Vietnam likely to extend visa waiver period for foreigners from 15 to 30 days

Vietnam likely to extend visa waiver period for foreigners from 15 to 30 days

V.U.M - The visa waiver period for foreigners entering Vietnam will likely be extended from 15 to 30 days, according to a draft directive of the Prime Minister on attracting international tourists to Vietnam.

Vietnamese firms earn big from Amazon

Vietnamese firms earn big from Amazon
30/01/2023 10:38
V.U.M - Many Vietnamese enterprises achieved success in 2022 after shifting to exports through e-commerce platforms, especially Amazon. The trend is expected to continue this year.

American man wins Vietnam’s heart with traditional cooking

American man wins Vietnam’s heart with traditional cooking
25/01/2023 10:19
V.U.M - Over the past half year, Kubanoff took over 557,000 of his TikTok followers on a journey into the wonderful world of Vietnamese food where he not only explores local dishes but also learns to cook them from his wife’s family. It has been around six months since Chad Richard Kubanoff and his Vietnamese wife took their three kids back to Vietnam after years living in the U.S

The US diplomat who loves Vietnamese culture

The US diplomat who loves Vietnamese culture
16/01/2023 10:12
Kate Bartlett is the cultural attaché of the US Embassy in Hanoi. she can speak five languages: Spanish, Indonesian, Romanian, Iranian and Vietnamese.

US Ambassador visits Quang Tri, discusses war aftermath alleviation

US Ambassador visits Quang Tri, discusses war aftermath alleviation
12/01/2023 08:00
V.U.M - US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc E. Knapper had a working session in the central province of Quang Tri on January 11 to discuss cooperation in handling war consequences.

Paris Peace Accords: lessons on independence, self-reliance and international solidarity

Paris Peace Accords: lessons on independence, self-reliance and international solidarity
31/01/2023 09:34
Việt Nam’s anti-American resistance war, national liberation fight and negotiations at the Paris Conference took place in a very complicated historical context. It was at a time when the system of the socialist countries had taken shape and grew stronger and stronger, actively helping the world revolutionary movement, including the Vietnamese revolution.

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.

Vietnamese firms earn big from Amazon

Vietnamese firms earn big from Amazon
30/01/2023 10:38
V.U.M - Many Vietnamese enterprises achieved success in 2022 after shifting to exports through e-commerce platforms, especially Amazon. The trend is expected to continue this year.

Vietnam’s GDP growth hits 12-year high of 8.02% in 2022

Vietnam’s GDP growth hits 12-year high of 8.02% in 2022
04/01/2023 10:08
V.U.M - A robust economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic helped Vietnam’s GDP growth hit an estimated 8.02% yearly, the highest during the 2011-2022 period.

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.

Vietnam goes feline for the Year of the Cat

Vietnam goes feline for the Year of the Cat
18/01/2023 09:00
V.U.M - Cat statutes have been erected across Vietnam for the Tet Lunar New Year holiday festival, which arrives Sunday.

The North is colder, the South is warm during Tet

The North is colder, the South is warm during Tet
16/01/2023 09:00
V.U.M - From January 15 to 18, northern and north central coast of Vietnam will be hit by a cold front, with the temperature gradually getting warmer by the Lunar New Year holiday.

Foreign tourists plan 2023 visits to Vietnam with expectations about visa relaxation

Foreign tourists plan 2023 visits to Vietnam with expectations about visa relaxation
04/01/2023 11:00
V.U.M - Despite global economic uncertainties and visa hassles, many foreign tourists are making plans to visit Vietnam in 2023, promising a booming year for tourism market.

Vietnam's expressway network until 2030

Vietnam's expressway network until 2030
04/01/2023 09:57
V.U.M - More than 2,000 km of the north-south expressway network is expected to be completed by 2025 and more east-west sections will be built by 2030.

Vietnamese writer shares love of homeland in award-winning English-language book

Vietnamese writer shares love of homeland in award-winning English-language book
31/01/2023 09:24
Perhaps the biggest turning point in Nguyen Phan Que Mai’s life was the morning she woke up to an email from her literary agent with an offer from Algonquin Books – a New York-based publisher – to publish her very first English-language novel “The Mountains Sing.”

Vietnamese painting fetches $1.08M at French auction house

Vietnamese painting fetches $1.08M at French auction house
16/01/2023 11:43
V.U.M - "Villageoises parmi des bananiers" (Villagers Among Banana Trees) by Nguyen Gia Tri was sold for $1.08 million by French auction house Drouot Estimations.

Sunflower field attracts visitors over New Year weekend in north-central Vietnam

Sunflower field attracts visitors over New Year weekend in north-central Vietnam
02/01/2023 10:40
A vast sunflower field in Nghe An Province, north-central Vietnam attracted tens of thousands of visitors over the recent three-day New Year weekend.

Vietnamese drones land in world market

Vietnamese drones land in world market
31/01/2023 09:38
Vietnamese developers recently brought ‘Hera’ - an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by a Vietnamese startup – on a tour in the U.S. where they showed potential partners just how impressive Vietnamese tech had become.

Pai Lung offers travel lovers memorable experience

Pai Lung offers travel lovers memorable experience
01/02/2023 08:55
Shaped like a question mark on Road 4C, Pai Lung Slope in Pai Lung commune of Dong Van district, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, offers visitors not only beautiful scenery but also a memorable experience to discover the story behind the nickname Road of Happiness.

New York Times lists Ha Giang among 52 destinations to visit this year

New York Times lists Ha Giang among 52 destinations to visit this year
16/01/2023 10:00
V.U.M - Ha Giang Province on the northern border with China ranks 25th in New York Times’s list of 52 best places to travel in 2023. It takes around six hours to reach Hanoi and the Ha Giang loop takes three to five days depending on the weather.

Foreign tourists plan 2023 visits to Vietnam with expectations about visa relaxation

Foreign tourists plan 2023 visits to Vietnam with expectations about visa relaxation
04/01/2023 11:00
V.U.M - Despite global economic uncertainties and visa hassles, many foreign tourists are making plans to visit Vietnam in 2023, promising a booming year for tourism market.

CNN lists Mui Ne resort among best new places for 2023

CNN lists Mui Ne resort among best new places for 2023
29/12/2022 11:09
V.U.M - The Anam Mui Ne Resort in Mui Ne, scheduled to open in January, is one of 20 new hotels to check out in 2023, CNN has recommended.

Vietnam's expressway network until 2030

Vietnam's expressway network until 2030
04/01/2023 09:57
V.U.M - More than 2,000 km of the north-south expressway network is expected to be completed by 2025 and more east-west sections will be built by 2030.