Can bike auctions do their bidding?
Just late last week, the Minister for Transport, Dinh La Thang, asked the National Committee Traffic Safety to draft a decree ordering the confiscation of motorbikes being driven on expressways designed only for cars. He suggested that the seized vehicles be auctioned for charity.
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.

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Confiscated bikes set for charity sale 1    Confiscated bikes set for charity sale

The National Traffic Safety Committee plans to sell motorbikes and bicycles driving on expressways that have been banned for their use.

Cycling race escort dies in accident Cycling race escort dies in accident

A member of a motorbike escort group for the Binh Duong Open International Women's Bike Race died yesterday after being hit by a motorbike tour group.

Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen Vietnamese cuisine book journeys out of 5-star resort's kitchen

The five-star Furama Resort has released a 120-page cookbook titled A Journey Through Viet Nam's Cuisine, featuring recipes from the resort's culinary library.

HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels HCM City youth call on banks, firms to stop funding fossil fuels

A series of activities on climate change and energy have been launched by 350.org Viet Nam aimed at raising people's awareness about the threat of a carbon bubble.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history Da Nang to teach archipelago history

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with the Hoang Sa Archipelago (Paracel Islands) will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.