Việt Nam
Society

Vigilance urged against COVID-19 amid emergence of new epidemics

The Government leader stressed the significance of vaccination and urged ministries, agencies and localities, particularly the Ministry of Health, to step up communication work, as he was addressing the 17th meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Inner Sanctum

Cultural strength creates national pride

Professor of Science Vũ Minh Giang attracts attention every time he chairs a major conference at home and abroad, attracting viewers with his erudition. He is chairman of the Specialty Council of the Center for Asian Studies and has just visited Seoul in the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring cooperation between Việt Nam and South Korea to new heights. Vi Thùy Linh talks with him.
Talk Around Town

Beware, the vlogger pandemic is upon us

The new tây ba lô may still sport the obligatory tie-dye tees and probably own spandex psychedelic pants, but after two years of pandemic lockdown, the 2022 travellers sole obsession seems to be to narcissistically stare at their own image, recording their experience rather than absorbing the sights and sounds of the here and now.
Economy

Mobile Money subscribers quadruple in six months

The Ministry of Information and Communications reported that the number of Mobile Money subscribers has quadrupled since the service was launched in January this year, 67 per cent of whom were from rural, mountainous, border, island and remote areas.
Economy

Accuracy in SOE valuation must improve

It is essential to tackle bottlenecks in determining corporate value of State-owned enterprises to ensure the accuracy of valuation and speed up the equitisation process, according to the Ministry of Finance.