Tri Nam Group piloted  public bicycle sharing service bicycle in 6 districts of Hanoi

Tri Nam Group piloted public bicycle sharing service bicycle in 6 districts of Hanoi

V.U.M - The city People's Committee on Thursday approved a proposal by the Department of Transport, but said it should not overlap with an electric bike service to increase connectivity with BRT bus lines launched earlier this week.

US removes Vietnam from monetary manipulation monitoring list

US removes Vietnam from monetary manipulation monitoring list
14/11/2022 05:00
V.U.M = Vietnam has been removed from the US's monetary manipulation monitoring list, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Senator pledges more contributions to Việt Nam-US relations

Senator pledges more contributions to Việt Nam-US relations
28/10/2022 08:00
V.U.M - Senator Patrick Leahy, President Pro Tempore of the US Senate, has pledged to further contribute to the Việt Nam-US relationship even when he retires.

First US Peace Corps volunteers arrive in Việt Nam

First US Peace Corps volunteers arrive in Việt Nam
28/10/2022 08:00
V.U.M - The United States Government’s agency Peace Corps welcomes its first ever cohort of 10 volunteers to Việt Nam on Thursday. The focus of the Peace Corps programme in Việt Nam is English education, as outlined in an Implementing Agreement signed in 2020 between the US and Vietnamese governments

Vietnam - an attractive destination for many large US corporations

Vietnam - an attractive destination for many large US corporations
29/09/2022 08:00
V.U.M - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 28 suggested the US-based global growth investor Warburg Pincus to further its effective coordination with Vietnamese agencies to increase long-term and sustainable investment in the Southeast Asian nation.

US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Evans Knapper: Launching a new era in ASEAN-US relations

US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Evans Knapper: Launching a new era in ASEAN-US relations
09/08/2022 10:19
V.U.M - On the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the ASEAN (August 8, 1967 - 2022), Ambassadors of ASEAN countries and the Association’s partners shared about the achievements of cooperation between the two sides, contributing to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and sustainable development throughout the region.

UNDP pledges to accompany Vietnam in development process

UNDP pledges to accompany Vietnam in development process
14/04/2022 18:00
V.U.M - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is willing to continue working closely and accompanying Vietnam in the upcoming development process, UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner told Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN

US Ambassador presents credentials, begins his term in Vietnam: US and Vietnam to boost war legacies, trade, region security

US Ambassador presents credentials, begins his term in Vietnam: US and Vietnam to boost war legacies, trade, region security
11/02/2022 19:00
V.U.M - On the afternoon of February 11, US Ambassador Marc Evans Knapper presented his credentials to the President, officially starting his term in Vietnam. Mr. Knapper is the 8th US ambassador to Vietnam since the two countries normalized diplomatic relations in 1995.

Officials officer WHO vaccine reassurance, advises against travel bans

Officials officer WHO vaccine reassurance,  advises against travel bans
30/11/2021 15:35
V.U.M - The World Health Organization warned countries on Tuesday not to impose blanket travel bans over the new Omicron coronavirus variant as governments and scientists try to determine how much protection current vaccines would offer against the strain

Vietnam’s airports to receive 100 million passengers this year, lower than pre-pandemic figure

Vietnam’s airports to receive 100 million passengers this year, lower than pre-pandemic figure
28/10/2022 09:53
V.U.M - The number of passengers passing through airports nationwide reached 81 million in the past ten months this year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

HCM City seeks to expand economic cooperation with the US

HCM City seeks to expand economic cooperation with the US
20/10/2022 20:00
Ho Chi Minh City wishes US businesses to continue investing in the city in areas that suit both the city's interest and the businesses' strengths such as building deep-water ports, transport infrastructure, digital transformation and clean energy, Ngo Minh Chau, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee has said.

PM asks for stronger price stabilisation efforts

PM asks for stronger price stabilisation efforts
01/08/2022 08:54
V.U.M - Prime Minister sent a dispatch to ministers, heads of ministry-level agencies and chairmen of the People’s Committees of centrally-run provinces and cities, asking for strengthened efforts in the management of prices of essential goods and services.

PM attends Da Nang 2022 Investment Forum

PM attends Da Nang 2022 Investment Forum
26/06/2022 06:00
V.U.M - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on June 25 attended the Da Nang 2022 Investment Forum held in both online and in-person formats in the central city of the same name with the participation of a total of 900 delegates.

Opening ceremony of the 22nd Congress of the World Peace Council

Opening ceremony of the 22nd Congress of the World Peace Council
23/11/2022 05:00
V.U.M - The 22nd Assembly of the World Peace Council officially opened on November 22 in Vietnam's capital city of Hanoi, marking the first time the event takes place in the country.

Experts put forth solutions for bike-sharing services in Hanoi

Experts put forth solutions for bike-sharing services in Hanoi
22/11/2022 22:00
V.U.M - Bicycle riders and transportation researchers outline some solutions for Hanoi authorities to foster bike-sharing services. Hanoi needs a detailed solution to support the development of the new mean of public transportation, experts said.

World Peace Council to organize 22nd Assembly in Vietnam next week

World Peace Council to organize 22nd Assembly in Vietnam next week
18/11/2022 23:00
V.U.M - The event will show Vietnam’s positive efforts and contributions to enforce peaceful activities of the World Peace Council and enhance the nation’s stature in the world

Tri Nam Group opens a public bicycle rental service in Da Nang

Tri Nam Group opens a public bicycle rental service in Da Nang
24/08/2022 10:00
V.U.M - Danang City is set to begin a one-year trial run of a public bike rental service before official operation and service expansion next year, according to the Danang Department of Transportation. This service is provided by Tri Nam Group.

Vietnam through the lens of international photographers

Vietnam through the lens of international photographers
30/11/2021 14:51
V.U.M - The first Vietnam International Photography Festival 2021 has selected 177 outstanding works for an exhibition, aiming to introduce the beauty of the land, people and the culture of Vietnam to art lovers all over. In particular, many photos show creative and emotional perspectives of domestic and foreign photographers.

Vietnam’s Da Lat installs first traffic lights

Vietnam’s Da Lat installs first traffic lights
07/10/2021 11:00
V.U.M - The tourist city of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong installed its first-ever traffic lights to cope with increased traffic flows. The traffic lights were installed at the junction of Hoang Van Thu, Tran Phu, and Ba Thang Hai Streets.

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize
06/10/2021 09:58
V.U.M - Vietnamese writer Nguyen Phan Que Mai has been named the runner-up in the fiction category of the 2021 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her latest hit novel ‘The Mountains Sing.’

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize

Novel wins Vietnamese writer prestigious US literary prize
30/09/2021 16:31
V.U.M - Vietnamese writer Nguyen Phan Que Mai has been named the runner-up in the fiction category of the 2021 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her latest hit novel "The Mountains Sing".

Vietnam contributes to nuclear technology research, application

Vietnam contributes to nuclear technology research, application
28/11/2021 14:51
V.U.M - A ceremony to receive financial contributions for the second phase of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s Renovation of the Nuclear Applications Laboratories (ReNuAL 2) was held in Seibersdorf, Austria on November 25.

New antitrust suit from Phhhoto alleges Facebook copied and killed the competition

New antitrust suit from Phhhoto alleges Facebook copied and killed the competition
06/11/2021 22:52
V.U.M - A former upstart Instagram rival is suing Meta, formerly known as Facebook, over allegations that the company violated antitrust laws by cloning a competing product and ultimately killing its business. The app, Phhhoto, launched in 2014, inviting users to create and share short GIF-like videos. If that sounds familiar, that’s because the same functionality was popularized in Boomerang, an app made by Instagram. That feature is now integrated into Instagram’s core app experience.

Google Play to support alternative billing systems in South Korea, following new law

Google Play to support alternative billing systems in South Korea, following new law
04/11/2021 23:36
V.U.M - Following the passage of the so-called “anti-Google law” in South Korea, Google has announced it will comply with the new mandate by giving Android app developers on Google Play the ability to offer alternative payment systems alongside Google’s own. The legislation represents the first time a government has been able to force app stores to open up to third-party payment systems for in-app purchases — a change that could impact both app stores’ revenues, as developers look to skirt the tech giants’ commissions.

On Twitter, political disinformation clouds Kenya’s trending topics

On Twitter, political disinformation clouds Kenya’s trending topics
03/11/2021 15:45
V.U.M - In the days immediately following revelations that Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta held secret wealth in offshore tax havens, Odanga Madung noticed something odd on Twitter. In spite of the damning information implicating Kenyatta in a hypocritical tax shelter scheme, the prevailing conversation on Kenyan Twitter focused on defending the country’s beleaguered leader.

Mu Cang Chai in the ripe rice season

Mu Cang Chai in the ripe rice season
17/11/2022 10:42
Every September, the terraced rice fields of Mu Cang Chai town don a yellow coat as the paddies shift colors and eager tourists descend on the region.

Vietnam welcomes nearly 1 million foreign tourists this year

Vietnam welcomes nearly 1 million foreign tourists this year
02/08/2022 09:00
V.U.M - The country aims to receive up to 5 million foreign tourists in 2022, although the ambition is clouded by surging inflation worldwide, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and China’s persistent zero COVID-19 policy.

Vietnam’s travel firms see explosion of summer tours

Vietnam’s travel firms see explosion of summer tours
05/07/2022 11:17
V.U.M - Although the summer holiday has just started, travel firms and agents have already completed 60-70 percent of their business plan while air carriers have also increased their flights to meet high travel demand.

Photo exhibition introduces the beauty of Vietnam in the US

Photo exhibition introduces the beauty of Vietnam in the US
10/02/2022 09:09
V.U.M - Dung, 32, took eight stunning captures of Vietnamese landscapes, both rural and urban, to a photo exhibition held at the Hamon Hall Center in Texas. The show was organized by the Vietnam Youth and Students Association in the U.S. from November 27 to December 18. It raised more than $3,000 to support Vietnamese children orphaned by the Covid crisis.

Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon

Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The launch of Made-in-Vietnam satellite Nanodragon, which is scheduled on Oct. 1, has been delayed due to unknown reason.

IIP grows 4.45 percent in nine months

IIP grows 4.45 percent in nine months
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The index of industrial production (IIP) grew by 4.45 percent in the first nine months of this year over the same period last year.

Six commodities with export value of over 10 bln USD

Six commodities with export value of over 10 bln USD
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - Six commodities registered an export value of over 10 bln USD in the first nine months of 2021, accounting for 63 percent of the country's total exports.

Seafood exports expected to reach 12 billion USD by 2025

Seafood exports expected to reach 12 billion USD by 2025
12/10/2021 12:10
V.U.M - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters forecasts that seafood exports would increase by an average of 7 percent yearly between 2021 and 2025, reaching 12 billion USD in 2025.