ASEAN ministers seek to promote cultural identity

(VOV) - Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has called on ASEAN Cultural Ministers to introduce initiatives to build the grouping’s cultural identity, develop the cultural industry and properly...

Strengthening Vietnam-Romania friendship

(VOV) -More than 120 members of the Vietnam-Romania Friendship Association, HCM City branch, held their first congress in the city on April 19.

Newly merged banking giant on the cards

(VOV) -Maritime Bank shareholders have agreed with the bank’s plan to merge with smaller Mekong Bank to create one of the five biggest banks in Vietnam.

New project to lift Tra fish sustainability

(VOV) -The Prime Minister has approved a new project to implement a sustainable supply chain for the Tra fish (pangasius) industry.

Two more fatal cases of measles reported

(VOV) - An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

Ponagar celebrations kick off in Khanh Hoa

(VOV) -This year’s Goddess Ponagar Festival opened in NhaTrang city, central Khanh Hoa province, on April 20, attracting tens of thousands of pilgrims from surrounding localities.

Con Dao park gets World Ramsar site status

(VOV) -According to the Ramsar Convention, the picturesque Con Dao National Park in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been internationally recognised as a new wetland Ramsar...

Hanoi honours ancient dream

We gathered in a slight drizzle outside Bach Ma Temple at nine in the morning. Our walking tour of the Old Quarter was about to begin.