Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015
PM presides over monthly government meeting
The Hanoitimes - Improving business climate and national competitive edge is an urgent and key task, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told a monthly’s government meeting in Hanoi on March 2.
Vietnam attends UN Human Right Council meeting
The Hanoitimes - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Cuong led a Vietnamese delegation to participate in the high-level segment of the UN Human Right Council’s 28th session, which opened in Geneva, Switzerland on March 2.
Hanoi boosts ties with South Ostrobothnia
The Hanoitimes - On March 2, Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen The Thao has received a delegation of South Ostrobothnia, Findland led by Region Mayor Asko Peltola to visit and work in Vietnam.
Vietnam to work effectively with ODA donors
The Hanoitimes - The Prime Minister has outlined tasks to improve the efficiency of cooperation between Vietnam and donors of official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans.
Nghe An to attract 100 projects this year
The Hanoitimes - The central province of Nghe An hopes to attract at least 100 projects with a registered capital of 20 trillion VND (952.38 million USD) in 2015, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Ngoc Hoa.
Foreign investment hits high note
The Hanoitimes - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam surged in the first two months of the year as multinational companies have lined up to take advantage of the nation’s favourable tax and trade conditions.
Vietnam – a top travel spot for the over 50 crowd
The Hanoitimes - For those desperate to escape Britain's miserable weather – growing numbers of those over 50 are seeking brighter shores in farflung destinations across the globe such as Vietnam.
Hanoi to develop Ba Vi - Suoi Hai resort as a national tourism zone
The Hanoitimes - In 2015, Hanoi will implement the plan for developing of tourism products and improve the quality of tourism services, attracting both domestic and foreign visitors.
“Huong sac tra Xuan” Festival opens in Thai Nguyen province
The Hanoitimes - With the aim to honour tea farming and prominent farmers, “Huong sac tra Xuan” (Colour of Spring Tea) Festival kicked off on March 1 in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.
Hanoi offers no-smoking tourist areas
The Hanoitimes - Hanoi has unveiled a plan to develop exemplary no-smoking tourism areas in an attempt to build a friendly and civilised image in the eye of both domestic and international visitors.
Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory celebrated
The Hanoitimes - Thousands of people on Monday flocked to Dong Da Park in Ha Noi to celebrate the 226th anniversary of Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory led by national hero Nguyen Hue over Qing invaders.
Hanoi is shimmering in Lunar New Year's Eve
The Hanoitimes - Lunar New Year's Eve moments, moments of transition between Horse year and Hare Year, Hanoi streets are in brightly colored lights, and fireworks adorn making Hanoi more sparkling and colorful.
Vietnam participates in Foodex Japan 2015
The Hanoitimes - Seventeen Vietnamese businesses processing and exporting agriculture and aquaculture products are participating in the 40th International Food and Beverage Exhibition in Japan (Foodex Japan 2015), which opened on March 3.
Vietnam, UK foster economic, trade ties
The Hanoitimes - The Vietnam-UK Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETCO) convened its eighth session in London on March 2 to seek solutions to promote economic and trade ties between the two nations.
Vietnam sees online shopping on the rise
The Hanoitimes - Online shopping in Vietnam was continuing to increase and was well-positioned to hold the key to success for e-commerce in the country, according to the MasterCard Survey on Online Shopping 2014.
Various visitors flock to the Lim festival 2015
The Hanoitimes - Thousands of people across the country have flocked to Tien Du district in northern Bac Ninh province to attend the Lim festival 2015, which takes place on March 2-3.
Asia Pacific Poetry Festival opens in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - The 2nd Asia Pacific Poetry Festival, bringing together over 650 writers, poets and translators from 40 countries and territories throughout the world, was launched on March 2 at the Hanoi Opera House.
Vietnam TV tower to be built by joint stock company
The Hanoitimes - The Prime Minister has allowed the Vietnam Television (VTV) and the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) to set up a joint-stock company to invest in the building of the Vietnam TV tower project in Hanoi.
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