The 24th Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo) kicked off in Hanoi on April 16 with the participation of more than 600 exhibitors from over 20 countries and territories worldwide.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Hanoi on April 16.
More than 97,000 domestic and foreign holiday-makers have flocked to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue for the Hue Festival 2014, 48 percent of them foreigners.
2014 Ha Long Carnival to open on April 30
2014 Ha Long Carnival to open on April 30
Preparations for the 2014 Ha Long Carnival, slated to take place on April 30 in the northern province of Quang Ninh, have been quickened up to ensure things go smoothly.
Chess masters begin hunt for Asian titles
Chess masters begin hunt for Asian titles
The Vietnamese national chess team, which boasts six prominent chess masters, have departed for Sharjah, UAE, to participate in the 13th Asian Continental/Individual Open and the 2014 Women’s Chess Championships taking place from April 16 to 26, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.
Thousands flock to enjoy vibrant Hue Festival
Thousands flock to enjoy vibrant Hue Festival
A series of diverse performances have been taking place at the ongoing Festival Hue 2014 – the biggest and most eclectic cultural event in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.
Vietnam in global top 10 for overseas remittances
Vietnam in global top 10 for overseas remittances
The World Bank (WB) has announced Vietnam is among the top ten overseas remittance recipients in the world, receiving 11 billion USD last year alone, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.
Strong travel demand predicted on long national holidays
Strong travel demand predicted on long national holidays
The Government has allowed employees of state organisations to have five straight days off on the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labour Day (May 1) holidays, thus giving hopes that travel firms could do good business this time, the Saigon Times Daily has reported.
ASEAN to dialogue with Japanese business community
ASEAN to dialogue with Japanese business community
The 7th Dialogue between the ASEAN Secretary-General and the Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN (FJCCIA) will be held in June in the Philippines.
Vietnamese, Russian FMs hold talks
Vietnamese, Russian FMs hold talks
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Hanoi on April 16.
Cultural activities mark Dien Bien Phu victory
Cultural activities mark Dien Bien Phu victory
A wide range of cultural activities have been arranged across the country to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu historical victory (May 7, 1954 – May 7, 2014).
Vietnam targets top swimming prizes at 2014 Asian Games
Vietnam targets top swimming prizes at 2014 Asian Games
The 2014 Asian Games (17th ASIAD) promises to be memorable for Vietnamese swimming as top Vietnamese swimmers Nguyen Thi Anh Vien and Hoang Quy Phuoc are prepared to compete for top honours, said the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.
Vietnam wins rice export contract to Philippines
Vietnam wins rice export contract to Philippines
Vietnam has won a contract to sell 800,000 tonnes of rice to the Philippines , the Vietnam Food Association said on April 15. The rice will be shipped to the country, which was hit severely by super-typhoon Haiyan last November, from May to August.
Hoang Sa sailors commemorated
Hoang Sa sailors commemorated
A traditional ceremony commemorating sailors of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) flotilla, was held at An Vinh communal temple, Ly Son island district, central Quang Ngai province on April 15.
Malaysian PM calls for ASEAN to up collective strength
Malaysian PM calls for ASEAN to up collective strength
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has stated that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) needs to work as a collective force to bolster its socio-economic and security strengths and harvest greater achievements.
NA Standing Committee discusses public security law
NA Standing Committee discusses public security law
The 27th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee turned to its second day with comments focusing on revisions to the draft public security law.
2014 Hue Festival attracts numerous tourists
2014 Hue Festival attracts numerous tourists
More than 97,000 domestic and foreign holiday-makers have flocked to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue for the Hue Festival 2014, 48 percent of them foreigners.
Party leader expects stronger trade ties with Morocco
Party leader expects stronger trade ties with Morocco
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed hope that Vietnam and Morocco will come up with sound policies to facilitate two-way investment and trade cooperation.
Vietnam in Group A at Asian Women's Volleyball Championship
Vietnam in Group A at Asian Women's Volleyball Championship
Vietnam will take part in the Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship in Nakhonpathom due to be held in Thailand next month.
NA Chairman’s visits lift ties with Switzerland, Italy, IPU
NA Chairman’s visits lift ties with Switzerland, Italy, IPU
National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung’s visit to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the 130 th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly (IPU-130) has illustrated the Vietnamese legislature’s positive contributions to the world’s largest parliamentary forum, according to a key official.
Local young footballers to meet Chelsea FC stars
Local young footballers to meet Chelsea FC stars
Four Vietnamese kids have been selected to visit English Premier League Chelsea FC and meet their three football stars in May.
Youth concert to showcase enthralling orchestral music
Youth concert to showcase enthralling orchestral music
Musical pieces composed by artists from Vietnam and across the globe will be performed live by the Ho Chi Minh Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) at the municipal Opera House on March 29 night.
Vietnamese Party delegation visits Malaysia
Vietnamese Party delegation visits Malaysia
A delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) paid a working visit to Malaysia from March 16-19 at the invitation of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), the country’s ruling political party.
Danish-Vietnamese project helps develop modern dance
Danish-Vietnamese project helps develop modern dance
A project on contemporary dance will be implemented in Vietnam in 2014 with support from the Danish-Vietnamese Cultural Development and Exchange Fund (CDEF).
Challenges to safe vegetable production
Challenges to safe vegetable production
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu underlined the fact at a March 18 seminar in Hanoi, to discuss measures to improve the quality of products, ensure food safety and environmental protection and raise added value in plantation.
Vietnam calls for int’l efforts against drugs
Vietnam calls for int’l efforts against drugs
Deputy Minister of Public Security, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Le Quy Vuong, has warned that the production and sale of amphetamine substances is becoming more sophisticated, allowing the psychoactive drug to spread widely.
Vietnam - EU FTA negotiations due for year-end compeletion
Vietnam - EU FTA negotiations due for year-end compeletion
Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) are in Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations and are expected to complete them by the end of this year.
Project fosters public involvement in socio-economic development
Project fosters public involvement in socio-economic development
The “Pro-poor Participatory Development Project” funded by Plan International has helped strengthen the participation of the poor, ethnic people and women in socio-economic development and poverty reduction.
President Sang busy in Japan
President Sang busy in Japan
President Truong Tan Sang has said he is highly appreciative of what Japanese firms do to bolster Vietnam–Japan ties.
Vice President meets Crown Prince of Norway
Vice President meets Crown Prince of Norway
Vietnam consistently creates all possible conditions for Norwegian businesses to help them intensify their presence in Vietnam, particularly in the fields of ship-building, hydroelectricity, renewable energy and oil and gas exploitation, said Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan.
Deputy PM guides preparations for 2014 Vesak
Deputy PM guides preparations for 2014 Vesak
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked relevant authorities and localities to closely work with each other to ensure security and safety for the United Nations Day of Vesak (Buddha’s Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away) celebrations in northern Ninh Binh province, slated for May 7-12.
EU offers 400 mln EUR assistance to VN
EU offers 400 mln EUR assistance to VN
The European Union (EU) will raise the amount of development assistance for Vietnam to 400 million EUR for the 2014-2020 period, according to Chief Operating Officer of the European External Action Service (EEAS) David O’Sullivan.
U19 Tottenham stun U19 Vietnam in London
U19 Tottenham stun U19 Vietnam in London
U19 Vietnam admitted their first bitter defeat during their European tour after losing 9-0 to U10 Tottenham Hotspur in a friendly on March 18.
Newly-accredited Vietnamese Ambassador to Lithuania Pham Kien Thiet has said he will exert his greatest effort to deepen the relations between the two countries, particularly in economics, trade, tourism and education.
The Hanoi People’s Court on April 16 afternoon decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former Vice Chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.
The World Bank (WB) has announced Vietnam is among the top ten overseas remittance recipients in the world, receiving 11 billion USD last year alone, radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) reported.
The 7th Dialogue between the ASEAN Secretary-General and the Federation of Japanese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in ASEAN (FJCCIA) will be held in June in the Philippines.
The Vietnamese national chess team, which boasts six prominent chess masters, have departed for Sharjah, UAE, to participate in the 13th Asian Continental/Individual Open and the 2014 Women’s Chess Championships taking place from April 16 to 26, the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper reported.
Preparations for the 2014 Ha Long Carnival, slated to take place on April 30 in the northern province of Quang Ninh, have been quickened up to ensure things go smoothly.
A series of diverse performances have been taking place at the ongoing Festival Hue 2014 – the biggest and most eclectic cultural event in the central province of Thua Thien Hue.
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