Category Archives: General

Tet of the San Diu ethnic minority group

The San Diu ethnic minority group, who live in northern mountainous areas with a population of nearly 147,000, celebrate quite a lot of festivals the most important of which is Tet, the lunar New Year festival.…

Tet far from home for road construction workers

Tet is a precious time of the year for family reunions, but dozens of construction workers on Trung Luong-My Thuan Expressway will be missing out this year.

They will be spending the Lunar New Year on the road next to bulldozers and concrete mixers to complete the decade-long wish of millions of Mekong Delta residents � to complete the expressway this year.…

Deputy PM active at 50th meeting of WEF in Davos

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh led a Vietnamese delegation to participate in many activities within the framework of the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21.…

Party, State leader holds Tet meeting with senior officials, veteran revolutionaries

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a get-together on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year on January 22 with veteran revolutionaries, current and former leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Front, and overseas Vietnamese.…

Hanoi to plant about 120,000 new trees this spring

Hanoi will grow about 120,000 trees in districts, towns, public places, offices, schools and hospitals this spring in memory of President Ho Chi Minh.

The tree planting festival will take place from January 30 to February 5 throughout the capital city.…

Vietnam chairs UNSC open debate on Middle East situation

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on January 21 held a periodic open debate on the Middle East situation, including Palestine, under the chair of Vietnam.

The UNSC heard reports by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peace-building Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo and UN Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller.…

Top Vietnamese player to compete in Gibraltar Masters 2020

Top Vietnamese player Grandmaster Le Quang Liem will compete with arch rivals at the Gibraltar International Chess Festival.

The strongest and best-organised event of its kind in the world will attract the participation of nearly 500 players from more than 50 countries in various categories (masters, challengers and amateurs).…