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China is trampling on international law

 VietNamNet Bridge – MA. Hoang Viet, a HCM City Law University lecturer has performed an in-depth analysis of China’s “expansion” ambitions in the East Sea, concluding they are a proposition that borders on the absurd.

Lawyer: Vietnam needs int’l support in lawsuit against China

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawyer Truong Trong Nghia has suggested Vietnam should not take up its legal struggle against China alone; instead it needs to take advantage of international support to ensure justice is on its side.

Deputy PM: Vietnam, ASEAN unanimous in East Sea issue

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam and ASEAN countries have reached a consensus on the East Sea issue, said Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a recent interview granted to the media about the results of the 24th ASEAN Summit.

Traditional costumes of ten Southeast Asian countries

 VietNamNet Bridge - Traditional costumes are cultural beauty of each country. Below are the traditional dresses of ten countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

2014 to be a good year for Vietnamese exports

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s exports are forecast to enjoy a good year in 2014 thanks to the country’s efforts to expand markets and new opportunities generated from trade deals that are expected to be concluded next year.

Tourism staff lack soft skills

Tourism service providers say that employees need more training on foreign languages and soft skills like communication, teamwork and problem-solving, though they are largely satisfied with marketing, sales and other skills of employees.

Son Dong fine arts village, home of artisans

Son Dong Village in Hanoi’s outlying Hoai Duc District is known as a dynamic craft village with enduring vitality, where talented artisans breathe fresh air into their products and enthusiastically promote their brand to the world.

Five ASEAN countries target 50 million int’l tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam are expecting to attract 50 million international tourists in 2015, and their tourism administrations are preparing an agreement to be signed early next month to implement the plan.

VN car industry still stuck in reverse

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's automobile industry had failed to reach its objective of selling cars at prices to suit Vietnamese pockets.

Asean countries join forces to boost vocational education programmes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Three ASEAN countries including Thailand have embarked on a plan to develop a vocational-education programme that will prepare graduates for work in any of their territories.

Viet Nam's peacekeepers ‘at the ready'

 VietNamNet Bridge – In an effort to share in the responsibility for world peace, Viet Nam will officially join United Nations peacekeeping operations next year, Major General Vu Tien Trong said.

East Sea Conduct key to ‘regional stability'

VietNamNet Bridge – To establish and enhance regional trust and co-operation as well as ensuring a peaceful and stable East Sea, Viet Nam is keen to encourage closer links during the search and rescue of stricken vessels in the sea.

Motorbike makers eye exports

VietNamNet Bridge – Motorbike manufacturers in Viet Nam are looking to push up exports as domestic market narrows and competition becomes fiercer, according to a Saigon Economics Times report.


Seminar promotes traditional weaving among ASEAN countries; Hong Kong Movie Week to hit the screens in HCM City; Hoi An to host Miss Ethnic Vietnam 2013; Pianists from Viet Nam and Russia to perform  

Miss ASEAN first thanks to Dieu Han

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dieu Han, 22, became the first Vietnamese girl to win the Miss ASEAN crown at the contest in Chiang Rai, Thailand last week.