NA deputies debate auditing of PPP projects

A NA deputy speaks at the NA session on May 28. At the ongoing ninth sitting of the 14th National Assembly, a discussion on the auditing of public-private partnership (PPP) projects took center stage – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – At the ongoing ninth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on May 28, a discussion […]

Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

A total 58 localities closed their natural forests from July 2016, following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order which aimed to halt wood exploitation by State agencies, including those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, and offer assistance mechanisms to switch to alternative materials.

Đà Nẵng kickstarts economy after COVID-19 pandemic

Director of the city’s Tourism Department Nguyễn Thị Hồng Hạnh said the city wanted to offer a stimulus for both group and individual tours, particularly young people who are not usually scared about travelling and those whose demand for travel was repressed during nationwide social distancing.

Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam will mark four years of natural forest closure this July, a measure to reverse severe deforestation. A total 58 localities closed their natural forests from July 2016, following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order which aimed to halt wood exploitation by State agencies, including those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, […]

International tourists down nearly 50 percent

Hanoi (VNA) – The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a 48.8 percent decline in the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam in the first five months of the year, with the total standing at 3.73 million. The General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on May 29 that 72.9 percent of foreign tourists in the period were from Asia, […]

One-year-old boy from Russia becomes Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient

The latest recovery is a 39-year-old man of Tan Chau District in Tay Ninh Province on the Cambodian border. He illegally returned to Vietnam from Cambodia by coach through a trail on May 2 and was persuaded by his aunt to report his return to the police and be quarantined the next day.

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

Sixteen road border gates listed in the new decision include Móng Cái in Quảng Ninh Province, Hữu Nghị in Lạng Sơn Province, Lào Cai, Nấm Cắn in Nghệ An Province, Cầu Treo in Hà Tĩnh Province, La Lay, Lao Bảo in Quảng Trị Province and Hà Tiên in Kiên Giang Province.

Police break up major online gambling ring in Hanoi

Police raid the facility of an agent of the gambling ring. They arrested Truong Ngoc Tu and 15 other suspects for their alleged involvement in the ring, with total transactions worth up to VND64 trillion – PHOTO: HANOI POLICE HCMC – The Hanoi police have arrested Truong Ngoc Tu and 15 other suspects for their […]

Despite good harvest, salt farmers battered by low prices

Low selling price Bac Lieu Province has two districts engaged in the salt farming industry, namely Dong Hai and Hoa Binh. Ben Tre has Ba Tri District with more than 1,020 hereditary salt-farming households in four communes, consisting of Bao Thuan, Bao Thanh, Tan Thuy, and An Thuy, with a total area of 850 hectares. […]