Daily Archives: May 28, 2018

Vietnam likely to export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018

Vietnam is aiming to export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018. This year, the country continues to increase the proportion of high-quality rice in the total rice export volume.

“It’s necessary to create a value chain with businesses playing a leading role.…

All victims of plane crash in Havana identified

Cuba’s Institute of Forensic Medicine (IFM) has identified the remains of all the victims of the recent plane crash near Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.

A Boeing 737 flying between Havana and the city of Holguin crashed minutes after take-off on May 18.…

Vietnamese wins Three-Cushion Carom Billiards World Cup

Cueist Tran Quyet Chien has become the new champion of the 2018 Three-Cushion Carom Billiards World Cup, which concluded in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday.

Chien won the title along with 16,000 EUR in prize money and 80 bonus points from the World Billiards Union (UMB).…

Buddhist monk becomes first Vietnamese to receive India’s Padma Shri award

Most Venerable Thich Duc Thien, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, was awarded the Padma Shri � India’s top civilian award � at a ceremony in Hanoi on Sunday.…

Buddha’s birthday marked in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City held a festival on Sunday to celebrate Lord Buddha’s birthday.

The event is part of ongoing Buddhist cultural week, celebrating Lord Buddha’s 2562nd birthday and the 55th anniversary of the self-immolation of Venerable Thich Quang Duc.…

Vietnam to attend 17th Shangri-La Dialogue

A Vietnamese military delegation led by Defense Minister Ngo Xuan Lich will attend the 17th Asia Security Summit or Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore from May 31 to June 3.

Minister Lich is scheduled to deliver a speech at the Dialogue and have bilateral meetings with his foreign counterparts.…

NA debates management, use of state capital, assets

NA deputies on Monday discussed the implementation of laws and policies on using and managing state resources in enterprises and the equitization of state-owned enterprises from 2011 to 2016.

Chairman of the NA’s Economic Committee Vu H?ng Thanh said that the amount of equity of State-owned enterprises has steadily increased.…