VN's longest expressway opens

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung inaugurated the 245 km Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway, the longest of its kind in Viet Nam, yesterday.

VN's longest expressway opens

VN's longest expressway opens

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung inaugurated the 245 km Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway, the longest of its kind in Viet Nam, yesterday.

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development is tightening up health checks on fresh fruit and vegetables imported into Viet Nam.

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce

Ministry steps up checks on imported produce

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development is tightening up health checks on fresh fruit and vegetables imported into Viet Nam.

Airport service charges to rise

Airport service charges will be increased on October 1, leading industry experts to predict that ticket prices will rise.

Airport service charges to rise

Airport service charges to rise

Airport service charges will be increased on October 1, leading industry experts to predict that ticket prices will rise.

Agriculture industry plants seeds of change

Viet Nam aims to improve agricultural products by implementing technology, but capital, land and infrastructure are major obstacles. Ha Hoang reports.

Agriculture industry plants seeds of change

Agriculture industry plants seeds of change

Viet Nam aims to improve agricultural products by implementing technology, but capital, land and infrastructure are major obstacles. Ha Hoang reports.

Lao, Vietnamese leaders meet

Lao, Vietnamese leaders meet

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for his visiting Lao counterpart Somsavath Lengsavad in Ha Noi yesterday.
City begins health campaign for seniors

City begins health campaign for seniors

HCM City on Saturday began a month-long Seniors' Health Itinerary to mark the International Day of Older Persons on October 1.
Wood sector confronts hard situation

Wood sector confronts hard situation

Although Viet Nam ranks second worldwide in wood exports, local consumers say they lack access to Vietnamese-made furniture that is both stylish and reasonably priced, Tin tuc (News) newspaper reported late last week.
VN theatre stages Brecht play

VN theatre stages Brecht play

Standing in the middle of a Caucasian chalk circle, two women claim a boy to be their own offspring and are firmly gripping each of the boy's hands as a judge looks on .

City air pollution causes major health problems

Rampant air-borne pollution is causing massive health problems in leading cities throughout Viet Nam, according to a report recently released by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Your Say

Do you shop at Vietnamese meat stalls and markets? 1   

Health authorities in Ha Noi are faced with the problem of trying to prevent modern, hygienic abattoirs worth millions of dollars from closing down.

Op-ed

Persecuted child worker searches for right path

Four years ago, Nguyen Hao Anh, 14, from the southern province of Ca Mau, became a media figure when he reported inhumane and barbaric torture at the hands of his employers.

Travel

Exploring celestial Thien Ha

Thien Ha Cave in Ninh Binh Province was named Galaxy by its first explorers. They found a sea of stalactite needles filling the heart of the underground wonderland. The sight is truly heavenly, like something out of space

Expat Corner

Chile marks national independence

Today Chile celebratesanother National Independence Day; this year it will be the 204th anniversary of its independence.