In the Mekong Delta, a million hectares of land is regularly affected by flooding due to ocean tides.
Coal already accounts for about a third of the country’s operational energy mix and its capacity is set to increase by 2030 under a new draft development plan. Most of Vietnam’s operational coal capacity has been funded by firms from…
‘Paysage de Phnom Penh’ (Landscape of Phnom Penh) by Vietnamese artist Le Quoc Loc was sold for €1.22 million ($1.4 million) by French auction house Millon.
Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son has been dismissed as Commander of the Vietnam Coast Guard for violations of Party and government regulations that happened under his watch.
Passengers at Noi Bai International Airport in Vietnam’s Hanoi capital will not be allowed to board planes if they have a body temperature of over 37.5 degrees Celsius after three measurements, according to a new COVID-19 prevention rule.
Many companies reported their first or highest quarterly losses in the third quarter as the fourth Covid-19 wave caused sales to plunge and costs to surge.
HCMC bus stations remain deserted as many provinces have yet to resume routes to the city due to different Covid-19 safety regulations.
Vietnam plans to reopen the resort island of Phu Quoc to vaccinated foreign visitors in late November, the authorities said, as the country looks to reboot its tourism industry after almost two years of closure.
Foreign readers of VnExpress International are clear that they not only prefer greater travel freedom in Vietnam, but also warn mandatory quarantine will keep tourists away.
Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Da Nang and Quang Ninh will welcome foreign tourists starting November in the first phase of Vietnam’s roadmap to resume international tourism.
Kien Giang Province authorities have proposed a list of 15 five-star resorts on Phu Quoc Island to house foreign tourists in a two-phase vaccine passport trial program.
An airport will be built in the northern mountain resort town of Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province, at a cost of VND6.95 trillion ($305.24 million) under public-private partnership mode.
Vietnam plans to have nine new railway routes, running 2,362 kilometers, by 2030 as it seeks to upgrade its outdated transport network.
Vietnam’s exports are likely to rise 10.7% in 2021, with annual inflation expected below 4%, the prime minister said on Wednesday, promising lawmakers that economic revival lay ahead.
The second iteration of a new defense policy dialogue highlighted some of the ongoing and future developments in the two nations’ security ties.
Since the upgrade of bilateral relations to a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’ in 2016, India–Vietnam strategic coordination has continued to deepen — as reflected through increased defence and maritime security cooperation.
Vietnam’s 11 largest state-owned corporations had accumulated losses of VND11.46 trillion ($505 million) as of last year.
Poachers in Vietnam have shot dead five critically endangered langurs, a type of monkey killed for bushmeat and traditional medicine, state media said Tuesday.
Organisers of the postponed Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam have confirmed the event has been rescheduled for mid-May 2022.
Pandemic offers Beijing opportunity to firm ties with strategically important neighbor
Not certain about the rules and conditions that they have to comply with in different localities, both tourists and tourism firms are hesitant to make travel plans.
Thua Thien-Hue Province, home to the former imperial capital of Hue, will renovate five downgraded vestiges of the Nguyen Dynasty over the next five years.
HCMC’s Mien Tay Bus Station JSC reported a loss of more than VND7.3 billion ($320,780) for the first time in Q3 due to the implementation of anti-pandemic measurers.
‘Mien Ky Uc’ (Memoryland) by Vietnamese director Bui Kim Quy has been praised for its artistic plot and poetic images.
The U.S. Consulate General in HCMC has granted $2.96 million to a local firm for implementing a battery energy storage pilot project in central Vietnam.
In a hot and stuffy room in Hanoi, Tran Thanh Thuc holds up a delicate silk scarf and begins snipping it into tiny pieces, ready to paste onto her works of art.