Việt Nam tightens imports of outdated machines

According to the General Department of Customs, the import of Chinese machinery and equipment grew sharply in the first 8 months of the year, reaching US$9.4 billion, as much as 27.7 per cent higher than the same period last year. It also accounted for 30 per cent of the import turnover of the country in […]

Khanh Hoa’s tour firms stop receiving Chinese tourists

A local airport’s notice board requests passengers to stop for body temperature checks. Most tour firms in Khanh Hoa Province have temporarily stopped receiving Chinese tourists amid mounting concern over the coronavirus spread – PHOTO: VOV HCMC – Most travel firms specializing in serving Chinese tourists in Khanh Hoa Province have stopped receiving such visitors […]

Prime Minister reveals plans to fight the deadly coronavirus

The Directive No05 requires ministries, branches and localities to strictly implement the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese citizens, the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment, the Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, and the ban on importing wildlife into the country.

Pepper price to remain low this year

The nation also gained high growth in pepper exports to some markets including Thailand, Russia and Turkey. The exports surged by 89.4 per cent in volume and 46 per cent in value to Turkey, 40.6 per cent in volume and 10.3 per cent in value to Russia, and 34.8 per cent in volume and 0.6 […]

June’s pepper exports up 58.8 per cent

The information was released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Import and Export Department. It said the price of pepper in the Vietnamese market is increasing following the world price, up from 1.1 per cent to 4.5 per cent compared with that of the previous month.

Sahel violence having devastating impact on children: UN

The whole Sahel region has seen a “significant increase of violence against children who are caught in the cross fire,” according to the report, which added that hundreds had been maimed or forcibly separated from their families.

Đà Lạt’s bánh căn: creamy goodness

The dish is then served with chả (Vietnamese sausage) and a bowl of dipping sauce typically made with fish sauce, chopped onions and other seasonings, garnished with Vietnamese shumai meatballs. Restaurants in Đà Lạt often sell soy milk to be enjoyed with the dish.

WHO says still probing if Chinese virus can spread before symptoms

As with SARS and another deadly coronavirus known as Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, WHO suggested that the new virus could be spreading through droplets, for instance when people sneeze or cough, or through direct contact with infected people or with objects they have touched.

Tourists flock to festivals to mark the start of spring

Around 4ha is devoted to flower growing and another four to traditional folk games. This spring flower festival is an opportunity for local people and visitors to have an early spring trip. The flower festival is also a message to encourage people to protect the environment.

Nadal settles Kyrgios score to keep heat on Federer record

As the tennis world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant, Kyrgios arrived at Rod Laver Arena wearing an LA Lakers shirt, and 15-year-old Coco Gauff had tributes to the basketball great scrawled on her trainers during the doubles.