Provinces report no new measles cases

No measles fatalities were reported in Viet Nam over the past two days, while new cases were on the decline, according to the Preventive Health Department under the Ministry of Public Health.

Provinces report no new measles cases

Provinces report no new measles cases

No measles fatalities were reported in Viet Nam over the past two days, while new cases were on the decline, according to the Preventive Health Department under the Ministry of Public Health.

Policies to revive property market

The state has offered credit packages for the local real estate market and will amend more regulations and policies to promote further recovery in the local market, noted experts.

Policies to revive property market

Policies to revive property market

The state has offered credit packages for the local real estate market and will amend more regulations and policies to promote further recovery in the local market, noted experts.

First phase of Long Thanh Airport to cost $5.6b

The construction of one runway and a terminal to accommodate 17 million passengers per year under the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport project in southern Dong Nai Province, will cost an estimated US$5.6 billion.

First phase of Long Thanh Airport to cost $5.6b

First phase of Long Thanh Airport to cost $5.6b

The construction of one runway and a terminal to accommodate 17 million passengers per year under the first phase of the Long Thanh International Airport project in southern Dong Nai Province, will cost an estimated US$5.6 billion.

Water utility denies presence of arsenic

A representative of Ha Noi Water Company has denied claims that water supplied by several water companies in the city has been contaminated with arsenic, a toxic chemical linked to skin cancer.

Water utility denies presence of arsenic

Water utility denies presence of arsenic

A representative of Ha Noi Water Company has denied claims that water supplied by several water companies in the city has been contaminated with arsenic, a toxic chemical linked to skin cancer.

President praises Chinese support

President praises Chinese support

Viet Nam always bears in mind the assistance provided by Chinese advisors and experts during its anti-French resistance war, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.
Boy's stem cell transplant marks 100th for institute

Boy's stem cell transplant marks 100th for institute

The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion yesterday announced a significant clinical milestone with its 100th successful stem cell transplant, since its first victorious attempt on June 2006.
Viet Nam achieves $700m trade surplus

Viet Nam achieves $700m trade surplus

Viet Nam was estimated to enjoy a trade surplus of US$700 million in the first four months of this year, according to data from the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Concert celebrates famous victory

Concert celebrates famous victory

A musical work celebrating victory in Dien Bien Phu battle by composer Nguyen Thien Dao will premier in a concert at Ha Noi Opera House on May 7 and 8.
Ha Noi T&T defeats Arema 2-1

Ha Noi T&T defeats Arema 2-1

Midfielder Nguyen Ngoc Duy scored twice to lock in a glorious victory for hosts Ha Noi T&T during a match against Arema Indonesia in Ha Noi yesterday afternoon.
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

Ha Noi gets an Argentine treat

It goes without saying that mentions of Malbec wine and tango rhythms instantly conjure up thoughts of Argentina.