Monthly Archives: December 2020

Nearly 280 Vietnamese brought home from Europe, Africa, South America

Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens in more than 30 countries in Europe, Africa and South America were flown back to Vietnam on a flight of Vietnam Airlines at the arrangement of Vietnamese and foreign agencies on December 30-31.Passengers on the flight inc…

Da Nang Festival – Welcome New Year 2021 boosts tourism recovery

The Da Nang Festival – Welcome New Year 2021 kicked off at Asia Park in the central city of Da Nang on December 30 evening.The festival aims to revitalise tourism amid the new normal so as to ensure the twin targets of pandemic control and socio-econom…

2020 – A year for Vietnam to assert mettle, stature

Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and…

Vietnam to have 26 airports by 2030: CAAV

Vietnam is set to be home to 26 airports by 2030, 14 of which will be international, according to a draft master plan on the development of the national airport network to 2030 and vision to 2050 from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV)…

MPI deserves captain role: PM

With its contributions over the past 75 years, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) deserves the role of the captain who steers the economic ship to the sea, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 31.Speaking at a Hanoi ceremony to m…

Origin fraud threatens local exporters

After a local silk importer was recently found to be disguising Chinese products as Vietnamese to sell them in India, experts have warned of the risks of losing out on exports and preferential tariffs due to intellectual property (IP) violations.The De…

Greetings to Cuba on National Day

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong sent his greetings to First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro Ruz and President of Cuba Miguel Diaz Canel on December 31, on the occasion of the 62…