VN President attends ceremony in China marking end of WWII

President Truong Tan Sang joined 30 heads of state and government leaders and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Beijing yesterday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism during World War II.

VN President attends ceremony in China marking end of WWII

VN President attends ceremony in China marking end of WWII

President Truong Tan Sang joined 30 heads of state and government leaders and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony in Beijing yesterday to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism during World War II.

President calls for educational reform at academic year start

President Truong Tan Sang has urged the education sector to continue urgent reforms in education and training ahead of the start of the new academic year.

President calls for educational reform at academic year start

President calls for educational reform at academic year start

President Truong Tan Sang has urged the education sector to continue urgent reforms in education and training ahead of the start of the new academic year.

HCM City metro on schedule

The first line of the subway in HCM City, the Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien metro, is quickly taking shape, three years after construction kicked off.

HCM City metro on schedule

HCM City metro on schedule

The first line of the subway in HCM City, the Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien metro, is quickly taking shape, three years after construction kicked off.

Vietnamese spend millions on dengue fever treatments

Vietnamese people spend a total of VND1.4-1.6 trillion (US$62.2-71.1 million) each year on treatment of dengue fever, a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Health has revealed.

Vietnamese spend millions on dengue fever treatments

Vietnamese spend millions on dengue fever treatments

Vietnamese people spend a total of VND1.4-1.6 trillion (US$62.2-71.1 million) each year on treatment of dengue fever, a recent survey conducted by the Ministry of Health has revealed.

Viet Nam's Assembly Chairman meets with Cuban, US lawmakers

Viet Nam's Assembly Chairman meets with Cuban, US lawmakers

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung suggested Vietnamese and Cuban legislative bodies share information in a bid to increase their co-operation.
Cassava exports to Japan up 26%

Cassava exports to Japan up 26%

The country exported 3.05 million tonnes of cassava, worth US$951 million, in the first eight months of the year.
Music camp festival to feature various bands

Music camp festival to feature various bands

A music camp festival will be held from September 11 to 13 at an ecological camping site in Soc Son, a northern district located 30km from Ha Noi's centre.
Viet Nam rise to 152nd in FIFA rankings

Viet Nam rise to 152nd in FIFA rankings

Viet Nam have jumped one spot to 152nd in the world rankings, a FIFA's release on September 3 said.
Eight tonnes of smuggled wildlife products seized

Eight tonnes of smuggled wildlife products seized

Nearly eight tonnes of smuggled ivory, rhino horns and pangolin scales were discovered after a two-week investigation, deputy head of the central region's anti-smuggling team Pham Van Thien said today.

Your Say

Do you think that one can survive in cities with only $155 a month?

A proposal to increase the minimum wage of workers starting next year has been submitted to the Prime Minister for approval. Workers of private companies and organisations living in big cities like Ha Noi, Hai Phong and HCM City have a minimum wage of VND3.5 million (US$155) a month.

Op-ed

Schools should instill passion for career choices

As the university application process ended a few days ago, many complaints were made about the shortcoming of the new model. Top of the list was how high-school students had an intense time trying to get into college.

Travel

Hai Van Pass, a challenge for new and experienced bikers

The 24km scenic and zigzagging road of the Hai Van Pass is always a favourite of motorbike adventurers.

Expat Corner

Belgian helps Co Tu weaving

The Co Tu ethnic group, living in a remote mountainous village in the central province of Quang Nam, are familiar with Belgian designer Aldegonde van Alsenoy, nicknamed Ava.