Daily Archives: January 3, 2020

New working group set to boost reforms

A special working group in charge of boosting reforms and improving the business climate will be set up this year, Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said at a meeting on January 2 to discuss plans to simplify

Hai Au Group: Top priority to product quality

Hanoi (VNA) - Price competition may be a good business strategy of some certain brands. For Hai Au Group, however, a sustainable business strategy is to concentrate on researching and enhancing the quality of products.Price is considered one of the

Saltwater intrusion affects seedling production in Ben Tre

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is affecting seedling production and farmers have taken measures to secure irrigation water, according to local authorities.Saltwater intrusion has occurred 45 76km up the province's main rive...

Top leader pins high hope on prosperous Vietnam

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his belief and desire for a bright future of the Party and nation, for a Vietnam of peace, independence and prosperity.In an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)

Vietnam begins presidency of UN Security Council

Vietnam began activities in its capacity as President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) at the UN headquarters in New York on January 2, marking the start of the country's UNSC non-permanent membership for a two-year term.A flag ceremony

Reburial service held for soldier remains repatriated from Laos

Authorities of the northern province of Dien Bien on January 3 held a memorial service and re-buried 15 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives in Laos during wartime.Attending the ceremony were representatives from t...

Seven historic sites, attractions earn national special relic status

The Prime Minister has decided to grant the national special relic status to seven historic sites and attractions in the northern and central regions of Vietnam.They include Chi Lang historical relic in Chi Lang district, Lang Son province; Xuong Giang...

Culture-sports-tourism sector reports a successful 2019

The culture, sports and tourism sector has made a number of important achievements in 2019, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said at a regular press conference on January 3.The ministry's spokesperson Nguyen Thai Binh reported that during 20...

Vietnam continues to seek UNESCO’s heritage recognition

Competent agencies are compiling dossiers for Xoe Thai dance and Cham pottery making art to seek UNESCO's recognition, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced on January 3.Nguyen Thai Binh, chief of the office and spokesperson of the mini...

Pianist Dang Thai Son to be judge at int’l piano contest

World-renowned concert pianist Dang Thai Son has been invited to be a judge at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in 2020 in Poland.Son was the winner at the 10th edition of the event in 1980.According to the Fryderyk