Monthly Archives: July 2020

U.S. Agriculture Praises Senate Letter Urging Administration to Make Greater Strides to Protect Common Food and Wine Terms

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A diverse range of farm and agricultural industries is praising a bipartisan Senate letter sent today to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging stronger international safeguards to protect U.S. exporters using common food and wine terms. Sens. John Thune (R-SD), […]

COVID-19 fighter: Don’t miss out with Viet Nam News’ new app!

While countries around the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam is confidently dealing with new cases, keeping the situation under control, and is one of few nations recording positive growth in the first half of 2020.   Vietnam, now still one of the safest countries in the world and a favourite destination for

Vietnam finishes second at 2020 International Chemistry Olympiad

All four Vietnamese students competing at the 2020 International Chemistry Olympiad brought home gold medals, making Vietnam secure the second place on the medal tally, only after the US, the Ministry of Education and Training’s Quality Management Department announced on July 31.   This is the highest-ever result gained by the Vietnamese team so far.

Security disturbance case in HCM City goes to court

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on July 31 opened a trial for the case of “disturbing security” with eight people involved.   Among the defendants, Nguyen Thi Ngoc Hanh, 44, residing in Binh Chanh district, and Hoang Thi Thu Vang, 54, in District 12, have been identified as masterminds of the case,

Oil-gas industry enhances education-popularisation work

After 45 years of development, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has grown into a pillar of the national economy, performing the important tasks of exploring and exploiting natural resources, ensuring energy security and food security of the country, thus contributing to stabilising the macro economy and protecting national sovereignty at sea.   Throughout

Vietnam Airlines and “special flight” bringing Vietnamese home

A special flight carrying 219 Vietnamese citizens previously living in Equatorial Guinea landed safely at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport a couple of days ago.   It was the 41st flight conducted by the national flag carrier to bring Vietnamese people home from different parts of the world. It was the first time, however, that

37 hours on flight from Equatorial Guinea bringing Vietnamese citizens home

“We’re about to go home” was something Vietnam Airlines’ flight attendants said repeatedly to Vietnamese citizens on a flight from Equatorial Guinea a couple of days ago.   After a long journey to bring more than 200 Vietnamese citizens home safely, the crew were all relieved and happy to have fulfilled an important mission.