Renovations to the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon will last until 2027 instead of 2023 as originally planned, the HCMC culture department said Thursday.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has declared September 8 the day of Vietnamese language appreciation for communities abroad.
The health ministry has asked localities nationwide to monitor foreign entrants from countries with monkeypox as an early response after infections were spotted in the region.
A low-pressure area has been formed in the northern area of the East Sea, causing rains in northern Vietnam from Friday.
The public security ministry has said it will look into regulations to see if it is possible to incorporate place of birth in the new passport.
It took a senior police officer 15 minutes to talk a suspect into dropping the rifle he used to rob gold shops in central Vietnam.
The German Embassy said it cannot grant visa to holders of Vietnam's new passports as they lack the information of one's place of birth, making it difficult for verification.