Investment law examined

The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday took a close look at draft revisions and amendments to the 2005 Investment Law.

Investment law examined

Investment law examined

The National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday took a close look at draft revisions and amendments to the 2005 Investment Law.

Overseas Vietnamese get more time for citizenship

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to extend the deadline by five years for overseas Vietnamese to register for citizenship or restore their Vietnamese citizenship following recommendations by the Justice Ministry.

Overseas Vietnamese get more time for citizenship

Overseas Vietnamese get more time for citizenship

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to extend the deadline by five years for overseas Vietnamese to register for citizenship or restore their Vietnamese citizenship following recommendations by the Justice Ministry.

Southern region faces power shortage

The South region is facing the threat of a power shortage during the dry season as construction of power plants is behind schedule.

Southern region faces power shortage

Southern region faces power shortage

The South region is facing the threat of a power shortage during the dry season as construction of power plants is behind schedule.

Singer of the year Tung Duong sets a Music Devotion record

Tung Duong continued his record breaking spree at this year's Music Devotion Awards, grabbing the prestigious Singer of the Year and Best Show of the Year prizes.

Singer of the year Tung Duong sets a Music Devotion record

Singer of the year Tung Duong sets a Music Devotion record

Tung Duong continued his record breaking spree at this year's Music Devotion Awards, grabbing the prestigious Singer of the Year and Best Show of the Year prizes.

President hails Truong Son veterans

President hails Truong Son veterans

President Truong Tan Sang said war veterans and former young volunteers would continue to inspire young generations.
Nation's biggest airport adds new domestic terminal section

Nation's biggest airport adds new domestic terminal section

Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City had started the expansion of the domestic terminal to increase its capacity to 5 million passengers a year, the Airports Corporation of Viet Nam has announced.
CPI up in Ha Noi, down in City

CPI up in Ha Noi, down in City

The month-on-month consumer price indices (CPI) in the country's two biggest cities in April are dissimilar, with Ha Noi reporting a rise and HCM City enjoying a decline in CPI.
Sketches reveal misery of war

Sketches reveal misery of war

Veteran artist Huynh Phuong Dong is celebrating his 90th birthday by displaying oil paintings, sketches, posters, and statues he created in the last several decades at an exhibition that opened in HCM City on Friday.
Ninh Binh beat Yangon United in AFC Cup

Ninh Binh beat Yangon United in AFC Cup

V-League side Vissai Ninh Binh beat Yangon United of Myanmar 4-1 in the last Group G match of the AFC Cup in Myanmar yesterday, despite being under investigation for match-fixing.
Central provinces grapple with increasing droughts

Central provinces grapple with increasing droughts

Falling water levels in several rivers and increasing salinity intrusion have authorities in the central region scrambling for solutions, local reports say.

Your Say

What is your take on Viet Nam's beer consumption? 4   

A recent report by the Viet Nam Beer, Alcohol and Beverage Association said the country consumed more than 3 billion litres of beer last year.

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.

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.