The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt has identified three Vietnamese victims who were killed when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus near the world-famous Giza pyramids at 18:15 on December 28 (local time).
Egyptian Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat on December 29 affirmed that her ministry will coordinate with the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt to create favorable conditions for relatives of Vietnamese tourists who were killed and injured in the bomb blast in Giza to come to the country.
A tropical low pressure is entering the East Sea and is likely to strengthen into a typhoon with complicated developments, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on late December 28 visited Vietnamese tourists wounded in a roadside bomb blast that killed three other Vietnamese the same day.
Three Vietnamese tourists were killed in Egypt when a roadside bomb blast hit their tour bus near the country’s world-famous Giza pyramids at 18:15 of December 28 (local time), affirmed the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt.
Taiwan has decided to halt issuing visas for groups of Vietnamese tourists under a special program launched in 2015.
A photo exhibition on 320 years of Sai Gon – Ho Chi Minh City development opened at the city’s Nguyen Hue pedestrian street on December 28.
Eleven out of 152 Vietnamese tourists who were suspected of fleeing in Taiwan were detained by the local authorities for investigation, according to the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei.
The floating object found four nautical miles off the coast of Phu Yen province was a training torpedo launched by a foreign navy, according to the Ministry of National Defence.
The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security said on December 27 that it has started criminal proceedings against 10 defendants, including former General Director of the Dong A Bank (DAB) Tran Phuong Binh and former DAB Deputy General Director Nguyen Thi Ngoc Van.
The number of young Vietnamese people aged from 16-30 is estimated at 23.3 million in 2018, accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s population, down 0.6 percent against the previous year.
Forces of the Border Guard High Command and the Border Guard of the central province of Nghe An arrested a Lao citizen transporting 50,000 meth pills and 6kg of crystal meth into Vietnam on December 27.
Van Don International Airport in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh will officially open on December 30.
The Centre of Hands-on Action and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) is joining hands with the 350.org, a non-profit organisation, in organizing a photography contest titled “Portray Air, Expose Pollution”.
Doctors from the Hanoi-based Viet Duc Hospital have announced to successfully conduct the first transplant of two lungs from a brain-dead donor on a cancer patient.
A video conference was held on December 26 to test how relevant governmental agencies coordinate to operate the country’s natural disaster early warning system in response to a tsunami.
Vietnam sent more than 140,000 workers to work abroad in 2018, up 7 percent against the previous year, according to the Department of Overseas Labour Management under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
An exhibition displaying smart city products and solutions opened on December 24 in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
The Dien Bien Song Hong Energy JSC (DSEJ) held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Muong Muon hydropower plant in Na Sang commune, Muong Cha district, the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien, on December 25.
Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted 6 organs from 1 donor to 4 patients for the first time, including a kidney transplant on a 15-year-old boy with kidney failure at Pediatrics Hospital No2 in HCM City, the country’s first organ transplant on a child using a donated kidney from a brain-dead adult.