Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

Hanoi welcomes first foreign tourist in 2020

Alain Baron, a French national flying with national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines from France to Hanoi, became the first foreign tourist to set foot in the capital city in 2020.

A ceremony to welcome Baron and 14 othe…

Vietnamese communities in Czech Republic, Angola celebrate New Year

Vietnamese communities in the Czech Republic and Angola recently held various ceremonies to mark the arrival of the New Year and turn their hearts to the homeland.

Ceremonies in the Central European country were he…

Sixth Vietnam-Laos-China ‘con’ festival wraps up

A ceremony was held in Muong Te district, the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau, on December 31 to wrap up the sixth Vietnam-Laos-China 'con' festival, themed Colour of friendship.

Chairman of the Muon…

PM sends New Year greetings to ASEAN leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent New Year greetings to leaders of ASEAN member states on the first day of 2020 on the occasion of Vietnam's official assumption of its role as Chair of the Association of Southeast A…

Quang Tri province starts construction of 3 more wind power plants

A ground-breaking ceremony was held in the central province of Quang Tri on December 31 for three wind power plants with a combined capacity of 144 MW.

The construction of the three plants, with a total investment of 4…

Vietnam Airlines greets first passengers in New Year

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on January 1 joined hands with the country's four major tourist cities - Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City - to welcome the first passengers of the airline in 2020.

The firs…

Hanoi collects nearly 250 trillion VND to its coffer

Hanoi collected 249.127 trillion VND (about 10.780 billion USD) to its coffer in 2019, representing 101.5 percent of its projection and 13.5 percent higher than the figure in 2018, according to a leading municipal …

Tet gift hampers popular item at year-end

During the year-end period, retailers have been displaying many kinds of Tet (Lunar New Year) gift hampers to serve the shopping and gifting needs of consumers.

Hoang Phuong Thuy, marketing staff for a constructio…

SeABank completes settlement of VAMC special bonds

The Southeast Asia Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SeABank) has completed the early redemption of all special bonds at the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC), thereby helping the bank proactively monitor and h…

Top leader’s message on Vietnam’s assumption of ASEAN, UNSC positions

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent out a message on the occasion of Vietnam's assumption of the roles of the ASEAN Chair 2020 and a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Cou…