PM discusses major expressway investments with Ha Noi leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and four deputy PMs held a meeting yesterday with Ha Noi's leaders to discuss the capital city's socio-economic development for 2015.

PM discusses major expressway investments with Ha Noi leaders

PM discusses major expressway investments with Ha Noi leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and four deputy PMs held a meeting yesterday with Ha Noi's leaders to discuss the capital city's socio-economic development for 2015.

Vietnamese, int'l poets recite for Poetry Day

The drizzly rain couldn't wash away the enthusiasm of visitors to the 13th National Poetry Day held yesterday at the Temple of Literature in Ha Noi.

Vietnamese, int'l poets recite for Poetry Day

Vietnamese, int'l poets recite for Poetry Day

The drizzly rain couldn't wash away the enthusiasm of visitors to the 13th National Poetry Day held yesterday at the Temple of Literature in Ha Noi.

Traffic fines, confiscations to rise

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has asked the Government to allow the ministry to administer drivers fines for administrative violations.

Traffic fines, confiscations to rise

Traffic fines, confiscations to rise

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has asked the Government to allow the ministry to administer drivers fines for administrative violations.

Origin of 700 tonnes of illegal coal yet to be determined

The source of around 700 tonnes of smuggled coal dust seized in Ha Long City on Tuesday was yet to be identified, said a city official at a press conference on Wednesday.

Origin of 700 tonnes of illegal coal yet to be determined

Origin of 700 tonnes of illegal coal yet to be determined

The source of around 700 tonnes of smuggled coal dust seized in Ha Long City on Tuesday was yet to be identified, said a city official at a press conference on Wednesday.

VN leaders reiterate commitment to Laos

Vietnamese top leaders confirmed yesterday that Viet Nam will do its utmost to deepen its bilateral relationship with Laos across sectors.
Ha Noi job promotion centre sees employer-applicant gap

Ha Noi job promotion centre sees employer-applicant gap

Just after Tet vacation ended, Nguyen Viet Linh, 21, rushed to the Job Promotion Centre in Ha Noi just as it opened in search of career opportunities.
VN strives for big tax reform

VN strives for big tax reform

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh said every province would strive to implement an e-tax service to cut tax declaration procedural times to 171 hours per year in 2015.
Art helps Slovakia, VN find each other

Art helps Slovakia, VN find each other

Prominent Slovakian artist Peter Pollag expects to help enhance the friendship and mutual understanding between Viet Nam and his country through his paintings.
U-23s beat T&T 3-1 in friendly

U-23s beat T&T 3-1 in friendly

Viet Nam's U-23 squad defeated the V.League 1 Ha Noi T&T 3-1 in a friendly match yesterday at the capital city's Hang Day Stadium.

Four more bears die in Quang Ninh farm

Authorities said that four more bears have died in a private farm in Ha Long city in Quang Ninh Province. In January, four bears had died in the same farm, bringing their number down to five from 40 several years ago.

Your Say

Should we celebrate International Women's Day?

March 8, International Women's Day, is always a special occasion for Vietnamese women. They are treated extra nicely for 24 hours. Women are given beautiful bouquets of flowers and gifts from their beloveds, and taken out in the evening.

Op-ed

Society helps shape female inequality

The annual International Women's Day, March 8, will be held on Sunday. As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, a significant turning point in the global agenda for gender equality, the United Nations group simply known as UN Women has set a theme Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!

Travel

Son Tay Ancient Citadel tells of its past while inspiring the future

Under the mossy old gate of the Son Tay Ancient Citadel, embraced by huge roots of 100-year-old trees, a group of teenagers were chatting and laughing and trying to take ph i. When tourists visit the citadel, they can see the remains of the once famous, very important military rampart.

Expat Corner

Italian teachers join cultures through bilingual blogging

On weekdays, Giorgia Bassani and Matteo Stella teach Italian language and culture at Ha Noi Uni-versity. In their free time, they organise cultural events to introduce the Mediterranean country to local Italian-speaking people as well as write blogs in Italian on life in Viet Nam to give Italians an insight into the Asian country.
    Tet dishes offer taste of past New Years Tet dishes offer taste of past New Years

    Tet dishes have special significance as they reflect the Vietnamese tradition of each family member expressing their personal progress, happiness and professional prosperity through the tray of dishes.