Vietnamese leaders greet UK PM Cameron

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held talks with his UK counterpart David Cameron in Ha Noi yesterday focusing on a range of measures to improve co-operative ties in various fields.

Vietnamese leaders greet UK PM Cameron

Vietnamese leaders greet UK PM Cameron

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung held talks with his UK counterpart David Cameron in Ha Noi yesterday focusing on a range of measures to improve co-operative ties in various fields.

Tourist figures rebound in July

More than 593,000 international visitors arrived in Viet Nam in July, a rise of 5.1 per cent year-on-year and 12.1 per cent month-on-month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Tourist figures rebound in July

Tourist figures rebound in July

More than 593,000 international visitors arrived in Viet Nam in July, a rise of 5.1 per cent year-on-year and 12.1 per cent month-on-month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Domestic agricultural exports drop 3.6 per cent in first seven months

The agro-forestry-fishery sector's export turnover was estimated at US$16.93 billion in the first seven months of 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced.

Domestic agricultural exports drop 3.6 per cent in first seven months

Domestic agricultural exports drop 3.6 per cent in first seven months

The agro-forestry-fishery sector's export turnover was estimated at US$16.93 billion in the first seven months of 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced.

MoT seeks private funds for upgrades

Private capital is being sought to upgrade and build marine, waterway and railway transport systems in the country.

MoT seeks private funds for upgrades

MoT seeks private funds for upgrades

Private capital is being sought to upgrade and build marine, waterway and railway transport systems in the country.

ASEAN, China talk on East Sea EastSea

ASEAN, China talk on East Sea EastSea

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung joined senior officials from other ASEAN countries and China at the ninth meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conducts of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) held in Tianjin city yesterday.
Naval ship rescues stranded tourists

Naval ship rescues stranded tourists

The Naval High Command and the Quang Ninh Province authorities today sent a naval vessel to Co To Island to bring back 1,500 stranded tourists to the mainland.
Provisional funds hit record high due to new regulations

Provisional funds hit record high due to new regulations

Credit institutions had to provide nearly VND89.7 trillion (US$4.13 billion) of provisional funds by the end of June, due to the application of new regulations earlier this year.
Martial arts book translated to French

Martial arts book translated to French

For the first time, a Vietnamese martial arts book, titled "Lich su vo hoc Viet Nam" (the History of Martial Arts in Viet Nam), has been translated into French.
VN to face Thailand in VTV Cup semi-final

VN to face Thailand in VTV Cup semi-final

Viet Nam will meet Thailand's U23 squad in the semi-final of the International Women's Volleyball Tournament – VTV Cup in the southern province of Bac Lieu on July 31.

Your Say

What do you think about using dummy cops instead of real ones in Viet Nam?

A traffic officer that works 24 hours a day and never gets tired actually exists…in the form a cardboard cut-out in Can Tho Province.

Op-ed

Private rewards for police may miss the mark

A mass murder in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 7 shook the nation. Six members of a wealthy business family were killed during the night. Only an 18-month-old baby was spared.

Travel

Snorkellers find an escape at Ngoc Islet

Off the coast of Son Tra Peninsula at the foot of the Hai Van Mountain Range, the Ngoc (Pearl) Islet boasts pristine, untouched water perfect for adventurers exploring the area around Da Nang.

Expat Corner

Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.
    Recapturing a snapshot of history Recapturing a snapshot of history

    The crew of one of the tanks that broke through the gates of the Independence Palace in Sai Gon in 1975, and the journalist on hand to capture that historic moment, enjoyed a reunion recently. Hoang Trung Hieu reports.