China ambassador pledges to cement ties with Vietnam
The Hanoitimes - Newly accredited Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong has vowed to do his utmost to strengthen the strategic comprehensive cooperation partnership between China and Vietnam during his term in Hanoi.
DPM attends ministerial meeting opened in Seoul
The Hanoitimes - A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is attending the fourth Mekong-the Republic of Korea (RoK) Foreign Ministers Meeting, which opened in Seoul on July 29.
Vietnam well on course for IPU 132 meeting
The Hanoitimes - Preparations are now in hand for the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly to be held in Hanoi from March 28 to April 1, 2015, according to the State-level steering board for the regional gathering.
German businesses keen on Vietnam's market
The Hanoitimes - A recent survey reveals that 70% of German businesses operating in Vietnam hold a positive outlook on the economy in 2014 and are sanguine on prospects for continued buoyancy in the upcoming year.
Large project in Nghe An calls for US$8 billion investment
The Hanoitimes - Nghe An central province has proposed the Government adjust a zoning plan on the south-eastern Nghe An Economic Zone (EZ), involving the Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC).
For better implementation of ODA programs, projects
The Hanoitimes - PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved an Action Plan to improve the implementation of programs/projects using official development assistance and preferential capital between 2014 and 2015.
Crocodile Lake - the second Ramsar site in Vietnam
The Hanoitimes - Bau Sau (Crocodile Lake) in Nam Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai is the second Ramsar site in Vietnam.
Exploring Thien Ha cave
The Hanoitimes - Many have likened the experience of exploring Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh Province to stepping into another world.
Son Doong Cave, Mount Everest – attractive destinations in the next 20 years
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam’s Son Doong cave, Mount Everest and Grand Canyon are predicted to become the most attractive destinations for tourists in the next 20 years, according to the Huffington Post.
Lang basil – The Essence of Hanoi People
The Hanoitimes - No one knows when exact Lang basil has appeared in the land of capital because of its famous delicious taste.
Variations of silken tofu to reduce summer heat in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - This dish recalls to slices of white, smooth and thin tofu that are flooded with sugar water with smells of jasmine and grapefruit flowers which help to reduce the summer heat.
Hanoi’s famed Metropole a treasure trove of history
The Hanoitimes - The Hotel Metropole Hanoi holds invaluable historical significance in the development of the capital city.
Enterprise Law revisions discussed
The Hanoitimes - A revised Enterprise Law will motivate enterprises and create a transparent business climate, policy-makers and economists have affirmed.
Vietnam-UK trade gathering steam
The Hanoitimes - Trade turnover between Vietnam and the UK picked up the pace in the first five months of the year, striking US$2 billion, according to statistics from the Vietnamese Trade Office in the UK.
Moody’s upgrades VN credit rating
The Hanoitimes - Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Vietnam’s credit rating on July 29, reflecting its continued macro-economic stability.
Berlinale Short Film Festival to debut in HCM City
The Hanoitimes - The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) will screen ten winners of its short film category in Ho Chi Minh City on August 15-16.
Season 3 of Vietnam’s Got Talent 2014 kicks off
The Hanoitimes - Participants will take part in five rounds of the contest which will return nationwide next month.
Vietnamese art troupe to perform funny folk drama in Korea
The Hanoitimes - The play introduces international audiences to Vietnam’s traditional costumes, as well as folk dance and singing of the northern region.