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.
Phu Quoc - Vietnam’s first island city Society

Phu Quoc - Vietnam’s first island city

With Phu Quoc district in Kien Giang province poised to become Vietnam’s first island city from March 1, following its official recognition as a new city, let’s discover this new important national landmark.
Efforts to bring digitalization to schools Videos

Efforts to bring digitalization to schools

Nearly 80 percent of Vietnamese students went online to continue their studies when schools were closed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The figure is much higher than many Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, and shows that Vietnam’s education sector is fully able to take the lead in digital transformation if it is determined and adopts a methodical approach.
Tet goods hit the shelves in Da Nang Society

Tet goods hit the shelves in Da Nang

Production and retail businesses in central Da Nang city are now in a position to sell Tet goods to customers. The diverse and plentiful offerings, some of which include attractive promotional programmes, have also hit the shelves of supermarkets and shopping malls.
Vietnam imports Indian broken rice Business

Vietnam imports Indian broken rice

Vietnam, for the first time in decades, has signed a contract with India to buy 70,000 tonnes of 100-percent broken rice from India to meet increasing demand of this kind of rice in the domestic market for producing animal feed.
Teachers strive to bring education to rocky highlands Videos

Teachers strive to bring education to rocky highlands

The Luc Khu area in northern mountainous Cao Bang province is known for its harsh climate, poor roads, frequent lack of water for daily use, and slow economic development. In the rocky highlands, though, teachers still strive to provide education to the children of ethnic minority groups in the border area.
Quang Ngai hospitals receive medical packages from RoK Health

Quang Ngai hospitals receive medical packages from RoK

Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam (Doosan Vina), together with Chung-Ang University (CAU) Hospital and the non-profit Community Chest of Korea, presented two medical packages worth 1.8 billion VND (77,360 USD) to hospitals in the central province of Quang Ngai on December 16.
Preserving the heritage of men’s traditional ao dai Culture - Sports

Preserving the heritage of men’s traditional ao dai

When talk turns to the Vietnamese ao dai, most people would imagine beautiful women wearing the traditional outfit. Few would know, however, that it was initially designed for men. Through history’s ups and downs, the men’s ao dai relinquished its crown and is now worn must less often in everyday life.
Vietnamese students to compete at 2020 BRICS math contest Society

Vietnamese students to compete at 2020 BRICS math contest

Students of Vietnam and Indonesia will compete for the first time at the annual International Online Competition in Mathematics (BRICSMATH) for those from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), slated for November 16-22.
Smart energy to grow with smart urban development Business

Smart energy to grow with smart urban development

As smart energy plays an important role in smart urban areas, Vietnam plans to develop smarter, cleaner, greener and more sustainable energy resources for its cities, said experts at a recent summit in Hanoi.