Vietnam, Mongolia look towards deeper relations
 National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Mongolian counterpart Miyegombo Enkhbold have agreed to promote bilateral exchanges and cooperation in politics and security-defence, towards further deepening bilateral ties. 

Association proposes stopping temporary import of sugar
The Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association has proposed to the PM not to allow an extension for temporary sugar imports for re-export as the sweet industry was struggling with high stockpiles and slumping prices due to illegally imported sugar.

Social News 22/1
 Work begins on Truc Lam Zen monastery in Dong Thap, Dong A College, Japanese company sign training deal, Red Cross sets up Foodbank VN to feed indigents, 28 Vietnamese scholars heading to New Zealand to study in 2018

Tuong Linh in top 10 favourites at Miss Intercontinental 2017
Vietnamese representative Tuong Linh has been selected among the top 10 most popular candidates at the Miss Intercontinental 2017 pageant which is underway in Egypt.

Largest sunflower valley in Vietnam magnetised tourists
 With the Lunar New Year coming in less than a month, Vietnam's largest valley of sunflowers in the central province of Nghe An has been drawing in nature-lovers, especially young with a flare for botanical photography.

Thousands of students expelled from schools in HCM City
The rector of the HCM City Agriculture & Forestry University last year signed 946 decisions to expel 946 students after they received three warnings from the board of management.

Vietnam gears up to develop a digital economy
VietNamNet Bridge - The vigorous growth of the internet and technology in Vietnam is expected to provide a platform to support the development of a digital economy.

Saigon Heat at fifth place after ABL loss
 VietNamNet Bridge – Saigon Heat failed to make it to the top three at the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL), after losing their second straight match on Sunday in HCM City.

Peach flowers flood Hanoi's streets
 Traders are already starting selling and displaying peach flower trees on many streets in Hanoi in preparation for the Lunar New Year.

VN football fans celebrate victory of U23 Vietnam team
Vietnam continued their dream journey at the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship after beating Iraq 5-3 in the penalty shootout on January 20 in Changsu, China.

Exhibition showcases Japan’s contemporary netsuke carved of wood
 An exhibition on “Contemporary Wood-Carved Netsuke” will open at Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam on January 24.

Art exhibition supports people with autism
 An exhibition featuring photography, video, audio and installation works of the life of people with autism will open at Vietnam Women’s Museum in Hanoi from January 20-28.