Racing pigeons was once something armies used during the Lý Dynasty. The birds carried messages from the northern border areas to the city that is now Ha Noi. When there was no longer any fighting, people carried on using pigeons to race, as a sport.
With Việt Nam signing many multilateral and bilateral trade agreements and attracting more and more foreign investment, it is hard to avoid grievances and disputes, a workshop heard in HCM City yesterday (June 22).
Việt Nam is promoting the development of smart cities and this requires participation by all ministries, localities and enterprises and international experience, a conference heard in HCM City on Thursday.
Local authorities in Bình Dương Province’s Thuận An Town are taking steps to promote the area’s famous Lái Thiêu mangosteen, a fruit specialty cultivated since the 19th century in the southeastern province.
US President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers Tuesday, June 19, he backed their efforts to craft an immigration solution that ends the politically toxic practice of separating families on the US-Mexico border.
The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) has decided to push ahead with restructuring the banking system, applying stricter measures to effectively prevent cross-ownership at commercial banks.
The last batch of late legendary winemaker Henri Jayer's Burgundies -- which include some of the world's most expensive wines -- was sold for a mouth-watering 30 million euros (US$35 million) in Geneva on Sunday, well in excess of the estimated price.
Old vehicles, especially motorbike, discharging exhaust fumes exceeding permitted levels polluting the environment, are found still running on streets without fines in major cities, including Hà Nội.
Thousands of private clinics in HCM City have to comply with a new regulation on medical waste collection introduced earlier this month, reported Thanh Niên (Young People) Newspaper.
The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention sent a directive to the steering committees for natural disaster prevention, search and rescue of coastal provinces and cities on preventive measures for a tropical depression.