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Vietnam gains 3 spots in SDGs report
The average point rating of Southeast Asian nations for UN sustainable development goals implementation is 65.7, of which Thailand is the highest at 73, ranking 40th while Vietnam ranks 54th, an increase of 3 spots compared to 2018.
Ceremony marks 20 years of Hanoi receiving ‘City for Peace’ title
15:19 14/07/2019
A ceremony was held in the capital city of Hanoi on July 13th to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its recognition as ‘City for Peace’ by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) (July 16th).
Splendid Con Dao Archipelago
11:45 14/07/2019
Famous not only as a spiritual tourist destination, Con Dao Archipelago in Con Dao district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, also possesses a beauty that wins people’s hearts.
Wild beauty on Ly Son’s “small paradise”
10:40 14/07/2019
Be Island in Ly Son district, the central province of Quang Ngai, is one of the most beautiful islands in Vietnam; it has poetic nature with a beach of white sand stretching along fascinating volcanic cliffs.
Chinese fisherman in distress in Vietnam’s sea handed over
09:43 14/07/2019
The border post of the Mong Cai International Border Gate in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on July 12th handed over a Chinese fisherman who had gone into distress in Vietnam’s sea to the Chinese side.
Vietnamese experts in Cambodia receive top honour
10:05 13/07/2019
Vietnamese experts who assisted Cambodia’s revolution from 1979 to 1989 were honoured with the Gold Star Order, the highest distinction of Vietnam, at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 12th.
Vietnam becomes 15th most populous nation
10:46 12/07/2019
Home to more than 96 million people, Vietnam has become the world’s 15th most populous nation and the third in Southeast Asia, the Central Population and Housing Census Steering Committee revealed at the online conference in Hanoi on July 11th.
Developing central fishing villages
15:18 08/07/2019
Diverse fishing villages in the two central provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen are developing strongly thanks to tourism or onshore and offshore fishing.
Water plant built in Ben Tre to serve over 100,000 people
09:06 07/07/2019
Work started on July 6th on a factory that is set to supply clean water to more than 100,000 residents in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
Number of Vietnamese laborers to Russia to be increased
16:16 02/07/2019
The second round of negotiations on an agreement to attract and recruit Vietnamese laborers to Russia between the Vietnamese and Russian Governments was held recently.