• Preserver of ancient lamps

    Preserver of ancient lamps

    14/03/2011 05:00

    Catholic priest Nguyen Huu Triet of Tan Sa Chau Churd in HCM City has collected more than 1,300 old lamps in 17 years. Some of them were made 2,500 years ago. Father Triet and his 2,500-year-old terra-cotta lamp. Father Triet said that he began collecting ancient...

  • Caution urged on transport projects

    Caution urged on transport projects

    14/03/2011 05:00

    Permanent deputy chairman of the Viet Nam Bridge and Road Association Nguyen Ngoc Long spoke with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper about transport infrastructure projects. Why did you say authorities needed to be cautious when finishing infrastructure projects...

  • ‘Fats” regulations a must: experts

    ‘Fats” regulations a must: experts

    13/03/2011 05:00

    Nutritionists have called on the Government to issue regulations and apply stricter management measures concerning the use of unsaturated fats in the cooking industry in Viet Nam. A street food stall on Ha Noi’s Nha Tho Street....

  • Admin procedures to be reformed

    12/03/2011 05:00

    Viet Nam is trying to reform administrative procedures to create more favourable conditions for clean development mechanism (CDM) projects, as the country lags behind other developing countries in their implementation. The CDM, established in December 1997, is an arrangement under...

  • Red River is toxic, warn authorities

    Red River is toxic, warn authorities

    12/03/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - The Yen Bai province Natural Resources and Environment Department has taken samples of the Red River for testing and advised locals to limit their direct use of the river water. The moves were made yesterday following a report from the local...

  • Aussie surfer plans Mekong paddle against plastic pollution

    Aussie surfer plans Mekong paddle against plastic pollution

    12/03/2011 05:00

    A Mui Ne surfing school owner plans to ride hundreds of kilometers down the Mekong River on a stand-up paddle board to raise awareness about plastic bag pollution in Asia’s waterways and oceans. Australian surfer and kitesurfer, Rob Kidnie, said he was planning to do the...

  • Powering up Ninh Thuan plans

    12/03/2011 05:00

    Intensive preparations were in the pipeline for construction on the Ninh Thuan 1 nuclear power plant to start in 2014, said Electricity of Vietnam’s (EVN) head of the nuclear power preparation committee Phan Minh Tuan. How is the progress of Ninh...

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