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Party chief congratulates Vietnam News Agency on 75th anniversary

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, on behalf of the Party and the State, has sent a letter of congratulations to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on its proud achievements over the 75 years since its establishment.

Vietnam prioritises defence-security cooperation in ASEAN Regional Forum

As Chair of ASEAN, Vietnam attaches great importance and gives top priority to defence-security cooperation channels in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), 

Hanoi’s millennium-old bell named national treasure

A bronze bell dating back to the 10th century at Nhat Tao Communal House in Dong Ngac ward, Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district, was recently recognised as a national treasure.

EU Ambassador hails Vietnam for successfully hosting 36th ASEAN Summit

EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans has hailed Vietnam for successfully hosting the 36th ASEAN Summit by overcoming some truly unprecedented challenges.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: 36th ASEAN Summit a success

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the 36th ASEAN Summit which was held on June 26 via video conference was a success.

New Vietnamese language learning textbook launched

The Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese held a ceremony on June 24 to introduce a new Vietnamese textbook entitled “Xin Chao Viet Nam” designed for overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who wish to learn the Vietnamese language.

Prolonged hot weather causes health issues for Vietnamese people

Prolonged hot weather with average temperatures of about 40 degree Celsius across the country in recent days have led to health problems.

Viettel among investors of new high-speed under-sea cable ADC

The telecom giant Viettel on June 19 announced it is among the members of a consortium developing a high-performance under-sea cable connecting Vietnam, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Public universities in HCM City to hike tuition

A number of public universities in HCM City that have been granted financial autonomy are planning to increase tuition in the 2020-21 academic year.

Host of activities await visitors at Hue Festival 2020

The main activities within the 11th Hue Festival, which will be held from August 28 to September 2, were announced by the festival’s organising board on June 12.

Russia honours Vietnamese soldiers fighting in Great Patriotic War

Seven Vietnamese soldiers who once fought alongside Russian comrades in the Great Patriotic War now have their profiles included in the database of the ‘memorial road’ museum complex soon to be inaugurated in the suburb of Moscow.

Van Hau listed among Asia’s most prominent defenders

Prestigious sports website Fox Sports Asia has created a poll for football supporters to select their dream Asian defence and renowned Vietnam defender Doan Van Hau is listed among the nine nominees.

PM highlights anti-COVID-19 efforts, recovery solutions in report to legislature

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 20 reported on the anti-COVID-19 work and key solutions for socio-economic recovery and development, calling for joint concerted efforts and high resolve to weather difficulties and perform tasks as best as possible.

VN National Assembly to ratify EVFTA shortly

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to be ratified by the National Assembly (NA) on May 20, the first day of the 14th NA’s ninth session, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

2019 provincial competitiveness index to be announced soon

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will jointly publicise the 2019 provincial competitiveness index (PCI) at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 5.

War veterans recall days fighting for the motherland

It has been over 40 years since the American War came to an end but unforgettable memories of historic days fighting for the liberation of the motherland still flood back to war veterans whenever they visit old battlefields.

Vietnam exports nearly 416 million face masks

Vietnam exported 415.7 million face masks worth 63.19 million USD from January 1 to April 19, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam supports Sudan, South Sudan in resolving Abyei issues peacefully

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has expressed Vietnam’s wish that the governments of Sudan and South Sudan will soon address Abyei issues

Court upholds life sentence for former minister Nguyen Bac Son

The Hanoi-based High-Level People’s Court on April 27 upheld the life imprisonment for former Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son, who committed wrongdoings in the MobiFone-AVG deal.