Diplomats win Golden Star

The diplomatic sector received the Golden Star Order – the noblest order of Viet Nam — for the second time at a ceremony marking its 70th founding anniversary (August 28, 1945) in Ha Noi yesterday.

Diplomats win Golden Star

Diplomats win Golden Star

The diplomatic sector received the Golden Star Order – the noblest order of Viet Nam — for the second time at a ceremony marking its 70th founding anniversary (August 28, 1945) in Ha Noi yesterday.

VN's world integration lacks the right mindset

There were many shortcomings in Viet Nam's efforts to push for international integration including insufficient awareness about the process and a lack of a proactive mindset at some Government ministries and local authorities.

VN's world integration lacks the right mindset

VN's world integration lacks the right mindset

There were many shortcomings in Viet Nam's efforts to push for international integration including insufficient awareness about the process and a lack of a proactive mindset at some Government ministries and local authorities.

Companies need help to compete internationally

Viet Nam's Government needs to help local companies improve their competitiveness on global markets, experts said at the Autumn Economic Forum 2015 yesterday.

Companies need help to compete internationally

Companies need help to compete internationally

Viet Nam's Government needs to help local companies improve their competitiveness on global markets, experts said at the Autumn Economic Forum 2015 yesterday.

Mekong bridge cuts travel time

The My Loi bridge linking the two southern provinces of Long An and Tien Giang, which opens to traffic tomorrow (Saturday), will reduce the distance to the latter province from HCM City to 25km, or just a fourth of the current distance.

Mekong bridge cuts travel time

Mekong bridge cuts travel time

The My Loi bridge linking the two southern provinces of Long An and Tien Giang, which opens to traffic tomorrow (Saturday), will reduce the distance to the latter province from HCM City to 25km, or just a fourth of the current distance.

Lao PM hails military ties

Lao PM hails military ties

Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong applauded effective co-operation between Viet Nam's and Laos' armies, which has helped them build peaceful, stable borders.
Heavy rains expected on National Day

Heavy rains expected on National Day

Residents of Ha Noi and the northern provinces are expected to see heavy rains during National Day on September 2 with downpours of 300-400mm, warned the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
FDI disbursement rises by 7.6% in 12 months

FDI disbursement rises by 7.6% in 12 months

The disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Viet Nam stood at US$8.5 billion in the past eight months, a year-on-year rise of 7.6 per cent.
VN film to be screened at Prague fest

VN film to be screened at Prague fest

A drama directed by Phi Tien Son will be screened at the fourth ASEAN-Prague Film festival to be held in Prague, the Czech Republic, from September 8 to 12.
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 such change is good for society and the life of people?

A report by market research company Epinion and media communications agency OMD Viet Nam shows that fewer than a third of Viet Nam's 14.4 million youngsters aged from 13 to 21 year are not comfortable talking to their friends in person. Most say they'd rather use a chat app.

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

Discover the river and red sand cliffs of Mui Ne's Fairy Stream

Almost every place of natural beauty in Viet Nam has a stream called the Fairy Stream, which seems to offer the best views of nature.

Expat Corner

Japanese conductor thinks of Viet Nam as his second home

After living in Viet Nam for more than 10 years, Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji still finds something new every day in the country that surprises him and adds to his sense of wonder about Viet Nam.
    A lavish treat beneath the Opera House A lavish treat beneath the Opera House

    An attractive, lush interior creates a soothing feeling at Nineteen11, a Vietnamese and Australian eatery in the basement of the Opera House. Ha Nguyen reports.