Refresher course on border management for Lao troops closes

The Nghe An provincial Border Guard Command held a ceremony on November 22 to conclude a refresher course on border management for troops from Laos’ Xiangkhouang provincial Military Command.

Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park must serve as hub for hi-tech workforce training

The Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park must serve as the country’s hub for hi-tech workforce training, said Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during her visit to the Hanoi-based park on November 23.

Vietnam’s L2FH Rotation 1 completes peacekeeping missions

After completing their peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, the first troops of the Level-2 Field Hospital (L2FH) Rotation 1 of Vietnam returned home on the evening of November 21.

Nhon – Hanoi Station metro line expected to run in 2021

Once ready, the Nhon – Hanoi Station metro line is expected to serve more than 23,000 passengers per hour from 2021.

Former Tour champ Evans “blown away” by Vietnam’s potential for cycling

Former Tour De France winner Cadel Evans has tipped Central Vietnam as a future mecca for active tourism following his successful debut in one of Asia’s premier cycle events.

Hanoi, Seoul seek to foster investment cooperation

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has called on companies of the Republic of Korea to increase their investment in Hanoi in the time to come.

Combining emulation with studying and following Uncle Ho’s teachings

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL) has issued Plan 89/KH-TLD launching emulation movements to welcome the 10th National Patriotic Emulation Congress and major events of the Party and country in 2020.

CMC Standing Board reviews its task performance in 2019

The Standing Board of the Central Military Commission (CMC) held a conference on November 21 to review the task performances of its members and deputy defense ministers, who are also members of the CMC, as well as discussed several relevant matters.

Teaching gongs and traditional musical instruments

The Dak Lak Central Highlands provincial Cultural Center has launched a ten-day training course on building festival programs and teaching gongs and traditional musical instruments.

Technology could make aging a 'Silver Dividend' for Asia's economies

Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt technology policies that improve elderly people’s health, extend skills and working lives, and facilitate job matching, according to a new report from ADB.

Vietnam, Bhutan seek stronger audit cooperation

Bhutanese Auditor General Tshering Kezang has said it was an honour for the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Audit Office of Vietnam to strengthen relations and improve the quality of audit activities of the two countries in the coming time.

Vietnamese movie wins prize at Busan International Film Festival

Vietnamese movie “Rom” on October 12th won the “New Current” prize at the 24th International Busan Film Festival (BIFF) which is being held in the Republic of Korea.