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Cisco strives for faster growth together with Vietnam

CEO of Cisco Vietnam Luong Thi Le Thuy talked about her experience leading Cisco Vietnam as well as Cisco’s role in helping Vietnamese companies and the government become more competitive as the world undergoes a digital transformation.

VN, Russia to focus on economic, military technology cooperation

 Vietnam and Russia will focus on prioritised strategic projects in two major areas of economy-trade and military science-technology, stated Alexey Popov, Russian Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City at a press conference in the city on February 9.

Preserving traditional craft villages to lure tourists

Dinh Yen mat craft village is falling into oblivion as local people shift to use modern weaving techniques instead of traditional methods. Local authorities and residents are making efforts to preserve the time-honoured craft to attract tourists. 

Visit ancient Viem Xa Village to explore Bac Ninh love duets

 VietNamNet Bridge - Travelers coming to Bac Ninh might hear local people tell them that if they do not visit Viem Xa Village, they miss half of Bac Ninh. 

VN, Australia sign agreement to stop illegal immigration

 Australia and Viet Nam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides a formal framework for the return of Vietnamese nationals with no legal right to be in Australia.

NA Vice Chairwoman calls on Asian countries to forge links

Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong called on Asian countries to enhance cooperation to promote peace, security and cope with common challenges while delivering a speech at APA-9 in Cambodia on November 29.

VN, South Korean businesses signed 10 contracts

 Ten contracts and memoranda of understanding worth nearly VNĐ1 billion (US$44,800) have been signed between Vietnamese and South Korean businesses at an industry-trade-tourism fair which concluded on Monday.

VN, China hold 6th deputy ministerial-level defence strategic dialogue

 The 6th deputy ministerial-level defence strategic dialogue between Vietnam and China convened in Chengdu city in southwestern China's Sichuan province on November 4. 

Green mangrove forests in flooding season

 VietNamNet Bridge - Flooding season brings about abundant fishery resources to people in the Mekong Delta, and beautifies the mangrove forests there. 

Discover the land of salted fish in Vietnam

The brands of mam ca (fish sauce or salted fish) – a specialty of An Giang – are usually named after teachers. Explore the world of mam ca through the following photos of markets in Tinh Bien district and Chau Doc city, An Giang.

Regional plans to be adjusted for climate change, says Construction Minister

 Planning for HCM City and its neighbouring provinces must be adjusted to adapt to climate change and ensure sustainable development, speakers said at a meeting on regional planning to 2030 held in Hanoi last week.

Where you can taste the best banh mi in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Different fillings, pate, rolls, eggs with crispy crust and steak have all made Vietnamese bread (banh mi) sandwiches world-famous street food.

Apple authorised reseller in Vietnam receives bag of stones in place of iPhone 6s Plus

 Consumer electronics retailer The Gioi Di Dong recently opened a batch of sealed boxes of iPhone 6s Plus to find that the boxes contain rocks instead of phones.

War relics in northern Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Visiting Hoa Lo prison or Son La prison can help tourists imagine the suffering caused by war and respect the peace today. Here are destinations in Northern Vietnam for tourists.

65,000 job vacancies forecast in HCM City in Q4

 As many as 65,000 vacancies and 30,000 seasonal jobs are forecast in Ho Chi Minh City in the fourth quarter of this year, according to the municipal Centre for Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labour Market Information (FALMI).

PM receives International Olympic Committee, Olympic Council of Asia presidents

 PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 24 received President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach and President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah.

VN, Azerbaijan urged to hold inter-governmental committee’s meeting

 President Tran Dai Quang received Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam Anar Imanov yesterday, during which he urged the early organisation of the first meeting of their inter-governmental committee. 

17 must-see destinations in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – These are images of the most popular tourist sites in Vietnam’s capital city.

Top athletes vie for second VN ‘Sports Oscar’ awards

 The second season of the Victory Cup has arrived, with new candidates and categories up for voting to honour national sportsmen.

Government pledges zero tolerance to corruption

 Cabinet members discussed several draft laws in the spirit of building a constructive government with zero tolerance toward corruption during the first two days of the Government’s monthly meeting.