• Myanmar quake shakes Hanoi, sparks panic

    25/03/2011 05:00

    Around 21:00pm yesterday, many residents, who are living in tall buildings based in Hanoi capital, chaotically rushed outside shortly after they sensed shakes. Lan, living in Van Quan urban center, along with her neighbors were frightened to venture outside when they felt minor...

  • Past, present merge in photo exhibition

    Past, present merge in photo exhibition

    25/03/2011 05:00

    Photo by Eva Lindskog featuring Hai Phong people talking about the victory over American invaders in 1975 A photography exhibition entitled Con & Mat (What is lost and what remains) is featuring 20 black-and-white images taken by Swedish...

  • SOCIETY IN BRIEF 26/3

    25/03/2011 05:00

  • Vietnam trade deficit with China surges

    Vietnam trade deficit with China surges

    25/03/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - The trade deficit with China has risen eight-fold since 2002 to US$12.7 billion last year, or 102 percent of the total trade deficit. Most of the imports were of low-value goods like clothing, toys, footwear, food, and vegetables that can be produced...

  • Transport operators resist City plan for new buses

    Transport operators resist City plan for new buses

    24/03/2011 05:00

    HCM City bus companies are not keen on buying the 1,680 new buses envisaged in a Department of Transport plan over the next five years since they feel the loan-interest subsidy they are getting is not adequate. People taking a bus in...

  • Wind power plant for Binh Dinh

    Wind power plant for Binh Dinh

    24/03/2011 05:00

    The People’s Committee of the central province of Binh Dinh has approved a detailed plan to build the Phuong Mai 1 wind power plant in the Nhon Hoi Economic Zone. According to the plan, the plant will cover 142 hectares and will have 12...

  • Youth burn in Camp Dance Festival

    Youth burn in Camp Dance Festival

    22/03/2011 05:00

    The Camp Dance Festival took place at Hanoi’s Tay Ho Water Park on March 20, attracting young girls, boys and kids. This is a part of the Move IT Battle dancing contest, a hip-hop dancing competition for young people. Dancers of the Big Finger....

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