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21 new COVID-19 patients reported over the weekend

A total of 21 new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend, including 15 on Sunday.

Vietnam’s renewable energy sector yet to realise its potential

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite having 3,000km of coastline with up to 2,700 hours of sunlight a year, the development of the renewable energy industry in Vietnam is yet to meet its potential. 

Farmers get smart to improve business

VietNamNet Bridge – Vo Van Trung has become the first person in his village to go high tech and introduce modern facilities on his farm.

Vietnam embraces opportunities to be renewable viable

In 2010, Prime Ministry approved the national programme on developing non-fired construction materials by 2020. United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam and Global Environment Fund have supported efforts to reduce pollution

A Robusta take on coffee

 As one of the world’s top coffee exporters, Vietnam is shifting its focus to the sustainable cultivation and promotion of specialty coffee, with the aim of improving its coffee brand and quality. 

Hue sets its sights on reviving the ao dai

 Vietnam’s former capital Hue is proud of its ao dai history, the traditional national dress, and has been making plans to revive the elegant garment to its former glory. 

Retired teacher dedicates her life to disadvantaged children

 VietNamNet Bridge – A retired teacher living on Hanoi’s Kham Thien Street, Dao Ngoc Huan has become well known among her community for helping disadvantaged children.

Pa Ko man sows seeds of art among mountainous children

While many in his community struggle to just makes ends meet, a Pa Ko ethnicity man in Quang Tri Province’s mountainous area is pouring his heart and soul into encouraging local children to love art, 

Triathlete offers inspirational story

Lam Tuc Ngan has tried her arm at a variety of sports, and after just three years of training she claimed the top prize at Ironman 70.3 Da Nang 2018. She talks with Bui Quynh Hoa about her passion for the sport. 

Bagasse and shrimp, a recipe for eco-friendly products

Two students Mai Cao Ky Duyen and Ngo Thi Diem Thuy from Hue City have successfully developed a new type of eco-friendly and waterproof paper that can be used as a viable alternative to plastic.


Seminar discusses creating a strong employer brand in a competitive environment

Enterprises increasingly appreciate the importance of human resource management and have mapped out human resource development strategies methodically, a seminar heard in HCM City yesterday.

Vietnamese parents oversee school meals

Concerned over the quality of food their children are served at school, some Hanoi parents have taken a hands-on approach.

Tables turned on loan sharks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Loan sharks have a reputation for violence, but the tables got turned on some debt collectors recently.

Mini pigs become big problems

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mini pigs are cute, but large pigs, well that's a different story. Large pigs have tusks, are territorial and defecate large amounts, none of which are qualities of a cute pet.

Con sui brings heat in the chill of Sa Pa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pho (noodle soup) might be Vietnam’s most famous dish, but there are plenty of siblings of the world-famous delicacy worth slurping down.

Lobsters die en masse in Phu Yen

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lobsters have died en masse recently in Xuan Dai Bay in Song Cau District, the central province of Phu Yen.

Tech transfer project yields fruitful results

 VietNamNet Bridge – A technology transfer project run by Belgium at three universities in Vietnam has gained positive results after two years of implementation.

Companies follow Government lead, set cautious growth targets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Construction company Becamex IDC Corp has been cautious about this year’s business targets.

Dong Sy Nguyen, the general who turn the tides for Vietnamese army on the Ho Chi Minh trail

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ho Chi Minh Trail was a symbol of the unyielding resilience and the commitment of the Vietnamese people to liberate the south and unify the country.

Highway to be built connecting Lang Son and Cao Bang provinces

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Cao Bang Province People’s Committee has submitted a project to build the Dong Dang-Tra Linh Highway to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for approval.