Category Archives: General

Vietnam’s red flesh dragon fruit shipped to Australia

Five tonnes of Vietnam’s red flesh dragon fruit were recently shipped to Australia in a bid to seek new markets for Vietnamese fruit exports amid difficulties stemming from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).…

Another dairy firm eligible for export to China

A factory of the Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (Vinamilk) has been allowed by China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC) to export its sweetened condensed milk and other condensed milk products to the country, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade.…

Japan supports HCM City to develop urban infrastructure

Japan on February 21 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City to strengthen the city’s urban railway management capacity.

The sides concerned are the HCMC Management Authority for Urban Railways, the HCMC Urban Railway Company Limited No.1,…

COVID-19 forces Da Nang International Fireworks Festival cancellation

The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival this year (DIFF 2020) has been cancelled by the municipal People’s Committee out of fears over the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) ravaging the region.…

Vietnam Advancing Ties With Russia to Hedge Against China, US

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Scholars in Asia say Vietnam’s move this month to bolster defense ties with Russia will advance the Southeast Asian country’s pursuit of a multi-country foreign policy allowing it to depend on no single outside power.…

COVID-19: Travel safety standards built to revive tourism sector

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has stressed the need to develop a set of travel safety standards to develop the tourism sector, which has suffered since the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).…

H.R. McMaster Book ‘Battlegrounds’ Coming Out in April

NEW YORK – Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump’s second national security adviser, will have a book out April 28. First announced in the summer of 2018, Battlegrounds will focus on national security and foreign policy, including his contentious time with Trump.…