Vietnam to catch up with Thailand in 15 years: tourism minister

Vietnam to catch up with Thailand in 15 years: tourism minister

If the high growth rate of international travelers in the last two years can be maintained, Vietnam’s tourism could catch up with Singapore in two years and with Thailand in 15 years, according to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.

Pham Huong provides needy in Hai Phong with homes

Pham Huong  provides needy in Hai Phong with homes

VOV.VN - Last October Pham Huong was spotted making door-to-door delivery of food to flood victims in Quang Binh. All told she helped supply rice and 1,000 bags of needy supplies to those hit hard by the ravaging floods.

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnam’s achievements in climate change response highlighted

Vietnamese Ambassador Duong Chi Dung highlighted Vietnam’s achievements in natural disaster mitigation and climate change response in his speech to a discussion session as part of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Vietnam, Cambodia foster front cooperation

Vietnam, Cambodia foster front cooperation

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man welcomed visiting Nhem Valy, Acting Secretary General of the Solidarity Front for the Development of Cambodian Motherland (SFDCM) National Council in Hanoi on June 24.

SMEs assist disadvantaged households in Thai Binh province

SMEs assist disadvantaged households in Thai Binh province

The Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (VASME) has committed to providing continuous support for disadvantaged and policy beneficiary families in the northern province of Thai Binh from 2017 - 2020.

Conference looks into people-to-people diplomacy

Conference looks into people-to-people diplomacy

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the ActionAid International Vietnam (AAV) organised a conference in Hanoi on June 23 to share information about people-to-people diplomacy.

Vietnam traffic death toll remains a national disgrace

Vietnam traffic death toll remains a national disgrace

VOV.VN - Over the last decade, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on campaigns to remind the public of the dangers of drinking and driving, failing to buckle up, not wearing helmets and using mobiles while on road.

EVN brings electricity to rural areas, islands

EVN brings electricity to rural areas, islands

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) said it has continued investing in power projects in rural and remote areas and islands, especially localities with a low rate of rural households gaining access to electricity.

Vinh Phuc celebrates International Yoga Day

Vinh Phuc celebrates International Yoga Day

VOV.VN - A rally was held today (June 24) at the city of Vinh Phuc Theatre Square to celebrate the 3rd International Yoga Day, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Countless hectares of forest in Vietnam’s Central Highlands are being destroyed as the result of industrial and agricultural activities conducted by local businesses and residents at such a rate that authorities are unable to prevent the situation.

Da Sy, village of celebrities

Da Sy, village of celebrities

VOV.VN - In the previous edition of Village Life, we introduced you to Da Sy village, one of the most famous blacksmith craft villages in the northern delta region.

Vietnamese Family Day celebrated

Vietnamese Family Day celebrated

VOV.VN - Various activities will take place at the 2017 Vietnam Family Festival, to be held this weekend at the Vietnam Cultural and Arts Exhibition Centre in Hanoi.

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

More efforts needed to cope with climate change

Vietnam should calculate in advance damage caused by climate change as its effects have become more obvious and devastating in recent years, with changes in temperature and rainfall, sea level rises and extreme weather.

Vietnam’s netizens mobilise to save foreign volunteer

Vietnam’s netizens mobilise to save foreign volunteer

A Thursday morning at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) is just like every other weekday morning at a hospital: crowded, noisy with patients awaiting medical examinations.