Viet Nam News

About Viet Nam News

Viet Nam News is one of the country's top English language daily newspapers, providing coverage of the latest domestic and international developments in a range of areas.

Diplomacy, Economics, Headline-1

Vietnamese families concerned after dead bodies discovered

The lorry found in Essex contained mostly Vietnamese nationals.

Analysis

How governments can manage the risks of digitalisation without hindering innovation

The world is moving towards an algorithmic economy, which depends largely on data and data-driven innovation.

Diplomacy

Vietnam protests China’s interference in its territorial waters

Viet Nam opposes China’s disruption of oil and gas activities.

Analysis, Culture and society

The true cost of cheap cigarettes

More than 100,000 people die each year from cancer in Vietnam, and medical experts believe the fatality rate will rise because more and more young people are starting to smoke.

Business, Economics

Ho Chi Minh attracts nearly 4 billion USD in investment in 2019

Manufacturing and textiles among key sectors.

Diplomacy, Economics

Vietnam, EU to sign free trade agreement

The agreement will be signed in Hanoi on June 30.

Business, Economics

Vietnam to be among world’s most dynamic markets by 2030

The country has reached amazing levels of progress in the last two decades.

Business, Economics

Wood exports soar to nearly $3.12b in Vietnam

Exports are at record highs as global demands drives sales.

Diplomacy

Vietnam asks China to respect its sovereignty in South China Sea

Vietnam says it has sufficient legal footing to contest two territories in South China Sea.

Diplomacy, Headline-2

Flying the flag for peace

Hanoi is relishing its role as host of the Trump – Kim summit.

Diplomacy

Good outcomes expected for Trump-Kim summit

Vietnam News takes a look at the reaction on the street as anticipation builds in Vietnam over summit.

Business

VN stocks jump on 2019 earnings outlook

The stock market and the economy look set for a bombastic 2019.

Business, Diplomacy

Vietnam, Thailand head toward $20 billion in trade

Trade between the two countries increase as both governments offer incentive.

Business

Vietnam vows support to Japanese businesses

Vietnam premier received the Executive Vice President of Honda Motors Seiji Kuraishi in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Culture and society

Vietnam says Facebook has violated its cyber laws

The country is considering punitive actions against the social media giants.

Culture and society, Current affairs

Bodies of 3 Vietnamese killed in Egypt bomb blast brought home

Terrorist attack on bus was a set back for recovering tourism industry in Egypt.

News, Politics

Suu Kyi pleased with Myanmar’s progress

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi says the situation in Rakhine State could have been handled better.

Curiosity, News

Asean military spending not really about China: expert

Southeast Asian countries spent more than US$39 billion on defence in 2017.

News

ASEAN unity key to deal with US-China trade tensions

ASEAN members say unity and economic integration important to tide over trade tensions between the US and China.

News

Long term gain on the horizon: WEF chairman

ASEAN countries have a good future but there’s strong competition, particularly from the United States and China.

Politics

US Senator John McCain: Obituary from Vietnam

US Senator McCain – who helped lay a foundation for Vietnam-US relations – passes away.

Economics

Former head of Vietnamese state bank sentenced to 30 years

Phạm Công Danh, former chairman of the board of Vietnam Construction Bank was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for corruption.

Analysis, Curiosity

Greater Mekong region tries to stop devastation

The Greater Mekong region has lost a third of its natural forest and will lose another third by 2030 unless action is taken immediately.

Analysis, Diplomacy

Joint effort needed to combat climate change

ASEM calls for joint efforts by Asia, Europe to combat climate change.

Curiosity, Politics

Vietnam debates internet security laws

Amid worldwide efforts to improve internet security, Vietnam’s government considers the debate for increased surveillance and internet safety protocols.

Analysis, Economics

Why the smart money is staying on Vietnamese growth

Vietnam’s competitiveness on wages, high labour productivity and a young population noted for a “can-do” attitude means it has proven particularly attractive as an “offshored” manufacturing hub.