12/04/2011 05:00

    Vietnam revolution history on display in Ha Giang An exhibition named “History of Vietnam’s Revolution” featuring more than 200 photos, documents and objects has recently opened in the Ha Giang provincial museum, reports VietnamPlus. The show...


    11/04/2011 05:00

    Trinh Cong Son’s paintings come to city More than 50 paintings and sketches by the late Vietnamese song-writer Trinh Cong Son came to HCMC Fine Arts Museum on April 9. Son was productive since he was a youngster in Hue city and then Saigon until he died...

  • On shaky ground 

    On shaky ground 

    09/04/2011 05:00

    Vietnam lacks solid seismic standards for high-rise construction and few guarantees for apartment buyers Residents stand outside an apartment building in Hanoi’s Linh Dam...

  • Salt in a dry wound 

    Salt in a dry wound 

    08/04/2011 05:00

    A protracted drought has aggravated seasonal brackish water intrusion in the Mekong Delta, significantly damaging the region’s rice crop A farmer from Soc Trang Province’s My...

  • Road builders arrested following fatal accident 

    Road builders arrested following fatal accident 

    08/04/2011 05:00

    Authorities determined to halt sloppy road construction send a strong message to road builders The road construction site along National Road 51 connecting Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Dong...

  • Healing, the Vietnamese way 

    05/04/2011 05:00

    An old pharmacy featuring the northern style, was relocated to the Fito Museum's second floor. It has medicinal chests, small pillows on the table where patients put their arms for the doctor to feel their pulse, and a medicinal scale....

  • UN report: 1.6 mln HIV carriers in Latin America, Caribbean

    03/04/2011 05:00

    Latin America and the Caribbean have about 1.6 million people carrying the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that can cause the deadly disease AIDS, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS) said on Thursday. Latin America has not registered any...

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