President Ho Chi Minh’s birth anniversary marked in Laos, Chile

19/05/2018 16:27

The Vietnamese Consulate General in the Lao province of Savannakhet on May 18 held an incense offering ceremony at President Ho Chi Minh Memorial House in Sayaphoum village, Kaysone Phomvihane township, to celebrate the late leader’s 128th birth anniversary (May 19). 

Three Indian Naval Ships to visit Vietnam

18/05/2018 22:40

As part of ongoing operational deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asia and North West Pacific region, three Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Fleet shall be making a port call at Tien Sa Port, Danang from 21-25 May.

UN Vietnam affirms support for LGBTI community

18/05/2018 21:40

The United Nations in Vietnam showed its support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in its joint statement issued on May 17 on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).

Illegal money transport detected at Tan Son Nhat airport

17/05/2018 20:30

The Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Sub-department under the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department have recently discovered a number of illegal foreign currency transport cases on flights from the city to foreign countries.  

Quang Binh recovers after marine pollution

17/05/2018 20:13

Two years since the marine pollution incident in the central region in April 2016, the lives of coastal residents in Quang Binh province have returned to normal.

PM: Efforts to assist people affected by Formosa incident pay off

17/05/2018 20:11

Efforts to stabilise lives, production and business of people in central provinces affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident have paid off and local residents have put more trust in the Party and authorities, and united with each other to address the incident, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Deputy PM inspects seafood catching, trading in Ha Tinh

17/05/2018 09:22

A working delegation of the government led by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on May 16 visited Cam Xuyen and Ky Anh districts of the central province of Ha Tinh, which were affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident.

Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides

17/05/2018 09:20

Vietnam has seen a radical change in lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the last decade as the State has made significant steps to protect rights and equality.

Vietnamese advised to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia

17/05/2018 09:14

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid nonessential travel to Indonesia as the country has raised the security alert status to the highest level after bomb attacks on May 13 and 14.

Vietnamese seasonal influenza vaccine to be put into mass use

16/05/2018 22:32

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) of Vietnam has announced the successful production of inactivated seasonal influenza vaccine for commercial use. As a result, Vietnam would not have to import influenza vaccines from 2019.