Lotte Center Hanoi will have its grand opening tomorrow after five years of construction, making it the second highest skyscraper in the country to come into full operation.
More than 100 martyrs who lost their lives in the war against the US were laid to rest in Nhon Trach district, in the southern province of Dong Nai yesterday.
No more cars
Work begins on installing "no cars" signs at the Xuan Thuy-Ho Tung Mau intersection yesterday in Cau Giay District. Despite cars being banned by officials from entering the Cau Giay-Xuan Thuy route, a number of drivers have been seen using the street and have been instructed by police to divert their route.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has ordered the release of aid that will enable each poor household in Viet Nam's central region to build storm- and flood-resistant homes.
Ministries and agencies involved in customs procedures need further co-operation with customs offices to speed up customs clearance.
Transportation remained under control in Viet Nam's major cities on the second day of the four-day Independence Day break.
Skills for communication and critical thinking should be the focus of English teaching and learning, a Vinh University lecturer said at the 5th annual International Conference on Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, which ended on Friday in HCM City.
A deputy head of the Administration of HIV/AIDS Control last Friday urged people's committees in provinces and cities to quickly approve a project on the local HIV/AIDS prevention and allocate funds for it.
The capital city will provide a free vaccine combining measles and rubella to around 1.6 million of children, aged one to 14 years, in a campaign that begins this October.
Three people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus and a motorbike collided on National Highway 9 in Dak Rong District of Quang Tri.
Two girls drowned while one remains missing after they were swept away by floods in the mountainous Nhu Thanh District in Thanh Hoa Province on Saturday.
Minister fails to take up Ice Bucket Challenge
Minister fails to take up Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping across Viet Nam, which is apparent to the tens of thousands of users of social media networks. Celebrities and teenagers in particular are mad about the craze, but politicians are a little more wary.

Are votive offerings worth the pollution?

Like it or not, death is universal and everyone eventually dies. So how we do cope with death in our lives? Usually we cherish the memories that we have of the deceased. We relive the times that we shared with our departed loved ones and try to make sure that they are not forgotten.

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President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism 1    President leads tribute to war hero who stood up to colonialism

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the death of Truong Dinh, a national hero in the war against the French, in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals Viet Nam topple Japan in int'l Robocon finals

The Lac Hong University Robocon team yesterday triumphed over their Japanese rival to take out this year's International Robocon contest in Pune, India.

How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition 2    How to eat to beat the heat: lessons from Asian tradition

At a recent English conversation get-together, I chose the topic - How to beat the heat? I also chose a second topic - Ways to calm down when one gets hot-headed.

Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring Government refuses to give preferential policies to Vinalines in debt restructuring

The Vietnamese Government will not make any preferential policies to support the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) during its restructuring plan.

Vietnamese lions to roar again Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.