Việt Nam is at a crossroads. Its economic rise is contributing to an emerging energy supply crisis that could endanger its economic competitiveness and its ability to share prosperity more widely.
Renovating, upgrading and rearranging production lines are important for businesses to save energy and improve productivity as well as product quality, heard attendants at a forum held in Hà Nội on Wednesday.
A series of cultural and art events will be held from August 25 to September 1 in Hà Nội to commemorate poetry couple Lưu Quang Vũ and Xuân Quỳnh.
The prices of about 1,900 different services at public hospitals will increase from Tuesday (August 20), according to the Ministry of Health.
The money market is seeing the first signs of loosening though the State Bank of Việt Nam has yet to make a decision on reducing benchmark interest rates.
From a personal bookcase with dozens of titles, D Free Book has offered some 1,000 books of all genres including literature, economics, science, computer and foreign languages.
Many people are visiting tourist sites all at once. Overcrowding brings about all sorts of stops and delays, like traffic becoming so heavy that cars can only move slowly. And things are becoming very expensive.
Châu Trần Vĩnh, deputy head of the Department of Water Resources Management under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment talks to Vietnam News Agency about how to sustainably manage water resources while climate change has triggered drought and salinity intrusion for coastal plains as well as seriously affected the daily lives of local people.