Japan has signed a ¥36.6 billion ($345 million) loan agreement with Vietnam to provide the Southeast Asian country with six patrol boats to boost its maritime law enforcement capabilities, as Beijing steps up its claims in the South China Sea.
Vietnam’s Dung Quat oil refinery has processed its first batch of Russian Sokol crude oil on a trial basis, as it seeks a replacement for shrinking domestic Bach Ho output, its operator Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical said on Monday.
A court in southern Vietnam on Friday handed a Singaporean man the death sentence for trafficking nearly ten kilograms of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam.
Vietnam documented two new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday morning, raising the country’s total tally to 812.
In mid-July, Vietnam still shone as a Covid-19 outlier. No reported deaths, and months without a locally transmitted case.
China’s recent changes to maritime terms regarding the Paracel Islands violate Vietnam’s sovereignty and hold no value, Vietnam has asserted.
The success of its COVID-19 strategy has, so far, increased trust in the Vietnamese government, but it could create demand for transparency in other political issues in the future.
Vietnam confirmed 30 new Covid-19 infections in four localities Thursday evening, taking the number of active cases to 345.
Vietnam Airlines, whose revenues have nosedived due to the Covid-19 crisis, plans to cut the salaries of pilots and flight attendants by around half.
Vietnam’s Communist Party leadership has instituted a top-down reform of the country’s electricity sector in response to the need to shift away from coal and its growing list of associated problems.
Vietnam’s $9.3 billion Can Gio Tourist City was recently approved for construction within the buffer zone of a UNESCO Mangrove Biosphere Reserve in Ho Chi Minh City.
A Quang Ninh court sentenced six men to between two and six years in jail Tuesday for smuggling Chinese nationals into the country.
Vietnam’s government has dispatched a team of what officials called the country’s “most experienced” medical workers to Danang, in an effort to stem a resurgence of coronavirus infections.
The South China Sea is where the rubber meets the road for U.S.-Vietnam security ties, and in this regard, Hanoi has gone as far as it is comfortable.
Vietnamese authorities plan to press ahead with organizing the annual national high school exam this month despite the ongoing novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, while disease-stricken localities may be permitted to postpone the event.
Only 30 percent of urban Vietnamese respondents to a survey are concerned about sharing their personal information online.
Our border guards brave tough conditions and make sacrifices to prevent illegal immigration and human trafficking, especially amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam has no plans for a widespread COVID-19 lockdown and will only put areas considered epicentres under strict quarantine, the government’s spokesperson said on Monday (Aug 3)
The fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic has become distressingly evident in Hanoi’s iconic Old Quarter, where for-rent signs have mushroomed on closed building gates.
Vietnam Airlines reported a loss of over VND4 trillion ($170 million) in the second quarter, and cumulative first half losses of over VND6.64 trillion ($286 million).
HCMC’s new Mien Dong (Eastern Region) Bus Station will partially open on August 15, further from the city center.
A novel coronavirus outbreak that began in the Vietnamese city of Danang more than a week ago has spread to at least four city factories with a combined workforce of about 3,700, state media reported on Monday.
‘May nhung khong mua’ (Live in Cloud – Cuckoo Land), a Vietnamese short film, will compete alongside 11 others at the 2020 Venice International Film Festival’s Orizzonti Short Competition category this September, the festival’s organizers recently announced.
Vietnamese taxicab firm Mai Linh announced a plan to grow into a tech-based company at its annual shareholders’ meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed Vietnam’s housekeeping market. Housekeepers, who used to have the upper hand in bargaining with clients, now have to scrape by to pick up jobs.
Vietnam will test all residents of Danang, the city at the center of a coronavirus outbreak with 1.1 million people, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported, as the risk of a widening spread increases.