Mid-term public investment need estimated at almost $495m

The Ministry of Construction has completed its mid-term public investment for 2016-2020 under the Law on Public Investment to submit to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Mid-term public investment need estimated at almost $495m

Mid-term public investment need estimated at almost $495m

The Ministry of Construction has completed its mid-term public investment for 2016-2020 under the Law on Public Investment to submit to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition

With Tet approaching, more than 400 children are learning about traditional Vietnamese paintings and raising money for charity. Luong Thu Huong reports.

Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition

Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition

With Tet approaching, more than 400 children are learning about traditional Vietnamese paintings and raising money for charity. Luong Thu Huong reports.

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.

NA shows solidarity, brainpower, renovation in 13th tenure

NA shows solidarity, brainpower, renovation in 13th tenure

The National Assembly (NA) has completed a heavy working agenda with important issues in its 13th tenure thanks to the spirit of solidarity, democracy and real-renewal, the brainpower, and the high sense of responsibility of deputies as well as the support of constituents nationwide.

More talks between employers and employees needed

More talks between employers and employees needed

Thirty per cent of companies hold discussion sessions each month to air employees' grievances, a survey by the Labour and Salary Department has found.

CBRE: Hai Phong remains gateway to world

CBRE: Hai Phong remains gateway to world

Hai Phong has the potential to become a major hub in Viet Nam, connecting regional and global logistics networks in the future, said CBRE Viet Nam Co Ltd.
Ha Noi to open book street for Tet

Ha Noi to open book street for Tet

Bookworms can spend the Tet holiday walking along Le Thach Street in downtown Ha Noi, browsing thousands of books that are offered free of charge.
Ha Noi T&T play Pohang Steelers

Ha Noi T&T play Pohang Steelers

Coach Phan Thanh Hung of Ha Noi T&T said his team would give their best performance during the Asian Football Confederation's Champions League play-off against Pohang Steelers on February 9.

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.