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The Vietnamese community in North Ostrava has been actively working with local communities to fight against Covid and preserve the cultural diversity in the region, contributing to maintaining the friendship between Vietnam and Czech Republic.
The Mid-Autumn Festival held by the Vietnamese Association in North Morava and Ostrava was held on Sep. 18 to enhance cultural exchange and help the local community understand more about Vietnam.
Locals in the ancient fishing village of Nam O use fresh herring to create a raw fish salad, an iconic dish that any tourists coming to Da Nang City should not miss.
New York City is revitalizing, with the number of new Covid cases plummeting in the past three weeks and 60% of New Yorkers fully vaccinated. For overseas Vietnamese, this marks the return to a life they before the pandemic.
The Embassy of Vietnam in China and the Chinese Association of International Friendship & Cultural Festivals recently held the 22nd a cultural exchange event in Beijing.
The Ministry of Education and Training’s and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese will hold an online training course on teaching Vietnamese in October 2021.
Bánh tằm is a popular dish sold at traditional markets in Vietnam's Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Tourists should try spicy bánh tằm with curry sauce, bánh tằm with pork skin and coconut milk and sweet bánh tằm.
The Japan Foundation recently announced winners of the 2021 Japan Foundation Awards. For the first time since it was conferred in 1973, representatives from Vietnam won the awards.
In mid-September, the Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs delivered VND 125 million from the Mrs. Ao Dai Vietnam Europe Compassion Fund and medical equipment from the Vietnamese community in Sacramento, U.S., to the medical staff of the Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
Assessing the France – Vietnam relations, Ambassador Thang expressed his joy toward the effective cooperation between Vietnam and French partners, associations and institutions.
Vietnam’s GDP growth for 2021 is projected to reach 3.5 – 4% if the Covid-19 pandemic is controlled by the end of September. Although this projection is lower than the target for this year of 6.5%, achieving this goal requires tremendous efforts from all economic sectors and authorities at all levels.
Many foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City choose to study Vietnamese to make use of idle time during the social lockdown.
While many young people pursue finance and business jobs with high-paying salaries, Trang embarks on a challenging career in wildlife conservation in Vietnam and across the world.
Ambassador of Vietnam to the Czech Republic, Thai Xuan Dung, and other Embassy staff attended the 2021 Colorful Planet Festival and met the Vietnamese community in the Ústecký region.
With support from the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam and Vietnam’s representative agencies in Europe, a congress to set up the Association of Vietnamese Students in Europe was held simultaneously online and at the Embassy of Vietnam in Belgium.
On September 12, 2021, the Vietnamese Students’ Association in the Republic of Korea held the 8th Congress of the Association to elect a new executive committee for the new tenure 2021 – 2023.
In accordance with the cooperation program between the Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine and the specialized high school 251, a Cooperation Agreement in the period 2021 – 2026 was recently signed at the headquarter of the Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine.
Situated 58 km from Cao Bang city of the northern province of Cao Bang, Trung Khanh district is famous for its chestnuts with an unrivaled nuttiness. The chestnut harvest season in Trung Khanh coincides with the beginning of autumn when chestnuts begin to ripen
Vietnam businesses have extensive opportunities to amplify their market share in Russia, especially in agriculture, forestry and aquaculture
Mac mat, a popular fruit in northern Vietnam with a tangy, sweet and refreshing taste, is treasured by the Tay ethnic minority group, elevating the flavors of a wide variety of dishes.
Australian warships, amphibious assault ship HMAS Canberra, missile frigate HMAS Anzac and tanker HMAS Sirius, arrived in Vietnam as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2021.
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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 20 asked the COVAX Facility to quickly allocate Covid-19 vaccines to Vietnam.
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As the Mid-Autumn festival is approaching, many Vietnamese youngsters choose to bake mooncakes on their own instead of buying them, making for a memorable holiday moment.
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