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

The “STF-Pham Phu Thu Scholarships” program sponsored by the Novaland Group donated 60 scholarships worth VND60 million in total to students from low-income families with an outstanding academic performance from Dong Thap, Kien Giang and An Giang provinces.

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

Director of the VBSP in Quang Tri Nguyen Duc Dong said that many projects lent money to beneficiaries, but when they concluded, the management boards of some projects had returned to their home country and failed to recovery the capital. Therefore, the reclaiming of capital from the projects helps the province evaluate their effectiveness and […]


Quang Ninh has proactively invested in infrastructure development, particularly in transport, according to Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Xuan Ky. Total investment under the public-private partnership (PPP) model in transport over the last five years stands at nearly 50 trillion VND, Ky said, with only about 9 percent sourced from the State.

The richest self-made streamers in Vietnam

More Vietnamese use livestream, says e-commerce company Vietnamese consumers, across ages, are tending to use livestream as a way to connect with sellers and gather information about products while shopping from home, e-commerce giant Shopee said in a report.  

Thai jackfruit price increases sharply in Mekong Delta

However, authorities warned that provinces should be cautious about expanding the growing area of Thai jackfruit. The price of Thai jackfruit is often unstable due to dependence on exporting to the Chinese market. Particularly, in May this year, the price of Thai jackfruit in the Mekong Delta fell to VND4,000-VND8,000 per kilogram, as export to […]

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

During the five-year implementation of Directive No. 40-CT/TW, more than 10 million households have gained access to policy loans, with 2 million households escaping from poverty sustainably. Thanks to the loans, nearly 3.2 million households have accessed clean water and 131,000 built their own houses. Close to 318,000 students can continue with their study. Nearly […]

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 […]