Positive socio-economic markers reported in Q1

The nation's first quarter GDP grew at the highest level since 2011 to reach 6.03 per cent, the Ministry of Planning and Investment reported yesterday.

Positive socio-economic markers reported in Q1

Positive socio-economic markers reported in Q1

The nation's first quarter GDP grew at the highest level since 2011 to reach 6.03 per cent, the Ministry of Planning and Investment reported yesterday.

Viet Nam to set up five fishery centres

The Ministry of Agriculture a nd Rural Development has recommended that the State's budget concentrate on developing infrastructure and logistic facilities for five regional fishery centres along the Vietnamese coastline.

Viet Nam to set up five fishery centres

Viet Nam to set up five fishery centres

The Ministry of Agriculture a nd Rural Development has recommended that the State's budget concentrate on developing infrastructure and logistic facilities for five regional fishery centres along the Vietnamese coastline.

FDI disbursement tops $4.2b

Disbursement of existing foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded a year-on-year rise of 5 per cent to hit US$4.2 billion in the first four months of this year, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.

FDI disbursement tops $4.2b

FDI disbursement tops $4.2b

Disbursement of existing foreign direct investment (FDI) recorded a year-on-year rise of 5 per cent to hit US$4.2 billion in the first four months of this year, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.

Da Nang set for world fireworks champs

The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing yesterday.

Da Nang set for world fireworks champs

Da Nang set for world fireworks champs

The South African team, newcomers to the 2015 Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, will perform the curtain-raiser on April 28, said the organising committee at a media briefing yesterday.

President attends 60th Bandung anniversary

Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang joined world leaders from some 100 Asian and African nations in a ceremony held yesterday to mark 60 years of the Asian-African Conference (1955-2015), or the Bandung Conference, in Indonesia's Bandung city.
Farmers learn how to tell real fertilisers

Farmers learn how to tell real fertilisers

A programme to help farmers distinguish genuine products from fake, copycat and substandard ones is rolling out across the country. Fertiliser makers interviewed by danviet.vn contributed their ideas on how to make it work.
HCM City reports strong economic growth

HCM City reports strong economic growth

HCM City achieved robust economic growth in the first four months of the year, the city administration's website reported without furnishing the growth figure.
Top Army singer to perform live

Top Army singer to perform live

Meritorious Artist Thanh Thuy of the Military Zone 7 Art Troupe, one of the most popular singers of traditional and revolutionary music, will perform live in HCM City on May 2 for the Reunification Day celebrations.
Khanh Hoa to challenge V.League

Khanh Hoa to challenge V.League

Ranked seventh with 17 points after 10 rounds has been an unexpected success for V.League newcomers Sanna Khanh Hoa.The central region team are expected to have an interesting tournament, especially after it defeated title favourites Ha Noi T&T last week.
Da Nang to build stronger homes in disaster prone areas

Da Nang to build stronger homes in disaster prone areas

The central city has created a pilot programme to build stronger houses in disaster-affected areas in co-operation with domestic and foreign insurance companies.

Your Say

How does society view teacher-student relations in your country? 1   

The HCM City-based Vietnamese American Vocational Training College (VATC) announced last week that it will forbid its lecturers from being involved in romantic relations with its students.

Op-ed

Does Viet Nam really need or even want ODA?

Queries about the future of Official Development Assistance (ODA) were raised at a press conference called by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) last month. The doubts follow a scandal involving a Japanese Company known as JTC and the Ha Noi Urban Railway Project. The work was financed by ODA.

Travel

Ben En, home to many rare species

We arrived at Ben En National Park, one of the most relaxing parks in north Viet Nam, early this month to join a reforestation programme with people in Thanh Hoa's Nhu Thanh District.

Expat Corner

Israel brings its spirit of innovation to Viet Nam

I have the pleasure to celebrate once again the Independence Day of the State of Israel here in Viet Nam. This year, for our 67th anniversary, I would like Vietnamese to discover the diversity of Israel.
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    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has called for the US to continue its support in dealing with the consequences of war, especially Agent Orange victims, bomb and mine clearance, and sharing information on Vietnamese soldiers and officers missing in action.