Daily Archives: July 4, 2020

COVID-19: Over 350 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Australia, New Zealand

More than 350 Vietnamese citizens from Australia and New Zealand were brought home safe and sound on July 3.   Vietnamese agencies in and outside the country have coordinated with the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, and agencies of Australia and New Zealand to arrange the flight to bring the citizens home.   Passengers were

Set up tourism linkage council

Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta set up a tourism linkage council at a conference on July 4 reviewing their cooperation on tourism development in the first six months of this year.   HCM City and the Mekong Delta signed a tourism development cooperation agreement last December.  

Da Nang: Nam O fish sauce making recognised as intangible cultural heritage

The People’s Committee of Lien Chieu district in central Da Nang city held a ceremony on July 4 to receive a certificate recognizing Nam O fish sauce making as a national intangible cultural heritage.   Located three kilometres from the foot of Hai Van Pass, Nam O is one of Vietnam’s oldest and most famous

32 Vietnamese racing drivers receive licences

Thirty-two Vietnamese racing drivers received their racing licences during a ceremony in Hanoi on July 4.   The event, held for the first time in Vietnam, was co-hosted by the Vietnam Motorsports Association (VMA) and the Vietnam Motorsports Association Ltd. Co.   The licence presentation ceremony will be held annually on the national scale to

Vietnam to join Army Games 2020 in Russia

The Vietnamese Defence Ministry plans to send seven teams to compete in six categories at the International Army Games 2020 scheduled for mid-August in Russia.   The competitions will also take place in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka.   Held for the first time in 2015, Army Games 2020 is expected to be the

COVID-19: Over 350 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Australia, New Zealand

More than 350 Vietnamese citizens from Australia and New Zealand were brought home safe and sound on July 3.   Vietnamese agencies in and outside the country have coordinated with the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, and agencies of Australia and New Zealand to arrange the flight to bring the citizens home.   Passengers were

Over 1.9 million helmets granted to first graders in new school year

More than 1.9 million quality helmets will be presented to first grade students in the new school year 2020-2021, aimed at increasing the rate of children wearing standard helmets to 80 percent this year.   On July 3, the National Traffic Safety Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Training and Honda Vietnam