World

Thai tourism agency, AirAsia launch travel campaign

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and AirAsia have launched a campaign to stimulate tourism in three regions of the country, expecting to generate 40,000 customers and a revenue of 305 million baht.
Society

VNA boosts cooperation with Central Highlands steering committee

The Steering Committee for the Central Highlands region has urged the Vietnam News Agency to publish a special publication to serve as the official information channel for the Steering Committees of the Central Highlands, the Northwestern and the Southwestern regions.
Society

VNA to increase coverage of three strategic regions

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) will increase its coverage of the situation in the Northwestern, Tay Nguyen Central Highlands and Southwestern regions while contributing to popularising the Party’s policies, State’s laws and Government’s orientations to people in these strategic regions.
Business

Switzerland helps improve Vietnamese SME capacity

The Vietnamese and Swiss Governments inked an agreement in Hanoi on May 31 to cement their cooperation in improving export competitiveness of Vietnam’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through a local trade promotion system in the 2013-2016 period.
Culture - Sports

Painters, sculptors get creative in Hoa Binh

As many as 70 painters and sculptors from Vietnam and 15 countries and territories worldwide will gather to showcase their art at a creative camp set to kick off on October 18 in Hoa Binh, about 70km south-west of Hanoi.
Sea-resources project points way to future Environment

Sea-resources project points way to future

A national project to explore and assess the management of sea resources and the environment during the 2006-11 period was able to yield important results, including building centres to cope with oil spills in three regions and collecting important data on sea resources to help boost the country's marine economy potential.

Business

Vietnam, Singapore biz forum to open

The Vietnam-Singapore Business Forum, one of the biggest bilateral trade and investment promotion events, will take place in Hanoi on November 30, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced.