Seven jailed over Vietnamese lorry deaths

Paul Kennedy Seven men have been jailed for a total of more than 92 years in connection with the 39 Vietnamese citizens found dead at the back of a lorry... Read more »

Seven jailed over Vietnamese lorry death

Paul Kennedy Seven men have been jailed for a total of more than 92 years in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese citizens found dead at the back of... Read more »

Necessary conditions ready for 13th National Party Congress

All necessary conditions are ready for successfully organising the 13th National Party Congress which will place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2, Nguyen Dac Vinh, Deputy Chief of... Read more »

Official pledges highest safety for 13th National Party Congress

All necessary conditions are ready for successfully organising the 13th National Party Congress which will place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2, Nguyen Dac Vinh, Deputy Chief of... Read more »

Finland provides 100 mln USD for public sector investment in Vietnam

Finland will provide more than 100 million USD for public investment projects in Vietnam, starting from 2021, under a bilateral Framework Agreement on the use of Public Sector Investment Facility... Read more »

More than 200 media outlets to cover 13th National Party Congress at the scene

Over 500 reporters and technicians from more than 200 media outlets, including 191 domestic and 26 foreign ones, will cover the 13th National Party Congress at the scene, according to... Read more »

Vice President pays pre-Tet visit to poor workers in Binh Duong

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on January 22 led a delegation visiting poor employees at the Vietnam Dairy Factory at the My Phuoc II Industrial Park in the southern... Read more »

Fruit and vegetable purchasing, distribution centre opens in Tien Giang

A fruit and vegetable purchasing and distribution centre was opened at the My Tho Industrial Park in My Tho city in the Mekong Delta’s Tien Giang province on January... Read more »

Lao Cai aims to welcome 5 mln visitors this year

The northern province of Lao Cai, home to the popular holiday town of Sa Pa, has set a target of welcoming 5 million visitors this year and earning more than... Read more »

Second Hanoi metro line conducts debut trial run

The first train to operate on the Nhon-Hanoi Station railway conducted a trial run Friday morning, three months after it reached Nhon Depot from France. Read more »

Australia Day marked in Ho Chi Minh City

With a firm foundation from sound bilateral relations and the determination of senior leaders of both sides, Vietnam and Australia will enjoy a stronger partnership in the future, according to... Read more »

Da Nang pins hopes on MICE tours

Da Nang on January 22 welcomed a group of more than 700 visitors taking a Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) tour, one of the largest groups on such a... Read more »

India-Vietnam Investment Forum held in HCM City

Garment, food processing, pharmaceuticals, information technology (IT), construction materials, and renewable energy are fields of potential where businesses from Vietnam and India can bolster investment in the time to... Read more »

Tet gifts presented to disadvantaged people

Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on January 22 visited and presented gifts to social policy beneficiaries, workers, and disadvantaged students in Duc Hoa district in the Mekong Delta’s... Read more »

1,587 delegates to attend 13th National Party Congress

Up to 1,587 delegates representing more than 5.1 million Party members nationwide will attend the 13th National Party Congress from January 25 to February 2, up nearly 80 delegates against... Read more »

VN-Index enters third straight gaining session

The VN-Index added 0.22 percent to 1,166.78 points Friday, with real estate blue chips some of the market’s best performers. Read more »

National Party Congress Press Center inaugurated

The press center of the 13th National Party Congress opened at a ceremony in Hanoi Friday. Read more »

Soldiers and people on Truong Sa island look forward to National Party Congress

These days, officers, soldiers and people in Truong Sa town, Truong Sa district, Khanh Hoa province, are looking forward to the 13th National Party Congress, vowing to firmly defend national... Read more »

Nikkei: Vietnam’s economy scores points amid COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the decimation of health systems and economies abroad, 2020 was the year Vietnam introduced three trade deals, lured billboard investors like Apple suppliers, launched another airline, and rose to... Read more »

Website on external relations information launched

A website on external relations was launched on Friday, aiming to provide information about the Party’s policies and standpoints, the State’s laws and the country’s foreign affairs and international... Read more »

Condolences to Zimbabwe over passing of foreign minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 22 conveyed a message of condolences over the passing of Zimbabwean Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Sibusiso... Read more »

Two more imported cases reported over last 24 hours

Vietnam reported two more imported cases of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, taking the national count to 1,548, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on... Read more »

Vietnam News Agency helping spread official news on 13th National Party Congress

Welcoming the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has put into operation a special website ( that provides information and news on... Read more »

13th National Party Congress press centre opens

The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education opened a press centre serving the upcoming 13th National Party Congress at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 22. Read more »

VinFast introduces self-driving car models

Vietnamese automaker VinFast introduced Friday three new electric self-driving car models that will hit the market this year. Read more »

HCM City allocates land for physical training and sports facilities

Ho Chi Minh City will give priority to land in areas such as Thu Duc city, Can Gio and Binh Chanh districts to develop physical facilities, according to the municipal... Read more »

Illegal exit, entry must be tackled: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 22 called upon border guards to increase efforts to effectively prevent illegal exit and entry, helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

Photo exhibition spotlights President Ho Chi Minh with Communist Party of Vietnam

An exhibition is underway in Hanoi introducing more than 100 photos of President Ho Chi Minh - the founder, leader, and mentor of the Communist Party of Vietnam. Read more »

Don’t come home for Tet, Vietnam tells expats as new Covid-19 strains spread

With the novel coronavirus mutating into more infectious strains, the government has urged Vietnamese expatriates not to travel to Vietnam for Lunar New Year. Read more »

Vietnamese keeper sees value depreciate amid transfer scandal

The value of goalkeeper Dang Van Lam on German football website Transfermarkt has dropped following contract disputes with Thai club Muangthong United. Read more »

Vietnam, Canada urged to capitalise on CPTPP advantages

Both the nation and Canada must strive to take full advantage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), to which both are signatories, along with other free... Read more »

Foreign media highlight Vietnam’s 13th National Party Congress

El Moudjahid (War Veteran), a leading newspaper in Algeria, posted two articles highlighting the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) which will begin next Monday. Read more »

Vietnam, Israel begin labor cooperation negotiation

Vietnam and Israel on Thursday began negotiating a labor cooperation agreement to allow more Vietnamese farm workers to work in Israel. Read more »

Finland to provide concessional loans for Vietnam public projects

A framework agreement signed between the two countries has taken bilateral relations to a new level, Finland’s Ambassador to Vietnam Kari Kahiluoto has said. Read more »

Vietnam’s sustainable development solutions start with students: Danish diplomat

Vietnam can seek sustainable development solutions from its students’ ideas, Louise Holmsgaard, Deputy Head of Mission at the Danish Embassy, said at the launch of the ‘Denmark in Your Eyes 2021... Read more »

Chinese, Lao leaders seek to boost bilateral relations through phone talks

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping had a telephone conversation with General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central... Read more »

New city within city gets its first Party, executive leaders

The HCMC Party Committee and the Thu Duc City legislature appointed the first Party and executive leaders for the new city Friday. Read more »

Vietnam calls for conflict resolution in Central African Republic via dialogue

Minister Counsellor Nguyen Phuong Tra, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, has urged relevant parties in the Central African Republic to resolve election-related differences through dialogue and negotiation,... Read more »

Preparations for 13th National Party Congress basically completed

Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong on January 22 inspected the preparations for the 13th National Party Congress, which is scheduled to... Read more »

Military officers promoted to rank of Senior Lieutenant General

Deputy Ministers of National Defence Nguyen Tan Cuong and Vo Minh Luong have been promoted from the rank of Lieutenant General to Senior Lieutenant General. Read more »