"Made up" statistics are having a serious impact on Viet Nam's social security system, Dr. Trinh Hoa Binh from the Academy of Social Sciences told Lao dong (Labour) Newspaper.
Phan Minh Nguyet, vice head of Ha Noi's agricultural department, spoke to Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) Newspaper about a New Rural Model.
A draft circular on taxes for imported and exported goods aims to shorten customs clearance, Import-Export Tax Department deputy director Nguyen Ngoc Hung told Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper
Secondary school graduates should consider vocational school, General Department of Vocational Training director Duong Duc Lan told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times)
Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thoughts about a new ban on sleeper buses travelling on steep and winding routes in Viet Nam. The ban seemed to spark controversy among our readers. Here are some responses:
The Ministry of Transport has been in the front line in restructuring its affiliated State-owned enterprises, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong told Hai quan (Customs) online newspaper.
We need to start textbook retraining for teachers now, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly's Committee on Culture, Education, Youth and Children Trinh Ngoc Thach told Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.
Nguyen Van Ly, the deputy director of the Viet Nam Bank for Social Policies, spoke with Thoi bao Ngan hang (Banking Times) newspaper about plans to help households that have recently escaped poverty.
Viet Nam should add conditional terms to public servant contracts, former Deputy Director of the National Assembly Office Tran Quoc Thuan told Dai doan ket (The Great National Unity) newspaper.
Bui Sy Loi, deputy chairman of the National Assembly's Social Affairs Committee, revealed the impact of preferential credit policies to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times) newspaper.
Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese mathematician to win the Fields Medal, talked to Lao Dong Cuoi Tuan (Weekend Labour) newspaper about how Viet Nam can draw more researchers.
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.

Experts discuss role of private universities

During the last 20 years, the private university system in Viet Nam has been facing a number of challenges, including an insufficient management framework, an unfair competitive environment as well as discriminatory attitude and stigma from the public.

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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 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.