The Central Highland province of Dak Nong held a ceremony on November 24 to receive a UNESCO honour for its geopark, the third of its kind in Vietnam.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has outlaid enormous resources over recent years to develop its aquaculture sector, with advanced technologies now being applied.
The ancient city of Hoi An, home to one of the nation’s most famous UNESCO world heritage sites, has reopened its pedestrian streets, night streets, and craft villages following several months of closure due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and flooding.
The National Assembly recently passed a resolution on the socio-economic development plan for next year, with the majority of deputies agreeing with economic proposals tabled and the goal of recording GDP growth of about 6%. This is a reasonable growth rate, deputies said, and fully achievable.
The East Sea plays a vital role in Vietnam’s defence, security, and economy. The Vietnamese Party and State have issued important policies on East Sea issues, to protect the country’s independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, maintain a peaceful environment, and ensure security, social order, and safety for national construction and defence.
Vietnam’s exports rose 4.7 percent year-on-year in the first ten months of this year to over 229 billion USD, for a trade surplus of a record 18.7 billion USD, according to latest report by the General Statistics Office.
The Eurasian Times has recently published an article on Vietnam’s success in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), saying the Southeast Asian nation has emerged an FDI hub in Asia.
The industry and trade sector is exerting all-out efforts to achieve the target of 300 billion USD in export turnover this year in the context that the COVID-19 pandemic is seriously affecting global trade.
On October 22, 2018, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong signed a resolution on the strategy for the sustainable development of Vietnam’s marine economy to 2030 and vision to 2045, known as Resolution No 36.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has sent a message to the United Nations General Assembly’s High-level Meeting to commemorate International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.
During the Covid-19 fight, the selfless sacrifice of frontline forces, the Government’s determination to protect the health and lives of people, and the spirit of sharing, mutual affection, solidarity, and unity of the Vietnamese people have convinced foreign friends to accompany Vietnam in the fight against the pandemic.
The documentary centre of the Russian News Agency TASS has a huge collection of photos taken over the course of a century, including those showing the country’s relations with other countries. Vietnam News Agency correspondents also found precious photos of Vietnam at the centre.
Poverty reduction efforts in ethnic minority areas in Binh Phuoc province have posted many important results over the years but difficulties persist. The story of Duc Hanh commune in Bu Gia Map district is common. Though fulfilling criteria as a new rural area, the commune still has 95 poor households and 112 near-poor households, of which poor ethnic minorities account for the majority.
A mountainous district in the central highlands’ Gia Lai province, the Kbang revolutionary land covers more than 184,000 hectares with 13 communes and one town. The Bahnar ethnic minority group accounts for nearly 40 percent of the 20 ethnic groups living in the area.
An exhibition being held at Hoa Lo Prison Relic, is displaying special documents and artifacts, sparking admiration of the resilience and will of Vietnam’s revolutionary soldiers, who overcame the hardships of life in a colonial prison and turned it into a surreptitious place of learning.
Since the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was established on September 2, 1945, the country has risen from a zero-budget nation, which had to call for contributions from citizens, to a middle-income country with a dynamic economy.
As reported by the General Statistics Office, Vietnam’s consumer price index (or CPI) slightly went up 0.07 percent month-on-month in August due to the impacts of heavy rainfalls nationwide and rise in domestic rice and education service prices. The figure was down 0.12 percent from December and up 3.18 percent annually.
Many Vietnamese expats and foreign friends in faraway Canada are looking forward to the opening of an online museum about President Ho Chi Minh, which is expected on National Day, September 2.
Ho Chi Minh City is expected to reach 10 out of 13 key targets despite difficulties and challenges both domestically and internationally. One outstanding result is that the proportion of the city’s economy in the national economy continues to rise and now accounts for more than 22%.
The Ho Chi Minh City Securities Center (the forerunner of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, or HoSE) held its first trading session in July 2000, marking the birth of Vietnam’s securities market. Two decades later, the market has affirmed its role as an effective capital mobilising channel for the economy, contributing significantly to the equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and aimi