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Database systems on population and ID issuance launched
Database systems on population and ID issuance launched

National database on population stores basic information of all Vietnamese citizens which is standardised, digitised, kept and managed by information infrastructure. It is the most important system among the six national databases to help form an e-Government.

Vietnam ranks third regionally in renewable energy transformation
Vietnam ranks third regionally in renewable energy transformation

Vietnam ranks third in Asia-Pacific in transforming into renewable energy, with the country’s renewable additions index (RAI) reaching 46, which means renewable energy accounts for 46% of the total capacity of energy projects under construction.

Buffalo in Vietnamese culture
Buffalo in Vietnamese culture

Buffalo appears in many cultural aspects in Vietnam from the very old days to present. It is included in old sayings, folk stories and paintings and appears as a mascot in culture and sports events.

Vietnam forest facts and figures over years
Vietnam forest facts and figures over years

The forest area has been expanded over the years and coverage is likely to reach 42 percent in 2020.

International visitors to Vietnam in 2020 decrease by 80%
International visitors to Vietnam in 2020 decrease by 80%

Foreign tourists arrival to Vietnam in 2020 is estimated at 3.8 million, down 78.7percent compared to 2019.

Vietnam to enter aging population stage in 2026
Vietnam to enter aging population stage in 2026

Vietnam to enter aging population stage in 2026

Over 200 flights bring Vietnamese citizens home
Over 200 flights bring Vietnamese citizens home

More than 200 international flights have been conducted from April 10 to December 20, 2020 to bring Vietnamese citizens home during the Covid-19 epidemic.

Phu Quoc to become Vietnam's 1st island city
Phu Quoc to become Vietnam's 1st island city

Vietnam’s law-making National Assembly has recently approved a resolution to turn Phu Quoc into Vietnam’s first island city.

Quang Ninh wins big at World Travel Awards 2020
Quang Ninh wins big at World Travel Awards 2020

The northern province of Quang Ninh has won numerous awards at the World Travel Awards 2020.

Gender equality sees certain improvements
Gender equality sees certain improvements

Vietnam's gender equality has seen certain improvements in the recent years.

Floods in central, Central Highlands regions cause 111 deaths
Floods in central, Central Highlands regions cause 111 deaths

Floods from October 6-21 have caused 111 deaths in the central, Central Highlands regions.

Ten exemplary citizens of capital city in 2020
Ten exemplary citizens of capital city in 2020

Hanoi has honoured ten exemplary citizens of the capital city in 2020, praise good persons, good deeds and outstanding entrepreneurs.

2020 first 9 months foreign tourists to Vietnam down 70.6%
2020 first 9 months foreign tourists to Vietnam down 70.6%

By September 2020, total foreign tourists arrival is estimated at 3.79 million, down 70.6% in comparison with the same period in 2019.

Six int’l commercial flights resumed
Six int’l commercial flights resumed

International routes will reopen in September 2020 after more than five months of suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak. This is expected to create a new boost to the quiet aviation market hit by two waves of COVID-19.

National strategy on ending AIDS by 2030
National strategy on ending AIDS by 2030

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved the National Strategy on Ending AIDS by 2030.

Domestic representative offices and overseas bureaus of Vietnam News Agency
Domestic representative offices and overseas bureaus of Vietnam News Agency

Domestic representative offices and overseas bureaus of Vietnam News Agency