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Vietnam's team wins second match, enter AFF futsal champ’s quarters

 Vietnam’s Sanna Khanh Hoa advanced to the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Club thanks to Nguyen Quoc Bao’s late goal, ensuring the team’s 3-2 victory over Al-Sadd of Qatar yesterday in Bangkok, Thailand.

Formosa toxic discharge: How long will it take for marine life to recover?

Scientists say 80% of the phenol and cyanide in the sea water will decompose in three months, but it will take at least 50 years for the marine ecosystem in the four provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.

Vietnam to send police officers to UN peacekeeping operations

Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Thanh stated that Vietnam is ready to send police officers to UN peacekeeping operations, during the first-ever United Nations Police gathering at the UN headquarters in New York on June 3.

Agriculture Ministry wants power project halted

 The Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development has proposed PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc suspend a project on hydropower plants in the Central Highlands Province of Dak Lak to protect the local environment and wild animals.

VN, US strengthen friendship through cultural exchange

 Vietnam and the US have made several efforts to strengthen friendship through cultural exchanges but it isn’t enough for mutual understanding, according the president of the Vietnam-US Association.

The initiators of Ethics Code of Conduct for Cyber Peace and Security

 VietNamNet Bridge – Those who initiated the Ethics Code of Conduct for Cyber Peace and Security desire to build a healthy Internet environment so that the Internet can promote good and restrict bad things.

VN, S Korea trade could hit $70b by 2020

Free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea would be an effective channel to increase the bilateral trade to US$70 billion in 2020, said an official of the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Earthquakes in Bac Tra My were anticipated, experts say

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists from the Geophysics Institute, an arm of the Vietnam Science & Technology Academy, have reassured the public that the recent earthquakes in Bac Tra My district of Quang Nam province were ‘anticipated’.

Microsoft gives a helping hand to Vietnam’s fight against cybercrime

At the Security World 2016, Keshav Dhakad, regional director of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) for the Asia region talked about Microsoft’s role of trusted advisor in the security worldwide.

Hoi An’s An Bang beach voted one of 25 most beautiful beaches in Asia

 VietNamNet Bridge - The world’s largest travel website TripAdvisor has announced the list of 25 best beaches worldwide voted by travelers. Vietnam’s An Bang Beach ranked 16th.

Quang Binh threatens licences of companies that overcharge tourists

Businesses that overcharge tourists will have their business licences revoked, according to an official of Quang Binh Province, the home to Son Doong, the world's largest cave.

Candidate preparations key to successful deputy election: official

 Candidate preparations are a key part of preparations for the National Assembly (NA) and People’s Council elections, slated for May 22, said NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc.

VN, Uzbekistan friendly match ends in draw

Viet Nam's most valuable futsal player Tran Van Vu scored a double in his team's 3-3 draw against host Uzbekistan in a friendly match on February 1 in Tashkent.  


 India examines antidumping duty slap on DVDs imported from Vietnam, VN, EU reach wood product deal, Fresh measures needed to support G-bond market, Exporters' outlook for 2016 remains mixed

IT News In Brief

 Viettel, Opera launch AppMarket, VN, Japan sign MoU on IC, MobiFone introduces video services, Samsung to open repair centre, HCMC reports boom in online shopping, Households to get set-top TV boxes

Chinese spokesman’s arguments completely wrongful: aviation authority

 The Chinese foreign ministry spokesman put forward a number of wrong and dangerous arguments to defend the country’s recent test flights to a reef in the East Sea, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has said.

VN, S Korea to boost television co-operation

 The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications and South Korea's Korea Communications Commission (KCC) agreed to co-operate in-depth in the television field in Ha Noi last Friday.

VN, Indonesia end meeting on maritime economic zones

 Viet Nam and Indonesia wrapped up the 7th technical meeting on the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone in Ha Noi yesterday after three days.

Art & Entertainment News in Brief

 VN, Korea singers to headline festival, Danang gearing up for Int’l Theatre Congress,  2015 Vietnam Supermodel kicked off, "Color 6" exhibition to open in Hanoi, No shortage of variety in alley 18A

VN, Japan IT firms to team up

Viet Nam has a huge opportunity to expand its market and strengthen its scale of information and technology co-operation with Japan, said Nguyen Doan Hung, chairman of the Viet Nam-Japan IT Cooperation Club.