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.
VUFO to step up peace, solidarity, friendship activities Politics

VUFO to step up peace, solidarity, friendship activities

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) plans to step up peace, solidarity, and friendship activities with foreign countries, strategic and comprehensive partners, and international friends in 2021, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 14.
NA Standing Committee’s 52nd session wraps up Politics

NA Standing Committee’s 52nd session wraps up

The final working day of the 52nd session of the National Assembly (NA)’s Standing Committee, under the chair of NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu, concluded on January 12, during which NA deputies commented on working reports for the 2016-2021 term of the People’s Court and the People’s Procuracy.
RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy Business

RCEP a bright spot in bleak global economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a long shadow and created uncertainty over the global economy. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), however, offers a beacon of hope, as it marks a victory for multilateralism and free trade regionally and globally.
Writing contest promotes Vietnam-Russia ties Society

Writing contest promotes Vietnam-Russia ties

Lieut. Gen. Le Phuc Nguyen, former Editor-in-Chief of the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper and a former student in Russia, has won the first prize in a writing contest about Russia.
Promotional programmes boost year-end sales Videos

Promotional programmes boost year-end sales

2020 has been a difficult year due to COVID-19, with many shoppers deciding to tighten their belts. Many shops and retailers have therefore offered attractive promotional programmes as the end of the year approaches, to boost sales. Let’s take a look!
Women’s role in peace building upheld Society

Women’s role in peace building upheld

The role of women in building peace was upheld by delegates to the international conference on women, peace and security themed “Strengthening women’s role in building and sustaining peace: from commitments to results” which opened on December 7 evening.
Thai PM orders urgent assistance for flood victims ASEAN

Thai PM orders urgent assistance for flood victims

Heavy rain has triggered flooding in many areas of southern Thailand, particularly in Nakhon Si Thammarat, with Surat Thani, Phattalung, Trang, Satun, Songkla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat also impacted.