US welcomes Chinese rig displacement US welcomes Chinese rig displacement

The US welcomes China's declaration on its removal of the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 from the position near Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago to an area near China’s Hainan Island.

US welcomes Chinese rig displacement

US welcomes Chinese rig displacement

The US welcomes China's declaration on its removal of the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 from the position near Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago to an area near China’s Hainan Island.

President Sang welcomes JBIC Governor Hiroshi Watanabe

Vietnam will unceasingly create the best possible conditions for Japanese companies to operate efficiently in the country, President Truong Tan Sang told JBIC Governor Hiroshi Watanabe in Hanoi on July 15.

Japan Banks Assist EVN in Thermal Power Plant

Japan Banks Assist EVN in Thermal Power Plant

National Times- Vietnam Electricity (EVN) signed a credit contract on July 17, worth USD 338.2 million with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) for the Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant in Binh Thuan Province.

Vietnam-China relations: The most likely scenario

Vietnam-China relations: The most likely scenario

Economists have described three possible scenarios for Vietnam-China economic relations in the context of the East Sea situation, with the most likely scenario one of “struggling and cooperating at the same time”.

Famous Ancient Houses in Mekong Delta

Famous Ancient Houses in Mekong Delta

National Times- The most beautiful vestiges of colonial French architecture in Vietnam found in Mekong Delta are symbols of ...

Beauty of World Heritage Sites in Vietnam

National Times- Among thousands of interesting places in Vietnam, there are a total of 8 World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO, including 5 Cultural Heritage Sites, 2 Natural ones and 1 Mixed Site.

Vietnam listed in Rough Guides’ top-20 most beautiful countries

Rough Guides, a leading publisher of global travel guides, included Vietnam on its list of the top-20 most-beautiful countries in the world.

Vietnam on Top Asia’s Hotels and Resorts

National Times- Three Vietnam hotels and resorts have named on the World’s Best Awards in 2014 by Travel+ Leisure, the world's most influential travel magazine.

Touropia: Top Ten Vietnam Attractions

National Times- The world-renowned travelling website Touropia.com has published a list of ten Vietnam attractions favored by international tourists.

Exciting Vietnam Campaign Kicked Off

National Times- The international Press Conference to launch the program entitled “Exciting Vietnam Campaign” – Vietnam, a safe, friendly, attractive destination opened in Hanoi on July 9 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Third Week of July, 2014

Third Week of July, 2014

National Times- Vietnam premier demands China not repeat sovereignty violations after rig moving; WB pledges US$4 billion in IDA preferential loans for VN; China releases Vietnamese fishermen; Bobby Chinn named Vietnam Tourism Ambassador to EU; … some leading news stories in the third week of July, 2014.