In the morning of July 26, The Embassy of Peru donated over 20 books about the country itself, its culture and citizens to the National ...

asean at 50 and beyond aec for a resilient people centred asean

This year ASEAN is commemorating its 50th anniversary. The world we are living in today is very different from the one as recent as a year ago. Globalization is at a crossroad. Part of what we are now facing was foreseen to an extent: from the digitization of the economy to the rise of non-traditional security threats.  

balanced budget the long term goal minister

State budget revenues falling short of the half-way mark in the first six months of the year is a normal feature of the domestic economy and does not preclude meeting the annual target, said Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung.

  • Photo/ Lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in Hue

    It takes a great deal of time and patience for artisans at the craft villages in the ancient city of Hue to meticulously make conical hats from lotus leaves.

    lotus leaf conical hat making at craft villages in hue
  • Photo/ Exploring Hang La cave in Mu Cang Chai

    Apart from the stunning terraced fields, travellers finding themselves in Mu Cang Chai, in the northern province of Yen Bai, can explore the beautiful stalactites in Hang La cave (Nam Khat) as well.

    exploring hang la cave in mu cang chai
  • Photo/ Vietnamese smile through photographers’ lens

    Vietnam is ranked the 5th happiest country in the world in a study by the UK think tank the New Economics Foundation.

    vietnamese smile through photographers lens
  • Photo/ Hanoi’s double-decker sightseeing bus makes first trip

    A double-decker sightseeing bus embarked on a trial operation in the capital city on June 30, to collect public feedback before starting official service which is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter.

    hanois double decker sightseeing bus makes first trip
  • Photo/ Happiness felt in families in Vietnam

    Family Day or Vietnamese Family Day June 28, is an important cultural event to celebrate the traditional cultural values of the family - the cell of society. Some photos of the daily life of Vietnamese families by the members of the CFA club.

    happiness felt in families in vietnam