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ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEMicon

ASEAN youths place soft skills over STEM

Emerging technology and relentless changes in labour markets have forced young people in Southeast Asia to constantly upgrade their skills, research by the World Economic Forum (and Singaporean-based internet company Sea revealed.

 
Eel dishesicon

Eel dishes

VIDEO
04/08/2019

They're slippy and they're slimy, but they are delicious, especially when cooked by Hanoi's eel expert. He even insists only using eels from his hometown and has them delivered 300 miles everyday!

Nom bo khoicon

Nom bo kho

VIDEO
04/08/2019

Nom bo kho translates into English as simply dried beef salad, but there’s nothing simply about this Vietnamese appetiser. 

Sword Lake - the heart of Hanoiicon

Sword Lake - the heart of Hanoi

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
22/07/2019

Hoan Kiem (Sword) Lake and its surrounding streets, located in the centre of Hanoi, have always been considered the heart of the capital city as well as its spiritual and cultural hub. 

VN film promotion and development scheme to launchicon

VN film promotion and development scheme to launch

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
18/07/2019

With support from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, a campaign board has been working for months to launch the Viet Nam Association of Film Promotion and Development by the end of July.

Industry & Trade Ministry hands over loss-making projects to CMSCicon

Industry & Trade Ministry hands over loss-making projects to CMSC

BUSINESS
12/07/2019

The Ministry of Industry and Trade on Tuesday handed over 11 out of 12 loss-making projects to the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC).

Vietnam’s forestry sector targets US$11 billion in exporticon

Vietnam’s forestry sector targets US$11 billion in export

BUSINESS
10/07/2019

Vietnam’s export of timber and wood products is expected to reach US$11 billion this year, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

VN apparel industry suffers due to lack of competitive dyeing, fabric segmentsicon

VN apparel industry suffers due to lack of competitive dyeing, fabric segments

BUSINESS
10/07/2019

Lopsided development of its various segments and dependence on imports have weakened the textile industry’s competitiveness and creativeness, experts said.

Foreign travel among Vietnamese on the riseicon

Foreign travel among Vietnamese on the rise

VIDEO
10/07/2019

In recent years, the demand for travelling abroad among Vietnamese people has increased dramatically. Surveys on Vietnamese tourism trends indicate that foreign travel is becoming more and more popular.

Young choreographers to compete at contesticon

Young choreographers to compete at contest

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
04/07/2019

The third National Young Talented Choreographers Contest will be held between July 6 and 16 in Hanoi and HCM City.

Artists to perform songs from famous animeicon

Artists to perform songs from famous anime

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
02/07/2019

Original songs from famous Japanese anime series will be performed during Concert of Childhood Memory: Shinsekai on July 4 and 5 in Hanoi.

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7icon

Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
01/07/2019

Upcoming events in Hanoi and HCM City

Vietnam's business environment needs strong Gov't actionsicon

Vietnam's business environment needs strong Gov't actions

BUSINESS
27/06/2019

The Vietnamese economy will grow faster if private companies thrive, but development should be sustained, transparent and secure, heard a meeting on...

Concerns persist over taxation of foreign e-commerce firmsicon

Concerns persist over taxation of foreign e-commerce firms

BUSINESS
24/06/2019

The passing of the amended Law on Tax Management by the National Assembly is expected to improve the taxation on e-commerce activities.

Vietnam's tourism sector must focus on infrastructure, regulatory changesicon

Vietnam's tourism sector must focus on infrastructure, regulatory changes

TRAVEL
16/06/2019

Provided with beautiful landscapes, long beaches and rich cultural and marine resources, Binh Dinh Province is expected to transform into a key destination for both domestic and foreign visitors.

Australian state minister visits RMIT Vietnamicon

Australian state minister visits RMIT Vietnam

POLITICS
14/06/2019

The Government of Australia’s Victorian state looks forward to furthering its relationship with the Government of Vietnam, the Victorian Minister for Higher Education and Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney has said.

Underground dance music festival Epizode 4 to be held in Phu Quocicon

Underground dance music festival Epizode 4 to be held in Phu Quoc

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
14/06/2019

Vietnam’s top underground dance music festival returns to Phu Quoc Island again this year, bigger and better than ever.