The Hanoi Free Walking Tour, which helps tourists to the capital city explore local life free of charge, will be launched in October.
From late September this year, international visitors to Vietnam will be able to enjoy free walking tours in Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Da Nang, Hanoi, Hoi An and Ha Long.
More than 1 million volunteer youngsters joined the three-month 2017 Summer Youth Volunteer Campaign, according to the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s Central Committee.
The European Parliament (EP)’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) and the Vietnamese Government have agreed that they have to make concerted efforts for the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in the next eight or nine months.
The European Union wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible. This is the main theme of a seminar held in Brussels, Belgium recently.
Vietnamese businesses have not yet made the most of opportunities from the Vietnam-Korea Free Trade Agreement (VKFTA) to increase exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) market.
VOV.VN - Experts at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City urged Vietnam agriculture to move away from high-yield to superior quality rice varieties to best compete with other rice exporters in the Asian region such as India and Thailand.
A delegation of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group made a fact-finding trip to Armenia in late August to seek partners to develop production projects as Vietnam is the first country to sign a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union that includes Armenia.
Six years after implementing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area, trade between Vietnam and Australia has increased 4.7% each year on average, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Driven by a desire to serve the poor and needy, Vietnamese medical doctors on Sunday, August 20, provided free medical check-ups and other care to residents of Cambodia.
Between January and July this year, Vietnamese firms imported around 1.72 million tons of petroleum from the Republic of Korea, marking a jump of 200% against the same period last year, latest data from Vietnam's customs showed.
Free heart disease screenings were given to poor children under 16 years old in northern Thai Binh province on August 12 as part of a charity project “Trai tim cho em” (Operation Healthy Heart).
The Vietnam Medical Association and Cancer Patients Assistance Fund “For a Brighter Future” and the Cancer Research Institute put up 50 bookshelves in Hanoi-based K Hospital on August 9.
Nearly 470,000 people were provided with free health check-ups and medicine worth about VND120 billion (US$5.3 million) in the first six months of 2017.
Some 10,000 workers in Ho Chi Minh City have been able to access the Internet free-of-charge after local authorities began installing free Wi-Fi for local laborers.
VOV.VN - If you’re travelling to Vietnam on a budget, never fear says Zing online. Although many attractions charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights in the Da Lat region are completely free.
Starting from August 11, Vietnamese and Chilean holders of ordinary passports will not need to apply for visa when traveling between the two countries following an agreement signed between the two countries on October 17, 2016.
Thailand and Turkey are moving ahead with Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations to expand the trade volume between both countries, with the goal of doubling the trade value during the next five years.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) surpassed the US to become the second largest trade partner of Vietnam, with two-way trade hitting US$29.1 billion in the first six months of this year.
An estimated 600 people, aged 18-25, gave out free hugs to friends, brothers and sisters, and strangers during an event to celebrate the International Free Hugs Day at Savico Megamall in Long Bien District, Hanoi, on July 23.