— National Assembly will evaluate the credibility of 47 high-rank officials during the Monday working session of the ongoing fifth session in Hanoi .
- Mekong Delta region looks to boost tourism
- Travel firms oppose higher admission fees at tourist sites
- New service connecting Moscow and Vietnam’s Russian-favored Cam Ranh inaugurated
- Vietnam province to readjust admission fees after hike
- Three provinces in the Mekong Delta cooperate destination management
— The government’s capital has been contributed to a number of businesses operating in myriads sectors, while the infrastructure development is facing a capital shortage.
— The seas and islands will be the key tourism products of Vietnam in the coming time, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism said at a conference on Sunday.
— More than 90 percent of the cosmetic circulated in Vietnam are imported products, according to the Ubifrance Vietnam.
— A teacher in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 told Tuoi Tre that she had to come to the tax office seven times but remains unable to receive her tax refund.
— A “gender marker”, product advertised as being able to help pregnant women know the gender of their babies, is currently widely available in the city while its effectiveness remains in question.
— Two schools in Quang Ngai have been ‘gifted’ with new restrooms by the education department while they already have two facilities that are normally usable.
— A tragic accident occurred in Ba Ria – Vung Tau on Sunday when a refrigerated container clashed into two motorbikes traveling in opposite direction, claiming lives of six people on the latter vehicles, including two children.
— Dr. Nishimura Masanari, a Japanese archaeologist, died Sunday after a severe traffic accident when he was en route to Hai Phong from Hanoi. Masanari, whose Vietnamese name is Ly Van Sy, has been working in Vietnam since 1990, and is a great friend and mentor to many local archaeologists.
— More than 500 artists will attend an international operate contest in Hoi An, during the fifth Quang Nam Relics Festival from June 19 to 26.
— VFF has suspended the head and deputy head of its referee board, following a scandal in which six referees were accused of receiving VND100 million from a Thanh Hoa man after a match between Thanh Hoa and HAGL at the V-League round 3 last week.
— Vietnam’s top badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh will receive US$25,000 for his accepting to play at the Indian Badminton League this August.
— International grand master Le Quang Liem finished fourth at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2013, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, claiming a $22,500 prize.