Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern coastal areas

Typhoon Kalmaegi had directly affected the Tonkin Gulf and Vietnam's northern coastal provinces by 7:00 pm on September 16, bringing heavy rain and whirlwinds, according to the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Centre.

Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern coastal areas

Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern coastal areas

Typhoon Kalmaegi had directly affected the Tonkin Gulf and Vietnam's northern coastal provinces by 7:00 pm on September 16, bringing heavy rain and whirlwinds, according to the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Centre.

7 killed in early morning fire in HCM City

Seven members of a family who were sleeping in a house at 416 Nguyen Trai Street in HCM City's District 5 were all killed in a fire that broke out early on September 16.

7 killed in early morning fire in HCM City

7 killed in early morning fire in HCM City

Seven members of a family who were sleeping in a house at 416 Nguyen Trai Street in HCM City's District 5 were all killed in a fire that broke out early on September 16.

Viet Nam, India lift strategic ties

President Truong Tan Sang and his Indian counterpart, Pranab Mukherjee, yesterday agreed to intensify the Vietnamese-Indian strategic partnership.

Viet Nam, India lift strategic ties

Viet Nam, India lift strategic ties

President Truong Tan Sang and his Indian counterpart, Pranab Mukherjee, yesterday agreed to intensify the Vietnamese-Indian strategic partnership.

Cuban VP visits to implement co-operation deals

Viet Nam and Cuba should focus on raising co-operation on economic, trade, scientific, cultural and education matters to a new level, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.

Cuban VP visits to implement co-operation deals

Cuban VP visits to implement co-operation deals

Viet Nam and Cuba should focus on raising co-operation on economic, trade, scientific, cultural and education matters to a new level, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.

VN, Laos step up economic links

VN, Laos step up economic links

The Vietnamese National Assembly has urged its ministries and localities to intensify links with Laos in the fields of economics, education-training and security-defence, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said in Vientiane yesterday.
Police rescue four persons held hostage by robber

Police rescue four persons held hostage by robber

The police rescued four hostages including two children, who were being held hostage by a robber in an apartment of E6 Building in Ha Noi's Thanh Xuan District on September 16.
Banks struggle to boost credit growth

Banks struggle to boost credit growth

Vietnamese banks are likely to promote lending programmes that hopefully will help them to either unleash idle capital or boost the sluggish credit growth toward the end of the year.
VN Symphony Orchestra debuts in Russia

VN Symphony Orchestra debuts in Russia

The Viet Nam Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) will perform in St. Petersburg tonight after entertaining Moscow audiences on Sunday as part of the Viet Nam Culture Days in Russia programme.
Japan victorious in AFF U19 Cup

Japan victorious in AFF U19 Cup

Japan scored a hard-fought 1-0 win over Viet Nam in the championship game of the ASEAN Football Federation U19 Nutifood Cup here on Saturday.

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Op-ed

Persecuted child worker searches for right path

Four years ago, Nguyen Hao Anh, 14, from the southern province of Ca Mau, became a media figure when he reported inhumane and barbaric torture at the hands of his employers.

Travel

Kayaking tours make a splash in Da Nang with sea adventurers

On the coast of Da Nang's Son Tra Peninsula, Nguyen Kim Thu, 32, and a 20-member yoga team like to explore the sea on kayak, an increasingly popular tourist activity.

Expat Corner

Volunteers introduce capital city

After moving to Ha Noi in 2012, Yuko Kanetaka could not cross the street by herself.