Minh drops to 31st in badminton rankings

Viet Nam's top player Nguyen Tien Minh slid one spot to 31st in the world badminton rankings, the Badminton World Federation announced. Minh's performance in recent competitions has left him with a total score of 37,620 points.

Paragliders to fly from Son Tra Peninsula
Pilots from clubs across the country will compete in a paragliding race on Son Tra Peninsula this week as part of the city's International Fireworks Competition.
Minh to play No 3 seed in Asian champs starter
Viet Nam's top player Nguyen Tien Minh will meet No 3 seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the Asian Badminton Championships starting today in China.
Dinh wins 10th stage of City cup, Viet retains yellow jersey
Nguyen Quoc Dinh easily defeated more than 80 cyclists in the 27th HCM City Television Cycling Cup to win the 10th stage yesterday.
Tuan beats Alexandre in over-18 national tennis contest
Pham Minh Tuan of Da Nang beat Truong Giang Thanh Alexandre of HCM City in the over-18's singles of the quarter-finals of the National Men's Tennis Championships in Dak Nong Province yesterday. Tuan won 7-5, 6-3.
Ha Noi triumph at national pencak silat event
Ha Noi triumphed at the National Pencak Silat Tournament, which ended in the northern province of Hai Duong on Apr 18.
Tam wins 9th stage, Viet has the yellow jersey
Nguyen Thanh Tam had no rivals in the last dash as he finished first at the ninth stage of the HCM City Television Cycling Cup yesterday.
Lam beats Henry in U18 national tennis semis
Le Khac Tung Lam of Da Nang defeated Tu Minh Tri Henry of HCM City 6-0, 6-2 the semi-final of the National Men's Tennis Championships' U18 category in Dak Nong Province yesterday.
Nam wins second gold at Asian junior tennis tournament
Vietnamese tennis ace Ly Hoang Nam won his second gold medal at the ITF Asian Closed Junior Championships in India, winning the men's singles event on Saturday.
HAGL draw 2-2 with Dong Nai
Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) tied with Dong Nai 2-2 in a 10th round match of the Toyota V. League 1 in Pleiku Stadium yesterday.
Late goal ties Thanh Hoa, Binh Duong
Thanh Hoa continued their winning streak on home turf after a 1-1 draw against defending champions Becamex Binh Duong during the 10th round of the Toyota V.League 1 yesterday.
Van Nistelrooy and Pires to visit Viet Nam
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.

Teed Off (Mar 22, 2015)

With the Masters tournament right around the corner, speculation is running wild (which is shorthand for "golf writers feverously looking for ways to slip Tiger Woods into the conversation somewhere to make their editors happy") on who is the favourite to win the event.

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Experts slam failure to save old trees Experts slam failure to save old trees

Distinguished scientists and experts in the field of urban planning raised many challenges at a conference yesterday to review Ha Noi's urban tree planning.

Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000 1    Whistleblowers to be rewarded up to US$160,000

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate have issued a joint circular announcing that whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND3.4 billion (US$160,000).

Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth Daewoo founder seeks to inspire youth

As you get older, you spend hours regretting each minute you wasted in your youth, which flies by.

IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive IZ firms find pollution controls too expensive

Many companies in industrial zones claim they lack capital to introduce equipment to save energy and lessen emissions.

Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners Caves in Quang Binh will soon echo with the sounds of runners

Quang Binh, home of the biggest cave in the world, Son Doong, is offering visitors treks, caving tours and a race.