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Nha Trang among eight best beach destinations for retirees

The coastal city of Nha Trang has recently been recommended by the travel magazine Travel+Leisure as one of the eight best beach destinations for retirees.

FDI hit over 11.07 billion US in January-May

As of May 20, 2024, foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam during the first five months of the year reached over 11.07 billion USD, up nearly 2% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Export-import turnover up 16.6% in January-May

The total export-import turnover in the first five months of this year reached 305.53 billion USD, marking a 16.6% year-on-year increase. Exports and imports saw rises of 15.2% and 18.2%, respectively.

Vietnam’s economic performance in January-May

In the first five months of this year, the country saw a 2% increase in foreign direct investment, over a 9% increase in total export-import turnover, and nearly a 65% rise in the number of international visitors.

Vietnam among cheapest countries to retire around the world

Vietnam has a very affordable cost of living, especially for adventurous retirees who appreciate the country's beaches, scenery, food, history, and culture.

First 5 months of 2024: Foreign tourists to Vietnam up 64.9%

Vietnam served nearly 7.6 million international holiday-makers in the first five months of 2024, up 64.9% year-on-year and 3.9% compared to the same period in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.

Int'l fireworks festival takes place in Da Nang

The Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) 2024 will showcase five nights of fireworks displays, each corresponding to a specific theme. Eight competing teams from France, Italy, the US, Germany, Poland, China, Finland, and Vietnam will participate, divided into four pairs for four nights of competition. The top two teams will advance to the grand finale on July 13.

Southeast Region Planning: Vision to 2050

Decision No. 370/QD-TTg dated May 4, 2024, issued by the Prime Minister sets the goal of developing the Southeast Region into a civilized, modern, and dynamically developing area; becoming a leading centre in the country and in the Southeast Asian region in terms of economy, finance, education, training, science, technology, innovation, and digital transformation.

Noi Bai Airport's international terminal expanded

The expansion project of Terminal 2 at Noi Bai Airport is to increase the capacity of Terminal T2, meet the growing demand of international passengers, minimize congestion, enhance service quality, and improve the competitiveness of Noi Bai Airport.

Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2024: The Yellow Colour of Tam Coc - Trang An

The Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2024 themed “The Yellow Colour of Tam Coc - Trang An” will feature various special activities for visitors coming to the northern province between June 1 - 8.

11 Vietnamese athletes to compete at Paris 2024 Olympics (as of June 3, 2024)

As of June 3, 2024, the Vietnamese sports delegation has secured 11 official spots to compete in the Paris 2024 Olympics.

To get the EU yellow card removed: Strict enforcement of violations under new regulations

The government issued Decree No. 38/2024/ND-CP regulating sanctions on administrative violations in the field of fisheries, replacing Decree No. 42/2019/ND-CP dated May 16, 2019. The new decree took effect on May 20, 2024.

Outstanding values of Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve

The International Coordinating Council of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme has recognised Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An as a World Biosphere Reserve due to its distinctive and outstanding value.