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Vietnam has many local and national museums, but their displays and exhibitions struggle to attract viewers.

Vietnam's forest management sector to improve forest protection

It is forecast that climate change will increase the risk of forest fires next year, therefore concerned organisations should be vigilant and prepare for fire prevention and control.

HCMC, Mekong Delta seek to improve underdeveloped waterway route for goods transport

The waterway links between HCM City and the Mekong Delta region through river and canal networks, which are proved to be more advantageous to trade than their road counterparts, have not been fully utilised.

Ministry launches electronic health record software

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Information Technology Department under the Ministry of Health (MOH) launched new software on June 14 designed to compile a comprehensive database of electronic medical records.

Hanoi’s air quality improves

 VietNamNet Bridge – Air quality in Hanoi has seen improvement in the first four months of the year, but not in all parts of the city.

Ly Hoang Nam improves ATP ranking

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has gone up three places in the ranking of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), which was released on Monday.

Exercise benefits to the brain 'may be passed on'

 Physical and mental exercise has been found to be beneficial for our brains, but scientists have now found it could also improve the learning ability of our children.

French training programme begins in HCM City

An intensive training course for French teachers and managers, chiefs and communication specialists at French teaching centres and universities in 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific began yesterday

Mekong Delta to improve tourism services

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of tourists to the Mekong Delta has increased significantly as many tourism programmes have been successful over the last year, according to provincial authorities.

Regular exercise may improve odds of surviving a heart attack

 Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives one, 

Linda Hamilton trains Vietnam women’s footballers

Former US women’s national team footballer Linda Hamilton, who won the World Cup in 1991, and coach Lisa Berg had a short training session with Vietnamese women’s footballers as part of the Sports Envoys programme

HCM City eyes autonomy route to improve hospitals

 VietNamNet Bridge – By 2020 HCM City’s public hospitals will no longer be overloaded and people will have access to high-quality healthcare, city officials promise.

New solution for urban water drainage

 VietNamNet Bridge – A new technique that helps improve water drainage in urban areas has been proposed by a Japanese company. The technique will help clean underground pipelines without digging them up, saving energy and cost,

An ‘English community’ takes shape in Viet Nam

Thousands of people across the nation, including professionals, have improved and are improving their English language skills via activities organised by the IZI English Community for more than five years now.

HCM City looks to improve water transport

VietNamNet Bridge – Inland waterways are becoming increasingly vital for economic development and HCM City should consider how to improve the efficiency of its waterway system,

Just 3% of bank loans go to SMEs

 VietNamNet Bridge –Only 3% of bank loans have found their way to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and less than one-third of SMEs have gained access to credit,

HCM City to improve bus access for disabled

 VietNamNet Bridge – People with disabilities are thankful for the efforts HCM City has taken to increase their access to public buses, but say more can be done.

Bus terminals to turn a hi-tech corner

 VietNamNet Bridge –  “Obsolete methods” are being used to manage bus terminals in Viet Nam and a technological upgrade is badly needed, officials say.

Hanoi works to improve walking streets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi’s Hoan Kiem District authorities said they would soon take measures to address problems arising from the opening of pedestrian areas around iconic Hoan Kiem (Returned Sword).

Aviation sector needs to improve work force

 VietNamNet Bridge – All cases causing airway insecurity at levels B and C (A is the highest level) in the first six months this year were made by people, and this fact raised a “red” alarm about work force quality in the airway sector,