Daily Archives: December 29, 2020

Vietnam strives to fulfill socio-economic targets in 2021 amid COVID-19

A number of measures to fulfill socio-economic targets for next year were introduced at a conference between the government and localities on Tuesday. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh stressed the need to focus on main tasks for

House passes bill to increase COVID-19 stimulus checks to 2,000 USD

The US House of Representatives passed a bill on Monday to boost the second round of federal COVID relief payments to 2,000 USD per person, up from the 600 USD per person set in the new relief package. The vote,

EU states give green light to post-Brexit trade agreement

A spokesman for the German presidency of the EU said Monday that the bloc has given the green light to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to take effect next Tuesday. EU ambassadors unanimously

Vietnamese homes included in top 100 architectural projects

Archdaily, a leading architectural website, has picked seven house designs in Vietnam from 5,500 published candidates to present in their top 100 collection. Archdaily, a leading architectural website, has picked seven house designs in Vietnam from 5,500 published candidates to

Ha Long winter carnival awaits visitors during New Year holiday

Ha Long city in Quang Ninh provice, overlooking the World Natural Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay, is inviting visitors to its winter carnival, slated for Friday. The carnival will begin at 4pm at the Tuan Chau international tourism area, and

Hoi An to host multiple new year celebrations to boost tourism

A performance called “Lighting up Hoi An” took place on Monday night in Hoi An city, Quang Nam provice, kicking off a series of programs to welcome 2021 and recover post COVID-19 tourism. Every Saturday night, activities will be held

RoK diplomats sing Vietnamese song to celebrate New Year

A music video by the Republic of Korean embassy’s diplomats and staff has been launched to celebrate New Year in Hanoi. This is the first time the staff have sang a Vietnamese song together. “Vietnam and the RoK are building a solid future despite

Vietnam Stock Exchange company to be established

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed a decision Monday establishing the Vietnam Stock Exchange (VNX), which will be the parent company holding 100 percent stake in both the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) and the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE).

Vietnam’s vocational education and training sector aims to recruit 2.5 million next year

The vocational education and training sector wants to recruit 2.5 million people in 2021 and improve its quality to boost labor productivity and economic competitiveness in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution and international integration, said Nguyen Thi Viet Huong,

Vietnam aims to soon become global agriculture power

Vietnam will strive for a growth rate of at least 6.5% next year and soon become an agriculture power with an advanced farm produce processing industry. The targets were announced by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at an online meeting