• Vietnam in foreigners' eye  

Vietnam ups 30 places in globalisation index ranking
Vietnam ups 30 places in the latest KOF index of globalisation ranking released by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland on April 20th.
Vietnam’s economy performs well in 2016
15:14 07/02/2017
(CPV) – “Vietnam’s economy performed well in 2016, with real growth estimated at 6.2 percent, even in the face of domestic shocks to agriculture and relatively weak external demand for some key export markets. This was one of strongest growth performances globally,” said Mr. Jonathan Dunn, IMF Resident Representative in Vietnam, in an interview with the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper.
Vietnam and Canada enjoy growing and positive relations in many areas
20:02 28/01/2017
(CPV) – “During the past year, our countries enjoy growing and positive relations in many areas, from political, trade to education, development and people-to-people linkages,” Ms. Ping Kitnikone, Canadian Ambassador to Vietnam, talked to the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper.
Vietnamese singer among top Fashion Face Award Asia 2016
10:21 26/01/2017
Singer Son Tung M-TP is the sole Vietnamese representative in the I-Magazine Fashion Face Award for Asian Male 2016.
Son Doong cave, Ban Gioc waterfalls named among Top natural wonders in Asia
18:13 23/01/2017
Two well-known landscapes of Vietnam, Son Doong cave and Ban Gioc waterfalls, have been listed among the seven stunning natural wonders in Asia by National Geographic.
Wallonia parliament holds third hearing on EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement
15:19 21/01/2017
The parliament of Belgium’s Wallonia region held the third hearing on the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on January 19th.
HCM city, Hanoi named among world’s most dynamic cities
18:58 20/01/2017
Ho Chi Minh (HCM) city and Hanoi have been named among the top 10 fastest changing cities around the world, according to the survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Japanese media highlight PM Shinzo Abe’s visit to Vietnam
16:05 19/01/2017
The official visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made headlines in Japan on January 17th.
Quang Ba flower market among most attractive spots for Tet
11:21 19/01/2017
The Cable News Network (CNN) has named Hanoi’s Quang Ba flower market in Vietnam among the 15 best places to celebrate Lunar New Year (Tet).
International students in Vietnam interested in Chung cake and folk games
10:59 19/01/2017
An exchange program for international and Vietnamese students was first organized by the Central Committee of the Vietnam National Union of Students on the occasion the traditional Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) in Hanoi on January 15th.