On April 27, the Dutch celebrate the birthday of their head of state, King Willem Alexander; the national holiday is known as King’s Day. Ambassador Nienke Trooster sends Việt Nam News readers a message on the occasion.
Last week the Ministry of Health, allied with health experts and policymakers, called for an increase in the consumption tax on cigarettes. Their proposal was to have a flat-rate duty of VNĐ2,000 or US$.08 on a 20-pack of cigarettes.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and President Halimah Yacob and PM Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore have expressed their satisfaction with the vigorous growth in the two countries’ relations in recent years, especially since the establishment of a strategic partnership five years ago.
Việt Nam’s rice exports faced an unpredictable first quarter this year, increasing in January, declining in February and recovering in March, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
US-based technology company Honeywell opened its first industrial cyber-security centre of excellence in Asia at Singapore’s Changi Business Park on April 25.
Vietnamese enterprises operating in food and hospitality are attending the trade show, Food and Hotel Asia (FHA) 2018, in Singapore. The event will conclude on April 27.
The Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) international undersea cable broke down at 23:50 on April 23, disrupting Internet connections from Việt Nam to other countries, according to the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT).
Đà Nẵng will be the “place to be” for travellers in Việt Nam in the forthcoming extra-long weekend according to global online booking platform Agoda.
FLC group plans to open 40 local and international routes after its carrier, Bamboo Airways, becomes operational, said Đặng Tất Thắng, general director of the airline.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication.