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Hanoi to celebrate 20 years of winning title “City for peace”icon
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Hanoi to celebrate 20 years of winning title “City for peace”

A wide range of activities will be held to celebrate 20 years since Hanoi was recognised as a “City for peace” by UNESCO (July 16, 1999).

 
Swiss firms interested in HCM City's smart urban developmenticon

Swiss firms interested in HCM City's smart urban development

BUSINESS
09/07/2019

Leaders of Switzerland’s Credit Suisse and Aebi Schmidt Holding (ASH) Company expressed interest in smart urban development in HCM City during a meeting with Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen on July 8.

HCM City promotes IC, semiconductor industryicon

HCM City promotes IC, semiconductor industry

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
08/07/2019

The market for integrated circuits (IC) and semiconductors in Vietnam has huge potential, offering great investment opportunities for domestic and foreign enterprises, according to experts.

Int’l 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament to open this weekicon

Int’l 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament to open this week

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
08/07/2019

The International 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from July 11-14, with 75 local and international players set to compete.

Made-in-Vietnam smartphone makes debut in Myanmaricon

Made-in-Vietnam smartphone makes debut in Myanmar

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
06/07/2019

BKAV Corporation held a ceremony on July 4 to introduce its third “Made-in-Vietnam” smartphone, Bphone 3, to the Myanmar market.

Drought forecast for central, south-central coastal provinces in 2019icon

Drought forecast for central, south-central coastal provinces in 2019

SOCIETY
06/07/2019

There is a high risk of drought in the central and south-central coastal provinces as the dry season is forecast to extend to August and even September of 2019, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

Vietnamese, Armenian PMs hold talksicon

Vietnamese, Armenian PMs hold talks

POLITICS
06/07/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan have agreed on orientations and measures to enhance multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries in the time ahead.

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5Gicon

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5G

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
06/07/2019

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has granted licences to telecom providers Viettel, Vinaphone and Mobifone to test 5G services, MIC Deputy Minister Nguyen Thanh Hung said on July 5.

No honey means no money for these villagersicon

No honey means no money for these villagers

SOCIETY
06/07/2019

Ho Van Phuoc is absolutely buzzing about bees. That's because the Phuoc Loc Commune, Phuoc Son District, Quang Nam Province resident has hundreds of nest boxes on tree trunks that provide the main source of income for his family.

Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique cultureicon

Ethnic minority people introduce Vietnam’s unique culture

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
05/07/2019

Vietnam is home to 54 ethnic groups, each of which has its own unique cultural identity. 

Officials of Myanmar’s ruling party visit Vietnamicon

Officials of Myanmar’s ruling party visit Vietnam

POLITICS
04/07/2019

A high-ranking delegation of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) of Myanmar is paying a visit to Vietnam from July 1 to 5 at the invitation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee.

Hanoi works hard to establish itself as tourist hubicon

Hanoi works hard to establish itself as tourist hub

TRAVEL
02/07/2019

Hanoi has been emerging as a top destination for both domestic and foreign travellers in recent years, and it is still working to establish itself as a true tourist hub.

Six Vietnamese law violators in South Africa return homeicon

Six Vietnamese law violators in South Africa return home

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENNT
02/07/2019

Six Vietnamese nationals, who were detained in South Africa in 2018 for violating the country’s biodiversity act on protection of threatened species, left the country for home on June 30 after performing their obligations to the court’s rulings.

JBIC provides $200 mln credit for Vietnam’s energy projectsicon

JBIC provides $200 mln credit for Vietnam’s energy projects

BUSINESS
02/07/2019

The Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) exchanged a credit contract worth $200 million to fund renewable energy projects in Vietnam.

Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharingicon

Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharing

POLITICS
30/06/2019

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed an initiative to form a global network on sharing data on oceans and sea, towards a global framework on preventing marine plastic waste at a discussion on climate and environment within G20 Summit framework.

Flight time limitations extended for Vietjet Air’s crewicon

Flight time limitations extended for Vietjet Air’s crew

BUSINESS
29/06/2019

Pilots of new-age Vietjet Air have had some restrictions on their working hours lifted, however, they were requested to satisfy a number of conditions issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam

Hong Kong remains biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in first halficon

Hong Kong remains biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in first half

BUSINESS
28/06/2019

Hong Kong topped the list of 95 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the January-June period, with a total investment of $5.3 billion, making up 28.7 percent of the new FDI inflow into the country.

PM requests enhancing fight against cyber crimeicon

PM requests enhancing fight against cyber crime

POLITICS
27/06/2019

Cyber crime has become complicated in recent years, especially online gambling and football betting, causing an outflow of foreign currencies, Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc has admitted.