Friday, 19 Dec 2014
Vietnam attends UN meeting on civilian protection
The Hanoitimes - Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh, Vietnam’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, attended a meeting of the fourth Geneva Convention on the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War in Geneva, Switzerland on December 17.
Promoting relationship between Vietnam and GMS nations
The Hanoitimes - On the afternoon of December 19, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has led a delegation to the 5th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit on December 19-20 in Bangkok at the invitation of his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha.
State President due to visit Cambodia
The Hanoitimes - State President Truong Tan Sang is to make a State visit to Cambodia on December 23-24 at the invitation of Cambodian King Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni.
International Dairy Products JSC gets big investment
The Hanoitimes - VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunities Fund Limited (VOF) and Daiwa PI Partners Co. Ltd. have announced a major investment of US$45 million into International Dairy Products JSC.
More projects invested by foreigners
The Hanoitimes - The southern province of Binh Duong on December 17 granted investment licenses to 30 projects, with 29 of them directly invested by foreign investors.
Strenthening trade, investment, labour cooperation between Vietnam and UAE
The Hanoitimes - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with his United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on December 16 during which both sides agreed to further beef up bilateral partnership in all fields, especially trade, investment, financial-banking and labour cooperation.
Bells ring across VN for holy night
The Hanoitimes - As chilly gusts of wind overwhelm the north of the country, people are preparing for the festive season.
World heritage a 2015 tourism focus
The Hanoitimes - The northern province of Thanh Hoa will host the National Tourism Year 2015 in mid-March next year, with a focus on connecting Viet Nam's world heritage sites.
Noi Bai Airport’s second terminal ready to open
The Hanoitimes - The Noi Bai International Airport's new international terminal will open on December 31 after a brief trial run from December 20- 25.
Best places for Christmas in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - During these days, every corner of Hanoi is filled with the cozy atmosphere of Christmas, which is also known as Noel with joyous celebrations by both Catholics and followers of other religions.
Canada Food Festival opens in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - The Embassy of Canada launched the Canadian Food Festival the Hemisphere Steak & Seafood Grill restaurant at Sheraton Hanoi Hotel on December 16.
The most attractive bars in Hanoi's Old Quarter
The Hanoitimes - After Zone 9 closed, young people and expats still had many other options for the bars as Barbetter, Yolo or Hero. These bars have a unique décor and serve customers with different tastes.
Vietnamese auto companies join alliance
The Hanoitimes - Five wholly owned Vietnamese automobile companies have united in an “alliance”, joining forces to improve the local automobile industry to meet the challenges of the AFTA (ASEAN Free Trade Agreement) period.
Coffee exports end 2014 on high note
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam's coffee exports for the year ended 2014 surged 32% in value on-year to a new record high of US$3.6 billion, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa).
Improving economic cooperation between Vietnam and China
The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam Embassy in China in collaboration with the ASEAN-China Centre in Beijing co-organised a seminar on December 17 in Beijing.
Miss World Vietnam stunning in long tunic
The Hanoitimes - An innovative Vietnamese long tunic collection by designer Thuy Nguyen has been shown by top 12 contestants on the ‘Miss World Vietnam - Road to the Crown’ live reality television show currently in its 9th episode.
Thai ethnic group festival to kicks off
The Hanoitimes - The Thai ethnic group festival will be held from December 27 to 29 in the northwestern mountainous province of Lai Chau .
Outstanding works of art on display
The Hanoitimes - On December 18, an art exhibition will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ho Chi Minh City.
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