Vietnam’s medium-term outlook remains favorable, and its growth prospects may improve to 6.3 per cent from 2017-2018, according to the World Bank’s latest Taking Stock report.

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High-quality train to connect Hanoi-Lao Cai

A high-quality train will be put into operation for tourists from Hanoi to Lao Cai, Sapa, Ba Ha and other tourist destinations in Lao Cai Province in the first quarter of 2017.

Northern region set for new cold spell

Another cold spell is forecast to hit the northern region tomorrow, December 7, with Hanoi's temperature set to fall to 14 degrees Celsius.

Hanoi chairman questions West Lake dredging project

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has asked the management board of West Lake to explain the use of VND128 billion (USD6.1 million) for dredging West Lake.

Danang International Fireworks Festival 2017 to last for two months

The Danang International Fireworks Festival 2017 (DIFF 2017) will take place from April 29 to June 24, 2017, according to the organiser.