First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan Politics

First Vietnamese peacekeepers start journey to war-torn South Sudan

Hidden at the bottom of Thu’s heavy army backpack was a well-wrapped jar of salt. It was a gift from her mother given the last time the two met, and Thu planned to take it to the war-torn South Sudan where she will be one of the first Vietnamese members of the United Nations peacekeeping mission.
President Tran Dai Quang in people’s heart Society

President Tran Dai Quang in people’s heart

Hundreds of delegations from ministries, agencies, mass organisations, localities and people of various walks of life lined up to pay their last respect to Politburo member and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang during memorial services in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and his home province of Ninh Binh on September 26.
Vietnamese singer to perform at Asia Song Festival Culture - Sports

Vietnamese singer to perform at Asia Song Festival

Vietnamese singer Vu Cat Tuong, who is popular among young Vietnamese music fans with hit songs like Don’t You Go, Vet Mua (Trace of Rain) or Ngay Hom Qua (Yesterday), will perform at the Asia Song Festival in the Republic of Korea on October 2-3.
Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports Business

Finance ministry proposes ban on raw mineral exports

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is proposing a sweeping ban on the export of raw minerals, a move that would indicate an escalation of the Government’s generally negative stance on a practice that generates little value while causing environmental devastation.
Quang Ngai urged to develop tourism Travel

Quang Ngai urged to develop tourism

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has urged the central province of Quang Ngai to tap into its tourism potential, in part by calling for domestic and foreign investment to build more tourism products.
Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing Environment

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

The death toll caused by floods following typhoon Bebinca, the fourth storm that hit Vietnam this year, had increased to 10 as of August 18, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. ​
Quang Ngai real estate has huge potential Business

Quang Ngai real estate has huge potential

The real estate sector in the central province of Quang Ngai has strong potential to grow, thanks to its geographic attributes but still-low property prices that appeal to investors.
Hanoi: More gov’t funding needed for historic relic restoration Society

Hanoi: More gov’t funding needed for historic relic restoration

Though governmental funding for cultural promotion in Hanoi has expanded over the years, it has failed to meet the need for the preservation of thousands of local historical relics, intangible cultural heritages and traditional festivals, heard a conference in the capital on July 23.