Sale of fake health foods concerns consumers
Everyone knows functional food works to improve health and build resistance to diseases, especially in patients and people recovering from ailments.
Ao dai represents Vietnamese identity
Outside Viet Nam, the conical hat represents the country's farmers, devastated by war and its consequences. Very few people actually wear them.
Drinking takes its toll on holiday festival
A week before Lunar New Year (Tet), the talk among workers in every office, workshop and factory across the country is about year-end parties. And there are always many to go to, including those with your friends, cousins, colleagues - and of course families.
Ben Nhau Tron Doi, a show adapted from a popular Chinese romantic novel with the same name, has recently gained widespread popularity among domestic viewers, especially females.
The need to address an ‘historical' failure
History is in the making, and how!Selfies produced with a new smartphone application that allows one to make-up as famous characters with distinguishing marks have flooded Facebook pages in the country recently.
Cheaper input, higher prices!
Fuel prices have dropped twice this month and for the 15th time since July. The move should mean good news for consumers, who expect a corresponding reduction in the price of most goods, especially as Tet approaches.
Education in Viet Nam has always been a subject that arouses passionate discussion as it involves small children and almost every family has something to say about it.
Social media opens path to traffic safety debate
The very first State agency pact with a social forum carries certain risks, but they might be worth taking in this instance
Winter cold brings trials and tribulations
January is usually the coldest month of the year in northern Viet Nam. Weather forecasts repeatedly informed us about a heavy cold front sweeping through the northern mountainous provinces.
An unhealthy move by the health sector
The devil's in the details, they say.It seems that our policy-makers have a habit of stumbling over some important details when they come up with solutions, and when this happens, the problem refuses to go away.
Cosmetic surgery: Is beauty skin deep?
Some people think it is unnecessary and that those who are born with unwanted physical characteristics should not change themselves but cope with their existing physical appearance. Others believe that if someone wants to alter their physical attributes, they should do it because it is their body and money at stake.

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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.