Gov't pledges to invest wisely

The Government will implement several measures in tandem to ensure that both socio-economic investments and debt repayments are made in such a way that public debt is kept within allowable limits.

Gov't pledges to invest wisely

Gov't pledges to invest wisely

The Government will implement several measures in tandem to ensure that both socio-economic investments and debt repayments are made in such a way that public debt is kept within allowable limits.

HCM City pushes plans for new bridge

HCM City has sought the Government's green light to advance construction of the Thu Thiem Bridge No 2 over the Sai Gon River by three years.

HCM City pushes plans for new bridge

HCM City pushes plans for new bridge

HCM City has sought the Government's green light to advance construction of the Thu Thiem Bridge No 2 over the Sai Gon River by three years.

Japanese funded tuna project hits the rocks

A pilot programme in three central provinces to use Japanese equipment and technologies for fishing tuna for export to Japan has to be stopped temporarily, with fishermen and authorities blaming each other.

Japanese funded tuna project hits the rocks

Japanese funded tuna project hits the rocks

A pilot programme in three central provinces to use Japanese equipment and technologies for fishing tuna for export to Japan has to be stopped temporarily, with fishermen and authorities blaming each other.

Viet Nam targets Egyptian market

Vietnamese and Egyptian businesses should participate in trade fairs and investment promotion conferences in their r

Viet Nam targets Egyptian market

Viet Nam targets Egyptian market

Vietnamese and Egyptian businesses should participate in trade fairs and investment promotion conferences in their r

President Sang greets Japanese entrepreneurs

President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception for Yoichi Kobayashi, Chairman of the Japan-Mekong Business Co-operation Committee, in Ha Noi yesterday.
Motorbike owners rebel over new road-use fees

Motorbike owners rebel over new road-use fees

Motorbike owners are worried about how to budget for an increase in road-use fees that starts today. Many say they will refuse to pay.
Foreign firms using illegal software

Foreign firms using illegal software

Fourteen out of 16 companies were found to be using unlicensed software during random spot checks conducted in Ha Noi, HCM City, Binh Duong, Long An, Ba Ria Vung Tau and Bac Ninh recently.
Photographers get flash of inspiration

Photographers get flash of inspiration

Young people interested in pursuing photography can enter a 48-hour photo project and work with experienced, professional photographers in Ha Noi.

Minh drops one place in rankings

Top Vietnamese badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh dropped one place to 18th in the world badminton rankings, the sport's governing body announced on Thursday.
Funds allocated for evacuation plans during natural disasters

Funds allocated for evacuation plans during natural disasters

The Prime Minister has approved the allocation of VND239 billion (US$11.5 million) for urgent evacuation plans in areas threatened by natural disasters in 24 provinces nationwide.

Your Say

Do crime warning leaflets make you feel safer? 1   

HCM City's Police on Wednesday stopped handing out leaflets to tourists warning them to watch out for robberies, rip-offs and taxi scams.

Op-ed

Vietnamese practices could lead to spread of Ebola 2   

At some point, Ebola will arrive in Viet Nam as an uninvited guest.Once Ebola arrives, it will spread incredibly fast.

Travel

Water God's abode at your service in Central Highlands national park

We needed to come up for fresh air after being submerged in hard work for weeks.

Expat Corner

French climber rocks capital's fitness scene by opening gym

Jean Verly has become a fixture in Viet Nam's rock climbing scene. In 2011 he created VietClimb, one of the first rock climbing gyms. Three years later, VietClimb has become the rendezvous for Vietnamese and foreigners who want to get fit enjoying the novel sport.
Pulling the strings to create a spectacle Pulling the strings to create a spectacle

Unseen and mostly unheralded, day after day, hard working puppeteers in Ha Noi stand in more than waist-highwater to entertain residents and visitors with a unique, indigenous art form. Hong Thuy reports from behind the scenes.