Timber trade pressed to resolve exporting concerns

Five Vietnamese wood associations have met in Hanoi to examine the risks in the timber trade in the midst of a US investigation into the sources of Vietnam’s exported wood... Read more »

UK and Europe weather forecast latest, October 28: Flood warning issued as torrential rainfall batter Britain

Britain is forecasted to cope with flood warning while torrential downpours sweep. Meanwhile, windy with rain and showers will batter in western France and northwest Spain, rain to in southern... Read more »

Australian police seize 13,300 cannabis plants worth estimated USD 40 million

Australian police just seized and destroyed a major cannabis haul at three properties near Taree, at Minimbah, Melinga and Moorland, New South Wales. Read more »

Four Vietnamese hot springs to revive the senses this fall

In the brisk breeze of late fall, enjoy the beauty of nature along with an invigorating dip in these select Vietnamese hot springs. Read more »

Vietnam to sequence COVID-19 patients’ gene to improve treatment method

Researchers in Vietnam are planning to sequence the genes of COVID-19 patients, in a bid to better understand the disease, therefore improve treatment regimes. Read more »

Fisheries targeted to become major production industry

Vietnam aims to develop its fisheries sector into a large commodity production industry with competitive capacity and responsible and sustainable integration in line with international institutions, contributing to improving incomes... Read more »

Phu Tho advised to focus more on tourism development

Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested that the northern midland province of Phu Tho turn tourism into a spearhead economic sector by enhancing the added value... Read more »

Thanh Hoa urged to play part in northern development quadrangle

Thanh Hoa province should roll out concerted solutions to soon become a new growth pole, together with Hanoi, Hai Phong, and Quang Ninh forming a development quadrangle in the north,... Read more »

Dealers cut car discounts as demand recovers

Major auto brands like Toyota and Hyundai are cutting or reducing discounts as sales recover following a pandemic-induced plunge. Read more »

Philippine President orders graft probe in state agencies

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 27 said that he had ordered the country’s Department of Justice to launch a sweeping investigation into graft across all government agencies. Read more »

Provinces and cities asked to strengthen measures ahead of storm Molave

Fishing boats in Đà Nẵng City are brought inland to avoid storm Molave. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Lê Lâm HÀ NỘI — Deputy chief of the office of the Central... Read more »

Business outlook seminar promotes post-pandemic India-Vietnam ties

 The Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam (INCHAM) is organizing a “Business Outlook Seminar Series on India-Vietnam Trade & Investments” on November 2 in Ho Chi Minh City. Read more »

Five airports closed due to Storm Molave

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has decided to temporarily suspend the operation of five airports due to Storm Molave. According to the CAAV, the four airports namely Chu... Read more »

Research Development Programme connects Vietnamese researchers globally

Originally launched three years ago, the Research Development Program (RDP) is a community-based initiative launched through the Vietnam Knowledge Network iVANet with the aim of connecting, honouring, and developing the... Read more »

Vietnam seeks sustainable trade relations with US

Vietnam wants to be the US’s credible and trusted partner, while trust is one of the key factors to help further the Vietnam – US comprehensive partnership. Read more »

Central Vietnamese localities ban people from going outside as this year’s strongest storm nears

Authorities in the coastal city of Da Nang and Thua Thien-Hue Province have announced a ban people going outside from Tuesday night as massive Storm Molave is approaching the mainland in... Read more »

COVID-19 claims 1.16 million lives globally

According to worldometers.info, 43.8 million people have been infected and 1.16 million have died from COVID-19. Read more »

Vietnam races to prepare devastated central region as typhoon nears

HANOI – Vietnam was rushing to ensure more than half a million people were out of harm’s way on Tuesday, ahead of the arrival of a powerful typhoon set to dump... Read more »

Charity race sets aside 1 billion VND for flood victims

The organisers of a ten-day relay race, aiming to raise funds for COVID-19-affected workers, has agreed to set aside about 1 billion VND (43,000 USD) to support flood victims in... Read more »

Urgent aid rushed to flood victims

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has presented an emergency aid package worth 20,000 USD, from the KOICA Club Vietnam fund, to the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to help disadvantaged... Read more »

More than 60 million early votes have been cast in US presidential election

More than 60 million votes have already been cast and 33 states have surpassed their early vote totals from 2016, according to CNN, Edison Research, and Catalist. Read more »

UN chief: UN’s mission ‘more important than ever’

At its birth, the United Nations was a symbol of global unity. Today its mission is more important than ever - conflict prevention and promotion of sustainable development – said... Read more »

Vietnam Association of Fish Sauce set up

The Vietnam Association of Fish Sauce (VAFS) was launched in Ha Noi on Tuesday.. — VAFS Photo The Vietnam Association of Fish Sauce (VAFS) was launched in Ha Noi on... Read more »

Vietnam goes 55 days without new COVID-19 infection in community

Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, keeping the national infection count at 1,169. Read more »

Front steering committee established as Storm Molave approaches

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to set up a front steering committee to respond to Storm Molave, which is forecast to make landfall in the central... Read more »

All eyes on Vietnam’s $370m ‘new retail’ group

Why this Alibaba-backed company could become a major player in Vietnam, and Tencent’s US$100 million boost for Chinese esports startup VSPN. Read more »

Hanoi ends three-day garbage crisis

The leader of Hanoi Urban Environment Company (Urenco) said that he will mobilize 100% of human resources to collect garbage in urban districts. Read more »

Eurovision Song Contest set for May 2021 with same “Open Up” theme

Eurovision Song Contest organisers on Monday announced dates for the 2021 event in Rotterdam with the same “Open Up” theme planned for this year’s edition before it was cancelled due... Read more »

Localities prepare for typhoon Molave

In response to typhoon Molave, localities in Vietnam’s South Central region are making plans to evacuate residents from vulnerable areas and fishing boat anchorages by 6:30 pm on Tuesday. Read more »

240 Vietnamese citizens in Singapore repatriated

240 Vietnamese citizens were repatriated from Singapore on a flight operated by Vietjet Air on Monday. Read more »

Lu ethnic women preserve brocade weaving

For Lu ethnic people, brocade weaving skill is crucial for any women. Lu ethnic women have made contribution to preserving and promoting this traditional craft. Read more »

Sacombank, CEO win Corporate Excellence Award, Master Entrepreneur Award in Asia Pacific

Lê Đức Thịnh (right), deputy CEO of Sacombank, receives the Corporate Excellence Award at a ceremony held in HCM City last week. — Photo courtesy of Sacombank HCM CITY —... Read more »

First concert in Vietnam to feature pipe organ

A concert featuring classical music performed on pipe organ will be held in the concert hall of Vietnam National Academy of Music on Wednesday. Read more »

Portraits of Vietnam well-known artists on display

A collection of portraits of 51 well-known Vietnamese artists and intellectuals in the 20th century will be on display at Mai House Saigon on Wednesday. Read more »

Emergency evacuation of over 571,740 people in response to typhoon Molave

Provinces throughout the central region have urgently evacuated 146,866 households and 571,746 people in an effort to protect locals from the impact of Typhoon Molave which is moving rapidly towards... Read more »

Massive container ship docks at Cái Mép International Terminal

The Cái Mép International Terminal in Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu Province receives the world’s largest container ship, Margrethe Maersk, on October 25. — VNA/VNS Photo Ngọc Sơn HCM CITY... Read more »

Vietnam targets 15 billion-dollar private enterprises by 2025

The average growth rate of newly established enterprises is expected to reach 15% per annum in 2021 – 2030. Read more »

Chinese men run away from quarantine centre

Authorities in Dong Thap Province are searching for three Chinese men who fled a quarantine centre after illegally entering Vietnam. Chinese men caught while entering Vietnam illegally Dong Thap Department... Read more »

Central province lock-down as Storm Molave nears

Authorities in Phu Yen Province banned vessels from leaving while Hue and Danang cities warned local residents not to go out after 8 pm on October 27 until further notice... Read more »

Driver killed in minibus-truck head-on collision in Vietnam

The driver of a 16-seater minibus was killed as his vehicle collided head-on with a truck in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai on Monday. The victim was identified as... Read more »