The central city of Danang has officially become a member of the 100 Resilient Cities network initiated by US-based Rockefeller Foundation.
A number of real estate companies and experts were quoted by New York Times as saying that Vietnam’s beleaguered property market is bottoming out just as macroeconomic indicators stabilise and the Party makes new pledges to reform a struggling and corruption-riddled banking sector.
(VOV) - Dragonair of Cathay Pacific announced it will raise the number of weekly flights between Danang and Hong Kong to 7 from the current 4 as of December 18.
(VOV) -The graphic design exhibition “Printed Letters and Words” opened at the Hanoi Goethe Institute on November 29.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Antigua-Barbuda, a twin-island nation lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, have signed a joint communiqué on establishing diplomatic ties.
(VOV) - Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Representative Mission to the United Nations, signed the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in New York on November 7.
Vietnam, as Chair of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), introduced a Draft Resolution entitled “Report of the IAEA” at a plenary session of the 68th UN General Assembly in New York on November 5-6.
(VOV) - Vietnam has signed a joint communique with the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, formalising their diplomatic ties at ambassadorial levels in New York on November 1.
(VOV) - A delegation from HCM City’s Stock Exchange (HOSE) led by its President Tran DacSinh visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 25 to seek cooperative opportunities and share experience in the field.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s ancient town of Hoi An has been voted as the second most favourite tourist destination in Asia after Japan’s Kyoto.
Vietnam reaffirmed its foreign policy of peace and disarmament with highest priorities attached to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation at the general debate of the UN First Committee in New York on October 15.
The United Nations launched on October 14 the contest "Many Languages, One World ", asking college and university students to write an essay in one of its six official languages on the role of multilingualism in a globalised world.
(VOV) - The Paris symphony orchestra will perform at Saigon Opera House on October 30 as part of its autumn tour around Asia.
(VOV) - Vietnam highly values the United Nations’ central role in combating terrorism and calls for stronger international cooperation in this fight.
Vietnam is strongly committed to working with other member states and the United Nations for a comprehensive and implementable post-2015 development agenda aiming to eradicate poverty, achieve inclusive economic growth, promote social development and preserve the environment for future generations.