Thailand plans to raise fee of five-year visas for foreigners World

Thailand plans to raise fee of five-year visas for foreigners

Thailand plans to increase the price of its five-year residency permit by 20 percent in January 2021, after the programme dubbed "elite" visas drew a record new membership this year as people sought to stay in the largely coronavirus-free country.
Former deputy minister expelled from Party Politics

Former deputy minister expelled from Party

The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat on December 2 decided to expel former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade and former member of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Party Civil Affairs Committee Ho Thi Kim Thoa from the Party.
Greetings on 60th anniversary of Vietnam-Cuba diplomatic ties Politics

Greetings on 60th anniversary of Vietnam-Cuba diplomatic ties

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on December 2 sent greetings to First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz and President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Vietnam, Cuba write new pages in glorious history Politics

Vietnam, Cuba write new pages in glorious history

The 60th anniversary of Vietnam - Cuba diplomatic relations was celebrated on December 2 (1960 - 2020), with the special amity filled with outstanding milestones in mutual support, from Vietnam’s past struggle for national independence to the two nations’ current fight against COVID-19.
Gathering in HCM City marks Thailand's National Day Politics

Gathering in HCM City marks Thailand's National Day

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) organised a gathering on December 2 to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of Thailand's National Day and commemorate the birthday of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadei (December 5).
Thailand unveils digital roadmap World

Thailand unveils digital roadmap

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) has introduced its digital blueprint for Thailand as a driver of digital transformation, to cope with rapid changes in technology, consumer behaviour and the business environment.
Private airlines appeal for Government support Business

Private airlines appeal for Government support

Aviation firms appealed for Government support to overcome the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at a seminar recently held by the Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) in Hanoi.
Cubans eternally optimistic, passionate in fight for ideals: former Deputy PM Politics

Cubans eternally optimistic, passionate in fight for ideals: former Deputy PM

Former Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of the Party Central Committee Vu Khoan recounted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs his memories on the beginning of the Vietnam -Cuba friendship, which has been marked by loyalty and affinity, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations (December 2, 1960 – December 2, 2020).
VFF President extends congratulations on 45th National Day of Laos Politics

VFF President extends congratulations on 45th National Day of Laos

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has offered congratulations to the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) on the 45th National Day of Laos (December 2) and the 100th birth anniversary of late President Kaysone Phomvihane (December 13).
60 years of close relations between Vietnam and Cuba Politics

60 years of close relations between Vietnam and Cuba

On December 2, 1960, Cuba became the first country in the Western hemisphere that had established diplomatic relations with the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Ever since, the two countries have shared special traditional relations.