Leaders pay tribute to departed war heroes

Viet Nam's top leaders yesterday laid a wreath and offered incense at the Monument to War Heroes and Martyrs in Ha Noi to mark the 67th anniversary of Viet Nam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Leaders pay tribute to departed war heroes

Leaders pay tribute to departed war heroes

Viet Nam's top leaders yesterday laid a wreath and offered incense at the Monument to War Heroes and Martyrs in Ha Noi to mark the 67th anniversary of Viet Nam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Apartment buyers denied land rights

More than 36,000 apartment buyers in Ha Noi have been denied vital land-use right certificates because the sellers have not completed legal documents, said vice director of the city's Natural Resources and Environment Department, Nguyen Huu Nghia.

Apartment buyers denied land rights

Apartment buyers denied land rights

More than 36,000 apartment buyers in Ha Noi have been denied vital land-use right certificates because the sellers have not completed legal documents, said vice director of the city's Natural Resources and Environment Department, Nguyen Huu Nghia.

Tien Giang man creates soil maps

Tien Giang native Vo Van Hai has made three Viet Nam maps from soil he collected at martyrs' ceremonies to honour the fallen at Martyrs' Day on July 27.

Tien Giang man creates soil maps

Tien Giang man creates soil maps

Tien Giang native Vo Van Hai has made three Viet Nam maps from soil he collected at martyrs' ceremonies to honour the fallen at Martyrs' Day on July 27.

FDI sinks despite new projects

Total registered capital of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the first seven months this year decreased by 20 per cent year-on-year to US$9.53 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

FDI sinks despite new projects

FDI sinks despite new projects

Total registered capital of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in the first seven months this year decreased by 20 per cent year-on-year to US$9.53 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

PM Dung pledges support for firms from Kanagawa

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung promised all possible support for co-operation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises, especially those from Kanagawa prefecture, at a reception for the prefecture's Governor Yuji Kuroiwa in Ha Noi yesterday.
Ninh Thuan to increase grape cultivation

Ninh Thuan to increase grape cultivation

Grape and wine production in the central province of Ninh Thuan is expected to expand in future years as the industry transfers technology, imports more grape varieties and creates a geographical indication for locally produced wine and grapes.
Software companies eye business demand

Software companies eye business demand

The market for business management software is promising for IT companies thanks to increasing demand for more effective management among local companies.
Young guitarist rocks new beat

Young guitarist rocks new beat

A show featuring an emerging percussive-style guitar talent will be held in Ha Noi tonight to introduce the public to the technique.
Big-name athletes claim top prizes

Big-name athletes claim top prizes

International and local big names lived up to their billing by claiming gold medals at the 21st Track and Field International Championships – Viet Nam Open in HCM City.

Factory dumps waste in marsh

Authorities in Thuy Nguyen District in the northern port city of Hai Phong have caught a company discharging waste water into a marsh next to the Bach Dang River.

Your Say

Do you want an end to late-night liquor sales?

The Ministry of Health is drafting a plan to ban the sale of alcohol after 10pm in a bid to curb alcohol abuse in Viet Nam, which often leads to traffic accidents and domestic violence.

Op-ed

Superfluous notary requirements cause headache 1   

Many people in Viet Nam, including foreigners, have troubles when getting their documents and papers stamped at notary offices or authenticated at local governmental offices.

Travel

Phu Quy islands offer tranquil getaway off the tourist track

Located 103km from Phan Thiet City in the central province of Binh Thuan, the Phu Quy island district has become a destination for visitors who love exploring the wild.

Expat Corner

Peru, VN deepen relationship

To mark the National Day of the Republic of Peru on July 28, Luis Tsuboyama, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Peru wrote to Viet Nam News.
Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters Chinese drilling rig pulled out of Vietnam's waters

At 6:30pm on July 16, China's oil rig Haiyang Shiyou – 981 was 41 nautical miles from its previous position and out of Viet Nam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, about 163 nautical miles southwest of China's Hainan island, reported the Viet Nam Coast Guard High Command.