Jennifer Tran is a national reporter covering politics and public diplomacy. She has a degree in Communication and Public Diplomacy from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.
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With its dizzying metropolises, blissful islands and immense national parks (not to mention a legendary cuisine!), Vietnam tops many traveller’s bucket lists. The highlights of the country are innumerable, but there are some spots that simply can’t be skipped. Here’s the list of top places to visit in Vietnam by Lonely Planet.
This "is not just about beautification... The beauty here is giving a woman the chance to be herself," says tattoo artist Ngoc, who started in the profession less than a decade ago.
Vietnam and France set diplomatic relations on April 12, 1973. During 48 years the two countries have recorded impressive achievements on bilateral relations.
All propaganda forms and content promotion that go against historical facts and international law hold no value and cannot change the fact of Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) islands, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Thursday.
Ho Chi Minh Department of Justice held a ceremony on April 8 to award the President’s decision on the naturalization of Vietnamese citizenship to two Taiwanese – Chinese.
Tokyo prosecutors have decided not to ask the supreme court to review a case involving a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl, who was killed in Chiba prefecture in 2017.
Vietnam will lure more foreign investment in the high-tech industry by offering more incentives and amending requirements for high-tech businesses.
Kumho, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers, has announced it that is investing $305 million (Rs 2,257 crore) on the expansion of its Vietnamese plant, with the aim of doubling its capacity by 2023, by which time output should be at least 9.3 million tyres per annum.
The Government has approved the statues of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO)
The COVID-19 pandemic and its severe consequences forced corporations to fasten the process of diversifying their investment to avoid overly dependent on one country, one partner. As a good example of containing the pandemic, Vietnam promises to be a potential investment destination for foreign businesses in large, for Thai enterprises for special.
Japan's government has held its first examination in Vietnam for people to get work visas including residential status for specified vocational skills.
The Embassy of Vietnam in India hold a ceremony on March 17 to announce 113 scholarships for Vietnamese students under the Ambassador Scholarship 2021 program.
Mediterranean Shipping Co. will launch a new, direct trans-Pacific service linking China and Vietnam to the US East Coast this spring.
A conference was held on March 16 in Hanoi to implement Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress. The event drew the participation of Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Viet Thong, General Secretary of the Central Theoretical Council of Communist Party of Vietnam and employees of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO).
A total of 32 Chinese-invested factories have been vandalized in the attacks in Yangon, Myanmar as of noon on Monday, with property losses reaching 240 million yuan ($36.89 million), China’s state-controlled media Global Times said.
Returning to the United State from Vietnam, Jimmy Trinh determined to open a Vietnamese bread shop. And he has successfully made his dream a reality.
Canh chua, also known as Vietnamese sweet & sour soup, comes from the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. Like with many Vietnamese dishes, there are a ton of different interpretations, and every family has their own version.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry sat down for a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey Sunday night, speaking about racial abuse from British tabloids and dynamics within the royal family.
A Canadian man trying to succeed as a professional rapper in Vietnam has quickly found his footing on the music scene.
Vietnamese yogurt pudding with black sticky rice (sua chua nep cam) is the best desert to beat the heat in the summer in Vietnam. The perfect mix of smooth, sweet and sour yogurt and sticky black glutinous rice can win the hearts of not only Vietnamese people but also foreigners.
Vietnamese rice and agriculture products are rising stars in Japan, entering hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores in AEON's system across the country.
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