Smoking rate among men falls in 2020 Society

Smoking rate among men falls in 2020

The smoking rate among men in many provinces and cities last year fell compared to 2017 as a result of agencies’ efforts to implement tobacco harm-prevention programmes, Dr Phan Thi Hai, deputy head of the Tobacco Harm Prevention Fund, said at a conference held in HCM City last week.
Trial against defendants in Phu Tho ethanol case set for January 22 Society

Trial against defendants in Phu Tho ethanol case set for January 22

The Hanoi People’s Court has decided to open a first-instance trial on January 22 against 12 defendants on the charge of violating regulations on investment in construction works, causing serious consequences at a petrochemical and bio-fuel plant project in the northern province of Phu Tho.
 Provinces rushing to deploy 5G Sci-Tech

Provinces rushing to deploy 5G

After telecoms carriers conducted commercial 5G trials in big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, many provinces have sent recommendations to the Ministry of Information and Communications to allow the carriers to deploy 5G in their urban areas, industrial zones and key areas.
Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19 Business

Resilience helps Vietnam overcome year of COVID-19

Though COVID-19 has sent the global economy into one of its worst recessions ever, Vietnam posted GDP growth of 2.91 percent in 2020 thanks to its solid control of outbreaks and timely support to both enterprises and local people.
2020 tax revenue surpasses annual target Business

2020 tax revenue surpasses annual target

Nearly 1.279 quadrillion VND (55.3 billion USD) in taxes was collected for the State budget in 2020, almost 24.35 trillion VND, or 1.9 percent, higher than the annual target and 175.85 trillion VND more than the estimate reported to the National Assembly (NA).
Foreign media praise Vietnam’s economic growth in 2020 Business

Foreign media praise Vietnam’s economic growth in 2020

Despite being the lowest in the past three decades, Vietnam’s 2.91 percent growth recorded this year is still a success of the nation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the whole world, according to foreign media.
Delegates to ethnic minority congress pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh Society

Delegates to ethnic minority congress pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

A delegation to the second National Congress of Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities led by Politburo member and permanent National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong offered incense at the Monument to Heroic Martyrs in Bac Son street, Hanoi and paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum on December 3.
Important contents related to SEA Games 31 approved Culture - Sports

Important contents related to SEA Games 31 approved

Many important contents about the organisation of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) in Vietnam in 2021 were approved at a working session of the committee for sports and law in the framework of the second meeting of the Southeast Asian Games Federation (SEAGF) on November 19 in Hanoi.
Vietjet cooperates with HCM City to develop tourism Travel

Vietjet cooperates with HCM City to develop tourism

Vietjet has accompanied tourism development cooperation between Ho Chi Minh City and the northwest, northeast and the central key economic regions in a joint effort to promote tourism development and economic recovery in Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City expands regional tourism linkages Business

Ho Chi Minh City expands regional tourism linkages

The Department of Tourism and the Department of Information and Communications of Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 announced a plan to organise a tourism development connectivity programme between the city and localities in the expanded northwestern region, the northeastern region, and the central key economic zone next week.