Government targets 6.8 percent in GDP growth in 2019
 The Government will strive for gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.8 percent in 2019, according to a direction freshly inked by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Real estate sees a rise of M&A deals
 The Vietnamese real estate market has seen large-scale investments over the year’s first four months, with a surge of substantial merger and acquisition deals and funding into projects.


 
Data and educationare the keys to safer roads in Vietnam
The goal of the UL Safety Index is to provide Vietnam’s policymakers with data and insights to help them determine their next investments in national safety.


 
Vietnam ranks 84th among world’s most powerful passports
According to latest statistics of Henley Passport Index 2018 released on May 23, Vietnam ranks 84th among the most powerful passports in the world with 51 visa-free destinations. 


 
VN young scientist with 47 ISI publications and scientific awards
Being one of the two young scientists nominated for the Ta Quang Buu Award in 2018, at the age of 34, Truong Vu Thanh of HCMC University of Science & Technology has made remarkable achievements with 47 ISI publications and scientific awards.


 
 
 
Beautiful sunset on Hanoi's West Lake
 West Lake has become the most ideal place in the capital city to see sunset as Hanoi is experiencing a scorching heat wave.

Hanoi's West Lake becomes a swimming pool in hot weather
 Many people are flocking to West Lake for a swim as a heat wave hits Hanoi over the last few days.  


 
 
International folk games introduced at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
 A wide variety of traditional folk games from different countries will be introduced at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on May 26-27 as part of activities to mark International Children’s Day.

Japanese summer festival kicks off in Hanoi
 A variety of festivals showing off the rich culture of Japan will be held on weekends in Hanoi over the coming months, visitors can register online or call the organizing board’s hotline to reserve tickets.