New fishing surveillance force formed to protect sea territory

Viet Nam has set up a fishing surveillance force to ensure the enforcement of fishing laws at sea.

New fishing surveillance force formed to protect sea territory

New fishing surveillance force formed to protect sea territory

Viet Nam has set up a fishing surveillance force to ensure the enforcement of fishing laws at sea.

Unbaked brick makers face slow sales

Makers of bricks made of cement and industrial waste are finding it difficult to gain market access in Viet Nam, despite the environmental benefits and encouragement from the Government.

Unbaked brick makers face slow sales

Unbaked brick makers face slow sales

Makers of bricks made of cement and industrial waste are finding it difficult to gain market access in Viet Nam, despite the environmental benefits and encouragement from the Government.

MoC urges probe into water pipe rupture

Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung has called for inspections into the cause of a burst water main that has left tens of thousands of households in Ha Noi without water.

MoC urges probe into water pipe rupture

MoC urges probe into water pipe rupture

Minister of Construction Trinh Dinh Dung has called for inspections into the cause of a burst water main that has left tens of thousands of households in Ha Noi without water.

Hue hosts international dance festival

Graceful traditional dance, entertaining music and clever gestures by Chinese, South Korean and Vietnamese dancers made a grand opening at the first International Dance Festival in Hue on Monday evening.

Hue hosts international dance festival

Hue hosts international dance festival

Graceful traditional dance, entertaining music and clever gestures by Chinese, South Korean and Vietnamese dancers made a grand opening at the first International Dance Festival in Hue on Monday evening.

Party chief seeks stronger trade ties with Morocco

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday he hoped that Viet Nam and Morocco would create policies to improve investment and trade.
City to set up council to review medical services

City to set up council to review medical services

In May, HCM City will become the first city in the country to set up a council to supervise patient satisfaction and collect treatment data.
Swiss back VN business reforms

Swiss back VN business reforms

Switzerland yesterday announced its continued support for a partnership between the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) for reforming the country's business environment, saying it would provide US$4.75 million.
Ha Noi's relics lack protection

Ha Noi's relics lack protection

The theft and destruction of Ha Noi's cultural and historical relics continues to rise due to weak management and low awareness by managing agencies, said the city Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Viet Nam win medals at int'l taekwondo tournament

Viet Nam win medals at int'l taekwondo tournament

Vietnamese athletes won one silver and one bronze medal at the German Open, an international taekwondo tournament that wrapped up on Monday in Hamburg City.

US vows to continue environmental support

Viet Nam has asked the US to continue its environmental protection assistance, especially in mitigating climate change.

Your Say

Do you have book-streets in your city?

Ha Noi will host a book festival between April 20-26 to celebrate Viet Nam's Book Day (April 4) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23). The event is intended to honour reading culture and create an opportunity for authors to introduce their works to readers.

Op-ed

Education policy drags on employment demand

Ten years ago, a Party member told a National Assembly meeting that we had abundance sources of labour. According to the calculation of professor Nguyen Minh Thuyet, then vice chairman of the NA's committee for culture and education, we needed only 13,000-15,000 graduates each year. If this calculation was for a population of 80 million plus, then it's clear the professor's warning was not taken seriously.

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

Peruvian chef stirs up a frenzy

Kneading a mixture of mashed potato, ground chilli and some lemon juice with her hands, Chef Maria Rosa Vasquez Chavez gave the final touches to her traditional appetiser Causa.