Trapped Vietnamese nationals in Nepal receive support Society

Trapped Vietnamese nationals in Nepal receive support

The Vietnamese Embassy to India has contacted six out of a total 20 Vietnamese nationals who were travelling in Nepal at time of the deadly earthquake on April 25, Minister Counsellor of the embassy Tran Quang Tuyen said on April 26.
Crowds flock to Hue during spring festivals Culture - Sports

Crowds flock to Hue during spring festivals

Renowned sites in central Thue Thien-Hue province have hosted nearly 438,000 tourists, including 165,400 foreigners, over the past two months, generating nearly 427 billion VND (20 million USD) and representing a 10 percent increase from the same period last year.
Travel

Number of visitors to Con Dao surges after Tet holiday

After the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, the Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) operated five or six daily flights on the Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao route, said Trinh Thi Phuong, head of the VASCO branch in Con Dao.
Business

Vietnam to host 4th ASEAN Traditional Textile Symposium

Vietnam will host the 4 th ASEAN Traditional Textile Symposium, which is expected to see the participation of more than 200 international and domestic guests and 100 traditional weavers from 10 ASEAN nations, Canada, Japan, India and the US from March 15-18.
Society

Vietnamese economists’ meeting opens

The Fourth Vietnamese Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM) took place in Ho Chi Minh City on Sept. 27, attracting the participation of researchers, lecturers and trainees from the US, France, Germany, Canada, Japan, Singapore, India, Australia and Thailand.
World

Asia-Pacific ministers start free-trade talks in Japan

Asia-Pacific ministers on June 5 kicked off a two-day meeting in Japan’s northern city of Sapporo, Hokkaido province to discuss trade liberalisation in the region and measures to speed up regional economic integration.
Business

Dak Lak to export 6,000 tonnes of honey

The Central Highland province of Dak Lak expects to export more than 6,000 tonnes of honey this year, representing more than 54.5 percent of the country’s total export volume.
APEC leaders vow to maintain stimulus policies World

APEC leaders vow to maintain stimulus policies

Leaders of the 21-member Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on Nov. 15 pledged to maintain economic stimulus policies until a durable economic recovery has clearly taken hold.
Vietnam reports one more A/H1N1 case Society

Vietnam reports one more A/H1N1 case

A 14-year-old boy in Chau Thanh district, Mekong Delta Tien Giang province was confirmed positive for A/H1N1 flu on June 15, raising the total number of H1N1 cases in Vietnam to 26.