Government News 14/11
Vietnam, Finland step up cooperative ties, Prime Minister receives Sembcorp leader in Singapore, Vietnamese Ambassador to India presents credentials, Friendship order, medal bestowed upon Russian gov’t agency

Vietnamese workers earn highest income in Japan and South Korea
 The number of Vietnamese guest workers in Japan in the 2013-2017 period rose 461% compared to that in 2010-2013, followed by Taiwan and the Middles East with respective increases of 183% 120%.

Hue culture to be showcased in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
 The event aims to strengthen cooperation and exchange between Hanoi and other Vietnamese cities on the experience in preserving national and UNESCO-recognized cultural heritages.

Malaysia, Myanmar win, pushing Vietnam to 3rd place in Group A
 Both Malaysia and Myanmar, which are directly competing with Vietnam for the top place of Group A at the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, won in their second matches on November 12.

Fishermen with big catches of fish in traditional basket boats
With traditional basket (coracle) boats, fishermen in Phuoc Hai town, Dat Do district in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau can catch a large number of fish after three to four hours.

Vietnam’s first private airport to go operational next month
Van Don International Airport, Vietnam’s first private airport, is scheduled to begin operations from the end of next month.

Festival features traditional silk weaving in Hanoi
 The Van Phuc Culture – Tourism – Trading Handicraft Village event is taking place in Van Phuc ward, Ha Dong district of Hanoi, aiming to promote the more than-1,000-year-old silk weaving village.

The Clarinet and Johannes Brahms
 The HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a program of clarinet music, plus Brahms’s finest symphony, in the Saigon Opera House on Sunday, November 18.