First Vietnamese awarded honorary citizen of Seoul Society

First Vietnamese awarded honorary citizen of Seoul

A Vietnamese woman was among 18 foreigners named honorary citizens of Seoul this year for their contributions in bridging the gap between the capital city of the Republic of Korea and their home countries.
Vietnamese expats in UK mourn victims of lorry tragedy Society

Vietnamese expats in UK mourn victims of lorry tragedy

A delegation from the Vietnamese Embassy and the associations of Vietnamese expatriates and students in the UK headed by Ambassador Tran Ngoc An laid wreaths at Thurrock Council on November 7 to commemorate 39 Vietnamese victims of the lorry tragedy in Essex.
NA deputies listen to report on UK lorry tragedy Society

NA deputies listen to report on UK lorry tragedy

National Assembly (NA) General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc on November 5 delivered an initial report to deputies on Vietnam’s response to issues related to Vietnamese victims in the recent lorry tragedy in Essex, the UK.
Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo Politics

Cuba highly values Vietnam’s support against blockade, embargo

Within the framework of the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations, Cuba plans to present a draft resolution asking the US to lift its economic blockade against Cuba. On this occasion, the Vietnam News Agency interviewed Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Lianys Torres Rivera on the impact of the US policy of unilateral embargo, as well as on Vietnam’s support to the Cuban people.
Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Digital payments to bring Da Nang 72 million USD Business

Digital payments to bring Da Nang 72 million USD

Increased use of digital payments has the potential to add 72 million USD annually to central Da Nang city’s economy, according to the latest study from Visa, “Cashless Cities: Realising the Benefits of Digital Payments".
Ministry of Public Security ready to send teams to UK Society

Ministry of Public Security ready to send teams to UK

Gen. To Lam, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security, held telephone talks in the afternoon of October 30 with Priti Patel, Home Secretary of the UK, on the coordination of work in defining the identities of the victims believed to be of the Vietnamese nationality, in the incident that 39 people were found dead in a container truck in the UK on October 23.