Children succumb to measles virus

A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.

Children succumb to measles virus

Children succumb to measles virus

A total of 108 children have died from measles and its complications so far this year out of a total of 2,492 confirmed cases throughout the nation.

President expresses importance of ties to Russian Foreign Minister

Viet Nam attaches special importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia.

President expresses importance of ties to Russian Foreign Minister

President expresses importance of ties to Russian Foreign Minister

Viet Nam attaches special importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia.

City plays key role in economic reform

HCM City has greatly contributed to the country's economic reform of the last three decades, a conference heard in HCM City on Monday.

City plays key role in economic reform

City plays key role in economic reform

HCM City has greatly contributed to the country's economic reform of the last three decades, a conference heard in HCM City on Monday.

Asian cuisine on show in Hue

Visitors to the ongoing biennial cultural event Hue Festival 2014 can taste food served by top chefs at a side event, the International Gastronomy Festival, which opened on Tuesday evening.

Asian cuisine on show in Hue

Asian cuisine on show in Hue

Visitors to the ongoing biennial cultural event Hue Festival 2014 can taste food served by top chefs at a side event, the International Gastronomy Festival, which opened on Tuesday evening.

US Senator starts official VN visit

President Pro Tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy arrived in Ha Noi yesterday, beginning his five-day official visit to Viet Nam, which aims at further develop bilateral relations.
Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.
Viet Nam Expo opens in Ha Noi

Viet Nam Expo opens in Ha Noi

The 24th Viet Nam International Trade Fair (Viet Nam Expo) kicked off at the Giang Vo Exhibition and Fair Centre in Ha Noi yesterday with the participation of more than 600 companies from 23 countries and territories worldwide.
Vietnam withdraws hosting of ASIAD

Vietnam withdraws hosting of ASIAD

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to withdraw from hosting the 18th Asian Games (ASIAD-18), which is slated for Ha Noi in 2019, according to the Prime Minister's Office on April 17.

US vows to continue environmental support

Viet Nam has asked the US to continue its environmental protection assistance, especially in mitigating climate change.

Your Say

Do you have book-streets in your city?

Ha Noi will host a book festival between April 20-26 to celebrate Viet Nam's Book Day (April 4) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23). The event is intended to honour reading culture and create an opportunity for authors to introduce their works to readers.

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. Professor Hoang Tuy, a pioneer in education reform, said he was shocked at the estimated cost, considering the current economic slow-down and that the salaries of teachers had for years not kept pace with inflation.

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.