Germany focuses on renewable energy development cooperation in Vietnam

German and EU investors are very interested in the renewable energy market in Vietnam, especially in the South which has great potential in wind and biomass power. Read more »

Hanoi to bank on Industry 4.0 for rapid and sustainable development: Mayor

The development of the knowledge economy, urban economy and innovative startups is priority of Hanoi, stated the city’s recently-elected mayor. Read more »

Coach Park to face busy run in 2021

As all international tournaments have been moved to next year, coach Park Hang-seo will have a tough schedule with many goals to meet. Read more »

Economic relations key in Germany-Vietnam cooperation

The free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam, which came into force on August 1, will boost mutual trade and investment cooperation. Read more »

Rain to intensify in southern Vietnam over next 10 days

Rain is forecast to increase in intensity across southern Vietnam during the first ten days of October. Due to a trough – a region of low atmospheric pressure – medium to heavy rain... Read more »

Hanoi aims to receive 39 million tourists by 2025

Hanoi has set itself a target to greet 35-39 million tourists by 2025, including 8-9 million foreigners, earning about 151 trillion VND (6.53 billion USD), under the city’s recently-launched tourism... Read more »

US envoy makes Mid-Autumn festival tribute to bilateral relations

US Ambassador makes mooncakes using Vietnamese, American ingredients in a recent video published by the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam. Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City builds up innovative centre for startups

The new Innovative Startup Center in Ho Chi Minh City has commenced construction and is believed to become the first centre supporting startups in the area. Read more »

She1K to drop Lumiere32 lawsuit, sources say

Sources say that She1K is discontinuing the legal proceedings, and as part of the proposed settlement, each party will bear its own legal costs. Read more »

Mid-Autumn Festival activities for disadvantaged children held by HUFO

In the celebratory atmosphere of the Mid-Autumn festival, the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) worked with a number of sponsors to and brought gifts to needy... Read more »

China National Day’s 71st anniversary in Hochiminh City

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the city's Vietnam-China Friendship Association for supporting the Chinese Consulate General in promoting the comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership between... Read more »

Crowds of people flock to Hoa Binh Hydropower to watch flood release

Flocks of people head to Hoa Binh Hydropower on September 30 to watch one of its floodgates opened for flood release, risking safety precautions. Read more »

Foreigners’ temporary stay permit extended until October 31

Foreigners who entered Vietnam from March 1 can have their temporary stay permits automatically extended for another month until October 31, the Immigration Department announced on Wednesday. Read more »

UK pledges £50 million to help ASEAN combat COVID-19

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced Wednesday that the UK will provide £50 million for ASEAN to combat the COVID-19 pandemic during his virtual meeting with ASEAN Foreign Ministers on COVID-19.... Read more »

Vietnam Travel Atlas republished

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has republished the Vietnam Travel Atlas, that provides details about the Vietnamese tourism industry in both the domestic and international markets Read more »

Mid-Autumn Festival Greetings 2020 from Vietnam Insider

Dear Valued Reader and Contributors, On the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, Vietnam Insider’s team would like to wish you a happy, cozy, and sweet reunion with your families and... Read more »

Singapore opens door for Vietnamese visitors

Singapore will lift border restrictions for visitors from Vietnam and Australia, excluding Victoria state, from next Thursday. Read more »

Pacifico Energy Vietnam keen to invest in renewable energy projects in Quang Tri

Pacifico Energy Vietnam, a subsidiary of Pacifico Energy, an international leader is developing, financing, constructing, and operating renewable energy power plants, have initiated plans to invest in a number of... Read more »

Hotels throughout Hanoi fall quite due to COVID-19

The majority of hotels located in the capital have been left virtually deserted in recent months despite remaining open, largely due to the negative impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)... Read more »

Singapore lifts travel restrictions on visitors from Vietnam

Singapore has decided to unilaterally open its borders to visitors from Vietnam. (Photo for illustration: NDO) NDO – Singapore will lift border restrictions on visitors from Vietnam and Australia, except... Read more »

Apple set to add Vietnamese to Siri

Apple has placed an advertisement for a Vietnamese language specialist for its virtual assistant Siri team. Read more »

HCM City on full alert for hand-foot-mouth cases

The number of people being infected by the hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease in Ho Chi Minh City has witnessed a sharp increase, with a total of 6,358 cases being reported between... Read more »

HCM City streets crowded during Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations

Luong Nhu Hoc street and Nguyen Hue street in Ho Chi Minh City have been left packed with residents and tourists in recent days with people flocking to enjoy the... Read more »

Vietnam aims to reach $5,000 per capita income by 2025

Vietnam targets $5,000 per capita income and 7 percent average GDP growth over the next five years. Read more »

Executive interview: How Vietnam’s Techcombank forerunner in digital transformation of the country’s financial industry

Innovation in banking is not about competition with the rise of fintech. It is more about giving customers the best experience they can get. Understanding that ultimate goal, Techcombank has... Read more »

Deprived children nationwide enjoy celebrations for Mid-Autumn Festival

Local authorities and philanthropists across the country have come together to organise Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations specifically for underprivileged children, offering them an array of festive gifts whilst putting on unique... Read more »

Brokerage, material stocks boost market

An investor executes trading orders on her laptop at SSI Securities Incorporation (SSI). SSI shares jumped 4.1 per cent on Thursday morning. — Photo Local shares advanced on Thursday morning,... Read more »

Google Doodle celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with evocative illustration

Google Doodle dedicates its homepage covers today (October 1) featuring two people eating mooncakes, doing tea while gazing at the moon to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam and other... Read more »

Photos show difference between old and modern Full Moon Festival celebrations

Although celebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival have evolved over the years, the annual event has kept the same meaning, providing a special occasion for family reunions, vibrant dragon dances, colourful... Read more »

Vietnam always considers the UK a leading partner: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab in Hanoi on Tuesday. Read more »

Explore Vietnam through awesome

The 9th National Tourism Art Photo Contest “Explore Vietnam”, organized by Tourism magazine, received 15610 photos from 1118 authors from 63 provinces and cities, of which 14 are foreigners living... Read more »

U.S. proposes $1.5 trillion stimulus, $20 billion aid extension for airlines

The Trump administration has proposed including a $20 billion extension in aid for the battered airline industry in a new stimulus proposal to House Democrats worth over $1.5 trillion, White... Read more »

New Japan PM might make Vietnam first overseas destination

Japan’s new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, could visit Vietnam in October on what will be his first foreign trip since taking office last month. Read more »

HCMC promotes lifelong learning 2020 themed digitalization

HCMC promotes lifelong learning 2020 themed digitalization Read more »

Phan Thiet – Dau Giay Expressway Project started on construction

Phan Thiet – Dau Giay Expressway Project started on construction Read more »

Việt Nam backs UN, AU efforts to ensure peace in Africa

A meeting of UNSC in New York. — AFP/VNA Photo NEW YORK — Việt Nam supports joint efforts by the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) to promote... Read more »

Vietjet restores regular flights to South Korea as Vietnam manages to suppress COVID-19

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has officially operated international commercial flights from Vietnam to South Korea following a long hiatus because of COVID-19. Two Vietjet flights took off on Thursday from Hanoi... Read more »

Vietbuild expo opens in HCM City

At a booth showcasing digital door locks at the Vietbuild exhibition being held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 30 to October 4. — VNS Photo Xuân... Read more »

Paunches, a big no-no for traffic cops, says ministry

The Ministry of Public Security has said traffic police officers should look "healthy and professional" since they work in public and interact with people. Read more »