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Vietnam to host ASEAN environment ministers’ meeting in October

11:24 | 09/01/2015

The 13th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment (AMME 13) is scheduled to take place in Hanoi from October 26 to 30, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

Ngan expected to win Vietnam's Asian medal

09:29 | 09/01/2015

Vietnam will take part in the 13th Asian Karate Federation Senior Championships from September 4-6 in Yokohama, Japan.

Hanoi by night

09:58 | 09/01/2015

Lights illuminate the city’s modern side in this photo essay

Hanoi to hold exhibition of ASEAN’s 48-year path

09:04 | 09/01/2015

An exhibition highlighting the ASEAN’s 48 years of peace and development as well as Vietnam’s 20 years of ASEAN membership will open from September 8-15 in Hanoi, announced the organising board on August 31.

Requiem held for over 2 million Vietnamese famine victims

08:59 | 09/01/2015

A requiem for over 2 million Vietnamese famine victims who died in 1945 took place in Tien Lang district, the northern city of Haiphong on August 31.

Thai PM sends sympathy over injured Vietnamese in Bangkok blast

08:49 | 09/01/2015

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has cabled a message of sympathy to Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung over a Vietnamese citizen hurt in a bomb attack in central Bangkok on August 17.

Stone pagoda enters world’s top 7 most beautiful religious buildings

12:23 | 08/31/2015

(VOV) - The World Architecture Festival 2015 has made a shortlist of top seven most beautiful religious buildings in the world, including Chua Da (Stone Pagoda) in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, according to Singapore-based Business Insider. The festival and awards announcement will take place in November at luxurious Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore.

Around 300 new businesses launched each day in Vietnam

12:09 | 08/31/2015

Vietnam has seen a big increase in the number of new companies in the past two months after the introduction of more open and simple business laws.

Vietnam Culture Week 2015 starts in Laos

08:42 | 08/29/2015

The 2015 Vietnam Culture Week began in Laos on August 28 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day and the 40th anniversary of Laos’.

Foreign suppliers may have to build seed factories in Vietnam

10:34 | 08/28/2015

Vietnam's agriculture ministry is drafting a circular on genetically modified organisms, requiring foreign suppliers of the plants for local farmers to build seed factories within four to five years since getting their licenses, news website Saigon Times Online recently reported.

EU faces refugee challenge

10:19 | 08/28/2015

(VOV) - The Western Balkans Summit opened on August 27 in Vienna. State leaders, ministers, and high-ranking officials from EU member states discuss regional cooperation and the Western Balkans region’s possibility to join the EU. Another major topic of the summit is the migration crisis in Europe.

Vietnam to send eight to Thailand athletics tournament in September

10:02 | 08/28/2015

Vietnam will have eight representatives taking part in an athletics tournament in Thailand on September 6-9.

Vietnam labor productivity far behind ASEAN countries

09:56 | 08/28/2015

Vietnam's labor productivity has managed to narrow its gaps with other Southeast Asian countries, but it will be decades long before the country can catch up with them, the Ministry of Planning and Investment said.

Dak Nong volcanic cavern geological park to open in 2016

17:58 | 08/27/2015

A geological park featuring the largest volcanic cavern system in Southeast Asia is expected to open in 2016 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.

Long Thanh International Airport investment assigned

17:37 | 08/27/2015

The Prime Minister has given a nod to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to invest in Long Thanh International Airport.