• Economist ponders negotiation-based interest rate scheme

    Economist ponders negotiation-based interest rate scheme

    21/03/2010 05:00

    LookAtVietnam – “The Prime Minister himself also thinks that we should extend the negotiation-based interest rate scheme to short term as well” The stock market woke suddenly to the news that negotiation-based interest rates would be...

  • Mother Nature’s been tough on Vietnam

    Mother Nature’s been tough on Vietnam

    21/03/2010 05:00

    Drought and unusually high temperatures are now pervasive throughout Vietnam. A senior expert told Tuoi Tre that the proximate cause is El Ninõ. Canals and streams are drying up. n the photo, Kenh Cha Va (Soc Trang 0) The rainy season...

  • Hanoi to build satellite city in Hoa Lac

    Hanoi to build satellite city in Hoa Lac

    21/03/2010 05:00

    Hanoi will develop five satellite cities, and the first will be built some 35 kilometers west of center city in Hoa Lac, said Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Dinh Toan said. Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Dinh Toan. Toan...

  • Food-related risks are unavoidable, says health official

    Food-related risks are unavoidable, says health official

    21/03/2010 05:00

    In Vietnam, many people lack food in between-crop period so food hygiene can be seen as less important than food quantity, said an official from the Health Ministry. A number of bad culinary habits and custom have not changed after...

  • VN on track for full industrialization by 2020, says Minister

    VN on track for full industrialization by 2020, says Minister

    01/02/2010 05:00

    VietNamNet interviews Minister of Science and Technology Hoang Van Phong on the occasion of the ministry’s 50th anniversary. Minister Hoang Van Phong. VietNamNet interviews Minister of Science and Technology Hoang Van Phong on the occasion of...

  • DMC in the HCMC

    DMC in the HCMC

    29/01/2010 05:00

    American rapper DMC, formerly of legendary band Run DMC, was warmly welcomed by the audiences in HCM City. VietNamNet translates an interview with American rapper DMC ( Darryl Matthews McDaniels) from VNExpress. How does it feel to...

  • Dang Thai Son – The lonely pianist

    Dang Thai Son – The lonely pianist

    27/01/2010 05:00

    “A single man like me doesn’t have to suffer from any pressure in art. The piano has become my closest friend,” said the world renowned pianist in a recent interview. Dang Thai Son has returned to Vietnam to perform in a...

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