• TV channel gets serious with teen serials

    TV channel gets serious with teen serials

    27/06/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City Television has begun broadcast of several serials based on the lives of urban school students and their families during summer. Targeting teens : Popular young actress Phuong Trinh...

  • State firms told to reduce non-core investment operations

    State firms told to reduce non-core investment operations

    27/06/2011 05:00

    The Vietnamese government will require state-invested enterprises to reduce the percentage of capital they invest in non-core business activities under a draft regulation compiled by the Ministry of Finance (MoF). In a draft decree on management and use...

  • Movement of hunting for old furniture breaks out

    Movement of hunting for old furniture breaks out

    27/06/2011 05:00

    The old  wooden tables, chairs, wardrobes or beds, which several years ago would be considered too old and fit for the garbage can, are now being hunted by wooden furniture traders. Having become fed up with artificial wood, people now prefer natural wood made...

  • Hanoi in the ripe rice season

    Hanoi in the ripe rice season

    27/06/2011 05:00

    The capital city’s suburban villages are now as beautiful as paintings in the harvest season. Harvesting rice in the afternoon in a field of My Duc district. Women are hastily cutting rice. A woman cannot...

  • New tax aims to banish plastic bags

    New tax aims to banish plastic bags

    24/06/2011 05:00

    A special environmental tax will be imposed on non biodegradable plastic bags next year in an attempt to stop them being used to carry home goods from shops and markets. Environmental-friendly bags are distributed for...

  • Smoking may increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence, death: study

    Smoking may increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence, death: study

    24/06/2011 05:00

    A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and University of California, San Francisco, researchers suggests that men with prostate cancer who smoke increase their risk of prostate cancer recurrence and of dying from the disease. The study will be...

  • Ocean life facing mass extinction: study

    Ocean life facing mass extinction: study

    24/06/2011 05:00

    Global warming, overfishing, and other man-made problems are pushing life in the oceans to the brink of a mass extinction unprecedented in millions of years, a study showed on Tuesday. The seas are degenerating far faster than...

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