APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

APPF-27 wraps up, adopting Siem Reap joint declaration

NDO/VNA – The 27th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-27) wrapped up in Siem Reap ancient city, Cambodia on January 16 and its chair, President of the Cambodian National Assembly Samdech Heng Samrin, declared it a success. (Jan 17, 2019 12:51:49)


Vietnam football team improves most in Asia: Yemen media

  Jan 15, 2019 17:17:17
NDO/VNA – Yemeni media have said their team is unlikely to beat Vietnam in their critical match on January 16, the result of which will decide who might have the opportunity to progress to the ongoing Asian Cup 2019’s knockout stage. 

Hanoi temperatures drop to 15C as cold air hits northern Vietnam

  Jan 15, 2019 16:17:26
NDO - The highest temperature in the capital of Hanoi is expected to drop to 15C on January 16 when a mass of cold air will fully cover northern Vietnam, bringing rain across the region. 

Joining hands to ease the pain of Agent Orange

  Jan 15, 2019 14:14:53
NDO – Over recent years, the Party, the State and Vietnamese people have always paid special attention to the victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin. Since 2005, the Government has issued and perfected many regimes and policies to improve the lives of victims. Every year, the State spends a large amount of money to care for the health of victims. Separate subsidies for the AO victims every year amount to thousands of billion VND. 

Vietnam, RoK scientists gather at symposium on applied physics in Hanoi

  Jan 15, 2019 11:38:22
NDO – Nearly 80 leading scientists in applied physics and materials science from Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) are gathering at the Vietnam – RoK International Symposium on Applied Physics (V-KISAP) 2019, which is taking place in Hanoi from January 13 to 16. 

US is largest market for Vietnamese shark catfish

  Jan 15, 2019 11:38:16
NDO - The United States accounts for 91% of Vietnamese shark catfish exports, followed by China at 9%, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

Labour Confederation urged to fulfil its role in protecting workers’ rights

  Jan 14, 2019 18:10:35
NDO – The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour should focus on studying the negative impacts of new trade deals to workers in order to develop suitable responsive measures to protect their legitimate rights. 

Dong Nai accounts for over 30% of national trade surplus in 2018

  Jan 14, 2019 17:58:25
NDO – The southern province of Dong Nai posted a trade surplus of more than US$2.6 billion in 2018, representing over 30% of the total trade surplus of the whole country, according to the provincial People’s Committee. 

Quang Ninh: Regional tourism organisations’ meeting kicks starts ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019

  Jan 14, 2019 17:45:33
NDO – The 49th meeting of the ASEAN National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) opened in Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province, on January 14, officially opening a series of activities within the framework of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2019 hosted by the northern province from January 14 to 18. 

Ready to kick off CPTPP

  Jan 14, 2019 16:50:51
NDO - The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has officially come into force in Vietnam as of today January 14. From this date, Vietnamese goods exported to countries that have ratified the deal will enjoy new preferential tariffs. This will create great opportunities for domestic enterprises to seek and expand their markets but is also a big challenge for enterprises due to increasingly fierce competition. 

Enjoying attractive dishes at the Asian Cuisine Festival

  Jan 14, 2019 12:01:23
NDO – Hundreds of famous dishes such as udon noodles, tteokbokki, takoyaki, fish cakes, pancakes and dimsum from Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, or typical Vietnamese dishes such as snail rice noodles, Nem tai (fresh pig’s ear spring rolls), Nom bo kho (dried beef salad), and pig tripe were introduced to Hanoi customers at the Asian Cuisine Festival 2019. 

Festival brings H’Mong people’s traditional New Year celebration to Hanoi

  Jan 14, 2019 11:52:27
NDO – A festival featuring the traditional New Year celebration of the H’Mong ethnic group was held at the Hanoi University of Culture on January 13. 

Programme celebrates 100 years of ‘cai luong’ art in Vietnam

  Jan 14, 2019 11:48:43
NDO – A programme was held on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in Ho Chi Minh City on January 13, to celebrate 100 years of the formation and development of ‘cai luong’ (reformed theatre) art in Vietnam. 

Tu Lien kumquat village gears up for Year of the Pig

  Jan 14, 2019 10:51:02
NDO - The village of Tu Lien in Hanoi, which is known for growing ornamental kumquat trees, is putting the finishing touches on its products to prepare for the upcoming Lunar New Year. 

Petrolimex urged to enhance petrol quality and competitiveness

  Jan 12, 2019 17:53:28
NDO – The Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) must play a key role in supplying petroleum for socio-economic development, while enhancing the petrol quality and improving its competitiveness, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.