Prime Minister to examine plan to upgrade Dung Quat oil refinery

The final plan on the upgrade and expansion of the Dung Quat oil refinery will be submitted to the Prime Minister for review and approval early next month.

Prime Minister to examine plan to upgrade Dung Quat oil refinery

Prime Minister to examine plan to upgrade Dung Quat oil refinery

The final plan on the upgrade and expansion of the Dung Quat oil refinery will be submitted to the Prime Minister for review and approval early next month.

Timber farmers out of the loop

Poor and ethnic forest farmers have no say in negotiations to sell their timber because prices are negotiated by dealers, leaving the growers at a disadvantage.

Timber farmers out of the loop

Timber farmers out of the loop

Poor and ethnic forest farmers have no say in negotiations to sell their timber because prices are negotiated by dealers, leaving the growers at a disadvantage.

Gov't acts quickly to keep out Ebola threat

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long yesterday ordered hospitals to be fully prepared with medicines and protective gear for doctors, nurses, and health officials in case of an Ebola breakout.

Gov't acts quickly to keep out Ebola threat

Gov't acts quickly to keep out Ebola threat

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long yesterday ordered hospitals to be fully prepared with medicines and protective gear for doctors, nurses, and health officials in case of an Ebola breakout.

Crackdown on container trucks

More than 200 container trucks from national transport firms have been found to be using oversized tankers, a two-week long inspection has revealed.

Crackdown on container trucks

Crackdown on container trucks

More than 200 container trucks from national transport firms have been found to be using oversized tankers, a two-week long inspection has revealed.

Agriculture training must be more practical

Agriculture training must be more practical

Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Cao Duc Phat has said the sector would speed up efforts in vocational training, which is vital to enhancing the quality of human resources in the sector and spur innovations in agriculture for the years to come.
Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.
Unicorns bring festival magic

Unicorns bring festival magic

Twenty days ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival, an event that children are eagerly awaiting in Viet Nam, craft shops and facilities in central Hue City are busy manufacturing unicorn heads, costumes and drums.
VN teams draw well at ASIAD

VN teams draw well at ASIAD

Vietnamese men's and women's teams have been given favourable draws at the upcoming 17th Asian Games (ASIAD) in Incheon, South Korea.
Prospectors move in on illegal gold mining operation

Prospectors move in on illegal gold mining operation

Rumours that a 16 kilogramme nugget of gold had been found at a disused mine sparked a gold rush in Hoa Vang district in the central city.

Your Say

Will traffic cameras solve street gridlock in Viet Nam? 1   

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently approved a proposal to test traffic cameras in many capital city streets to make sure car drivers are staying on the right side of the roads and observing all the other traffic rules.

Op-ed

Viet Nam needs to address ongoing ‘brain drain' 1   

I was full of joy and hope when 18-year-old Nguyen Trong Nhan from the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang won a contest seeking the best and brightest high-school students.

Travel

Off the beaten tourist track, Quy Nhon is ready to be discovered

Are you looking for a peaceful, non-touristy beach free of pesky vendors, and a decent, affordable hotel near the sea?

Expat Corner

Bridge-building volunteer forges links with community

An elderly Danish citizen has demon-strated that building bridges can not only connect localities, but also communities around the world.
US committed to ties to ‘strong' VN US committed to ties to ‘strong' VN

The US is committed to becoming a partner of a "strong, independent, and prosperous" Viet Nam, General Martin E. Dempsey, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the media in HCM City on Saturday.