In his capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council in April 2021, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 19 chaired a High-level Open Debate on "Cooperation between the UN and regional organisations in enhancing confidence-building and dialogue in conflict prevention and resolution", which was held in both online and in-person formats.
The 60th anniversary of Cuba’s Giron victory was celebrated with a ceremony in Hanoi on April 19 held by the Ministry of National Defence, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has requested that the NA Committee for Judicial Affairs continue promoting its core role in the legislature’s activities, while chairing a working session with standing members of the committee on April 19.
One of the bright spots in the economy during the first quarter of this year was the positive results in FDI attraction and disbursement. Figures show that, in the first 3 months of the year, total foreign investment reached over 10 billion USD, up 18.5% over the same period of last year.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on April 17 requested the Party Central Committee’s Theoretical Council to further improve both reality analysis and theoretical research on the basis of the Marxism-Leninism and Ho Chi Minh’s ideology so as to fulfill assigned tasks.
Dak Lak is a big Central Highlands province with a large number of ethnic minorities. To ensure democracy and success in the upcoming elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils in the 2021-2026 tenure, the province has proactively promoted the dissemination of information in remote and ethnic minority areas.
Ho Chi Minh City has received approval from the Government to operate electric buses on regular public routes.
Hai Duong and Bac Giang, Vietnam's lychee growing hubs, have processed numerous entry applications from foreign traders wishing to buy the products two months prior to harvest.
Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook for the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to “positive” from “stable”.
The development of traditional craft village tourism is one of the key solutions for promoting economic growth and development and stabilising the political and social situation in rural areas. The Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee has recently approved a pilot project on developing traditional craft village tourism in the 2020-2025 period, with total investment of more than 14 billion VND,
An Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) performance event named “Ao Dai Cua Chung Ta” (Our Ao dai) was held in Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (The Temple of Literature) in Hanoi recently, aiming at honouring and promoting Vietnamese traditional costumes
The agricultural sector has determined to improve quality to meet import market standards and achieve the export target of 10 billion USD by 2030.
Residents of Lien Mac village in Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem district have been busy collecting discarded materials such as ceramics, bottles, and dishes to decorate the village’s streets.
Vietnam’s economy is set to grow at 6.5 percent this year, higher than the global average of 6 percent, as it shrugs off the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic, according to the lastest world economic outlook published by the International Monetary Fund on April 7.
The 14th National Assembly from 2016 to 2021 ended with significant imprints made that were highly valued by voters.
Hanoi’s Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway line, invested in by the Ministry of Transport, is expected to be put into commercial operation on the Reunification Day (April 30), a leader from the ministry has said.
The Anan Saigon, a restaurant that turns street food flavours into contemporary creations, was named Viet Nam's best restaurant in 2021 and 39th in Asia by the website theworlds50best.com on the 'Asia's 50 Best Restaurants' list.
The 11th session, the last sitting of the 14th National Assembly, wrapped up on April 8 in Hanoi.
Lai Chau province has organised an annual orchid exhibition with the theme “Lai Chau’s best kept beauty”. The exhibition attracts the attention of orchid lovers from far and wide, visiting the northern mountainous province to witness the exotic beauty of its flowers.
Despite being known for its low labour costs, higher logistics costs have continually reduced the competitiveness of Vietnam’s exports compared to elsewhere in the region.