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TV music show appeals to youth

 VietNamNet Bridge – A music gala on Vietnamese music will be staged in HCM City next week to celebrate 19 years of the TV music show Thay Lời Muốn Nói (What We Want to Say) on HCM City Television.

Vaccine reactions raise concerns

After Tet Holiday, medical facilities offering vaccination services in the central city of Da Nang have received a huge influx of parents and infants, worrying about severe complications from the ComBE Five vaccine ...

Wild fragrant veggies from Cao Bang now a must-try

Travellers visiting the northern province of Cao Bang are advised to try out wild vegetables locally known as dạ hiến and ngót rừng (sweet leaf) for their special taste and aromatic flavour.

Stable housing drives productivity

Ngo Duy Hieu, Vice President of the Việt Nam General Confederation of Labour, talks to the Đầu Tư newspaper on workers’ need for accommodation to reach their full potential.

Vietnamese-American musician releases new album

“Đi Trong Cuộc Đời” (Passing Through Life), a music album featuring latest songs written by Vietnamese-American musician Vu Thanh An, 76, has been released in HCM City.

Social homes for rent fail to attract customers in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – The uptake for social housing in Hanoi has been disappointingly low due to indifference from the intended target customers.

Corporate bonds give bank deposits a run for their money

A question being asked by many experts now is why banks are joining a race to increase deposit interest rates though there is no ostensible liquidity shortage.

Clams die en masse in Thanh Hoa Province

Hundreds of thousands of clams have reportedly died en masse over the past week in Hai Loc Commune in the northern province of Thanh Hoa’s Hau Loc District, leaving farmers in debt.

Ca Mau to plant more acacia trees as profits rise

 VietNamNet Bridge – The southernmost province of Ca Mau is expanding the farming area of acacia trees which offer high income for farmers. 

VN, Laos police bust meth gangs, seize 110,000 pills

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in the north-western province of Dien Bien have seized 110,000 methamphetamine pills in a transnational operation over the last two days.

Tuan wins first round of VTF Pro Tour

 VietNamNet Bridge – Former national champion Pham Minh Tuan of Hung Thinh – HCM City won his first match in the men’s singles at the VTF Pro Tour in Binh Dinh Province yesterday.

Vietnam to compete in Asian Grand Prix Series

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Asian Athletics Federation has invited 16 Vietnamese athletes to compete at the Asian Grand Prix Series 2019 in Chongqing, China from June 4-7.

Vietnam women ready for Olympic qualifiers

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese women’s football team have a golden opportunity to advance to the next round of Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification in Uzbekistan this week.

Thousands of drugstores in HCM City could be suspended

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of drugstores may have to suspend operations if they do not connect with the national drug supply chain management system this month.

Archives on Ho Chi Minh displayed in Paris

Documents and images related to the life of President Ho Chi Minh and his revolutionary activities in France are on display at an exhibition in the French capital Paris.

Practical reforms required for better agriculture: Gov't

Prime Minister, the Government and enterprises want ministries and agencies to carry out practical reforms, particularly those removing unnecessary administrative procedures, to create a better business climate in agriculture, 

Marine spatial planning urgently needed to protect aquatic resources

Socio-economic development activities and climate change are having an adverse effect on marine economic development, Ngo Tung Lam of the HCM City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) 

Hanoi needs flexible policies to solve transport jam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Danh Lien, Vice Chairman of Ha Noi’s Transport Association talks to Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper on the need for workable policies to reduce traffic congestion in Hanoi.

Tourism potential of Mekong Delta region introduced at VITM

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 15th International Travel Expo (ITE) will take place on September 5-7 in HCM City to boost the tourism industry in Mekong Delta region.

Overseas students need smart choice for success

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Tuan Anh, 36, may never forget the hard time he went through as a student before he became a director of a company in Japan.