, up 1.6 percentage points from last year.

Vietnam attends 8th Seoul Defence Dialogue

Member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Defence Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on September 3 arrived in the Republic of Korea to attend the eighth Seoul Defence Dialogue in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

China violating international laws in East Sea: RoK expert

The situation in the East Sea is growing worse as China is breaking international laws in the waters, according Lee Jaehyon, Director of the Centre for ASEAN and Oceania Studies at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

Fifth edition of Vietnam green architecture awards launched

The Vietnam Association of Architects (VAA) has launched its 5th green architecture awards, a biennial activity to promote awareness about sustainable and green architecture.

Trash threatens Da Nang coral reef

Son Tra peninsula has one of the country’s most stunning coral reefs with economic and natural value. However, with increasing tourism activities, rubbish has become a major threat to the coral reef.

Revised Law on Enterprises to add household business regulations

Vietnam has considered adding regulations of household business to the revised Law on Enterprises that is set to be submitted to the National Assembly for approval in October.

Vietnam win two golds at Shuttlecock World Championships 2019

Vietnam has claimed two gold medals at the ongoing Shuttlecock World Championships 2019 in France on August 21-24.

Vietnam coalition for climate action debuts

The Vietnam Coalition for Climate Action (VCCA) was inaugurated during a ceremony held in Hue city of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on August 21.

Vietnamese female player beats No 15 seed at world badminton champs

Vu Thi Trang has won in the second round of the women’s singles at the Badminton World Federation World Championship in Belgium.

First PPP agricultural project launched in Hau Giang

The knowledge sharing and technical assistance project for agriculture was launched in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on August 19 with the debut of a public-private partnership (PPP) group for the project.

Cashew industry seeks ways to overcome difficulties

The Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) has recently held a conference to review the industry’s performance in the first seven months of 2019 and seek solutions to the problems facing it.

Chief of Staff of US Air Force welcomed in Hanoi

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 19 for Chief of Staff of the US Air Force Gen. David Goldfein.

Vietnam strives to realise goal of becoming powerful marine nation

Boasting great potential of marine economy in terms of natural resources, transport, fisheries, tourism and coastal economic zones, Vietnam has set the target to become a powerful marine nation.

History records prove Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) are two big archipelagos with key strategic locations among Vietnam’s islands, and the country’s sovereignty over them is clearly reflected through historical documents.

Airports overwhelmed as passenger numbers keep rising

The 21 airports in Vietnam are overloaded with the number of passengers estimated to increase to over 112 million this year against a capacity of 96.05 million.

Vegan food market bustling prior to Vu Lan

The Vu Lan festival which falls on the 15th day of the 7th lunar month is an occasion for Vietnamese people to express their gratitude toward their parents.