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The Hanoi People’s Committee has recently approved a VND312 billion (US$13.5 million) project to support start-ups and innovation in the capital from 2019-25.

Designer presents ao dai collection inspired by Turkey

The architecture and landscape of Turkey are depicted in the unique ao dai (traditional long dress) collection by designer Do Trinh Hoai Nam which was put on show on Tuesday in Hanoi.

VN’s biggest music festival kicks off tomorrow

Hanoi-based indie singer and songwriter Vu, who has been dubbed by Billboard magazine as the “Prince of Vietnamese Indie Music”, will perform onthe opening night of Vietnam’s most prominent music event – the Monsoon Music Festival, on Friday.

Company fined for illegal sand mining

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, vov.vn online newspaper reported.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 31

Vietnam posts US$7 billion trade surplus in 10 months

Pressures from aging people may lead UNIQLO targeting Vietnam

The increasing number of elderly and the shrinking young population of Japan may be the main reasons pushing UNIQLO to other markets, including Vietnam.

Vietnamese start-ups seek high-quality, innovative solutions

Nguyen Viet Dung, director of HCM City's Department of Science and Technology, talks about the development of start-ups in the country and HCM City.

Vietnam tourism sector sets new record for foreign arrivals

Vietnam's tourism sector has set a new record by welcoming nearly 1.62 million foreign tourists to the country this month alone, up by 34.3 per cent over the same month last year.

200 motor caravanners explore off-the-beaten track destinations to Mekong Delta

Fifty motor caravans will make their way from HCM City to Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta for the Mekong Caravan Tour from November 26 to 30.

Park Hang-seo: “Vietnamese team will try to prepare well and fight our best”

The Vietnamese team are trying to create the best possible preparations and will fight to the best of their abilities to attain positive results, Vietnam head coach Park Hang-seo told reporters.

Bac Ninh police arrest 24 foreigners in raid on gambling dens

As many as 24 Chinese nationals have been arrested after police in northern Bac Ninh Province raided a series of arcades that were allegedly transformed into gambling dens.

Vietnamese horror film tops at VN’s box office

The psychological thriller Bắc Kim Thang (Home Sweet Home) currently ranks top at Vietnam’s Box Office – a website analysing ratings of films screened at cinemas nationwide.

Vietnam receives precious paintings from Japan

Five precious Japanese paintings belonging to Japanese collector Ito Chihiro have been presented to the Museum of Vietnam History in HCM City.

Short Vietnamese film heads to the Netherlands to compete

Surpassing other nine finalists, Bi, Không Sợ Nữa (Bi, No More Fear), a film by HCM City-based video production FGS, won the highest prize in 48 Hour Film Project Vietnam.

HCM City lacks teachers for students with disabilities

The lack of teachers for students with disabilities in HCM City is posing concerns to educational experts.

VIETNAM POLITICAL NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 30

PM to attend 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand

 

Hanoi strengthens water testing after Da River pollution crisis

The chairman of Hanoi People's Committee, Nguyen Duc Chung, has directed city’s Health Department to test multiple water samples every day and report to city leaders and publicise the results to local citizens.

Dak Nong police arrest five for poisoning pine trees

The Investigation Police Agency of Dak Song District in Central Highlands Dak Nong Province have detained five people for alleged deforestation.

Experts quash rumours of deadly virus

Medical experts have denied the existence of a deadly virus which causes myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscles.

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter will compete in ONE Championship in Singapore

Vietnam's top Muay Thai fighter, Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat, will face Japanese fighter Yuta Watanabe in the ONE: Edge of Greatness event to be held in Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 22.