Ministries and businesses have put in a great deal of effort in luring international visitors to Vietnam, but the number of foreign tourists has always been lower than to other countries in the region.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand considers economic diplomacy a main pillar among its tasks, together with political diplomacy, cultural diplomacy and overseas Vietnamese affairs, Ambassador Phan Chi Thanh has said.
The U-23 men’s football team of Vietnam beat its Thai archrival 1-0 in the final of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) held on its home soil to keep back the crown in a tense match on May 22.
The long-term friendship between Vietnam and Thailand, especially agricultural cooperation, will bring great benefits to the two countries' people, Thai Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Chalermchai Sri-on has said.
Bunpimay, Songkran, Chol Chhnam Thmay, and Thingyang - the traditional new year festivals of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar, were celebrated at a ceremony in Pho Minh Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on April 11.
A few hours after the victory of 13 Vietnamese U23 players over U23 Timor Leste in the semi-final of the 2022 AFF U23 Championship in Cambodia, a picture of a meal box for Coach Dinh The Nam and his players at the hotel was shared on the social networks and received many compassionate comments. Despite falling into adversity, U23 Vietnam still resiliently stayed on the journey, creating spectacular matches.
Vietnam beat Thailand 1-0 in a match at the ongoing AFF U23 Championship in Cambodia on February 22, despite the fact that some players of the team could not play after testing positive for the coronavirus and reinforcements had to be sent from Vietnam to fill in the gap.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on September 21 issued a decision to investigate the evasion of trade remedies for cane sugar products originating from Thailand after considering requests from domestic sugar producers.
Vietnamese Auditor General and Chair of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) for 2018 - 2021 Tran Sy Thanh on September 7 presided over the online opening ceremony of the 15th ASOSAI Assembly for the 2021 - 2024 tenure.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held phone talks with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on May 12, during which they agreed to coordinate closely in further developing the enhanced strategic partnership between the two countries.
From 2020, Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) to reduce import tariffs on sugar. Domestic sugar refineries were happy that when the official import of sugar increases, they can compete and restrict smuggled sugar. However, the joy did not last long, imported sugar is cheaper than domestically-produced one, making many sugar refineries continue to suffer losses, and farmers stop growing sugarcane.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand on August 28 officially launched the “Window to Vietnam” project - a display area and information counter supporting Vietnam’s commercial, tourism, and investment promotion in the country.
The 2020 edition of the international forum and exhibition Smart City Asia will take place in HCM City from September 3 to 5, heard a press conference held by the Vietnam Digital Communications Association (VDCA) in Hanoi on July 14.