Vietnam was ranked 94th out of 155 countries in the latest World Happiness Report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.
Online public services are meant to help reduce direct contact between citizens and State employees to prevent corrupt practices, yet few people are using such services.
VOV.VN - The city of Hanoi and Microsoft today (Mar. 14) signed an agreement to collaborate on an endeavour to transform the capital into a smart city.
The National Assembly’s Law Committee on March 9 convened its fourth plenary session in Hanoi, with debates focusing on examining amendments to the drafted Denunciation Law.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on March 6 sentenced two Chinese citizens, Tian Yun Yun and Ke Zheng, to seven years and 30 months in prison, respectively, for using fake ATM cards to steal money from other people’s bank accounts.
According to the latest released Passport Index report, Vietnamese citizens can travel to 48 countries and territories without visas.
The "For the Cause of Culture, Sports and Tourism" insignia was awarded to two Czech politicians at a ceremony held at the Vietnam Embassy in the Czech Republic on February 22.
American tourists can now acquire single-entry visas again for only US$25.
Belarus’s five-day visa exemption policy applied to citizens of 80 countries, including Vietnam, took effect on February 12.
VOV.VN - Libor Machelek and Aneta Sritrova from the Czech Republic are the first two arrivals through the Lao Bao International Border Gate following the start of the new e-visa scheme coming into effect.
The Government has issued a long-awaited decree allowing Vietnamese citizens to bet on international football matches and on horse and dog races in Vietnam..
President Tran Dai Quang has urged the education sector to focus on developing high quality human resources and training “global citizens” in the wake of the fourth industrial revolution, especially in IT, nano technology, automation, telecommunications, new material and energy.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decree allowing Vietnamese to gamble at casinos in Vietnam. It will come into effect on March 15.
Vietnam will pilot granting electronic visas for foreign citizens from 40 countries worldwide as from February 1, 2017, the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security announced at a press conference in Hanoi on January 25.
Police in India have arrested three Vietnamese citizens for allegedly smuggling three kilograms of cocaine into the country.
Belarus will allow visa-free entry for citizens from 80 countries, including Vietnam, for visits of up to five days, according to a decree signed by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on January 9.
VOV.VN - Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Do Ba Ty praised the legislature’s Standing Committee’s Commission on People's Petitions for its performance last year and urged for further reform to improve the quality of its activities.
A discussion on January 4 in Hanoi on global youth citizenship discussed ways for young Vietnamese to actively equip themselves with knowledge and skills to engage in global issues in an increasingly integrated world.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's chapter in Ho Chi Minh City has honoured ten outstanding young citizens of the city in 2016, chosen 131 nominations, double the number of nominees last year.
There is so far no report on any Vietnamese citizens affected by the 6.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia’s western province of Aceh in Sumatra island on December 7, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in Jakarta.