Art & Entertainment News 28/8

Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Doan Xuan Hung.

Tuyen Quang to host biggest street festival The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang will hold the Tuyen Quang City Festival from September 5-7, with the participation of performance troupes from the Republic of Korea, Laos, China and Belarus. The street event will entail a range of activities, such as sport competitions and musical performances, looking to promote the province's cultural and historical value, as well as attract tourists. A parade of large, beautiful locally-made … [Read more...]

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Aviation industry actively contributes to economic growth

The development of Vietnam's dynamic and robust aviation is expected to greatly benefit the national economy, a conference in Hanoi heard on August 27. Aviation should be considered a strategic economic sector and be paid the attention this command, said Tony Tyler, Director General of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). He stated that the industry now contributes 6 billion USD to Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) and generates more than 230,000 jobs domestically. … [Read more...]

Odon Vallet scholarships awarded to more students

The Vallet Scholarship Fund continued its mission in Vietnam with the granting of 272 scholarships worth nearly 1.8 billion VND (over 85,700 USD) to extraordinary students in central Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Ha Tinh provinces on August 27. French Professor Odon Vallet from the Sorbonne University in Paris, who established the fund, came to Quang Binh's city of Dong Hoi to present the scholarships. Students at university and in college received 10 million VND each, whilst secondary school … [Read more...]

Vietnam, Thailand seek stronger industrial cooperation

Vietnam and Thailand should increase cooperation on industrial and commercial development, Ms.Ladda Khaikham, a representative of Thailand's Industry Promotion Agency, said in a joint meeting between Vietnamese and Thai businessmen in Hanoi on August 27. Representatives of a number of big Thai companies attended the meeting, including producers of spare and automobile parts; oil and lubricants; automated machinery; and electrical and laser equipment. The meeting aimed to provide Thai … [Read more...]

Vietnam, China agree to restore, develop ties


Le Hong Anh (L), the Special Envoy of the Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, State President Xi Jingping at the talks. Photo: VNA … [Read more...]

Rolls-Royce sells priciest car at launch in Hanoi


British carmaker Rolls-Royce on Wednesday sold the most valuable car it brought to Vietnam at the launch of its first official showroom in Hanoi, the capital city of the Southeast Asian country. The car, a single one produced exclusively for the Vietnam's market, is a Phantom named Oriental Sun. … [Read more...]

Vietnam proposes measures to strengthen role of ASEAN navy


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Vietnam calls on ASEAN for stronger maritime cooperation


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Implementation of Ho Chi Minh’s testament reviewed


Outstanding persons in the movement of studying and following President Ho Chi Minh's moral example honoured in Ninh Thuan. Photo: VNA … [Read more...]