Rain continues to batter north

Historic, torrential rain and floods killed 10 more people in the north, bringing the total number of deaths to 27 since the heavy downpour started last month, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster reported yesterday.

Rain continues to batter north

Rain continues to batter north

Historic, torrential rain and floods killed 10 more people in the north, bringing the total number of deaths to 27 since the heavy downpour started last month, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster reported yesterday.

Central port in dire need of space

The Quy Nhon General Port in central Binh Dinh Province has been overloaded in recent years, having to handle nearly 2.5 times its designed capacity annually.

Central port in dire need of space

Central port in dire need of space

The Quy Nhon General Port in central Binh Dinh Province has been overloaded in recent years, having to handle nearly 2.5 times its designed capacity annually.

Soda production pollutes air, water in Quang Nam

Residents in central Quang Nam Province's Nui Thanh District complain that their daily life has been disrupted by environmental pollution from the Chu Lai Soda Processing JSC.

Soda production pollutes air, water in Quang Nam

Soda production pollutes air, water in Quang Nam

Residents in central Quang Nam Province's Nui Thanh District complain that their daily life has been disrupted by environmental pollution from the Chu Lai Soda Processing JSC.

Deadly floods bombard northern region

Continuous torrential rains and floods over the weekend have left three people dead and six injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La and Lao Cai. The natural calamity also resulted in the collapse and submergence of hundreds of houses in the northern region.

Deadly floods bombard northern region

Deadly floods bombard northern region

Continuous torrential rains and floods over the weekend have left three people dead and six injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La and Lao Cai. The natural calamity also resulted in the collapse and submergence of hundreds of houses in the northern region.

Laos seeks VN's advice on goals for development

Laos has much to learn from Viet Nam's socio-cultural development experience as it strives to fulfill the UN's Millennial Development Goals, said Lao National Assembly Chairwoman Pany Yathotu.
Viet Nam GDP to gain most from TPP, AEC

Viet Nam GDP to gain most from TPP, AEC

Viet Nam is the country likely to achieve the biggest gross domestic product (GDP) increase in percentage terms by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership and ASEAN Economic Community in almost all simulation scenarios, according to a study by the Viet Nam Institute for Economic and Policy Research.
VN fail to win medal at gymnastics championships

VN fail to win medal at gymnastics championships

Viet Nam returned home empty-handed from the Asian Gymnastics Championships, which ended in Japan on August 2.

Environment still in jeopardy as ASEAN works toward change

Despite more than 40 years of environmental management in the ASEAN region, degradation of the environment continues, affecting the most vulnerable populations, a senior policy advisor for the Institute for Global Environment Strategies said yesterday at a climate-change forum held in Vientiane, Laos.

Your Say

Pets banned on HCM City street

HCM City's People' Committee ordered Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street's management team to forbid pets on the walkway last week.The ban also included selling coffee, skating and sitting on picnic blankets.

Op-ed

Private rewards for police may miss the mark

A mass murder in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 7 shook the nation. Six members of a wealthy business family were killed during the night. Only an 18-month-old baby was spared.

Travel

Ethnic Thai town of Mu Cang Chai highly popular for home-stay visits

Tourists always choose Mu Cang Chai Township in the northern mountainous area of Viet Nam as a destination for home-stays.

Expat Corner

Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.
    Recapturing a snapshot of history Recapturing a snapshot of history

    The crew of one of the tanks that broke through the gates of the Independence Palace in Sai Gon in 1975, and the journalist on hand to capture that historic moment, enjoyed a reunion recently. Hoang Trung Hieu reports.