• Dollar interest cap push Vietnam back to dong 

    Dollar interest cap push Vietnam back to dong 

    24/04/2011 05:00

    New central bank directives to reduce dollar hoarding, economist says A local commercial bank staff receives bricks of dong bank notes from a customer in Hanoi....

  • And easy flows the Mekong 

    And easy flows the Mekong 

    23/04/2011 05:00

    Decision deferred on Xayaburi Dam, environmentalists say the project should be canceled People bathing in the Mekong River in Nong Khai Province in Thailand. Downstream riparian...

  • Courting Hoi An 

    Courting Hoi An 

    23/04/2011 05:00

    Carl Andreason, 38, of Sweden and his wife, Nguyen Thi Hoa (of Hoi An) married in 1999 and now run a pair of seafood restaurants in the ancient town’s Minh An Ward Hoi...

  • Two journalists killed in Misrata: report

    Two journalists killed in Misrata: report

    22/04/2011 05:00

    Two western journalists were killed in Libya as heavy fighting continued over night in the city of Misrata, al-Jazeera channel reported on Thursday. People wait for the arrival of vehicles carrying bodies of British...

  • Ready to face the consequences 

    Ready to face the consequences 

    15/04/2011 05:00

    Engineer who exposed flaws in cars produced by the Toyota Vietnam says he would do it again, if needed A Toyota Innova, a popular model in the country used widely by many taxi...

  • Viet kieu ‘shooting star’ wishes to share his luck 

    15/04/2011 05:00

    Nguyen Quang, a Vietnamese-Swedish entrepreneur, with the Male Shooting Star certificate awarded by international auditing firm Ernst and Young in Sweden in November last year In early February this year, a leading Swedish daily,...

  • SOCIETY IN BRIEF 13/4

    12/04/2011 05:00

    Apathy hinders swine flu fight Apathy was a major hurdle in fighting swine flu, despite reports of many new infections, National Hospital for Tropical Diseases doctor Doan Van Trung said recently. “Swine flu, or A/H1N1, can spread rapidly by direct...

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