President's Tet message calls for new nation-building achievements

President Truong Tan Sang called for more efforts to attain new achievements in nation-building and defence in his message delivered in the first moments of the Lunar New Year today.

President's Tet message calls for new nation-building achievements

President's Tet message calls for new nation-building achievements

President Truong Tan Sang called for more efforts to attain new achievements in nation-building and defence in his message delivered in the first moments of the Lunar New Year today.

Capital city celebrates Tet

Viet Nam News photo reporter Viet Thanh takes a walk around the capital city of Ha Noi on the first morning of the Lunar New Year to showcase a peaceful and quiet celebration of city residents.

Capital city celebrates Tet

Capital city celebrates Tet

Viet Nam News photo reporter Viet Thanh takes a walk around the capital city of Ha Noi on the first morning of the Lunar New Year to showcase a peaceful and quiet celebration of city residents.

Narcissus flower colours the New Year

Once only accessible to wealthy families, the Narcissus flower has come back into style as a delicate way to ring in the lunar New Year. Le Huong reports.

Narcissus flower colours the New Year

Narcissus flower colours the New Year

Once only accessible to wealthy families, the Narcissus flower has come back into style as a delicate way to ring in the lunar New Year. Le Huong reports.

Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

As the clock strikes twelve, the moment the Year of the Monkey begins, fireworks light up the sky across the nation amidst the joy of millions of people who spend the night out to welcome the lunar New Year. 

Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

As the clock strikes twelve, the moment the Year of the Monkey begins, fireworks light up the sky across the nation amidst the joy of millions of people who spend the night out to welcome the lunar New Year. 

Party Central Committee office contribution hailed

Party Central Committee office contribution hailed

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong praised the Party Central Committee's Office for its outstanding performance as an advisor of the Party Central Committee, the Political Bureau and the Secretariat.
University autonomy improves training quality

University autonomy improves training quality

Financial autonomy has helped many universities in HCM City improve their facilities, human resources, scientific research and training quality, thereby building a brand name both locally and internationally.
Singaporean bank branch to increase charter capital

Singaporean bank branch to increase charter capital

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has allowed the Ho Chi Minh City branch of the Development Bank of Singapore Limited (DBS Bank Ltd.) to increase its charter capital.
New historical documentary to be aired

New historical documentary to be aired

A new television documentary entitled Trieu Dai Quang Trung - Nguyen Hue (Nguyen Hue - Quang Trung Dynasty) is expected to be aired on television.
Thuan chooses Khanh Hoa

Thuan chooses Khanh Hoa

Spiker Tu Thanh Thuan has chosen Sanest Khanh Hoa as his new home after his contract with Vinh Long ended recently.

Your Say

Will faster speed reduce traffic jams? 2   

The speed limit in urban areas in Viet Nam will be increased by 10kph from the current level from March this year, when the Ministry of Transport's Circular 91 takes effect. In your opinion, is the increase good or bad? Do you think that the new speed limit will help reduce traffic jams or could it lead to accidents? If you are an expat, what is the speed limit in your country?

Op-ed

VN educational reforms fail to help students 1   

One day I cried a river on the way home from my first-grade class. My teacher scolded me for not writing in the style she wanted but the old-fashioned formal font my father had taught me the night before. My teacher's font looked like cold boring Times New Roman, while what my father taught me was so beautiful and elegant that it would be carefully written on wedding invitations.

Travel

Mekong Delta's largest lagoon lives up to name ‘sea on plains'

As the biggest natural lake in the Mekong Delta, Thi Tuong Lagoon in the southern province of Ca Mau has earned a reputation as "a sea on plains".

Expat Corner

Sri Lanka welcomes Vietnamese aboard for leisure and business

On the occasion of Sri Lanka's National Day on Thursday (February 4), Viet Nam News presents an article written by the ambassador of Sri Lanka to Viet Nam, Hasanthi Urugodawatte Dissanayake.