From saving hunger to world’s best rice title

From saving hunger to world’s best rice title

NDO – In the first months of 2021, tonnes of Vietnamese rice left ports, extending the miraculous achievements of the rice grain in 2020. From the meaningful hunger-saving rice pots launched by President Ho Chi Minh during the nation’s most difficult days in the past, up until now, Vietnamese rice has had an epic journey, confidently affirming its name on the international market. (Feb 27, 2021 13:58:19)

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NDO - As part of Vinh Hy Bay (Ninh Thuan province) ,one of the four most beautiful bays in Vietnam, Rai Cave is a wonder possessing a wild, peaceful, poetic and charming beauty. 

PM pays gratitude to “white-blouse soldiers” in the fight against COVID-19

  Feb 25, 2021 16:59:42
NDO – On February 25, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a flower basket to congratulate physicians and medical staff on the front line in the fight against COVID-19 in Hai Duong Province, the current hotspot of new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam, on the 66th anniversary of Vietnam Physicians’ Day (February 27, 1955-2021). 

Vietnam, West Virginia state look to boost economic cooperation

  Feb 25, 2021 15:23:18
NDO – The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the US state of West Virginia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on advancing bilateral energy, economic and commercial cooperation in Hanoi on February 25. 

Italian firm Eni collaborates with Quang Tri to transfer gas onshore

  Feb 25, 2021 11:36:20
NDO - The central province of Quang Tri has expressed interest in cooperating with Italian energy firm Eni to transfer natural gas from the Ken Bau field to the shore for use. 

Vietnamese athletics eye reign defence at SEA Games 31

  Feb 25, 2021 09:09:58
NDO – In the last two editions of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, Vietnam surpassed Thailand to top the overall track and field medal tally. As the host of the 31st SEA Games this year, it is highly feasible for Vietnam to take the supreme honour in the sport for the third successive time. 

Vietnam’s economy to be Southeast Asia’s growth leader in 2021: Nikkei

  Feb 24, 2021 17:25:42
NDO – “Southeast Asia's growth leader in 2021 may well be Vietnam. The country managed a 2.9% economic expansion last year thanks to its success in containing the virus along with robust exports of electronics and other consumer products”, Nikkei Asia stated in a recent article on ASEAN's 2021 GDP forecasts. 

Measures to support tourism sector

  Feb 24, 2021 17:25:00
NDO - A month ago, the country’s tourism sector made preparations for the tourism “season” during in advance of the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday and spring of 2021, with the hope of recovering somewhat following a year of heavy losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Photo set highlights people in Ha Giang developing sustainable economy, combatting COVID-19 effectively

  Feb 24, 2021 13:05:05
NDO – A set of photos, as part of the project “Strengthening communication on COVID-19 prevention in the new normal situation for small ethnic minority businesses in Ha Giang Province”, has been implemented by the Vietnam's Ministry of Health and UNDP. 

PM proposes measures to galvanise int’l efforts to address climate-related risks to peace, security

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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended and delivered remarks at an open debate of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on addressing climate-related risks to international peace and security, which was held in the form of video conferencing on February 23. 

Increasing export value of livestock products

  Feb 23, 2021 18:17:30
NDO - Vietnam's export value in terms of livestock products (pork, chicken, eggs, processed meat, sausages, and honey) reached approximately US$300 million in 2020, according to the Department of Livestock Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. This result remains modest compared to its potential, so how to increase the export value of livestock products remains a challenge for the industry. 

FTAs open "highway" for Vietnamese goods

  Feb 23, 2021 17:35:25
NDO – With 17 FTAs, 2020 marked an important step into a new, more extensive and comprehensive stage of international economic integration. This is considered as a launch pad for Vietnam's economic recovery, helping Vietnamese goods and businesses reach out to the "great sea". 

Vietnamese to get COVID-19 vaccines for free

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NDO – Vietnamese people will get vaccinated against COVID-19 for free, as announced by the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on February 23. 

Ministry announces priority groups in COVID-19 vaccination plan

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NDO/VNA – Health care workers, those who join the COVID-19 combat, diplomats, and customs and immigration officers are among the priority groups in the country’s vaccination plan. 

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NDO – The Da Nang Municipal People’s Committee launched the Lunar New Year 2021 tree planting campaign on February 21, as part of the nation’s efforts to plant one billion trees within the five years from 2021-2025 at the call of the Prime Minister.