Politburo warns Secretary of Quang Ngai Party Committee

Those violations and mistakes were related to the transfer, appointment, and rotation of officials, the nomination of candidates for elections; the sending of officials, public workers and graduated students on working and studying trips; investment in big projects using capital from non-State sources and the leasing or granting of land to enterprises without holding auctions; […]

Former Chairman of Quang Ngai People’s Committee given warning

Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has given a warning to Tran Ngoc Cang, former Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Ngai, as a disciplinary measure for his serious mistakes and violation of regulations when performing duties. Earlier, the 44th session of the Inspection Commission of the Party Central Committee […]

Award-winning photos depict allure of Vietnam’s south central region and central highlands

Ly Hoang Long, president of the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and head judge, said: “The three photos that won second prize all depict amazing moments. If Rice Civilization revealed the bustle of harvest season by flycam, Last Light of the Day exploited the beauty of coral reefs from a much lower angle – underwater, […]

Vietnam importers offer sales bonus to cut diesel inventory as virus hits demand

SINGAPORE/HANO: Vietnam oil importers are offering domestic retailers a commission on diesel sales, in an unusual tactic to clear high inventories built up as the coronavirus pandemic has slashed demand, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.The move underscores difficulties they face in moving the industrial fuel in emerging economies such as Vietnam which […]

URC Vietnam committed to the mission of ‘no one left behind’ during the second wave of Covid-19

When some provinces and cities of the Central of Vietnam were impacted by the second outbreak of Covid-19 since late July 2020, URC Vietnam kept collaborating with local partners to give strengths to frontline workforce in the Central region with the company’s nutritious products, including more than 25,000 bottles of C2 RTD Tea, Cream-O Biscuits, […]


The pace of recovery in Indonesia is expected to be slow and household income will be squeezed. GDP is expected to contract 2.7 percent in 2020 before a 6.2 percent expansion in 2021. The Philippines is set to record the largest contraction in Southeast Asia, with its GDP falling 8.2 percent in 2020, because of […]

Quang Nam, Da Nang propose uniform medical supervision in pandemic times

Tan proposed that residents of former Covid-19 hotspots like Quang Nam only need to strictly apply measures like wearing face masks, disinfecting their hands with sanitizer, keeping a safe distance between people, no crowded gatherings, and submitting medical declarations when visiting other localities.

Pandemic’s second wave hurts Vietnam tourism

Domestic tourism began recovering in early May when the pandemic was under control, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched the “Buy Vietnamese Tours” promotion program. The program was highly welcomed by localities, travel businesses and visitors, leading to recovery and increase of domestic flights.

Vietnam exports S95 construction material for first time

The batch of S95 produced at the Hoa Phat Dung Quat Iron and Steel Integrated Complex is ready to be shipped to Australia. Photo: congthuong The granulated blast furnace slag is a by-product of the iron and steel production process using closed blast furnace technology. Due to the extremely rapid cooling with high pressure water, […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia September 12

The ministries of National Defence and Public Security and localities need to control and strictly punish those illegally entering Vietnam, while the ministries of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Finance, and Planning and Investment are asked to continue submitting to the PM measures to carry out the second phase of the social welfare assistance package […]