Danang hosts Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum
The Hanoitimes - The 3rd Expanded ASEAN Maritime Forum (AMF-3) opened in the coastal city of Danang on August 28, examining 20 years of implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in the region.
Party official paid visit to Beijing
The Hanoitimes - Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Secretariat Le Hong Anh met with Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping on August 27 in Beijing.
Maritime security, cooperation top ASEAN forum’s agenda
The Hanoitimes - Representatives from Southeast Asian nations have begun discussions on maritime security and cooperation at a regional meeting which opened in Danang city, central Vietnam, on August 27.
Thai businesses highly appreciate Vietnamese market
The Hanoitimes - Thai trade and investment promotion agencies are actively implementing an array of programmes to connect businesses and support them in seeking business investment opportunities in Vietnam.
FDI disbursements surge 45% in eight months
The Hanoitimes - In the first of eight months of the year disbursements of foreign direct investment (FDI) surged 45% on-year to US$7.9 billion, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Real-estate companies rush to invest in agriculture: a good sign or worrying trend?
The Hanoitimes - Some real estate developers have decided to invest in agriculture, usually considered a risky and unprofitable business field. This is seen as a positive sign by some, but others see the trend as worrisome.
Stunning images of Phu Quoc Island
The Hanoitimes - Located in the southwestern waters of the country, Phu Quoc is also known as the Pearl Island. The largest island in Vietnam, it is part of a group of 22 islands which form the Phu Quoc Island District of Kien Giang Province.
A day on Cham Island
The Hanoitimes - Just 15km from Cua Dai beach in Hoi An are the Cham islands which is an ideal choice for travelers who are looking for fun in the sun by the sea.
National Day vacation – a chance for travel operators
The Hanoitimes - The four-day long holiday ending on September 2 (known as the National Day) is long-awaited. It marks the last summertime vacation, allowing the public to discover a range of products and services offered by travel companies, both domestically and internationally.
Cheap and delicious food - not a thing of the past
The Hanoitimes - While many have noted a marked increase in the price of food in the capital, there are still several stalls that are locally famous for selling quality Hanoian breakfast for reasonable prices.
Vincom Village- Good Earth for Birds to Land
The Hanoitimes - It does not need to visit Sydney where is famous for beautiful birds living on every streets, just about 10 minutes driving from Hanoi city, you will come to a peaceful and fresh area where you can contemplate and listen birdsongs...
Mid-Autumn Festival delights tourists in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - International visitors to Hanoi are in high-spirits, captivated by the activities of street vendors, as they scurry about making preparations for the upcoming traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
Vietnam's wood exports increase considerably
The Hanoitimes - The country’s exports of wood and wood products in the first seven months of the year surged to US$5.7 billion, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Vietnam flying high in a competitive industry
The Hanoitimes - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has cited the Vietnamese aviation industry as one of the seven fastest-growing markets in the world in terms of passenger and cargo transport.
Can Tho, Israel enhance hi-tech cooperation
The Hanoitimes - Israel is desirous of augmenting cooperation with Can Tho province in the application of high-technology in agriculture, human resource development, E-Government and health care.
6-year old Vietnamese artist wins big award
The Hanoitimes - Bui Thanh Mai, a Vietnamese six-year-old, has won the gold prize, in the 7 and under aged category, at the eighth Toyota Dream Car Art Contest for her artwork piece entitled "Super Crab Car".
General Giap photos exhibited in capital
The Hanoitimes - A photography exhibition commemorating the birthday of late legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-2013) opened in Ha Noi on Sunday.
Vietnamese lions to roar again
The Hanoitimes - In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.