Mekong Delta region boosts tourism products Travel

Mekong Delta region boosts tourism products

The Mekong Delta region needs to offer outstanding tourism products, increase marketing activities and coordinate to create a hospitable tourism environment to attract domestic and foreign tourists.
Russia considers ASEAN an important partner World

Russia considers ASEAN an important partner

ASEAN is an important partner of Moscow in the Asia-Pacific region and as such, Russia has actively strengthened economic and political activities with ASEAN member nations.
President visits flood region Society

President visits flood region

President Truong Tan Sang spoke up about the record floods that hit the northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh, killing 17 and injuring another 30.
Da Nang city to see water shortage Society

Da Nang city to see water shortage

The central city of Da Nang will face a shortage of clean water as the salinity of water produced by the Cau Do water plant has reached an alarming 13.568mg per litre.
Record downpour to hit northern region Society

Record downpour to hit northern region

More torrential rain, forecast to be stronger than the record extensive downpour in July 1986, will hit the northern region from July 31 to August 8 with estimated rainfall of up to 300-400mm.
Business

Vietnam to benefit from RCEP market region

Vietnam will be able to access a huge market of 3.4 billion people when it joins the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

Countries in RCEP will have a combined GDP of 21 trillion USD, accounting for 29 percent of the world's GDP, said Nguyen Anh Duong, Deputy Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).

Speaking during a workshop held in Hanoi on July 17 on the impact of RCEP on Vietnam's economy and the opportunities and challenges it would pose, Duong said regulations on origin in RCEP would be simpler and more liberal than in other economic pacts. In addition, the parties would make more commitments on freedom of trade in goods and services and investment.
Society

HCM City fosters youth connectivity in Mekong sub-region

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Communist Youth Union teamed up with the city’s Student Association to hold a meeting between local students and a youth delegation of the Mekong Friendship Project on July 7 to foster people-to-people connectivity.
Society

Heavy rains to cool northern region

Heavy rains and lightning are expected to hit the northern region on late July 4, giving local residents a respite from the extremely hot weather that lasted nearly a week.