Ben Tre coconut festival 2019 kicks off Culture - Sports

Ben Tre coconut festival 2019 kicks off

The fifth Ben Tre Coconut Festival, themed “Coconuts on the Way to Integration and Sustainable Development”, opened in the Mekong Delta city of Ben Tre on November 16 in the presence of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company Politics

Deputy PM receives CEO of US energy company

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 15 for Scott Kicker, Founder and CEO of the US-based Gen X Energy Company, which is exploring a liquefied natural gas project worth over 6 billion USD in Vietnam.
 ASEAN, Japan step up transport cooperation World

ASEAN, Japan step up transport cooperation

ASEAN and Japan agreed to enhance transport cooperation towards environmental sustainability at the 17th ASEAN-Japan Transport Ministers Meeting, which was held in Hanoi on November 15.
Strategic investors change face of Quang Ninh’s tourism Travel

Strategic investors change face of Quang Ninh’s tourism

Tourism in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh has changed significantly and is entering a period of sustainable development thanks to the presence of strategic investors, according to Director of provincial Department of Tourism Pham Ngoc Thuy.
EC official impressed by Vietnam’s outcomes in IUU fishing combat Society

EC official impressed by Vietnam’s outcomes in IUU fishing combat

Director for the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries’ International Ocean Governance and Sustainable Fisheries of the European Union Veronika Veits has expressed impression on Vietnam’s outcomes in following the EC’s recommendations regarding the settlement of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Wheelchairs presented to the disabled in Quang Binh Society

Wheelchairs presented to the disabled in Quang Binh

The association for the support of the handicapped and orphans of the central province of Quang Binh and the US’s Giving it Back to Kids Foundation presented 748 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in the locality on November 14.
Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Kazakhstani top legislators hold talks

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin on November 14, following a welcome ceremony held for the guest the same day.
HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation Politics

HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to step up cooperation with Belgium’s Antwerp province in the fields where the latter has strengths such as seaport development, smart urban building and renewable energy, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has said.