NA wraps up busy 33-day eighth session

Eighteen laws and 11 resolutions were passed and 12 draft laws and many important socio-economic issues considered at the eighth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) that ended yesterday.

NA wraps up busy 33-day eighth session

NA wraps up busy 33-day eighth session

Eighteen laws and 11 resolutions were passed and 12 draft laws and many important socio-economic issues considered at the eighth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) that ended yesterday.

Folk songs earn UNESCO recognition

UNESCO has recognised the Vietnamese vi and giam folk songs as being symbols of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Folk songs earn UNESCO recognition

Folk songs earn UNESCO recognition

UNESCO has recognised the Vietnamese vi and giam folk songs as being symbols of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Policies to blame for low productivity

Viet Nam's productivity was one of the lowest in the 10 ASEAN nations, said Nguyen Ba Ngoc, deputy director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs at a forum for Labour productivity on Thursday.

Policies to blame for low productivity

Policies to blame for low productivity

Viet Nam's productivity was one of the lowest in the 10 ASEAN nations, said Nguyen Ba Ngoc, deputy director of the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs at a forum for Labour productivity on Thursday.

Rice exporters enjoy high prices

The value of agricultural and seafood product exports rose by 12.1 per cent year-on-year in the first 11 months of this year to reach US$28.2 billion.

Rice exporters enjoy high prices

Rice exporters enjoy high prices

The value of agricultural and seafood product exports rose by 12.1 per cent year-on-year in the first 11 months of this year to reach US$28.2 billion.

VN, Ethiopia to boost trade ties

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday told visiting Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen in Ha Noi that corporate co-operation in trade and investment should be promoted between the two countries.
Dong Thap aims to boost rice, fish farming

Dong Thap aims to boost rice, fish farming

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to boost rice and tra catfish production in a move to double the income of local farmers by 2020.
Viettel drops TelkomKenya bid

Viettel drops TelkomKenya bid

The Viettel Group's withdrawal from its planned purchase of Orange's 70-per cent stake in Telkom Kenya has left the East African country's telecommunications market in a state of disarray.
VN designers shape new fashion scene

VN designers shape new fashion scene

Plentiful fashion shows and exhibitions are keeping Vietnamese fashion designers busy as the year nears its end.
VN top Group A with 3-1 victory

VN top Group A with 3-1 victory

Viet Nam produced their best performance so far at the ongoing Southeast Asian Football Championship to beat the Philippines 3-1 in the last group game, marching into the semi-finals as Group A winners.
Viper bites up as forests disappear

Viper bites up as forests disappear

Deforestation and habitat loss as well as climate change impacts explain the increased appearance of viper bite victims in emergency rooms in central Viet Nam.

Your Say

How to stop school bullying?

Many students in Ha Noi are victims of bullying at school, including sexual harassment, according to a survey by the Institute of Social and Medical Sciences and Plan Viet Nam released this week.

Op-ed

Anti-corruption efforts damaged by scandal

The irony of having to revoke ill-gotten assets from the nation's former anti-corruption czar has not been lost on the public, which has welcomed the move.

Travel

Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture

It's a cool autumn morning when senior student Pham Thi Thanh Huyen takes a bus trip with her friends for a one-day tour of the outskirts of Ha Noi.

Expat Corner

Photographer clicks with Viet Nam

When he first came to Viet Nam more than 20 years ago, Nicolas Cornet never ever imagined that he would develop a close connection with this country.
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    The most rewarding illegal trade after drugs and weapons, human trafficking flourishes in the fertile soil of poverty and ignorance. A mere law and order approach cannot solve this problem, experts say.