Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

2,500 foreign tourists arrive in Da Nang on first day of 2019

2,500 foreign visitors mostly Chinese, carried by the cruise ships Costa Atlantica and Seabourn Ovation, docked at Tien Sa Port on the first day of 2019, before heading to Da Nang.

Huynh Duc Trung, head of the Travel M…

First nine Vietnamese victims of Egypt bomb attack return home

The first nine Vietnamese victims of the recent Egypt bomb attack arrived at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

A Saigontourist Travel representative said that after three days, the Vietnamese emba…

Vietnam, UK hold political consultation

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the UK Mark Field co-chaired a Vietnam-UK political consultation in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Both sides discusse…

Cuba’s Communist Party chief criticizes US administration’s confrontation

The first Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro has criticized the administration of US President Donald Trump for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with the island nation and of interve…

US President extends troop withdrawal from Syria

President Trump has agreed to give the US military approximately four months to withdraw 2,000 American troops from Syria, the New York Times quoted the White House sources as saying on Monday.

On December 19, Presi…

Vietnam aims to export forest products worth 10.5 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam, for the first time, earned 9.3 billion USD from exports of forestry products last year, up 16%. The sector intends to rake in 10.5 billion USD in 2019.

Nguyen Quoc Tri, Director General of the Vietnam Adminis…

Vietnam aims to export forest products worth 10.5 billion USD in 2019

Vietnam, for the first time, earned 9.3 billion USD from exports of forestry products last year, up 16%. The sector intends to rake in 10.5 billion USD in 2019.

Nguyen Quoc Tri, Director General of the Vietnam Adminis…

Business outlook brighter in Q1

More than 47% of all surveyed manufacturing and processing businesses agree that production and sales trends are looking better in the first quarter of this year, according to a survey by the General Statistics Off…

Business outlook brighter in Q1

More than 47% of all surveyed manufacturing and processing businesses agree that production and sales trends are looking better in the first quarter of this year, according to a survey by the General Statistics Off…

Government issues new resolution on improving national competitiveness

The Government has issued Resolution 2 setting targets for improving Vietnam's business environment and national competitiveness from 2019 to 2021.

The aim of the resolution is to improve Vietnam's internation…

2 dead, 3 wounded in knife attacks in the UK

2 people were stabbed to death in London in separate attacks in the early hours of New Year's Day.

Police have launched murder investigations in Camberwell, South London, and London's West End.

Another stabbing occ…

Ships called to take shelter from storm Pabuk

Bac Lieu (VNA) � Southern provinces are urging fishing boats to land or seek shelter as storm Pabuk, the first storm entering the East Sea in 2019, is approaching.

As of 7:00 on January 2, storm Pabuk was about 460km

Ukraine presidential campaign begins

The Ukraine presidential campaign began on Monday, 3 months before the election.

Candidates can apply to Ukraine's central election committee (SIK) and a official list will be announced on February 8. Observers s…

Vietnam Airlines earns record profit in 2018

Vietnam Airlines on Wednesday announced an historic profit of 1.2 billion USD in 2018.

For the first time, the total consolidated revenue of Vietnam Airlines and its subsidiary airlines Jetstar Pacific and VASCO h…