COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos World

COVID-19 causes soaring unemployment in Laos

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Laos’ unemployment rate to soar, with more than 400,000 people either losing their jobs or not finding new ones, according to the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU).
Transport Ministry shows coordination in investigation of repatriation flight-related bribery case Society

Transport Ministry shows coordination in investigation of repatriation flight-related bribery case

The Ministry of Transport announced that it had directed relevant agencies to provide information and documents related to the flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens from abroad to the Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security to serve the investigation into the “taking bribery” case at the Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
7th ASEAN Economic Community Dialogue held virtually ASEAN

7th ASEAN Economic Community Dialogue held virtually

The seventh ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Dialogue took place online on February 17 to discuss the findings and recommendations in the ASEAN Business Sentiment Study 2020/2021, which gauged ongoing sentiment of the ASEAN indigenous enterprises towards the implementation of the AEC Blueprint 2025.
Bac Giang develops tourism amid safe adaptation to COVID-19 pandemic Travel

Bac Giang develops tourism amid safe adaptation to COVID-19 pandemic

The northern province of Bac Giang will focus on implementing solutions to tourism development this year while applying flexible measures to keep the COVID-19 pandemic under control, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Minh Ha has said.
Khanh Hoa welcomes first visitors in Year of the Tiger Travel

Khanh Hoa welcomes first visitors in Year of the Tiger

The south central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on February 1, the first day of the Year of the Tiger, welcomed the first visitors in the lunar new year who arrived in the locality aboard a Vietnam Airlines flight departing from Hanoi.
"Thank you, Vietnam for keeping me safe" Society

"Thank you, Vietnam for keeping me safe"

A group of foreigners in Vietnam voiced their thanks to the nation for ensuring their safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, while sending their Tet messages on the occasion of the Lunar New Year festival.
FTAs - momentum for Vietnam’s economy in 2022 Business

FTAs - momentum for Vietnam’s economy in 2022

Bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTAs), including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which took effect from January 1, are expected to become a new momentum promoting Vietnam's economic growth in 2022.
Remittances to Vietnam continue to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic Business

Remittances to Vietnam continue to grow despite COVID-19 pandemic

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has harmed the global economy, remittances to Vietnam in 2021 remained high. In particular, the sum increased sharply at the end of the year, contributing to stabilising the supply of foreign currency in the country and developing the economy.
Russian Ambassador praises cooperation with Vietnam Politics

Russian Ambassador praises cooperation with Vietnam

Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Gennady Bezdetko highlighted milestones in Vietnam – Russia ties in 2021 and Vietnam’s changes after nearly four decades of renewal in an interview recently granted to Vietnam News Agency.