Vietnam News

Project launched to further reduce marine plastic waste

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(QNO)-A workshop to kick off pilot activities in the “Rethinking Plastics - Circular Economy Solutions to Marine Litter in Vietnam” project was held in Hanoi on April 9.

Vietnam to accept three groups of people with vaccine passport

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VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health (MoH) suggested that Vietnam first accept three groups of people with proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea

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Hanoi (VNA) - Many countries in the world have showed serious concerns over China’s recent deployment of over 200 ships around Sinh Ton island cluster in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and requested the country to immediately bring these vessels out of the area and end all provocations.

Vietnam enhances cooperation with US in coping with climate change

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(QNO)-VTV.vn - Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh held an online conversation with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on March 30.

PM supports ‘vaccine passport’ idea, regulations in the pipeline

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VOV.VN - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged relevant ministries and agencies to soon examine and introduce a "vaccine passport" mechanism in order to promote trade and investment.

Vietnam's economy is set to grow 6.6% in 2021: WB

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The World Bank (WB)'s latest update on East Asia and Pacific economies has highlighted the uneven recovery in the regional economies' growth, as countries are recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese peacekeepers leave for South Sudan mission

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VOV.VN - A send-off ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 24 by the Ministry of National Defence for 33 Vietnamese officers and soldiers who will take on a UN peace keeping mission at the level-2 field hospital No.3 in South Sudan.

Efforts made to secure equitable, sustainable management of rivers

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Hanoi (VNA) - In the face of growing pressure on water resources in recent years, authorities in Vietnam, including the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), have been striving to ensure the equitable and sustainable management of rivers nationwide.

Vietnam to welcome back foreign travelers under right conditions

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VOV.VN - Amid increasing concerns about losing out to foreign rivals, the Vietnamese tourism industry is in the process of devising ways in which to welcome back foreign travelers, providing that they enter the country with a vaccine passport.

First batches of COVID-19 COVAX vaccine to arrive in Vietnam soon

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VOV.VN - Vietnam is expected to get 5.657 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 in March and April, with most of them to be delivered by the COVAX Facility.

Vietnam in fifth place in happy planet index rankings

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VOV.VN - Vietnam has surpassed the likes of Bhutan to rank fifth among a total of 140 countries worldwide in the Happy Planet Index results, coming in second in the Asia-Pacific region.

Vietnam approves 4th protocol amending ASEAN investment deal

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The Vietnamese Government has issued a resolution approving the fourth Protocol to amend the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) signed on July 15, 2020.

Vietnam launches second phase of human trials for Nano Covax vaccine

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VOV.VN - The second phase of trial injections for Nano Covax, the locally-produced COVID-19 vaccine, will be conducted on over 560 volunteers aged between 18 and 65, with the first trial shot being carried out on February 26, according to Nguyen Ngo Quang, deputy head of the Department of Science-Technology and Training.

Vietnam emerges as a rising powerhouse in Asia: UAE paper

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VOV.VN - The Khaleej Times, a daily English language newspaper published in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has posted an article highlighting Vietnamese achievements in socio-economic development, especially landmarks under the leadership of the ruling Communist Party.

UK formally requests to join CPTPP

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The UK made a formal request on February 1 to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the first accession application by a member outside the 11 participating Pacific countries since the trade deal came into force in 2018.

13th National Party Congress mulls over documents

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Documents submitted to the 13th National Party Congress were debated at a plenary session in Hanoi on January 27, according to the press release on the third working day of the Congress.

Nikkei: Apple ramps up iPhone and iPad output shift to India and Vietnam

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VOV.VN - Nikkei Asia, a major financial media publication from Japan, has reported that Apple is in the process of ramping up production of iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other products in both India and Vietnam.

New partnership to reduce greenhouse gas in building

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Da Nang (VNS/VNA) - European property developers are working with the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the residential property sector. 

WB highlights Vietnam among fastest growing economies globally

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VOV.VN - The country's economic growth was recorded at 4.5% during the last quarter of 2020, representing an annual growth rate of 2.9%, thereby making it one of the fastest growing economies in the world, according to the World Bank (WB).

Vietnam has second Disney Conservation Hero

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The Fauna & Flora International (FFI) on January 15 announced a decision to recognise Le Van Hien, a member of the community-based preservation group of Kim Bang district of the northern Ha Nam province, as a Disney Conservation Hero by the Disney Conservation Fund.