Van Nistelrooy and Pires to visit Viet Nam
Former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy will be joining former Arsenal winger Robert Pires on a tour of Viet Nam to display the UEFA Champions League trophy to local football fans.
Saigon Heat lose to Singapore Slingers
Saigon Heat suffered their first defeat at the 2014 Air Asia ASEAN Basketball League at OCBC Arena, Singapore, yesterday.
NGO evens the playing field for rural kids
With just balls and some simple objects, the FFAV's dedicated instructors created a wide range of games to help children learn skills as well as increase their knowledge. Children can join in football matches, or partake in drills combining thinking exercises with football skills.
Viet Nam outclassed as Gunners run riot
Tran Manh Dung scored for Viet Nam in their 7-1 loss to Arsenal at the My Dinh National Stadium in Ha Noi yesterday.
Training day
Arsenal players train at My Dinh National Stadium for their friendly match with Viet Nam's national team today.
Arsenal visitors impressed with VN
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was impressed with the Vietnamese football fans and believed that the sport's popularity in Viet Nam would grow stronger in the future.
U13 Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) triumphed in the National Junior Football Tournament, Yamaha Cup, after beating U13 Viettel 1 2-1 in the final match in central Khanh Hoa Province.
SHB Da Nang became the new champions of the national U17 football championship after beating PVF HCM City 10-9 in penalty shootout at Thong Nhat Stadium in HCM City yesterday.
Arsenal players ready for Asia
English football club Arsernal has shortlisted 24 players to tour Asia this summer.
Dong Tam Long An's Argentinian coach Marcelo Zuleta has been fired after his side suffered two humiliating defeats in succession in the V-League.
The National Cup is in the spotlight today with quarterfinal matches after nearly four months, with the big names as favourites to make it through.

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Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises

It's hard to find ancient wild peach branches on sale in the northern mountainous province of Son La, due to their overexploitation by the local people.

Flower Road to be opened today Flower Road to be opened today

The Flower Road in HCM City's Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist

Vietnamese consumers started 2015 with their confidence broadly unchanged after a tumultuous 2014, ANZ Bank Economist Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances

Viet Nam was among the top 10 countries in the world with the largest amount of remittances from abroad last year, with around US$12 billion, according to the Western Union company, which handles money transfers worldwide.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.