Category Archives: Affairs

Quang Nam aims to welcome 8.1 million tourists in 2020

The south-central coastal province of Quang Nam has set a target of serving 8.1 million tourists in 2020.

In 2019, the province welcomed nearly 7.7 million visitors, including over 4.6 million foreigners, and earned more than 6 trillion VND (259.1 million USD).…

Funeral held for three police officers who died in Dong Tam disturbance

A funeral was held in Hanoi on January 16 for the three police officers who died a week ago while performing their duty of ensuring order and security for building protective walls around the Mieu Mon airport in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s suburban district of My Duc.…

Mass mobilisation head urges Buddhists to strengthen national unity

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) should contribute to strengthening the national unity and making Vietnam a greater nation in the coming time, said Head of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission Truong Thi Mai on January 16.…

Exhibitions mark Party’s 90th founding anniversary

The establishment and development of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in the past nine decades are featured at an exhibition that opened in the northern mountainous province of Son La on January 16.…

Experts discuss ways to ease air pollution in Hanoi

Experts gathered at a conference in Hanoi on January 14 to seek ways to improve air quality in the capital city of Vietnam.

The event was jointly organized by the Vietnam Clean Air Network, the Centre of Live and Learn for Environment and Community (Live and Learn), the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment, the World Bank (WB) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).…

Phu Tho province to attract investment into new IPs

The northern midland province of Phu Tho plans to build three more industrial park (IPs) with a total area of 750ha this year, according to the Phu Tho Industrial Parks Management Board.…

Reference exchange rate down 7 VND on January 10

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,166 VND/USD on January 10, down 7 VND from the previous day.

With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to commercial banks during the day is 23,861 VND/USD and the floor rate 22,471 VND/USD.…