Bridge project to connect northern economic triangle

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai yesterday broke ground on the construction of Bach Dang Bridge and its connecting road.

Bridge project to connect northern economic triangle

Bridge project to connect northern economic triangle

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai yesterday broke ground on the construction of Bach Dang Bridge and its connecting road.

New refinery included in oil sector's plans

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to include the Victory-Nhon Hoi petrochemical and oil refinery project in plans for the country' petrol sector.

New refinery included in oil sector's plans

New refinery included in oil sector's plans

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to include the Victory-Nhon Hoi petrochemical and oil refinery project in plans for the country' petrol sector.

Donors give blood on Red Sunday

Thousands of youth, students and volunteers donated their blood yesterday at the Red Sunday 2015 blood donation festival, which took place in 18 provinces and cities nationwide.

Donors give blood on Red Sunday

Donors give blood on Red Sunday

Thousands of youth, students and volunteers donated their blood yesterday at the Red Sunday 2015 blood donation festival, which took place in 18 provinces and cities nationwide.

HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

Giap Thi Tuy Anh of Tan Binh District raised her annual income to more than VND16 million (US$762), the cut-off for the city's poverty line, with loans provided by HCM City's poverty eradication and hunger elimination fund.

HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

HCM City takes steps to lower poverty rate

Giap Thi Tuy Anh of Tan Binh District raised her annual income to more than VND16 million (US$762), the cut-off for the city's poverty line, with loans provided by HCM City's poverty eradication and hunger elimination fund.

Party leader calls for further solidarity to tap future opportunities

Party leader calls for further solidarity to tap future opportunities

The nation has its eye on great opportunities and chances ahead, requiring the whole Party, people, and army to strengthen consensus and utilise all resources and creativity to push the country forward in its path of renewal and development, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has stated.
Unregistered truck involved in deadly crash

Unregistered truck involved in deadly crash

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday ordered an all-out inspection of automobile registration across the country after at least nine people were killed in an accident which involved a truck thats registration had expired.
Tra fish exports face higher US tariffs

Tra fish exports face higher US tariffs

Vietnamese tra fish fillets' exports to the United States might be hurt this year due to a high anti-dumping tax rate imposed by the latter, an official said.
Artists awarded for musical achievements

Artists awarded for musical achievements

Composer Vu Cat Tuong scored a hat-trick for his song at Bai Hat Viet 2014 (Vietnamese Song 2014), a television show that runs throughout the year to showcase new songs by Vietnamese writers.
Hai Phong climb to top of V-League

Hai Phong climb to top of V-League

The rich Quang Ninh Coal let defending champions Becamex Binh Duong taste their first defeat of the Toyota V.League 1 season yesterday. The team were beaten 1-2 on their home turf at Go Dau Stadium.
Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

Ancient craft village battles devastating pollution

In a field filled with smoke, two women burned scrap metal. They had brought the metal here to burn so the smoke would not pollute the village, a job that brought them a daily wage of VND100,000 (nearly US$5). After the fire burned out, they would bring home what was left and salvage the usable pieces.

Your Say

Is the new policy on small bill donations extreme?

In the Vietnamese tradition, people donate small bills to pagodas and temples after worship, and to wish for good luck. Note exchange services have even popped up around pagodas and temples, alongside traditional vendors with flowers, food and votive offerings.

Op-ed

It should be obvious, pro workers is not anti China

An opinion piece published in the Chinese Global Times earlier this month pontificated that Viet Nam's Transport Minister Dinh La Thang should not have reprimanded a Chinese contractor after a fatal railway project accident.

Travel

Tour retraces a classic novel

When I visited Nhan Hau Village, I felt I was walking into the pages of Chi Pheo, the Vietnamese literature classic about northern farmers in colonial-feudal society.

Expat Corner

NZ students gain VN insights

A collective cheer went up from the young students as a large school of fish surfaced in a pond in Can Tho City, rushing to eat the feed scattered by a farm worker.
    Railside eatery offers a filling, fulfilling trip Railside eatery offers a filling, fulfilling trip

    A restaurant in Ha Noi serves culinary treats that revolve around a fruit grown in the northern mountains, and hopes the use of ingredients from the region proves fruitful to local households. Thuy Hang reports.