Daily Archives: March 6, 2020

Domestic gold prices soar

Local gold prices soared to hit 47.7 million VND (2,053 USD) per tael (1,703.7 USD per ounce) on March 6.Each tael of gold increased between 400,000 VND and 600,000 VND from its level on March 5. The price gap

Latest G-bond auction raises over 216 million USD

The State Treasury has raised 5 trillion VND (216.4 million USD) worth of Government bonds at a recent auction held by the Hanoi Stock Exchange.Accordingly, the State Treasury offered G-bonds of four maturities – seven years (500 billion VND),

Reference exchange rate down 6 VND on March 6

The State Bank of Vietnam set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,197 VND per USD on March 6, down 6 VND from the previous day.With the current trading band of +/-3 percent, the ceiling rate applied to

Friendship Order presented to Finland-Vietnam Friendship Association

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga handed over the Friendship Order, presented by State President Nguyen Phu Trong, to the Finland - Vietnam Friendship Association (FVFA) at a ceremony in Hanoi on ...

Project helps women migrant returnees reintegrate

Vietnamese women migrant returnees will receive assistance to reintegrate into their communities sustainably under a project launched in Hanoi on March 6.The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) jointly he...

HCM City greets over 1.18 million foreigners in first two months

Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 1.18 million foreign visitors in the first two months of 2020, a year-on-year decline of 21.71 percent, revealed the municipal Department of Tourism on March 5.Tourism revenue hit about 21.13 trillion VND

Vietnam face uphill task against Australia in Olympic play-off

The Vietnam national women’s team face Australia today, with a spot at the Tokyo Olympics on the line.The first leg of the Asian qualification play-off will take place at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle.It is the first time in

Vietnam face uphill task against Australia in Olympic play-off

The Vietnam national women’s team face Australia today, with a spot at the Tokyo Olympics on the line.The first leg of the Asian qualification play-off will take place at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle.It is the first time in

Sixth Hanoi Int’l Film Festival slated for fourth quarter

The 6th Hanoi International Film Festival is scheduled to take place in the fourth quarter of this year, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 6.The festival, slated to last five days, aims to honour movie

PM Phuc receives Chinese textile group’s head in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Tao Hui, Director General of the Texhong Vietnam, in Hanoi on March 6.The government leader spoke highly of the textile group’s business and production in Vietnam, and added that in his meetings with