Vice chairman Tho urged the construction progress of Ve river embankment


​Led a delegation of provincial leaders to the site of embankment project along Ve River on Nov. 20, Provincial People’s Committee’s vice chairman Pham Truong Tho urged all partners to kick off the construction progress as scheduled.

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23,500 Quang Ngai people infected Dioxin

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​ According to the latest report of Quang Ngai Provincial People’s Committee, during the period between 1961 and 1975, 584 places in the province had been sprayed chemical of Dioxin.

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Viet Nam sea and island culture-tourism week opens


A week-long event to glorify Viet Nam’s sea and island culture and tourism kicked off on November 21 with an arts performance at the Viet Nam Culture-Art Exhibition Center, Ha Noi. … [Continue reading]

BIDV issues US$30mln loan for Myanmar bank

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) will lend US$30 million to Myanmar 's Small- and Medium-sized Industrial Development Bank (SMIDB) over five years. The two parties signed an agreement in principle on the financing in … [Continue reading]

Iran and powers set to extend nuclear talks if final push fails


Iran and six world powers looked set to miss Monday's deadline for resolving a 12-year stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions and are already looking at a possible extension of the negotiations. … [Continue reading]

PM: Vietnam looks forward stronger ties with Cambodia, Laos

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s participation in the forthcoming eighth Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle summit aims to foster the coordination in the implementation of joint programmes in defence, security and socio-economic … [Continue reading]

Central Region: Red-tailed vipers attacking people in their homes

A victim of red-tailed vipers.

VietNamNet Bridge – Climate change, which has led to habitat destruction, has prompted red-tailed vipers (Trimeresurus albolabris) to enter residential quarters in the central region and attack people. relate news Red tail vipers attack people … [Continue reading]

Vietnam calls for more investment


Vietnam's dynamic economy needs foreign companies, including Germans, to utilise a growing opportunity to invest in infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation, seaport development and other areas, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday. … [Continue reading]

Japanese enterprises face difficulties investing in Vietnam


As many as 50% of Japanese companies say they face difficulties related to investment procedures when doing business in Vietnam, said Atsusuke Kawada, the chief representative of Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Hanoi. … [Continue reading]

VN Party leader begins visit to Russia


Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and his senior delegation arrived in Moscow on November 23 for their official visit to Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin. … [Continue reading]

Vietnam asks to ease seafood restrictions


The National Agro-Forestry Fisheries Quality Assurance (Nafiqad) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked Russia to ease restrictions on Vietnamese seafood exports to the Eurasian Economic Community. Russia now only … [Continue reading]

What if the brewery industry was more tightly controlled?


VietNamNet Bridge – It is highly possible that breweries would be listed as a conditional business field, which means that it will pay high taxes and be put under strict control of state management agencies. relate news Beverage firms protest … [Continue reading]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 24


Here are the leading Vietnamese news stories in brief for November 24, 2014. -- Nearly a hundred locals on Sunday besieged a group of traffic police on duty in the southern province of Dong Nai after one of the cops reportedly injured a motorbike … [Continue reading]

Party leader begins visit to Russia

(VOV) - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and his senior delegation arrived in Moscow on November 23 for their official visit to Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin. The delegation was warmly welcomed by ASEAN Ambassadors to … [Continue reading]

Earth dragons awaken riverbanks

Pham Trung Toan and Hoang Van Toan’s ruoi exploitation area in Thanh Xuan commune (Thanh Ha district) measures 10.8 ha. So far this year, they have obtained two quintals of ruoi, worth nearly VND90 million.

Folk often call ruoi (Nereidae) earth dragons because they have a somewhat dragon-like shape but live underground. It is those earth dragons that are animating riverbanks which have seemingly been dormant for years, promising to turn them into … [Continue reading]

Vietnam’s most advanced coast guard vessel DN2000 started to build

Vessel 9004 launched

(CPV) - The Song Thu Corporation under the General Department of Defence Industry organized a keel laying ceremony for the vessel DN2000 for the Vietnam Coast Guard High Command and launched the coast guard vessel 9004 at the Song Thu port in Da Nang … [Continue reading]

Art exchange program toward the national sea and islands

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(CPV) - The Border Guard High Command, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnam Television organized an art exchange program with the theme "For offshore ships" to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam … [Continue reading]

Panama, Vietnam hold first deputy-ministerial consultation

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc have agreed on a proposal to facilitate visits at all levels and establish effective cooperation mechanisms with Panama in a recent political consultation with his Panamanian counterpart Luis Miguel Hincapie. This … [Continue reading]

BIDV increases support for businesses in Russia

The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) officially launched its working team in the Russian market at a ceremony in Moscow on November 22. The launch ceremony saw the presence of Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Nguyen Thanh Son, … [Continue reading]

OVs in UK support scientific research in homeland

A working delegation from the Ministry of Science and Technology on November 22 introduced FIRST, a project to foster innovations through scientific and technological research, to Vietnamese experts and intellectuals working in the UK. Addressing … [Continue reading]