Daily Archives: May 24, 2020

More than 300 Vietnamese citizens brought home safely

Implementing the direction of Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc, Vietnamese relevant agencies, representative agencies in Europe and Africa and national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on May 23 and 24 coordinated with host authorities to conduct flighs bringing home safely over 300

Lao Cai launches promotion programme to boost tourism

The northwestern province of Lao Caiorganised a summer tourism promotion programme from May 22-24 with a view to luring holidaymakers to the locality in general and the resort township of Sa Pa in particular.   As many as 82 local

Day of Bulgarian culture marked in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) held a ceremony on May 24 to celebrate the Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Slavonic Alphabet.   Speaking at the event, HUFO Chairman VuongDuc Hoang Quan said the birth

Man detained for storing and disseminating anti-state documents

The Investigation Security Agency under the Ho Chi Minh Department of Public Security has decided to detain and launch criminal proceedings against Nguyen TuongThuy for making, storing, disseminating or popularizing anti-state information and documents.   Thuy, born in 1950 and

PM asks QuangNinh to develop tourism as spearhead economic sector

Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc suggested the northeastern province of QuangNinh devise a strategy to develop tourism as its spearhead economic sector, especially in the remaining months of this year and during the new tenure of the provincial Party Organisation.  

Legislature to focus on law building in second working week

Law building will be high on the agenda during the second online working week of the 14th National Assembly’s ninth session from May 25-28.   The legislature will listen to the presentation of the draft revised Law on Enviromental Protection

Banks cut interest rates for borrowers affected by COVID-19

Banks cut interest rates for loans worth more than 1.12 quadrillion VND (49 billion USD) of nearly 322,190 borrowers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as of May 11, a State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) report showed.   The banks also

In climate change-hit TienGiang, rice farmers switch to fruits, vegetables

  More rice farmers in the Mekong Delta province of TienGiang have switched to other crops as part of efforts to adapt to climate change.   In Cai Lay and Cai Be districts in the upstream area of the Tien

SSI asset management to IPO new fund by end of June

SSI Asset Management Co Ltd (SSIAM) will launch an IPO for its exchange-traded fund ETF SSIAM VN30 between May 26 and June 29.   The new fund mimics the movement of the large-cap tracker VN30-Index, which contains the 30 largest

Real estate firms gear up for race after pandemic

Property firms are gearing up to tap opportunities from the post-pandemic recovery of the real estate market, which was predicted to soon get back on its feet.   The real estate market has been frozen since the beginning of this