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Three students in Hue turn sea waves into power

VietNamNet Bridge - Three students from Thua Thien – Hue province have invented a system which generates electricity from sea waves.

Vietnamese youth try to make money on YouTube

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese make video clips to post on YouTube as they believe it allows them to make money quickly and easy. 

Hunters work at night in high mountains, thick forest

VietNamNet Bridge - To catch wild animals, hunters have to work at night and risk their lives along rivers and streams amid the jungle.

Internet TV: copyright infringement remains a problem in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Internet TV has potential but there are many risks. Producers face copyright infringement and competition from international apps.

Vietnam vows to have 35 percent of universities accredited by year-end

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has decided that 35 percent of total universities and 10 percent of pedagogical junior colleges in Vietnam must be accredited by the end of 2017. 

The mysterious ancient cinnamon forest on Ngoc Linh mountain

VietNamNet Bridge - There is a cinnamon forest, hundreds of years old, on the Mount of Ngoc Linh. 

The doctor known for his talent in cardiology

VietNamNet Bridge - Dr Nguyen Lan Hieu, director of the Cardiology Center, an arm of the Hanoi Medical University Hospital, is part of the famous Nguyen Lan family. 

Vietnamese still like printed paper books

The revenue of VND4 billion collected from the Book Street Festival in HCMC on 2017 Tet days could be a boost for the publishing industry as it shows that Vietnamese still like reading printed books.

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur: good or bad trend?

VietNamNet Bridge - Indicators show that Vietnam is one of the countries with the highest entrepreneurial spirit in the world.

Trade barriers may seriously affect Vietnam’s seafood industry

A number of seafood companies have been dissolved or have halted operation, while trade barriers from import countries are expected to.pose challenges to Vietnam’s fishery sector.

Women's footwear and products: multi-billion dollar market

VietNamNet Bridge - Many Vietnamese businesses have spent big money to build up their brands to conquer the home market, despite the popularity of Chinese cheap products here.

Vietnam’s aviation market: high growth, big challenges

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese aviation sector has become more attractive as well as more challenging as many investors are expressing interest in the market. 

Agricultural engineering awaits big investment wave

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s use of machinery for agriculture remains low, just 1.6 horse power per cultivated hectare, much lower than Thailand’s 4HP, China’s 4HP and South Korea’s 10 HP.

VN banks rush to enter bourse, prefer UpCom

The wave of commercial banks entering the bourse was triggered earlier this year when 564 million shares of VIB, with charter capital of VND5.644 trillion, was put on UpCom on January 9.

Vietnam’s Ngoc Linh considered best ginseng, useful in treating cancer

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam grows a precious species of ginseng allegedly even better than Korean ginseng.

Coal power plants could endanger marine protection areas

VietNamNet Bridge - Environmentalists have urged authorities to ‘learn lessons from the Formosa incident and reconsider proposed coal thermal power projects in Vinh Tan’.

Travel firms want open visa policy to lure tourists

‘Kong: Skull Island’, an American film with many scenes shot in Vietnam, to open in cinemas on March 10, is expected to bring a golden opportunity to Vietnam to attract travelers and develop the tourism industry.

Excellent uni grads still want to become civil servants

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi’s authorities have announced the recruitment of 25 workers, who are top graduates from many universities in Hanoi. 

Does Vietnam have 50 young self-made dollar millionaires?

VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese representative for Facebook has made a shocking revelation that 50 young people, aged 19-20, have become self-made dollar millionaires.

Textile & garment, seafood manufacturers worried about Brexit

The uncertainties of the EU economy with the Italian PM stepping down and the UK & Northern Ireland leaving the EU will adversely affect Vietnam’s exports to the large markets.