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National program on socio-economic development for ethnic minorities 2021-2030 period
National program on socio-economic development for ethnic minorities 2021-2030 period

The National Assembly approving the Master Plan on socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in 2021-2030 was approved in November.

International visitors to Vietnam down 55.8% in H1
International visitors to Vietnam down 55.8% in H1

The number of international arrivals to Vietnam in the first six months of 2020 decreased sharply by 55.8%, according to the General Statistics Office.

National Press Award ceremony 2019
National Press Award ceremony 2019

Among the 140 entries for the final phase of the National Press Award ceremony 2019, the jury council selected 103 outstanding works, of which nine were top prizes.

Six more online public services added to support citizens affected by COVID-19
Six more online public services added to support citizens affected by COVID-19

Six more online public services are now added in the national public services portal to support citizens affected by COVID-19 from May 12, 2020.

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases for a week
Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases for a week

Vietnam continued to record no new COVID-19 cases for seven consecutive days.

Ha Giang’s Dong Van township locked down to prevent COVID-19
Ha Giang’s Dong Van township locked down to prevent COVID-19

The whole of Dong Van township in the district of the same name in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has been locked down since 9am on April 22, as an urgent COVID-19 prevention and control measure.

Tips to save the Earth
Tips to save the Earth

The Earth needs protection every day. Here are a few tips to save the Earth. Some should be done right now, some should be done right after COVID-19 is brought under control.

Notice of using ATM amid Covid-19 epidemic
Notice of using ATM amid Covid-19 epidemic

Amid the spread of the new coronavirus in the community, ATM users are advised to follow instructions.

COVID-19: 5 things recommended to do
COVID-19: 5 things recommended to do

The Ministry of Health recommends five things people should do to prevent and control COVID-19 spread.

COVID-19: Actions could result in criminal trials
COVID-19: Actions could result in criminal trials

Hanoi’s Justice Department has released a document detailing a list of 13 instances where offenders could end up in trouble.

International tourists to Vietnam down 18.1% in Q1
International tourists to Vietnam down 18.1% in Q1

Vietnam welcomed nearly 3.7 million international tourists in the first three months of 2020, down 18.1 percent from the same period last year. The number of tourists from all markets experiences decreases except for African market.

Hanoi prepares four scenarios to ensure supply of goods
Hanoi prepares four scenarios to ensure supply of goods

The Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade has planned four scenarios to ensure sufficient supply of goods for people in quarantine zones amid epidemic outbreak.

Key messages for World Water Day 2020
Key messages for World Water Day 2020

Water is valuable wealth. Everyone should join hands to protect water resource is one of key messages for World Water Day 2020.

Face masks required for all in public places
Face masks required for all in public places

As from March 16, 2020, Việt Nam requires all Vietnamese citizens as well as foreign citizens in Việt Nam to wear face masks in public places where there are many people, such as supermarkets, airports, bus terminals or public transport.

Vietnam’s tourism spots in world’s top 25
Vietnam’s tourism spots in world’s top 25

The world’s biggest tourism review site TripAdvisor has releaved their Travelers' Choice Best of the Best năm 2020. Many tourism destinations of Vietnam are listed in the world’s top 25 in serveral categories

Nha Trang among top 10 destinations for diving in 2020
Nha Trang among top 10 destinations for diving in 2020

US magazine Forbes has listed Hon Ong (Whale Island) in the central province of Khánh Hòa among the 10 must-dive destinations this year.