ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on January 17 presided over a retreat of the foreign ministers of the ASEAN countries (AMM Retreat), with the participation of the foreign ministers of other ASEAN members and the bloc’s Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi.
Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet Culture - Sports

Kitchen Gods ceremony a tradition of Tet

The Vietnamese traditional New Year (Tet) festival actually begins on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on January 17 this year, with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ritual.
Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Tet Business

Expensive imported flowers a hot item for Tet

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday is approaching, people in Ho Chi Minh City and across the country are opening their wallets to buy special ornamental plants and imported flowers to decorate their homes for the nation's biggest festival.
70 years of Vietnam-China diplomatic relations Politics

70 years of Vietnam-China diplomatic relations

The establishment of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China on January 18, 1950 was an important historical milestone, opening up a new period in the traditional relations between the two nations.
Public security force honours officers killed in Dong Tam incident Society

Public security force honours officers killed in Dong Tam incident

The Ministry of Public Security held a ceremony on January 14 to call on the entire public security force to follow the example of bravery set by the three officers who died while performing their duty during the disturbance incident in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s My Duc district.
Government Inspectorate's efforts lauded Politics

Government Inspectorate's efforts lauded

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has praised the Government Inspectorate’s efforts to clarify wrongdoings in several high-profile corruption cases that drew public attention in 2019.