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VietNamNet Bridge - Though the rice export increased in the first quarter over last year in the same period, rice exporters have been warned about big difficulties ahead.

BPhone, a year later, called ‘dud bomb"

VietNamNet Bridge - BPhone was brought into life in an impressive way, but the smartphone which was hoped to be ‘Vietnamese technological pride’ did not have an impressive performance in the last year.

VNEN documents to be developed into official textbooks

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has decided to develop teaching kits under VNEN – the new teaching model for Vietnam – into one of the sets of textbooks to be used for general education reform, commencing from 2018.

Locals on polluted Ba riverside thirsty for clean water

VietNamNet Bridge - The water of the Ba River has turned abnormally green, covered with scum and moss. However, it is still being used by thousands of local households, as it is their only source of water.

Big M&A deals to be made in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge - Retail is leading the merger and acquisition (M&A) market in the number of M&A deals and value in 2016. 

12th graders shun history exams

VietNamNet Bridge - Very few students have chosen history for their high school finals. However, in educators’ eyes, this does not mean Vietnamese students don’t take pride in Vietnamese history.

Domestic technologies not attractive to Vietnamese businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - The State budget every year funnels big money into national scientific research projects, but discoveries by scientists seem to have little significance in the eyes of businesses.

Yen fluctuations cause distress for big Vietnamese conglomerates

VietNamNet Bridge - The recent sharp fluctuations of the Japanese yen have caused losses for Vietnamese enterprises that borrow money in yen. 

U.S., Japan, Australia continue fish imports in wake of mass fish deaths

VietNamNet Bridge - Despite mass fish deaths in central Vietnam, fish caught in the area are still being exported to major markets. 

HCM City hit with muggy weather as canals choke to death

VietNamNet Bridge - In the eyes of many Saigonese, HCM City, the dynamic economic center of Vietnam, is  full of urban problems, including pollution.

Experts warn about bank security flaws

VietNamNet Bridge - In many cases, bank account owners have lost money because of flaws in bank security solutions.

Vietnam has many PhDs, few achievements

If Vietnam does not change the philosophy of education, science and technology will hardly have a chance to develop, according to Professor Nguyen Dang Hung from the University of Liege in Belgium. 

Where have the good history students gone?

Over the last five years of operation, the Vietnam History Development Fund has given awards to 897 excellent students who won first, second and third prizes at national history competition.

Businesses fail despite economic recovery

VietNamNet Bridge - While the national economy is in strong recovery, inflation has been curbed and p administration reform has been simplified, the number of dissolved businesses has been increasing rapidly.

Scientists suggest building 5-7 rolling weirs on Red River

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed to build 5-7 spillways on the Red River in order to raise water for agricultural production and the underground water level.

Firms have to set up business in Singapore to export Vietnamese rice

VietNamNet Bridge - A lot of companies have had to give up exporting rice because they cannot satisfy the requirements set by Decree 109.

In Dak Nong, protective trees cleared to make room for houses

VietNamNet Bridge - More and more pine trees have been felled in the central province of Dak Nong, while the local authorities still have not found a proper solution to stop deforestation.

Where has SCIC invested the state’s money?

VietNamNet Bridge - The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), a powerful conglomerate which is often compared with Singapore’s Temasek and Malaysia’s Khazanah, is bogged down with many investment projects.

Tan Hiep Phat’s boss may be VN's second USD billionaire

VietNamNet Bridge - The owner of Tan Hiep Phat, one of the largest privately run conglomerates, could be the second Vietnamese dollar billionaire, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

Rolling weirs on Red River may bring fatal dangers: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - While the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) insists on the plan to build 5-7 rolling weirs across the Red River to regulate the river’s water level, experts have warned about dangers that could occur.