Viet Nam calls for more investment

Viet Nam's dynamic economy needs foreign companies, including Germans, to utilise a growing opportunity to invest in infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation, seaport development and other areas, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.

Viet Nam calls for more investment

Viet Nam calls for more investment

Viet Nam's dynamic economy needs foreign companies, including Germans, to utilise a growing opportunity to invest in infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation, seaport development and other areas, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday.

Resettlement slow at hydropower plants

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai called for the prompt resettlement of people displaced by the construction of hydropower plants in Son La and Lai Chau provinces.

Resettlement slow at hydropower plants

Resettlement slow at hydropower plants

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai called for the prompt resettlement of people displaced by the construction of hydropower plants in Son La and Lai Chau provinces.

Ha Noi's CPI falls in November

The Ha Noi consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.3 per cent in November due to lower petroleum prices, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.

Ha Noi's CPI falls in November

Ha Noi's CPI falls in November

The Ha Noi consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.3 per cent in November due to lower petroleum prices, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.

Coaches confident ahead of AFC opener

All coaches have so far expressed confidence about their chances at the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup, which begins today with Group A action.

Coaches confident ahead of AFC opener

Coaches confident ahead of AFC opener

All coaches have so far expressed confidence about their chances at the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup, which begins today with Group A action.

Party leader to boost Russia, ASEAN ties

Party leader to boost Russia, ASEAN ties

Viet Nam will continue its efforts to promote Russia's co-operation with ASEAN, Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Viet Nam Communist Party, said in an interview with the TASS Russia News Agency. Trong will pay official visits to Russia and Belarus from Novermber 23-28.
New strains to lift maize yields

New strains to lift maize yields

By applying more advanced technology, Vietnamese maize farmers could boost yields by 50 per cent by 2020 and reduce money spent on imports, Syngenta representative Peter Pickering said at a recent meeting with Vietnamese agricultural leaders.
Homebuyers given assistance

Homebuyers given assistance

Individuals purchasing commercial houses worth VND1.05 billion (US$50,000) or less in urban projects that authorities have approved are entitled to financial assistance from the national real estate bailout programme.
Woven in time

Woven in time

A Persian carpet displayed at Melia Hanoi Hotel at the largest-ever exhibition of its kind, showcasing more than 200 high-quality carpets hand-woven in the traditional way by Iranian artisans.

Street football finalists vie for national cup in Da Nang

Twelve qualifying futsal teams from Ha Noi, HCM City and Da Nang will compete for the BIDV Manchester United Cup, the national street football tournament, in Da Nang City on Sunday.

Your Say

Share with us the pros and cons of the upcoming "Facebook at Work"

Facebook is preparing Facebook at Work - a website that allows users to chat with colleagues, network with other professionals and collaborate on documents. It is Facebook's attempt at competing with other professional social-media sites such as LinkedIn, according to a Financial Times article published on November 16.

Op-ed

Attitude adjustment needed in multiple sectors 1   

Last week, top transport ministry and aviation officials confessed that services at Noi Bai airport in Ha Noi and Tan Son Nhat airport in HCM City were often poor and promised to make improvements.

Travel

Son My Sanctuary provides stark reminder of My Lai's tragic history

Situated 13km northeast of Quang Ngai City and in the centre of Tinh Khe commune, the Son My Sanctuary revisits the tragic My Lai massacre, memorialising wounds still raw after four decades.

Expat Corner

British expat to reach his peak on Ba Vi Mountain challenge

Viet Nam's capital city was just one of the destinations on David Lloyd's original itinerary, although he and his wife thought they would stay for about nine months soon after they got married.
Escaping a fate that's worse than death Escaping a fate that's worse than death

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.