Q1 rice export outlook remains promising Business

Q1 rice export outlook remains promising

High hopes are pinned on Vietnam’s rice export in the early months of 2021 after the price of its 5-percent broken rice exceeded 500 USD per tone last year, the highest since the end of 2011.
Vietnam expects to expand engagement in UN peacekeeping operations Politics

Vietnam expects to expand engagement in UN peacekeeping operations

Vietnam will continue to seek measures to enhance the efficiency of and expand the areas of engagement in UN peacekeeping operations, heard a conference held by the Ministry of National Defence in Hanoi on January 7 to review Vietnam’s involvement in the operations in the 2012-2020 period.
Vietnam records 12 new imported COVID-19 cases Health

Vietnam records 12 new imported COVID-19 cases

Vietnam recorded 12 new imported COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours from 6:00pm of January 2, bringing the total number of infections to 1,494, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature Politics

2020 - A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature

Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and sustaining economic growth.
Vietnam does good job as UNSC non-permanent member Politics

Vietnam does good job as UNSC non-permanent member

Vietnam has well performed its missions while serving as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in the first year of the 2020-2021 tenure, contributing to maintaining regional and global peace and stability as well as improving the country’s prestige in the international arena, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung has said.