Vietnam News

Vietnam named among fastest growing travel destinations globally

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VOV.VN - Vietnam has continuously ranked among the world's fastest growing travel destinations, with a growth rate of between 50% and 75% since the beginning of the year, according to details given by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

Action plan issued to reduce methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030

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Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a decision approving a plan of action on reducing methane emissions to 2030 with the goal of cutting methane emissions by at least 30% from 2020.

Denmark goes ahead with US$13.6 bln offshore wind farm in Vietnam

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VOV.VN - Representatives of the Danish Embassy and investors have vowed to implement a mammoth offshore wind farm project in Hai Phong city during a recent meeting with leaders of the municipal administration.

Top 10 countries with most tourists to Vietnam

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(QNO) - VOV.VN - Vietnam has welcomed the highest number of tourists from 10 key markets, including the United States and those in the Asia-Pacific region, since it fully reopened to international tourism and lifted travel restrictions on March 15.

Big step for Vietnamese fruits towards US market

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(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) – First litchi fruits of northern Hai Duong and Bac Giang provinces have been shipped by sea to the US to be sold at Safeway and Albersons - two supermarket chains with the largest network on the West Coast of the US.

Vietnam attends 8th World Cities Summit

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Singapore (VNA) - A delegation of officials from nine Vietnamese localities are joining the 8th World Cities Summit (WCS) at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from July 31 - August 3.

National climate change strategy to 2050 approved

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Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has just signed a decision approving the national climate change strategy to 2050.

Vietnam among eight cheapest countries for retirement worldwide

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VOV.VN - Magazine Travel + Leisure of the United States has made a list consisting of some eight countries, including Vietnam, that offer retirees an opportunity to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and a lower cost of living.

Vietnam’s peacekeeping engineering unit launches first humanitarian work in Abyei

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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s Engineering Unit Rotation 1 at the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) has recently coordinated with Pakistani forces to organise its first humanitarian activity, focusing on medical examination, medicine, and gift-giving to locals in the Amiet market, the 2nd most populated area in Abyei.

Vietnam poised to become leader in global blockchain industry

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VOV.VN - With the recent boom in blockchain technology and speedy digital transformation, the nation boasts huge potential for blockchain development to compete in the global market.

Press award on ocean plastic pollution reduction launched

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Hanoi (VNA) – The press award on reducing plastic pollution in the ocean was launched in Hanoi on July 20, along with a photo contest themed white pollution and its effects on marine ecosystems.

Vietnam needs roughly 368 billion USD to develop climate-resilient, low-carbon economy: WB

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Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Vietnam needs to invest approximately 368 billion USD from now until 2040 to build a climate resilient and low-carbon economy, according to the Vietnam Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) released by the World Bank on July 13.

Vietnam hopes for UN Secretary-General's help in climate action: PM letter

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Hanoi (VNA) - Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and handed over a letter from Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh to him, responding to his proposal on establishing Vietnam-UN cooperation in climate change response, and sharing Vietnam's efforts to realise commitments at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference.

Vietnam strengthens int’l cooperation to realise COP26 commitments

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Hanoi (VNA) – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on July 11 had an online meeting with Alok Kumar Sharma, Minister for the Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom (UK) and President for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), discussing cooperation in response to climate change.

Shinzo Abe – a close friend of Vietnam

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VOV.VN - For Vietnamese people former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is always a close friend who made significant contributions to developing and elevating the friendship and close relationship that exists between the two countries.

First Vietnamese scientist wins Eppendorf Award

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VOV.VN - Nguyen Thi Hoang Duong has become the first local scientist to win Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators 2022, with the awards ceremony taking place on July 5 at the Advanced Training Center of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg in Germany.

Vietnam joins ASEAN efforts to recover tourism services

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VOV.VN - ASEAN member states, including Vietnam, have discussed potential measures to attract more tourists moving into the post-COVID period, as well as ensuring safe tourism amid the emergence of new sub-variants.

IMF forecasts Vietnam’s GDP growth at 7.2% in 2023

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VOV.VN - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that with the country’s ongoing strong economic recovery, the Vietnamese economy is likely to reach real GDP growth rates of 6% this year before rising to 7.2% in 2023.

Proper awareness, actions crucial for blue sea, peace, sustainable development: PM

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Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has underlined the urgent need to establish and implement a regional and global cooperation mechanism, increase data sharing, and perfect policies for the conservation of ecosystems and environmental protection.

USAID assists Vietnamese businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emission

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HCM City (VNA) - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in coordination with the Enterprise Development Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, organised a training workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on June 29, aiming to provide information relating to greenhouse gas reduction as well as offering solutions to businesses.