Vietnam extends visa exemption for citizens from 8 countries

Citizens from eight countries - Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Belarus - will have extended visa exemption until the end of 2022.

Under a resolution made in a government …

US tests ballistic missile after exiting INF treaty

The US tested a ground-launched ballistic missile on Thursday, the US Department of Defense answered at a press conference.

The Pentagon said the launch, prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (…

Vietnam, Cambodia to hold first land border search, rescue drill

800 officers and soldiers will join the first joint land border search and rescue exercise in Cambodia's Svay Rieng province next Wednesday, the Political Department of the Military Zone 7 High Command said at a pre…

Vietnam, US discuss defense policies

Senior defense officials of Vietnam and the US met in Washington on Wednesday to discuss measures to enhance bilateral defense cooperation.

Deputy Defense Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Assistant Secretary of De…

Vietnam’s first bank applies AI in transactions

Nam A Bank on Thursday became the first Vietnamese bank to use robot OPBA, an artificial intelligence application, to serve customers.

Robot OPBA will answer all queries of customers straight away instead of havin…

Vietnam’s foreign trade to exceed 500 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam's foreign trade is likely to surpass 500 billion USD this year, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.

Total import-export turnover in January-November is estimated at more than 4…

Egypt’s travel company invests 300 million USD in Vietnam

Egypt's Wanna Explore Travel Limited has been licensed to provide services of operating tours and other direct support for air transportation in Vietnam.

The 300 million USD project was registered in the southern …

EU to work for carbon neutrality by 2050

European leaders reached an agreement on carbon neutrality by 2050 in the first summit for the new leaders of European institutions on Thursday, but one member state stood apart.

European Council President Charle…

Vietnam pledges to further enhance administrative reform

The Vietnamese Government, for years, has been focusing on administrative reforms to improve Vietnam's business environment, said Mr. Mai Tien Dung, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office, during a Viet…

New heli-ride rotates perspective on Red River

A helicopter tour launched by a Vietnamese firm now allows a unique bird's-eye view of the Red River Delta.

Northern Helicopter Company has inaugurated its new "Red River Heli Tour," granting visitors a rare glimps…