Some festive cheer is missing in major cities and industrial hubs, with scant to no Tet (Lunar New Year) bonus being paid to workers because of pandemic impacts.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh say the nations will work together to strengthen trade. Vietnamese exports to China, especially fresh fruit, have taken a hit in recent months due to congestion and border closures
Vietnam reaffirmed Friday its opposition to all claims that are not consistent with international laws including UNCLOS, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
A growing congruence of interests has prompted the two nations to expand their strategic partnership into the realm of defense and security cooperation.
Cyber threats and challenges for human rights during the COVID-19 pandemic were among the key topics discussed at the 17th annual human rights dialogue between Australia and Vietnam.
The entire adult population has received at least one Covid-19 vaccine 10 months after the immunization campaign began.
The Vietnamese government, in 2021, systematically punished activists who challenged the repressive status quo, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022.
Billboard Vietnam will launch two music charts, Vietnam Hot 100 and Top Vietnamese Songs, on Jan. 14, 2022.
Current Covid pandemic prevention protocols including medical declaration on different apps and rapid testing rules have left domestic carriers navigating troubled skies.
Poor residents who cannot afford smartphones should be given one, the HCMC Department of Information and Communications has proposed.
Government says it seeks ‘sustainable’ growth that ensures macroeconomic stability while controlling inflation.
Blaring karaoke music, both in commercial establishments and homes, has been a persistent problem in Saigon, and peace and quiet are something many people have not known for years.
Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and his counterpart Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh have together launched the Laos – Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year programme, reports Laotian Times.
The world’s largest trade pact RCEP will boost Vietnam’s trade in the long run as the country becomes part of a bigger supply chain, experts say.
Thousands of employees at Pou Chen, the world’s largest manufacturer of branded sports footwear, went on strike at a factory in southern Vietnam on Friday, demanding better year-end bonuses, state media reported.
With 1,178 points, swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang has won the Vietnamese Athlete of the Year award.
Thanh Hoa Town in the eponymous central province has called for people not to return for Tet if not necessary out of Covid-19 fears.
It is estimated that around 2.2 million workers have left Vietnam’s major cities and returned to their hometowns due to the long-lasting pandemic impacts.
Several Vietnamese carriers have voiced concerns over Covid-19 protocols that are hassling passengers before and after they take flights to Vietnam after the recent partial reopening of commercial international flights.
Vietnam has reopened to fully vaccinated travelers from a range of countries and has already welcomed over 1,700 passenger arrivals in the first three days. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam is reporting that 11 carriers operated 17 scheduled flights…
Resolution 128 is of great significance in COVID-19 fight and economic recovery, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong said.
Vietnam’s repatriation flights for citizens stranded overseas have been dogged by cost and favouritism concerns.
The competition to become the main player in the production of EVs in Southeast Asia is starting to heat up.
HCMC will reopen its bars, dance clubs and karaoke parlors from Monday next week (January 10) after eight months of suspension due to Covid-19.
Businesses in the southern Vietnamese metropolis Ho Chi Minh City are facing labour shortages and need around 310,000 workers this year.
Vietnam plans to spend 347 trillion dong ($15.25 billion) for the 2022-23 period to cushion the economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic and assist businesses hurt by tough curbs, the country’s planning ministry said on Tuesday.