Starting next month, British nationals in Vietnam will no longer be able to have certain types of documents legalized in Vietnam but must have the legalization done in the UK instead.
Around 70,000 workers are needed in Ho Chi Minh City for the remaining months of the year, mostly in garments and textiles, sales, services, logistics and IT, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia on October 17 raised funds to support local residents affected by recent floods in northern and north-central regions of the home country.
The Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) opened its 35th General Assembly on October 17 with the participation of representatives from the Vietnam Fatherland Front and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and about 1,500 delegates.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) committees of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang and Can Tho city partnered with the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians in Cambodia to present gifts to poor Vietnamese and Cambodian nationals affected by the recent floods.
The Government has submitted to the National Assembly a feasibility study to acquire land for the construction of Long Thanh international airport in the southern province of Dong Nai and pay compensation to land owners.
The Vietnam-USA Society (VUS) organized a seminar in Hanoi on October 17 to discuss measures for its efficient operation to contribute to boosting the friendship of the two people.
The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Central Committee on October 17 presented the Vietnam Women Award 2017 to eight units and 10 individuals with outstanding contributions to social development.
A bomb clearance and disposal team of Peace Trees Vietnam on October 17 successfully handled and moved 27 artillery shells left from the war in Huong Hoa district, the central province of Quang Tri.
Officers of the Ministry of National Defence on October 17 held a working session with a delegation of US congressmen on the settlement of war consequences in Vietnam.
Singaporean businesses want to cooperate with their Vietnamese counterparts in digital technology to serve industrial development in each country, said President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation Douglas Foo.
The central coastal province of Quang Nam has finished preparations for APEC 2017, heard a press conference held in the locality on October 17.
More than 24,000 train tickets out of 72,000 bookings made online for the Tet period (Lunar New Year holiday) were sold on the first day of sales on October 15 in HCM City.
The Embassy of Vietnam in the Netherlands has organised a course to teach Vietnamese language to overseas Vietnamese in the Netherlands.
First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee Le Quoc Phong met with President of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) Nicolas Papademetriou in Sochi, Russia, on October 16.
Sluggish Internet connectivity caused by problems with cross-sea cable systems has become a regular annoyance in Vietnam, and users are running out of patience.
The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum will launch a project to aid the socio-economic development of households in ethnic and mountainous areas in the locality in 2017-2020.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that the bank has provided loans to over 31.8 million poor households and policy beneficiaries since 2002.
Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has mobilised over 4,000 people, including army soldiers, police, militias and local residents, in search for missing people after a severe flash flood swept through the province on October 11.