Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Vietnam to focus on stronger collaboration for effective use of Mekong water resources
VIETNAM’S PRIME Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc aimed to ride the momentum of Mekong summit fever as his government prepares to host the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) summit in Hanoi in March.
Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Bare-faced defiance raising eyebrows in authoritarian Vietnam
Butt cheeks bared, Hanoi’s ragtag nudist club ignore the chilly weather to do their daily exercises – some swim, some jog, one performs military drills – stripping off and defying norms in the conservative communist nation.
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 11:35:43
Google removes content for Vietnam
HANOI - Vietnamese Government has so far requested Google to block and delete about 5,000 clips with bad content on YouTube, which is one of Google’s subsidiaries. Of which, 4,500 clips were erased from YouTube.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:47:57
Hanoi's nudists bare all, defying social norms
Hanoi - Butt cheeks bared, Hanoi's ragtag nudist club ignore the chilly weather to do their daily exercises -- some swim, some jog, one performs military drills -- stripping off and defying norms in the conservative communist nation.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:05:42
Korean investors to tap into robot industry in Vietnam
The ASEAN-Korea Centre will dispatch an investment and market research mission to Hanoi, Vietnam from 6 to 9 December 2017 in cooperation with the Vietnam Automation Association (VAA) and the Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement (KIRIA).
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 15:19:07
Communist Hanoi gets its first McDonald's
Global burger behemoth McDonald's opened its first branch on Saturday in the historic heart of communist Hanoi, a conservative city renowned for its traditional -- and cheap -- Vietnamese staples beloved by food-obsessed locals.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Just below the surface
Hanoi-based artist Bui Thanh Tam brings his doeeyes figures back to Ho Chi Minh City for his second solo exhibition, “Abandoned by Heaven”, at Craig Thomas Gallery continuing until November 2.
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:53:06
Vietnam: Ministry proposes relaxing two-child policy
HANOI - In a bid to boost low fertility rate, the Ministry of Health has proposed relaxing the country's two-child policy, allowing Vietnamese parents to decide the number of children they want.
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:00:00
Timber product exports to hit $8 billion
HANOI - The export of wood and timber products is forecast to post a 17 per cent year-on-year increase and surpass its annual target.
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Experts mull eco-tourism-biodiversity balance
HANOI - Rapid and haphazard development of tourism infrastructure in natural reserves and SUFs in the last few years has raised concerns that development was taking place at the expense of the environment.
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Death is no deterrent in corrupt Vietnam
Authoritarian Hanoi wields capital punishment as a political weapon
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:01:08
Hanoi’s highest hotel opens its doors
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 hotel in Vietnam.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:00:00
Vietjet CEO taking budget airline to higher plane
HANOI - Nguyen Thi Puong Thao, the president and chief executive of budget airline Vietjet Air, believes that in future, e-commerce and low-cost airlines will both grow rapidly and, with the opening of Asean skies, the aviation market will continue to expand.
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:01:30
Typhoon Dokshuri weakens, heads to Laos
HANOI - Five people dead and dozens injured as typhoon Dokshuri swept through Vietnam on Friday.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:12:30
Vietnam braces for 'strongest storm in a decade'
HANOI - Vietnam on Thursday ordered tens of thousands of people to evacuate its central coastal area as Typhoon Doksuri closed in, with officials predicting the storm could be the most powerful in a decade.