Vietnam has overcome a range of challenges and integrated more deeply into the world during the 90-plus years of the Communist Party of Vietnam. The Party's leadership is marked by significant milestones which show Vietnam's exponential development from a war-torn country to an emerging economy.
The second National Party Congress was held in Kim Binh commune, Chiem Hoa district, in Tuyen Quang province in February 1951 - the first and only Congress to be organised outside of Hanoi. Local authorities and people have united over recent years to ensure economic development, creating a new face for the revolutionary homeland.
2020 is a tough year for Vietnam, yet the economy has reaped remarkable achievements. Experts have been optimistic about Vietnam’s economic growth in 2021.
The Central Party Commission for External Relations on January 18 organised a meeting to announce foreign missions in Vietnam and international organisations on the upcoming 13th National Party Congress which is scheduled to take place from January 25 to February 2, 2021.
An exhibition to welcome the 91st founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3, 1930 – February 3, 2021) and the upcoming 13th National Party Congress kicked off in Hanoi on January 18.
The 15th plenum of the Party Central Committee wrapped up on January 17 after completing all the contents of its agenda.
Launched by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the tourism promotion campaign entitled "Vietnam: Travel to Love!" ("Vietnam: Di de Yeu!") was officially deployed on the YouTube digital platform from January 7, 2021.
The 15th plenum of the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee opened in Hanoi on January 16. It will continue to finalise personnel matters in connection with the Party Central Committee, the Politburo and the Secretariat, as well as key leading positions in the 13th tenure.
With Phu Quoc district in Kien Giang province poised to become Vietnam’s first island city from March 1, following its official recognition as a new city, let’s discover this new important national landmark.
Winners of the fifth National Press Awards on Party building, called “Bua Liem Vang” (Golden Hammer & Sickle), were announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 13.
The traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) has arrived early for soldiers and islanders on Truong Sa district as ships are crossing rough seas to carry Tet gifts and supplies from all parts of the country to the locality.
Domestic firms shipped over 1.37 billion medical face masks of various types abroad throughout 2020, according to statics compiled by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
To safeguard Vietnam’s southern waters, sailors in Naval Region No 2 train vigorously to become accustomed to extreme weather conditions while completing their tasks.
To welcome in the Lunar New Year of 2021 - The Year of the Buffalo - Ho Chi Minh City has decorated the city’s gateways with colourful flowers and different mascots. Images of buffaloes wearing ao dai have given roads leading into the city a touch of colour and brought joy to local people as Tet approaches.
One of the country’s key traffic projects, the Hai Van Tunnel 2 completed after 45 months of construction. The project is considered a highlight for Vietnam’s construction sector as it is the longest road tunnel in Southeast Asia and was built completely by domestic workers and engineers.
The US newspaper New York Times included Vietnam’s Con Dao island among its 52 places to love in 2021.
A festival featuring the traditional New Year celebrations of the H’mong ethnic minority group was held along the Hoan Kiem Lake pedestrian mall in Hanoi on January 10. Organised by the H’mong community living in the capital, the annual festival celebrates their traditional New Year and promotes their cultural characteristics.
Taking advantage of the peak tourist season during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, travel companies have been launching local tours at reasonable prices to encourage people to see Vietnam. Most tours are designed for families or small groups, due to concerns over the transmission of COVID-19.
The retail market of the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City grew by 11.9 percent to over 32.8 billion USD.
Vietnam among very few countries to post GDP growth rate of 2.5-3 percent, and the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement in 2020 when Vietnam assumes ASEAN Chairmanship are among the top 10 domestic economic events in the year. The following are the ten outstanding events as selected by the Vietnam News Agency.