A tower is illuminated at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Sunday. — Kyodo Photo

South Korea brings curtain down on ’Peace Games’

South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the US and North Korea.
Football brings Vietnam, RoK closer: Korean newspaper

Football brings Vietnam, RoK closer: Korean newspaper

Football has brought Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) closer, the Koreatimes quoted a Vietnamese fan as saying after the Vietnamese U23 team, under the guidance of RoK coach Park Hang-seo came in second at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship in China.
Christmas atmosphere has encompassed every corner of the nation, from families to public places. (Source: VNA)

Christmas brings people closer

Christmas atmosphere has encompassed every corner of the nation, from families to public places, bringing smiles and a festive mood to both Catholic and non-Catholic people. 
A view of the conference (Photo: VGP)

10 percent public workforce cut brings enough funds for Long Thanh Airport

If the target of downsizing the public workforce by at least 10 percent in 2021, compared to 2015, is obtainable, the number of public employees will reduce by 400,000 people and regular budget spending will slide by 5 percent, equivalent to VND45 trillion (US$1.98 billion) making it easy to build Long Thanh Airport.
 
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Cold air brings rainy weather in central & northern region

The strongest operation of cold front will continue bringing medium- heavy rains in the northern and central provinces, the northeast monsoon of level 2-3 in the mainland and powerful wind of level 3-4 in the coastal region in the early morning of tomorrow, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.