Việt Nam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa

“The policy of automatic extension of stay permit applies to foreigners entering Việt Nam under visa waiver programmes, e-visa or tourism visas after March 01, regardless of how long they have been in Việt Nam before,”  said Senior Colonel Đặng Tuấn Việt from the Immigration Department.

Việt Nam, Singapore agree to boost cooperation and trade

He thanked the Vietnamese Government and people for sharing medical supplies with Singapore, saying it showed the solidarity, friendship and partnership between the two countries. He appreciated Việt Nam’s role and initiatives as the Chair of ASEAN 2020 to promote intra-regional and ASEAN cooperation with key partners in dealing with and mitigating the impact of the […]

Việt Nam safe for travel: WeSwap

With a population of 94 million, Việt Nam has gone 43 days without any COVID-19 cases caused by community transmission, as of Thursday May 29. The national COVID-19 count stands at 327. Of these, only 49 are active cases, and 278 have recovered after treatment.

Maduro taps US fugitive to revamp Venezuela oil industry

While PDVSA faces multiple challenges, from low crude prices to falling production, the new oil team’s first priority will be finding gasoline supplies that are on the verge of running out as U.S. sanctions have made fuel imports harder to come by, she said.

Determination pays off for village girl

 Nguyễn Thu Huệ graduated from the Việt Nam Dance Academy and signed for the Việt Nam National Opera and Ballet Theatre (VNOB) in 2012. She won first prize at the competition for “talented students from the cultural and arts schools nationwide”. She has performed solo in Chopiana, Giselle and Nutcracker. Huệ marked a milestone in her career with the roles […]

Encouraging more people to join the voluntary social insurance scheme

Right now we should focus efforts on mass communication activities to raise the people’s awareness on the benefits of participating in the social welfare scheme, particularly when they are getting old. However, for the time being, we should focus on activities to restore the national economy and business activities to generate more jobs for working […]

The heat, and the salt, is on

Seller Nguyễn Văn Lâm said he hired a truck to carry 5 tonnes of salt to Kỳ Sơn District. After arriving in Mường Xén Town, the salt would be carried by motorbike to remote hamlets like Mường Lống, Mường Típ and Nậm Cắn.

Thanh Hà lychee fair opens in Hà Nội

“This fair is the first one to open after the pandemic. We will continue to organise similar fairs nationwide in the near future. We have recently exported the first batches of Thanh Hà Lychee to Singapore, the US and Australia,” Hồ said.

National Hospital of Paediatrics begins Telehealth system

Doctors in Hà Nội will give suitable advice to newborn care rooms in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La’s Sốp Cộp District General Hospital; and ultrasound, consultation and cardiovascular intervention for babies with congenital heart disease in Quảng Ninh Province’s Maternity Hospital.

Recycled kingdom offers children a place to play

HÀ NỘI — Children will be able to enjoy a day out playing with toys made from recycled rubbish at Thăng Long Royal Citadel on Sunday.