Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors World

Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors

The Thai National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300 THB (10 USD) tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.
Spreading warmth amidst cold nights Society

Spreading warmth amidst cold nights

The North region is experiencing the coldest days of winter. Normally at night, everyone would quickly return to their home to avoid the silvering cold. However, there are young people from a volunteer group called “Ấm” (Warm) in Hanoi willing to go outside the streets at night to spread warmth to the homeless.
Passengers experience first flight by Vietravel Airlines Society

Passengers experience first flight by Vietravel Airlines

Vietravel Airlines is a rookie in Vietnam’s aviation industry. It provides air travel services and inbound/outbound tours. Its first charter flight from Hanoi to Phu Quoc island city (Kien Giang province) took off on January 7 and returned on January 10.
Viettel posts 11.5 billion USD in 2020 revenue Business

Viettel posts 11.5 billion USD in 2020 revenue

The military-run telecommunication group Viettel posed revenue of over 264 trillion VND (11.48 billion USD) in 2020, up 4.4 percent against the previous year and exceeding its yearly plan by 2.4 percent.
VNA wins A prize of 2020 "Golden Hammer & Sickle" award Society

VNA wins A prize of 2020 "Golden Hammer & Sickle" award

The photo reportage “The entire political system and people join hands in the COVID-19 fight” by a group of photojournalists from the Vietnam News Agency wins the A prize of the fifth National Press Awards on Party building, called “Bua Liem Vang” (Golden Hammer & Sickle). The award ceremony was held in Hanoi on Jan. 13.
Brewery merger to go ahead Business

Brewery merger to go ahead

Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Beer announced their merger in Vietnam on January 12 following the approval of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation Environment

Environment ministry, VFF enhance cooperation

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee held a conference in Hanoi on January 12 to review their cooperation programme for the 2017-2020 period.