Phillipines
Features

Food and friendship draw foreign visitors

ASEAN has applied various strategies to boost tourism. The unique cultures and diverse models of eco-tourism, recreational activities and travel options have made the region a top choice for tourists all over the world. Lê Hương reports.

Politics & Laws

Trump’s visit reflects US interest in bilateral partnership

US President Donald Trump’s participation in the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and his State visit to Việt Nam reflects the US’s interest in the partnership with the country in particular and co-operation with the Asia-Pacific region in general, according to Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn.

Sports

Marginalised rugby players to compete in Ireland

Young female rugby players from Việt Nam, Laos and the Philippines will compete against the girls' team from Belfast at the ChildFund Pass It Back Cup 2017. The game will be played at the Belfast Harlequins RFC on August 21, a day before the Women’s Rugby World Cup semifinal. 

Economy

Philippines imports more VN rice

Philippine enterprises can import an additional 293,100 tonnes of rice from Việt Nam to ensure food demand in the 2017 between-crop period is met, the Việt Nam Food Association (VFA) said.