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Vietnam secures 12 tickets to Paris 2024 Olympics
Vietnam secures 12 tickets to Paris 2024 Olympics

The Vietnamese sports delegation has secured 12 official spots for the Paris 2024 Olympics, scheduled from July 26 to August 11, as reported by the Sports Authority of Vietnam under the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

Vietnam - Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
Vietnam - Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Vietnam and Russia share a longstanding friendship and a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Vietnam considers its relationship with Russia strategically important, designating the country as a top priority in its foreign policy. Similarly, Russia views Vietnam as a reliable partner and one of its primary priorities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Vietnamese universities ascend in QS world university rankings 2025
Vietnamese universities ascend in QS world university rankings 2025

Vietnamese universities have moved to higher places in the QS World University Rankings 2025 released recently by the UK-based education organisation Quacquarelli Symonds.

Nearly 1,200 km of the North-South corridor expressway put into operation
Nearly 1,200 km of the North-South corridor expressway put into operation

The North-South corridor expressway, running from Huu Nghi border gate to Ca Mau, is 2,063 km long as designed. As of May 2024, a total of 1,187 km have been put into operation, 861 km are under construction, and the remaining 15 km are under preparation for investment.

Nha Trang among eight best beach destinations for retirees
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
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
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
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 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%
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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.