Nguyen Dinh Cung, Director, Central Institute for Economic Management, tells Thoi bao Ngan hang (Banking Times) that the new draft law on management and use of public funding has several flaws.
Viet Nam News spoke to Deputy Education Minister Nguyen Vinh Hien and two US advisors collaborating with the World Bank and the Ministry of Education and Training on textbook reform.
Last week, Viet Nam News asked its readers if they bought meat at traditional markets and if they trusted the quality and hygiene of the food.
The Viet Nam National Power Transmission Corporation aims to create a stable, safe national power grid, its Director General, Vu Ngoc Minh, told the weekly Kinh te Viet Nam & The gioi (Viet Nam and World Economic Affairs).
The support industry for building agricultural machines is lacking, head of CIEM's Research Department for Rural Development Luu Duc Khai told Nong thon ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.
Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Economic Affairs Nguyen Duc Kien told Nhan dan (The People) newspaper about the Autumn Economic Forum, which opens this weekend in Ninh Binh.
Hoang Vinh Bao, director of the Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information, explained the Government policy on the management and development of pay TV channels in Viet Nam.
Viet Nam lacks qualified weather forecasting experts, Phan Van Tan, a lecturer at the Ha Noi University of Natural Science's Faculty of Hydrology and Meteorology, told Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper.
The Public Administration Reform Index, a standardised assessment tool introduced in 2011, is making monitoring of reforms less subjective, according to Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Nguyen Tien Dinh.
Viet Nam is restructuring its animal breeding sector to reduce the number of small-scale breeders, Nguyen Van Trong, deputy director of the Animal Husbandry Department told Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper.
The 2,000 traditional slaughterhouses in Ha Noi must be closed to develop modern, clean abattoirs, Nguyen Huy Dang, Ha Noi's Deputy Director of Agriculture Department, told Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.
Persecuted child worker searches for right path
Persecuted child worker searches for right path

Four years ago, Nguyen Hao Anh, 14, from the southern province of Ca Mau, became a media figure when he reported inhumane and barbaric torture at the hands of his employers.

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.

Child abuse case causes public outrage

A recent incident in Binh Duong Province in which a four-year-old girl was beaten brutally by her mother and stepfather has stirred public response on the issue of child abuse in Viet Nam once again. Thu Van talks to representatives of non-governmental organisations, experts and local authorities about the matter.


Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival 1    VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.