Cameron says VN fair playground

British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday praised the Vietnamese Government's efforts in promoting national competitiveness and creating a fair playground for the business community, and its efforts to meet all international standards.

Cameron says VN fair playground

Cameron says VN fair playground

British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday praised the Vietnamese Government's efforts in promoting national competitiveness and creating a fair playground for the business community, and its efforts to meet all international standards.

President prepares for Party Congress

President Truong Tan Sang has called on the nation to make all-out efforts to become an industrialised country as soon as possible.

President prepares for Party Congress

President prepares for Party Congress

President Truong Tan Sang has called on the nation to make all-out efforts to become an industrialised country as soon as possible.

Several reservoirs in disrepair

Several reservoirs in coastal central Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly fallen into a serious state of disrepair, leaving them unsafe, especially during the stormy season, as they may burst without warning.

Several reservoirs in disrepair

Several reservoirs in disrepair

Several reservoirs in coastal central Khanh Hoa Province have reportedly fallen into a serious state of disrepair, leaving them unsafe, especially during the stormy season, as they may burst without warning.

Thermal power plants may face coal shortage

Quang Ninh Province's historic rainstorm this week severely disrupted the area's coal supplies, and could temporarily shut down several thermal power plants.

Thermal power plants may face coal shortage

Thermal power plants may face coal shortage

Quang Ninh Province's historic rainstorm this week severely disrupted the area's coal supplies, and could temporarily shut down several thermal power plants.

VN, Japan foster closer ties

VN, Japan foster closer ties

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh co-chaired the seventh meeting of the Viet Nam-Japan Co-operation Committee and held talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida as part of his official visit to Japan from July 29-31.
Lao Cai urgently evacuates residents from danger zones

Lao Cai urgently evacuates residents from danger zones

The chairman of the People's Committee of this northern province has directed authorities in its cities and districts at risk of flash floods and landslides to immediately evacuate all residents.
Forex reserves hit $37 billion

Forex reserves hit $37 billion

The country's foreign exchange reserves excluding gold have been increasing continuously, reaching US$37 billion by the end of July, Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam Nguyen Van Binh said.
TEDx lets youth speak out

TEDx lets youth speak out

A series of TEDx events will be officially held on August 8 in Ha Noi, offering opportunities for young Vietnamese to share and promote their creative ideas which are expected to leave a positive influence on the society.
VN to face Thailand in VTV Cup semi-final

VN to face Thailand in VTV Cup semi-final

Viet Nam will meet Thailand's U23 squad in the semi-final of the International Women's Volleyball Tournament – VTV Cup in the southern province of Bac Lieu on July 31.
Baby bear rescued

Baby bear rescued

The northern mountainous Son La Province's Sop Cop District forest management division handed over a 3.6kg sun bear cub to Animals Asia in Viet Nam for further care yesterday.

Your Say

Pets banned on HCM City street

HCM City's People' Committee ordered Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street's management team to forbid pets on the walkway last week.The ban also included selling coffee, skating and sitting on picnic blankets.

Op-ed

Private rewards for police may miss the mark

A mass murder in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on July 7 shook the nation. Six members of a wealthy business family were killed during the night. Only an 18-month-old baby was spared.

Travel

Ethnic Thai town of Mu Cang Chai highly popular for home-stay visits

Tourists always choose Mu Cang Chai Township in the northern mountainous area of Viet Nam as a destination for home-stays.

Expat Corner

Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the pheno-menon.
    Recapturing a snapshot of history Recapturing a snapshot of history

    The crew of one of the tanks that broke through the gates of the Independence Palace in Sai Gon in 1975, and the journalist on hand to capture that historic moment, enjoyed a reunion recently. Hoang Trung Hieu reports.