NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting co-operation

Viet Nam attaches great importance to its relations with the United States and is determined to implement agreements in the spirit of comprehensive partnership between the two countries, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said on April 17.

NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting co-operation

NA leader meets US senator in hopes of boosting co-operation

Viet Nam attaches great importance to its relations with the United States and is determined to implement agreements in the spirit of comprehensive partnership between the two countries, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said on April 17.

Lawmakers discuss budget

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed with a Government report that said ministries, agencies and localities performed well in their budget collections, planning and spending.

Lawmakers discuss budget

Lawmakers discuss budget

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday agreed with a Government report that said ministries, agencies and localities performed well in their budget collections, planning and spending.

Ha Noi preps for rainy season

Ha Noi Water Drainage Company estimates that there are about 10 inner-city sites will be vulnerable to flooding during the rainy season, which is expected to arrive in June, earlier than usual.

Ha Noi preps for rainy season

Ha Noi preps for rainy season

Ha Noi Water Drainage Company estimates that there are about 10 inner-city sites will be vulnerable to flooding during the rainy season, which is expected to arrive in June, earlier than usual.

Ca Hue draws eager fans

A grand show to honour ca Hue, a unique form of singing born in the locality, was the crowd favourite among the shows at the ongoing biennial Hue Festival in Hue City.

Ca Hue draws eager fans

Ca Hue draws eager fans

A grand show to honour ca Hue, a unique form of singing born in the locality, was the crowd favourite among the shows at the ongoing biennial Hue Festival in Hue City.

Concerted effort needed to employ disabled workers

Concerted effort needed to employ disabled workers

Authorities at all levels need to work together with the whole society to provide vocational training and create jobs for people with disabilities, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Nguyen Trong Dam has urged.
Stagnant production likely to push CPI down further

Stagnant production likely to push CPI down further

The consumer price index (CPI) in April may dip further on the back of low purchasing power, noted the Price Management Department under the Ministry of Finance.
Cuban artists to perform

Cuban artists to perform

Cuba's La Colmenita (The Little Beehive) children's theatre troupe will be performing in Viet Nam from April 22-23.
Son, teammates win first matches at Asian championships

Son, teammates win first matches at Asian championships

Grandmaster Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son has joined the leading group of players after the first round of the ongoing Asian Continental Open Chess Championships in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates.
Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Your Say

What is your take on Viet Nam's beer consumption?

A recent report by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association said the country consumed more than 3 billion litres of beer last year.

Op-ed

Textbook reform package raises stakes to $1.7bn

A national project to reform textbooks and curricula could cost up to US$1.7 billion, raising the eye-brows of education experts and the public.

Outlook

Give people direct stake in ASEAN unity

Every student knew the name ASEAN, but most did not know much else. They did not know much about its history, its aims and so on. Some of the students could not even list all the member states that make up the bloc.

Expat Corner

Book swap collective takes off

An avid reader, Jaclyn Armstrong was browsing through novels at a bookstore when she realized that during her nine months in Ha Noi, she frequently bought books she read once and often never touched again.