Daily Archives: September 20, 2020

Over 2,200 people take part in Quang Ninh’s Olympic Run Day for Public Health

More than 2,200 runners took part in the Olympic Run Day for Public Health and the 50th provincial mountain running race held in Ha Long City, the northern province of Quang Ninh on September 20.The runners were from local governmental

Vietnam targets 8.9 billion USD from fisheries exports in 2020

Vietnam earned 5.4 billion USD from fisheries exports in the past 8 months and is working hard to reach the 8.9 billion USD mark for the whole year, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien said at

5 killed in storm Noul

Storm Noul, the strongest storm to hit Vietnam so far this year, has killed 5 people and left 112 injured or missing. The storm which ravaged Vietnam’s central region on Friday also damaged 22,000 houses, 3,000 ha of rice, and

Over 340 Vietnamese in US flown home safely

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens in the US were repatriated on a flight that landed at Van Don International Airport, the northern province of Quang Ninh, on September 20.The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the country’s representative ...

Young Vietnamese expats in France work to support AO/dioxin victims

The Vietnamese Embassy in France on September 19 held a meeting with young Vietnamese expatriates who contributed to the success of a recent programme calling for support to victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in the homeland.The online programme, held...

Hyundai Thanh Cong 2 automobile plant breaks ground in Ninh Binh

Thanh Cong Group and Hyundai Motor co-held a ground-breaking ceremony for an automobile manufacturing facility which has designed capacity of 100,000 units per year, in the northern province of Ninh Binh on September 20.The new Hyundai Thanh Cong 2 pla...

Work starts on industrial cluster, automobile factory in Ha Nam

Construction on the Chau Giang Industrial Cluster, worth 475 billion VND (21 million USD), kicked off recently in the northern province of Ha Nam.Financed by Hong Duc Automobile Manufacturing Industry JSC, the cluster covers an area of nearly 40ha in

Photo exhibition reveals untold stories of COVID-19 fighters

A new photo exhibition opened on September 19 in Hanoi, revealing pictures of the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.The exhibition includes photos from the book Tinh Than Viet Va Cuoc Chien Chong Dai Dich COVID-19 (Vietnamese Spirit and the...

Composer Pho Duc Phuong dies, aged 76

Composer Pho Duc Phuong, whose songs are imbued with northern folk melodies, died on Saturday due to cancer. He was 76.Phuong was born in 1944 in the northern province of Hung Yen. He is widely known as one of the

Vietnam now Japan’s top coffee supplier

- With more people working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, consumption of instant coffee is perking up in Japan, making Vietnam, the world's biggest producer of robusta, Japan's top supplier of coffee beans and relegated Brazil to second place.