In 2019, Vietnam recorded a GDP growth rate of 7.02percent despite growing strategic competition in the region and the world. Thisis the second straight year it has fulfilled all 12 targets set by the NationalAssembly, including a record trade surplus of 9.94 billion USD, low budgetoverspending, and inflation under 3 percent. This is also the fourthconsecutive year inflation has been kept under 4 percent. Notably, Vietnamjumped 10 places in the World Economic Forum’s annual Global CompetitivenessReport, becoming the most improved nation in the rankings. … [Read more...] about Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019
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CMC Cyber Security receives VNISA Information Security Awards for 5 consecutive years CMC Cyber Security (CMC Corporation) was granted the Information Security Awards 2019 by the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) at the Vietnam Information Security Day 2019 held in Hanoi on November 29. … [Read more...] about How are game studios faring in Vietnam?
“Lay co” helps players nurture their patience, and challenges their agility. Photo: danviet.vn According to Vi Hong Nhan, head of the provincial association for traditional folk songs preservation and a researcher of Tay and Nung traditional culture, Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups have a wide range of traditional games such as nem con (con throwing), danh yen (similar to badminton), and day gay (stick pushing), among others. Of which, “lay co” is a unique game that shows off the players’ talent. … [Read more...] about “Lay co” – a unique tradition of Tay and Nung people in Lang Son
Even inside crammed thatch cottages, Tet paintings would still be hung around, just like how poet To Huu used to describe them. As I once heard from a friend, the many different themes within Tet paintings tell of the owner’s wishes. For instance, they may choose to display the “Than tai” and “Than loc” couplet (The gods of wealth) to wish for prosperity. The two dignified figures wear long robes and dragonfly-winged hats, drawn either standing or kneeling facing each other. One of them holds a scroll inscribed with the words “tien tai” (wealth aplenty), while the other presents a peach with “tien loc” (money aplenty) written on it. … [Read more...] about Tet paintings from a distant past
In terms of infrastructure development, constructions of Long Thanh and Chu Lai airports and expansion of other airports such as Noi Bai, Danang, Tan Son Nhat, Cam Ranh, Phu Quoc, Phu Bai and Van Don will be sped up. Some international sea ports and roads connecting major attractions will be built. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to issue evisas to all foreign tourists by 2030