E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert Health

E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert

Vietnam has seen certain achievements made in tobacco harm prevention and control but challenges continue to emerge, including the increasing trend of smoking e-cigarettes, Associate Professor and Dr Luong Ngoc Khue has said.
Air pollution engulfs Hanoi city Environment

Air pollution engulfs Hanoi city

Visible dense haze engulfed Hanoi throughout January 14 with the air quality index (AQI) monitored at most sensor station reaching unhealthy levels from 151 to 193 from early in the morning.
One imported case of COVID-19 recorded on January 11 Health

One imported case of COVID-19 recorded on January 11

A Polish expert who was sent to quarantine right upon his arrival at HCM City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported on January 11 evening.
FDI enterprises increase but more losses reported Business

FDI enterprises increase but more losses reported

The number of foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises continues to increase in Vietnam, but more are reporting losses. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) said FDI firms' contributions were not yet commensurate with the preferential policies given to them.
Vietnam – economic bright spot in 2020 Business

Vietnam – economic bright spot in 2020

Vietnam has emerged as an economic bright spot with a growth rate of 2.91 percent in 2020, which is attributable to the country’s efforts in containing COVID-19 and timely support policies to people and businesses, international organisations said.
Foreign expert positive about FDI to Vietnam  World

Foreign expert positive about FDI to Vietnam

Vietnam has been successful in controlling COVID-19 in 2020 and is likely to keep the situation contained next year, said Joseph Incalcaterra, chief economist for ASEAN at the HSBC Global Research, on an article recently published on www.dailymirror.uk.
Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success World

Russian expert commends Vietnam’s 2020 economic success

Professor Vladimir Mazyrin, leader of the Centre for Vietnamese and ASEAN Studies of the Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, has described the results of economic development of Vietnam in 2020 as an extraordinary success.
Vietnamese tourism - From zero to Number 1 Travel

Vietnamese tourism - From zero to Number 1

From a “low-cost” destination 20 years ago, Vietnam’s tourism sector has made substantial breakthroughs and become a regular in the last five years on “must-see” lists for international tourists.
Severe cold spell hits northern, central regions Environment

Severe cold spell hits northern, central regions

A severe cold spell began affecting the northern and north-central regions from December 29 night, with northern mountainous provinces warned to prepare for frost and rime, according to Nguyen Huu Thanh, deputy head of the Weather Forecasting Division under the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.