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 […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 8

There are many reasons behind the stabilization of the exchange rate, said a representative of a HCMC major commercial bank, adding that among them is the fact that the hoarding of U.S. dollars has been subdued as other investment options such as gold and securities have become more attractive and the 2020 inflation rate was […]

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

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 “Say No to Fake News” programme, meanwhile, has been carried out by VNA youth union and teaches primary, secondary, and high school students how to recognise false news reports on social media and how to respond to such reports. Large numbers of students from schools nationwide have registered to participate.

New breakthroughs expected to be made in poverty reduction

 Preferential loans from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) have assisted poor women and social policy beneficiaries in Tuan Tu hamlet, An Hai commune, Ninh Phuoc district, central Binh Thuan province, in setting up the Tuan Tu co-operative in June 2016.

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 […]