Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (standing) speaks at the meeting (Photo VNA)

Hai Phong urged to develop strong sea-based economy

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong asked the northern port city of Hai Phong to develop a strong sea-based economy during a meeting between the Politburo and the municipal Party Committee in Hanoi on December 13.
Hai Phong city and Hai Duong province have welcomed big high-tech foreign direct investment (FDI) projects this month (Photo: VNA)

Strong FDI flows poured into Hai Phong, Hai Duong

Northern Hai Phong city and Hai Duong province have welcomed big high-tech foreign direct investment (FDI) projects this month, with a combined investment of over US$850 million.

An exhibition on ceramic vase set of artisan Pham Van Tuyen - Venerable Thich Chanh Tinh (Photo: anhp.vn)

Ceramic vase set enters Vietnam Book of Records

 A set of 100 ceramic floor vases featuring Vietnam’s traditional patterns created by artisan Pham Van Tuyen - Venerable Thich Chanh Tinh, has received an entry in the Vietnam Book of Records.
Aeon Mall in Tan Phu district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Hai Phong city speeds up Aeon Mall project

Hai Phong city’s Investment, Commerce and Tourism Promotion Center, Aeon Mall Vietnam Company and Viet Phat Import Export Trading Investment Company have co-signed an agreement to speed up the progress of Aeon Mall Hai Phong project.
The D​o S​on Buffalo Fighting Festival was recognised as national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2013 ​(Photo: VNA)

Buffalo fighting festival may lose heritage status

The Do Son Buffalo Fighting Festival in the northern city of Hai Phong will lose national intangible heritage status if its organising process does not fulfill its safety commitments, according to a report submitted by the Agency of Grassroots Culture to Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.