Bac Ninh strives to become centrally-run city Politics

Bac Ninh strives to become centrally-run city

The congress of the Party organisation of Bac Ninh province approved a resolution on socio-economic development for 2020-2025 on September 26, which sets a target of turning the northern province of Bac Ninh into a centrally-run city.
Music video calls for river protection Environment

Music video calls for river protection

Musician Do Phuong, deputy head of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet, said on August 27 that he and his co-performers have released a music video (MV) calling for the community protection of rivers, many of which are disappearing.
Hanoi's river water remains polluted Environment

Hanoi's river water remains polluted

The quality of surface water in many lakes and rivers in the north has improved, but 15 monitoring areas of 185 that have been monitored remain heavily polluted, mainly on the Cau and Nhue-Day rivers.
Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites Society

Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites

As many as 173 tourist accommodation establishments in 25 cities and provinces across Vietnam had been mobilised as of August 6 to serve as quarantine sites in the fight against COVID-19, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making Videos

Artisan sustains legacy of clay statue making

Clay statues are a traditional type of toy in Vietnam and popular during the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lunar New Year (Tet). They are usually figurines of animals, like turtles and birds, or people dressed in traditional outfits. Today they have lost their popularity, however, and Phùng Đình Giáp and his wife are among the last artisans to still make them.
Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July Business

Foreign direct investment into Vietnam surges in July

Vietnam attracted 3.15 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital for share purchases in July, representing a rise of 79.8 percent against the same period last year and 76.2 percent against June, reported the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Storks preserved in Bac Ninh province Society

Storks preserved in Bac Ninh province

Storks preserved in Bac Ninh provinceLocated in Dong Tien commune, Yen Phong district, in the northern province of Bac Ninh, the Dong Xuyen stork garden is home to tens of thousands of storks. Local people consider them a gift from Mother Nature and are working hard to preserve their habitat.
Deputies debate 30 percent tax exemption for SMEs Business

Deputies debate 30 percent tax exemption for SMEs

A policy that may grant up to 30 percent tax exemption for small-to-medium-sized business (SMEs) to mitigate the adverse effects of COVID-19 was discussed by National Assembly deputies during a meeting in Hanoi on June 16.
Officials implicated in Tenma Vietnam bribery case suspended Society

Officials implicated in Tenma Vietnam bribery case suspended

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has ordered the suspension of tax and customs officials implicated in the alleged bribery by Tenma Vietnam, a subsidiary of Japan’s plastic product maker Tenma Corporation, according to an official letter issued on May 26.