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Data on Vietnam's press agencies in 2021

As of November 30, Vietnam counted 816 press agencies with 40,000 employees, of whom 17,161 have been granted with press cards.

156.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Vietnam

Vietnam has signed purchase deals or received donations for nearly 211 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with 156.4 million already arrived as of December 10, 2021, according to the Ministry of Health.

Export turnover of agro-forestry-fishery products tops 43 billion USD

Vietnam shipped 43 billion USD worth of agro-forestry-fishery products abroad during January-November, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Vietnam Airlines operates direct flights to US

A flight coded VN98 of the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport landed safely at San Francisco Airport in the US on November 29.

15 years of Vietnam's WTO membership

Since Vietnam joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 15 years ago, the country has made big strides on the path of international integration, confidently joining the global playground. The country's total import-export value increased by 6 times over 2006, reachng 545 billion USD in 2020.

Vietnam accepts vaccine passports from 72 countries, territories

Vietnam is temporarily accepting the vaccination certificates, otherwise known as “vaccine passports”, from 72 countries and territories worldwide recommended to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via representatives.

CPI up 1.82% in first nine months of 2021

The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.82 percent year on year between January and September, the slowest hike since 2016, the General Statistics Office has announced.

Vietnam's overseas investment in nine months up over 32 percent

Vietnamese investment overseas reached 572.3 million USD in the first nine months of 2021, up 32.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Memorable milestones over 76 years of Vietnam News Agency

On Sept. 15, 1945, the Việt Nam Thông Tấn Xã (now Thông Tấn Xã Việt Nam or Vietnam News Agency) officially broadcast to the world the Declaration of Independence and the list of members of the Provisional Government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in Vietnamese, French, and English. Sept. 15 then became the traditional day of the Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnam starts clinical trial of ARCT-154 COVID-19 vaccine

The Hanoi Medical University has started the first phase of clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine ARCT-154 with the participation of 100 volunteers.

Agriculture sector becomes bright spot in trade surplus

The agriculture sector became the economy's bright spot in the first seven months of this year, posting a trade surplus of 3.9 billion USD in the period.

Three Vietnam tourist cities among world's 100 greatest places

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Phu Quoc have made it onto the global list of 100 greatest places to explore on Earth as voted by Time magazine.

Vietnam to have over 3,000 cooperatives applying high technology by 2025

The Ministry of Planning and Investment is collecting feedbacks from the public on a draft Decision of the Prime Minister approving the 2021-2030 cooperative and collective economic development strategy

Quang Ninh tops 2020 administrative reform index for 4 consecutive years

The northern province of Quang Ninh continues topping the 2020 Public Administration Reform (PAR) Index, the Government’s Steering Committee for Administrative Reform announced on June 24.

Developing e-government towards digital government by 2025

Digital government is oriented to be open for people, firms and other organisations to properly participate in the activities of and interact with state agencies, in a bid to jointly improve transparency and service quality, solve problems, and create value for society together.

Central bank continues to top 2020 administrative reform index

The State Bank of Vietnam continues topping the 2020 Public Administration Reform (PAR) Index, the Government’s Steering Committee for Administrative Reform has announced.