Ensuring safety is a top priority for the Civil Aviation Authority
Director of the Civil Aviation Authority, Lai Xuan Thanh, spoke to the Viet Nam and World Economy newspaper about measures to ensure greater flight safety in Viet Nam.
Building an independent economy is crucial as Viet Nam industrialises, Pham Xuan Duong, deputy head of the Central Economic Commission, told the Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times).
The draft state capital management law needs to provide a detailed blueprint to be effective, Do Van Ve of the National Assembly Committee on Science and Technology told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times).
Nguyen Ba Ngoc, deputy director of the Labour Science and Social Affairs Institute, speaks to Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about proposed measures to increase labour productivity.
Economic expert Nguyen Minh Phong spoke to Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper about what the capital should do to achieve its GDP target of 8.5-9 per cent in 2014
Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Enterprise Development Department Ho Sy Hung spoke with Hai Quan (Customs Online) about a development plan to support SMEs
Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers about a circular that requires foreigners who want to work as specialists in Viet Nam to have university degrees and at least five years of experience in the area they plan to work.
Viet Nam's status as a middle-income country can limit its sources of preferential capital, Duong Duc Ung, former Director of the External Economic Department, tells Radio Voice of Viet Nam (VOV).
Viet Nam hopes to control environmental pollution at the source, deputy director general of the Viet Nam Environment Administration, Tran The Loan, told the Thoi bao Kinh te (Viet Nam Economic Times) Newspaper
Vu Xuan Tien, policy analyst with the Viet Nam Association of Corporate Directors, tells the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that unclear tax policies are allowing petty corruption to flourish
People are a decisive factor in the fight against corruption, Deputy Director of the National Defence and Security Council Le Viet Tuong told the Viet Nam Economics Times
Airport customers get short end of the noodle
Airport customers get short end of the noodle 2   

The price of instant noodles sold at airports caught the attention of the National Assembly Standing Committee last Tuesday.

You Asked ( 21-05-2013)

Dear Editor,There is a rule that decrees a foreigner visiting Viet Nam on a tourist visa cannot legally rent a house and must stay in a hotel.

Illegal spyware tracks smartphone users

The Ha Noi Department of Information and Communication s has recently caught a private IT company spying on 14,140 mobile phone subscribers using the Ptracker software.

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China continues East Sea aggression China continues East Sea aggression

China continued to maintain its illegal presence and aggression in Vietnamese waters yesterday as more condemnation of its actions came from US and Philippine officials.

Single father's formula for mother's milk 6    Single father's formula for mother's milk

The baby began to cry just as the taxi started moving.Trinh Tuan was at a loss. He had no previous experience of taking care of any baby, and here he was, alone with his 14-day-old baby daughter for the first time, going home from the Tu Du Hospital in HCM City.

BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos 1    BIDV funds $53 million road in Laos

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) will lend US$53.16 million to Laos to help the country build a road in its northern province of Houaphanh.

Delta faces major water crisis Delta faces major water crisis

More efforts must be made to efficiently manage and use scarce water resources of the Mekong River as climate change and rapid development to produce electricity have threatened its sustainability.

Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal Three guys, one camera, an Irish goal

It has been difficult getting back to normal life for Iain McNamara and his peers after their one-year trip through 22 countries.