Vietnam named Asia's leading culinary destination

Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 14 -- Vietnam has been honoured with four important prizes, including Asia's Leading Culinary Destination, at the 26th World Travel Awards (WTA). The World Travel Awards Asia and Oc... Read More

High-rise apartments trigger Hanoi traffic hotspots

Hanoi, Oct. 14 -- Eight more traffic hotspots have cropped up in Hanoi despite the city's efforts to improve infrastructure. The situation is predicted to get worse as the year-end holiday season app... Read More

Embassy in Japan takes citizen protection measures as typhoon hits

Tokyo (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The Vietnam Embassy in Japan has stepped up citizen protection work as Typhoon Hagibis hit the country on October 12 causing extensive damage. The embassy has kept close conta... Read More

Indonesia plans to build 31 nickel smelters by 2022

Jakarta (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The Indonesian Government aims to build 31 nickel smelters by 2022, with 20 projected to open next year to help the production of electric car components . With many smelter... Read More

Three more kinds of Vietnamese seafood exported to China

Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The Asian-African Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced that the General Administration of Customs of China has agreed to allow three more ty... Read More

Three Indonesian officers demoted after wives post comments on security minister attack

Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The Indonesian military has taken disciplinary action against three of its members after their spouses raised doubt on social media over attack on October 10 in Banten on Chief... Read More

Vietnam draw 1-1 with UAE in friendly match

Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The U22 Vietnam team had a 1-1 draw with their peers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a friendly match on October 13 at HCM City's Thong Nhat Stadium. The Vietnamese goa... Read More

Reference exchange rate down 4 VND at week's beginning

Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 14 -- The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) set the daily reference exchange rate at 23,150 VND per USD on October 14, down 4 VND from the last working day of previous week (October 11). ... Read More

Can Tho students trained on safe driving

Can Tho (VNA), Oct. 13 -- Thousands of students at the Can Tho University learned safe motorbike driving skills at a communications event on traffic safety on October 12. The event was co-organised b... Read More

Two Vietnamese on board sunk cargo ship in Tokyo Bay

Tokyo (VNA), Oct. 13 -- Two Vietnamese sailors were on board the Panama-flagged cargo ship which sank late October 12 in Tokyo Bay off Japan where it was anchored as Typhoon Hagibis approached, accord... Read More