• Vietnam in foreigners' eye  

Russian expert highlights Vietnam’s role in Asia-Pacific
Vietnam plays a crucial role in the Asian-Pacific region, Chairman of a foundation on Asian and European science and technology research, Grigory Trofimtruk has told Vietnam News Agency reporters in Russia.
Party chief’s State visit spotlighted on Cambodian media
08:29 22/07/2017
Cambodia’s Rasmei Kampuchea Daily on July 20th ran an article featuring the State visit to Cambodia by Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, saying the visit will help lift bilateral relations to a new height.
Hoi An among 2017’s Top urban destinations
10:55 20/07/2017
The latest announcement of Travel & Leisure magazine about readers’ rating of the world’s Top 15 cities revealed Hoi An ancient town ranked 7th with a total score of 90.31.
Cambodia military officials praise Vietnam’s assistance
15:15 15/07/2017
Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Bank and Commander of the Royal Gendarmerie of Cambodia (RGC) Sao Sokha have valued the valuable assistance of Vietnam’s Defence Ministry for the RGC and other armed forces of Cambodia in general.
WB: Vietnam’s economy shows fundamental strength
18:03 13/07/2017
(CPV) - Amidst strengthening recovery in the global economy since late 2016, Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 5.7 percent during the first half 2017, while inflation has so far moderated and core inflation remains low, at less than 2 percent.
Lao official hails Vietnamese community’s contributions
11:29 08/07/2017
Member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party’s Politburo and President of the Lao Front for National Construction Saysomphone Phomvihane had a meeting on July 7th with the Vietnamese community in Laos onthe occasion of the occasion of the 40 years of the Vietnam-Laos Treaty of Amity and Cooperation and 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Ho Chi Minh city is among trending spots for solo travellers
10:42 08/07/2017
Ho Chi Minh city has been listed among the top destinations for solo travellers, according to the Airbnb website.
Documentary on Vietnamese AO victim screened at US Senate
09:27 02/07/2017
A 35-minute documentary about a Vietnamese teenage victim of Agent Orange (AO) was screened at the US Senate headquarters in Washington DC on June 28th.
Vietnam listed among world's fastest growing travel destinations
18:52 30/06/2017
(CPV) - Vietnam ranked 7th among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations, according to a list recently released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Tourists from New Zealand to Vietnam increase by 50% over the last year
17:16 30/06/2017
(CPV) - "For instance in New Zealand, the number of our tourists coming here has increased by 50% over the last year, and the number of tourists that are coming from Vietnam to New Zealand are also increased by 50% last year. So there are about 6,500 people from Vietnam to New Zealand, and about 25,500 people from New Zealand to Vietnam," said Mr. Roger Philip Wigglesworth, the delegate from New Z