Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thoughts about
building an information and culture centre next to Ha Noi's Hoan Kiem
Lake, which has sparked a storm of criticism from members of the public.
Most readers do not agree with the idea. Here are some comments:
We are used to raising our eyebrows quizzically whenever a rosy report
is put out by some Government agency or the other, but we also
understand that a bloated bureaucracy is not likely to be very
The picturesque sight of houses amidst a valley of flowers sent me into an ecstasy of delight when I visited Cu Lan Village.
Qatar is a peninsula on the western shore of the Arabian Gulf. Almost 80
per cent of its population of more than two million people reside in
the city of Doha, the nation's business and administrative capital.