President: VN seeks Japan's help for support industries

Viet Nam is keen on attracting more investment from Japanese small- and medium-sized enterprises to help develop the nation's support industries, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

President: VN seeks Japan's help for support industries

President: VN seeks Japan's help for support industries

Viet Nam is keen on attracting more investment from Japanese small- and medium-sized enterprises to help develop the nation's support industries, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

PM urges efforts to spur growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday that drastic measures are needed to deal with aggregate demand, spur production and ensure social protection.

PM urges efforts to spur growth

PM urges efforts to spur growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday that drastic measures are needed to deal with aggregate demand, spur production and ensure social protection.

City suspends plan to rebuild market

A plan to rebuild a traditional market in HCM City's Tan Binh District has been suspended following protests by shop owners about the compensation rate.

City suspends plan to rebuild market

City suspends plan to rebuild market

A plan to rebuild a traditional market in HCM City's Tan Binh District has been suspended following protests by shop owners about the compensation rate.

Vietnamese films to screen in Busan

Five Vietnamese film directors will present their movies at the 19th Busan International Film Festival that will open tomorrow.

Vietnamese films to screen in Busan

Vietnamese films to screen in Busan

Five Vietnamese film directors will present their movies at the 19th Busan International Film Festival that will open tomorrow.

Party leader advocates FTA before RoK visit

Party leader advocates FTA before RoK visit

A future free trade agreement (FTA) between Viet Nam and South Korea would help realise their aspirations for common prosperity and mutual benefit, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said yesterday.
WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Vietnamese people to eat less salt in order to prevent cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the country.
Seminar looks at future of local cocoa industry

Seminar looks at future of local cocoa industry

Agricultural officials, experts, farmers, and business executives yesterday discussed the state of the cocoa industry and the opportunities to develop it in Binh Phuoc and the south-eastern region at a seminar held in the province.
Veteran author writes cultural commentary

Veteran author writes cultural commentary

Noted culture researcher and author Huu Ngoc has just published a new book containing his commentaries on Vietnamese culture as well as famous Vietnamese and foreign contemporaries.
France helps VN cope with climate change

France helps VN cope with climate change

France signed a loan agreement worth EUR20 million (US$25.3 million) yesterday with Viet Nam to help the Government cope with climate change.

Your Say

Do you shop at Vietnamese meat stalls and markets? 2   

Health authorities in Ha Noi are faced with the problem of trying to prevent modern, hygienic abattoirs worth millions of dollars from closing down.

Op-ed

Persecuted child worker searches for right path

Four years ago, Nguyen Hao Anh, 14, from the southern province of Ca Mau, became a media figure when he reported inhumane and barbaric torture at the hands of his employers.

Travel

Con Co Island looks to reap tourism gains from pristine looks, heroic past

At night, it looks like a floating city on a sea filled with light.

Expat Corner

Hoi An cafe helps disabled

Tokyo university graduate Kanago Noguchi is running an eatery in Hoi An with the catchy name of the Duck Cafe.