Daily Archives: July 10, 2020

346 Vietnamese citizens brought from US amid COVID-19 pandemic

  A total of 346 Vietnamese citizens were brought home safe and sound from the US on July 9.   The flight was arranged by domestic agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US, the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, and

New photo contest launched to promote Vietnamese tourism

A photo contest focusing on landscapes and culture has kicked off with the aim to promote Vietnamese tourism.   Titled Journey, the contest, hosted by the Jillian Perfume brand, asks participants to send photos and stories of their trips throughout

Practice-based training needed to create high-quality tourism staff

Practice-based training is needed to create high-quality human resources, key to improve productivity and the competitive capacity of Vietnam’s tourism sector, tourism experts have said.   Nguyen HuuTho, Chairman of the Vietnam Association of Tourism, said Vietnam’s labour productivity remains

Ambassador advises Vietnamese students in US to remain calm amid new visa policy

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc advised Vietnamese students studying in the US to stay calm and consult with their schools or universities regarding the US’s new foreign student visa policy.   Earlier this week, the Immigration and

Exhibition spotlights Da Nang’s coastal urban development

An exhibition of archived materials that demonstrate Da Nang’s 700-plus years of coastal urban development is underway in the central city of Da Nang.   Opened on July 9, the exhibition is showcasing more than 200 documents, maps, and images

30.8 million workers affected by COVID-19 in Vietnam

Some 30.8 million people aged over 15 in Vietnam have been left reeling by the coronavirus pandemic, with 897,500 losing their jobs, a meeting in Hanoi on July 10 heard.   The General Statistics Office (GSO) reported that the service

Ministry to support Vietnamese students in US

After the US adjusted its temporary visa regulations, the Ministry of Education and Training has said that US universities will take specific measures to protect the rights of Vietnamese students pursuing studies in the country.   The ministry called on

PM orders repatriating Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea immediately

Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea must be brought home immediately, Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc requested at working session with the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on July 10.   Since the first days of the

Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park hopes for new wave of investment

Politburo member VuongDinh Hue, Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, made a working trip to the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park on July 10 with the aim of removing bottlenecks for the park to welcome a new wave of investment.  

Medical masks from Vietnamese NA presented to IPU Secretariat

Vietnamese Ambassador Le ThiTuyet Mai on July 9 met with Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong and handed over medical masks which are a gift from the country’s National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan for