Ho Chi Minh

North Korea's Kim pays tribute to Ho Chi Minh

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un paid tribute to Vietnam's late revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh on Saturday before starting his long journey home through China, after his Hanoi summit with United States (US) President Donald Trump ended without a nuclear deal.Kim boarded his olive-green armoured train at the Dong Dang border station in Vietnam before it rolled northward toward China en route to Pyongyang, kicking off a marathon 4,000-kilometre (2,500-mile) journey expected to take two an

4 March 2019

Vietnam’s high-speed rail project revived

Vietnam’s proposed North-South High-Speed Railway (HSR) is expected to improve transport quality for nearly half of the country’s population.The country’s Ministry of Transportation presented a pre-feasibility study for the project to Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc earlier this month, and the report created with the support of a foreign consultancy team found that north-south transport routes currently benefit 49 percent of the nation and serve a population which accounts for 61 pe

28 February 2019

Stable Vietnam currency aids central bank in growth push

Vietnamese working abroad and sending money home will help keep the currency stable and enable the central bank to focus on supporting economic growth, a senior official said.Nguyen Hoang Minh, deputy head of the State Bank of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh, said remittances to the city are forecast to rise 10 percent to 5.5 billion dollars this year, helping ensure enough supply of foreign currency.

26 September 2017

Vietnam's Independence: A nation united

Vietnam turns seventy-two today. A country once ravaged by war and charmed by the ideals of communism, Vietnam now boasts an ever-thriving population of 96 million citizens consisting of various ethnic groups and linguistic backgrounds as the nation celebrates its independence.

2 September 2017