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Vietnam joins global efforts to respond to climate change

Vietnam supports and joins global efforts to respond to climate change and address its security implications, particularly in its current role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. 

Vocational education to reach ASEAN-4 level by 2030

Vietnam is striving to have its vocational education with the same level of ASEAN-4 countries by 2030, and reach the level of G20 countries by 2045. 

Couple cycle from France to Vietnam to raise money for charity

As bike rides go, this one really takes the biscuit. A newlywed couple cycled from France all the way to Vietnam. 

Ao dai show impresses visitors to Hoi An

More than 3,000 tourists, on June 14, flooded the Hoi An Impression Theme Park to enjoy an Ao dai (Vietnam’s traditional long dress) show with the theme of Vietnam’s landscapes.

Vietnamese agricultural products given opportunity to enter Europe

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will not only help to raise export turnover but also increase the competitiveness of Vietnamese fruit and vegetables and fisheries products in the European market.

Bicycle sharing finds favour in Vietnam

While bicycle sharing may be quite a familiar concept in some countries around the world it remains quite novel in Vietnam. Though only recently introduced, the service has already been welcomed by local people.

The bonding of man and dog, and beyond

Dog lovers in Vietnam recently shared a moving clip about an ethnic Mong woman crying when she had to sell her beloved dog due to her desperate poverty. 

Vietnam seeks to boost tourism following COVID-19

The Prime Minister has recently assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to devise measures to develop tourism following COVID-19 pandemic.

On the world stage

We all know the amazing work Vietnam is doing to keep COVID-19 at bay, but now many media outlets around the world are catching on, and reporting about the great strides we are making.

Vermicelli village busy ahead of Lunar New Year 2020

The Thang Long vermicelli making village in Thanh Hoa province is busy at the moment for completing orders for the upcoming Lunar New Year (or Tet).

Ho Chi Minh City's Thoi An flower village busy ahead of Tet

The process of urbanization has eaten into agricultural land in Ho Chi Minh City, however, a few flower villages remain and the traditional trade is contributing to the charm of Tet in the city.

Nhat Tan flower village bustles for Lunar New Year

With just over a month to go to Lunar New Year, farmers in Nhat Tan village are busy taking care of their peach blossoms for the Tet holiday.

Thousands peacefully protest French IVF law, avoiding repeat of 2013 violence

An estimated 42,000 protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday, peacefully demonstrating against a draft law allowing lesbians and single women to conceive children with medical assistance, police said.


Events in Hanoi & HCMC on July 1-7

Upcoming events in Hanoi and HCM City

Logan Paul: YouTuber apologises over Japan dead man video

 An American YouTube star says he does not expect to be forgiven after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.

Female student beaten by classmates, students turn blind eye

VietNamNet Bridge – A female student at a secondary school in Tra Vinh province was seriously beaten by nine classmates in January 2015, but the school only recently learned about the case, after a video clip was uploaded on the internet.

Developing video hosting webs – a risky game

More and more video hosting websites, which provide films of different quality, from SD to HD quality films to the community, have been mushrooming. However, the investments still cannot bring profits at this moment.

Arsenal stoke anticipation for Asia tour with video

 VietNamNet Bridge - One of England’s most renowned football clubs, Arsenal FC, have produced a video promoting their forthcoming summer tour to Vietnam, Japan and Indonesia.

Young people tell the world about Vietnam through clips

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi’s coffee shops, landmarks or smiles, the friendliness of the Hanoians are shown through the clips introducing about Vietnam, produced by young people.