NA Standing Committee to convene 48th meeting from September 10-18

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will deliver an opening speech. She and vice chairpersons will alternately chair the session, according to an announcement released by the NA Office. The committee is scheduled to scrutinise five draft laws, comprising the law amending and supplementing some articles of the trade union law, the law on forces safeguarding […]

STF helps poor students continue learning amid Covid-19

Children in Dong Thap Province pose for a photo after receiving gifts from the STF – PHOTO: T.L HCMC – To tide poor students over during the Covid-19 pandemic and help them pursue their schooling, the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group has collaborated with businesses and charitable organizations to offer scholarships […]

Craft villages in Mekong Delta wait for floods

Unlike the bustling atmosphere in previous years in craft villages making fishing gears, namely Thom Rom fishing-net village in Thot Not District in Can Tho City, Lai Vung fishing-net village, and the crab trap village in Hong Ngu Town in Dong Thap Province, this year, most of the activities are quite subdued.  Mr. Nguyen Van […]

Capital convergence helps boost poverty reduction

Social policy credit has been promoted by the determination of the Government and the coordination of ministries and sectors. In its resolutions submitted to the National Assembly for approval on middle-term public investment in the 2016-2020 period and other yearly public investment plans, the Government has paid much attention to the allocation of capital to […]


According to Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment Tran Van Hung, to provide effective support for businesses Quang Ninh has fostered public administrative reform and established multiple channels for dialogue between local administrations and companies. It has also prioritised allocating funding to the development of technical and social infrastructure, Hung said.

The richest self-made streamers in Vietnam

AS Mobile’s real name is Nguyen Huu Sang (born in 1996 in Vung Tau City). He built his own YouTube channel very early. AS Mobile channel earned only VND2 million between 2014 and 2018. The turning point was made when Free Fire was released in Vietnam. Sang quickly got acquainted with this game and became […]

Thai jackfruit price increases sharply in Mekong Delta

Chau Thanh District currently has nearly 5,000 hectares of Thai jackfruit and is the place with the largest growing-area of Thai jackfruit in Hau Giang Province. In Tien Giang, Dong Thap provinces, and Can Tho City, many farmers are also excited because of the high prices of Thai jackfruit. According to the Ministry of Agriculture […]

Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project wins int’l prize

The song, “No Fake News” was released on March 27 and immediately caught widespread attention. A version with English subtitles was released the following day, followed by 13 other versions in French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Thai, Indonesian, Lao, and Khmer.

New breakthroughs expected to be made in poverty reduction

The loans have also been used in support of start-ups. With 400 million VND from the VBSP, Nguyen Chuong Phi, Director of Quang Minh Phuoc Co., Ltd, in the southern province of Dong Thap built a facility that produces 7-8 tonnes of dried sweet potato and banana each month, and creates jobs for 20 labourers, […]

Traditional music contests to be launched

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Four traditional music contests will be launched in HCM City and southern provinces this week.  People aged 16 to 35 in Vietnam are encouraged to compete in the Chuong Vang Vong Co (Golden Bell), a national traditional music contest launched by the HCM City Television. The participants will perform vong co […]