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The series of five articles themed ‘Newspapers join hands to clean themselves up’ by VietNamNet staff writers have won the A prize at the 15th National Press Award in 2020.

National Press Awards 2020 honours 112 outstanding works

Winners of the 15th National Press Awards in 2020, the noblest award for journalists in Vietnam, were announced at a ceremony on October 24 night in Hanoi.

Joining forces with VietNamNet to stamp out the pandemic

In order to make a contribution to the country’s fight against Covid-19, VietNamNet has launched the "Joining forces with VietNamNet to stamp out the pandemic" program.

PetroVietnam tops list of most profitable firms

The Vietnam Report JSC and online newspaper VietNamNet held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 6 to announce the Profit500 2019 list.

Vietnamese legislators deliberate reports on socio-economic development

The National Assembly Standing Committee spent the whole day discussing reports evaluating the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2019 during the 38th session yesterday.

 

Vietnam spends over US$10 billion paying government debts in Jan-Sep

Upon breaking downs, the government spent VND195.7 billion (US$8.43 billion) on paying domestic debts and VND41.2 trillion (US$1.77 billion) on foreign debts.

Cleaning service blamed for helping worsen Hanoi's air quality

New cleaning machines are being blamed for Hanoi's air pollution after the local authorities stopped watering the streets three years ago.

Vietnam Television acquires Vietnam-Indonesia match broadcasting right

Vietnam Television (VTV) has secured the broadcasting rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification match between Vietnam and Indonesia for $400,000.

 

Textile and garment enterprises must pay more attention to chemical management

Textile and garment enterprises consume a large amount of chemicals for their production activities. 

Hanoi debates measures to clean up To Lich River

The use of millions of cubic metres of water from the Red River to supply West Lake and clean the polluted To Lich River has been the cheapest and best way to clean the latter river so far.

Foreign capital flows through Vietnamese banks

 As capital demands of Vietnamese firms are rising sharply, local banks are increasingly cooperating with foreign financial institutions to provide offshore loans, making the business become lucrative.

Korean coach Park Hang-seo receives warm reception in Quang Ngai

The head coach of the Vietnamese men’s football team Park Hang-seo took part in an exchange with local football fans in the first-ever Ly Son-Sa Huynh tournament which was held in Quang Ngai on June 18.

Fascinating mural paintings adorn Hue village

Ngu My Thanh village located in Quang Loi commune of Quang Dien district in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has been attracting an increasing number of tourists in recent times due to its unique murals and 3D paintings.

Vietnam, Singapore hold defence policy dialogue

Vietnam and Singapore want to step up the comprehensive and substantial development of defence links in the coming time as heard at their 10th defence policy dialogue.

 

Towards plastic alternatives in Vietnam

New opportunities will come to plastic and packaging producers in Vietnam ready to change their business strategies.

$9.43bil. invested in Mekong Delta’s infrastructure

Over 890 projects in infrastructure with total investment of $9.43 billion are being carried out by in the Mekong Delta by 898 businesses from Ho Chi Minh City, according to statistics of the municipal People’s Committee.

 

Experts suggest Hanoi clean dying river with Red river’s water

It is worth pondering the dissolution of To Lich water with the Red river’s water because the To Lich river is facing the risk of becoming a dead river when it received little amount of water in the dry season.

 

Major US hotel operators plan expansion in Vietnam

A lot of people from China, South Korea, even Japan are buying resort properties in Vietnam, which is considered a sign of an attractive market to investors.

 

Vietnam, Germany seek to expand defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lt. General Nguyen Chi Vinh, who led a Vietnamese high-ranking military delegation to pay a working visit to Germany from June 10-15, has held talks with Germany’s Defense State Secretary Peter Tauber.

 

PM urges Samsung Vietnam to expand operation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 14 suggested Samsung Vietnam expand its operation not only in electronics assembling but also in technological development.