Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamBrief.COM https://vietnambrief.com/component/content/frontpage.html Sun, 29 Jan 2023 15:46:22 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb Tourist hotspots expecting an influx of foreign tourists this New Year holiday https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/travel-news/660211-tourist-hotspots-expecting-an-influx-of-foreign-tourists-this-new-year-holiday.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/travel-news/660211-tourist-hotspots-expecting-an-influx-of-foreign-tourists-this-new-year-holiday.html

Foreign tourists who are on winter vacation in Vietnam are expected to visit tourist hubs such as Ha Long, Hue and Phu Quoc during the New Year holiday.

Tourist hotspots expecting an influx of foreign tourists this New Year holiday

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Thu, 29 Dec 2022 20:06:05 +0000
Four major events that defined Vietnamese sports in 2022 https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/660205-four-major-events-that-defined-vietnamese-sports-in-2022.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/660205-four-major-events-that-defined-vietnamese-sports-in-2022.html

Victories in the Southeast Asian Games, and the Women’s World Cup qualification are among the important sport events that contributed to a highly successful sporting year for Vietnam in 2022.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Thu, 29 Dec 2022 18:10:44 +0000
Hạ Long Bay among top ten best destinations in the world https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/497776-h-long-bay-among-top-ten-best-destinations-in-the-world.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/497776-h-long-bay-among-top-ten-best-destinations-in-the-world.html

UNESCO heritage site Hạ Long Bay in the northern province of Quảng Ninh is one of most beautiful places in the world to add to any traveller’s bucket list in 2022, according to Canadian travel publication The Travel.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:39:30 +0000
No ‘restricted area’ in corruption fight, breakthroughs achieved: Party chief https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/496677-no-restricted-area-in-corruption-fight-breakthroughs-achieved-party-chief.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/496677-no-restricted-area-in-corruption-fight-breakthroughs-achieved-party-chief.html

Vietnam’s fight against corruption is stronger than ever, with many breakthroughs recorded in the strict implementation of laws, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said Wednesday.

No ‘restricted area’ in corruption fight, breakthroughs achieved: Party chief

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Wed, 17 Aug 2022 20:55:55 +0000
90% of Vietnamese migrant workers are low-skilled: expert https://vietnambrief.com/society/labors-and-jobs/496453-90-of-vietnamese-migrant-workers-are-low-skilled-expert.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/labors-and-jobs/496453-90-of-vietnamese-migrant-workers-are-low-skilled-expert.html

The vast majority of Vietnamese workers abroad are low-skilled, driving the future need for more high-skilled labor, experts told a Tuesday conference.

90% of Vietnamese migrant workers are low-skilled: expert

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Wed, 17 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +0000
PM emphasises the need to stablise macro ecomony, markets, politics and people's life https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/457333-pm-emphasises-the-need-to-stablise-macro-ecomony-markets-politics-and-peoples-life.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/457333-pm-emphasises-the-need-to-stablise-macro-ecomony-markets-politics-and-peoples-life.html

 Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính stressed the need to ensure the stability of the macro-economy, markets, politics, and people’s material and spiritual life while chairing a regular government meeting on Wednesday.

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support@it.vn (Thao DNP) frontpage Wed, 03 Aug 2022 09:40:30 +0000
Young actors preserve traditional southern musical performance https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/456138-2022-08-04-17-39-51.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/456138-2022-08-04-17-39-51.html

Young actors of the Sân Khấu Tài Năng (Talent Stage) Club made their debut with a series of performances in HCM City last weekend. 

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Wed, 03 Aug 2022 01:22:45 +0000
Blue, The Moffatts, A1, and 911 set to perform in Hà Nội https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/456139-2022-08-04-17-38-45.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/456139-2022-08-04-17-38-45.html

Four popular boybands from the 1990s and 2000s, Blue, The Moffatts, A1, and 911, will play at the HAY Glamping Music Festival in Hà Nội on August 6.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Wed, 03 Aug 2022 01:21:30 +0000
Firefighters sacrifice for the lives of others (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/society/characters/456342-2022-08-04-17-22-56.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/characters/456342-2022-08-04-17-22-56.html

Yesterday hardly anyone knew their names. Today they are national heroes, remembered by a nation, and posthumously rewarded for paying the ultimate price.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Wed, 03 Aug 2022 00:06:00 +0000
PM calls for stronger price stabilization efforts https://vietnambrief.com/economy/policies/455801-pm-calls-for-stronger-price-stabilisation-efforts.html https://vietnambrief.com/economy/policies/455801-pm-calls-for-stronger-price-stabilisation-efforts.html

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has sent a dispatch to ministers, heads of ministry-level agencies and chairmen of the People’s Committees of centrally-run provinces and cities, asking for strengthened efforts in the management of prices of essential goods and services.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 23:28:45 +0000
Vietnamese movies fail to compete at box office with imports (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/cinema-and-tv/454231-vietnamese-movies-fail-to-compete-at-box-office-with-imports.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/cinema-and-tv/454231-vietnamese-movies-fail-to-compete-at-box-office-with-imports.html

Foreign films are sweeping the box office while Vietnamese films are doing badly, with most of them losing money.

A still from Side Seeing. Photo courtesy of Galaxy Cinema

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 19:14:00 +0000
Vietnamese prefer digital payments https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/it-and-internet/452635-vietnamese-prefer-digital-payments.html https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/it-and-internet/452635-vietnamese-prefer-digital-payments.html

Phuong Thuy was dumbfounded when a shopkeeper handed over her bread but said they only accept cash and not online payments.

A person makes a payment using a QR code at a store in Hanois Dong Da District. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Trang

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 08:08:16 +0000
Deputy PM directs agencies to support families of three firefighters killed in line of duty https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/453523-2022-08-03-18-09-14.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/more/453523-2022-08-03-18-09-14.html

Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh has signed an official dispatch No 683/CĐ-TTg to direct agencies to visit and support the families of three firefighters, who died while tackling a blaze at ISIS karaoke bar at Quan Hoa Street at about 2 pm on Monday.

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trangto@it.vn (Trang To) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 07:06:58 +0000
Stability of Vietnamese đồng under pressure of global headwinds https://vietnambrief.com/economy/finance/452806-stability-of-vietnamese-ng-under-pressure-of-global-headwinds.html https://vietnambrief.com/economy/finance/452806-stability-of-vietnamese-ng-under-pressure-of-global-headwinds.html

Global central banks are in a dash to raise interest rates to cool rampant high inflation and their moves are challenging the State Bank of Việt Nam’s policymaking in a way to support the economic recovery while sustaining macroeconomic sustainability.

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dung@udns.asia (Dung) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 02:05:45 +0000
Red Journey marks a decade of voluntary blood donation https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/453123-red-journey-marks-a-decade-of-voluntary-blood-donation.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/453123-red-journey-marks-a-decade-of-voluntary-blood-donation.html

Hành trình Đỏ (Red Journey), the country’s largest-scale blood donation campaign, has contributed to changing awareness of people about voluntary blood donation.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Tue, 02 Aug 2022 00:22:30 +0000
Hanoi considers new opera house near West Lake https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-entertainment/435170-hanoi-considers-new-opera-house-near-west-lake.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-entertainment/435170-hanoi-considers-new-opera-house-near-west-lake.html

Hanoi plans to build a 13,000-square-meter performing arts center, capable of hosting around 3,500 seats, near the West Lake.

Hanoi considers new opera house near West Lake

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Wed, 13 Jul 2022 14:20:17 +0000
World's population to hit 8 bln. What does that mean for Asia? https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/435165-worlds-population-to-hit-8-bln-what-does-that-mean-for-asia.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/435165-worlds-population-to-hit-8-bln-what-does-that-mean-for-asia.html

In November this year, the world's population will reach 8 billion. From the world’s most populous countries - China and India - to the world’s smallest populations in the Pacific island nations, the Asia-Pacific region is home to a diverse group of around 4.3 billion people from different walks of life, gender, age, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.

World population to hit 8 billion this year: UN | The Straits Times

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Wed, 13 Jul 2022 10:17:32 +0000
777 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Wednesday https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420598-777-new-covid-19-cases-confirmed-on-wednesday.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420598-777-new-covid-19-cases-confirmed-on-wednesday.html

The latest update brings Việt Nam’s COVID-19 infections to 10,745,631, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday.

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Wed, 29 Jun 2022 18:54:43 +0000
Over 600 new COVID cases reported on Monday https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420511-over-600-new-covid-cases-reported-on-monday.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420511-over-600-new-covid-cases-reported-on-monday.html

There are additional 637 new COVID-19 infections recorded across Việt Nam on Monday with no deaths.

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Mon, 27 Jun 2022 18:34:45 +0000
Health ministry issues latest guidance on COVID-19 vaccination https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420469-health-ministry-issues-latest-guidance-on-covid-19-vaccination.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420469-health-ministry-issues-latest-guidance-on-covid-19-vaccination.html

The Ministry of Health has issued its latest guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Mon, 27 Jun 2022 08:16:00 +0000
Daily cases continue to fall, no deaths recorded on Sunday https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420455-daily-cases-continue-to-fall-no-deaths-recorded-on-sunday.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420455-daily-cases-continue-to-fall-no-deaths-recorded-on-sunday.html

The number of COVID-19 cases in Việt Nam continued to fall on Sunday, with 557 new cases and zero deaths recorded.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Sun, 26 Jun 2022 18:38:30 +0000
657 new COVID-19 infections reported on Saturday https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420425-657-new-covid-19-infections-reported-on-saturday.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/420425-657-new-covid-19-infections-reported-on-saturday.html

Việt Nam registered 657 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, with zero deaths recorded.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Sat, 25 Jun 2022 19:06:38 +0000
New music series refreshes hit songs https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/420395-2022-07-17-06-41-56.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/music-and-singer/420395-2022-07-17-06-41-56.html

Famous Vietnamese singers, new and old, will be the guests of a new music series which will debut tonight (June 25).

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Sat, 25 Jun 2022 08:00:00 +0000
Việt Nam confirms 723 new COVID-19 infections, no deaths on Friday https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/419979-2022-06-24-19-48-24.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/health-and-medicine/419979-2022-06-24-19-48-24.html

 HÀ NỘI — A total of 723 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Việt Nam on Friday.

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hoang.anh@ibiz.vn (Hoang Anh (Manager)) frontpage Fri, 17 Jun 2022 18:15:18 +0000
Support from other countries key to fighting climate change https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/environment/419983-support-from-other-countries-key-to-fighting-climate-change.html https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/environment/419983-support-from-other-countries-key-to-fighting-climate-change.html

Việt Nam has joined the race to a net-zero economy by 2050 as it was among more than 40 countries that agreed to shift away from coal, one of the biggest generators of CO2 emissions, in pledges made at the COP26 climate summit.

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Fri, 17 Jun 2022 18:11:09 +0000