• Gold digger claims to find King Ham Nghi’s treasure

    Gold digger claims to find King Ham Nghi’s treasure

    20/06/2011 05:00

    A gold digger in the central region’s Quang Binh Province recently announced he has discovered a treasure belonging to King Ham Nghi from Vietnam’s last ruling family – Nguyen Dynasty (1802–1945). Nguyen Hong Cong, who has spent nearly 30 years...

  • World’s oldest person dies at 119 in Vietnam

    World’s oldest person dies at 119 in Vietnam

    20/06/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam ’s oldest woman and probably the world’s oldest on Saturday died at the age of 119 in the southern province of Long An. Tran Thi Viet. (Photo: Nguoi Lao Dong) Tran Thi...

  • Gold diggers destroy Thua Thien-Hue’s district

    Gold diggers destroy Thua Thien-Hue’s district

    20/06/2011 05:00

    An illegal gold mining site has been set up in a 2000sq.m forest in Loc Son commune, Phu Loc district, Thua Thien- Hue city province, by thousands of people from different localities. Over 1,000 gold diggers from many northern and central provinces have...

  • Hai Phong girl wins national quiz

    Hai Phong girl wins national quiz

    20/06/2011 05:00

    Pham Thi Ngoc Oanh of Hai Phong beat three male contestants to win the Road to the Peak of Olympia, the national quiz show for high-school students. Race to the finish : Pham Thi Ngoc Oanh of Hai Phong (centre) dominated...

  • New Greek government takes office

    New Greek government takes office

    19/06/2011 05:00

    Greece’s new government lead by Prime Minister George Papandreou was sworn in Friday, shortly after a broad reshuffle made 20 months since the socialist ruling party took office amidst an acute debt crisis. President Karolos Papoulias, who attended the...

  • UEFA urges FIFA to reform

    19/06/2011 05:00

    European football’s governing body (UEFA) said on Friday that they want FIFA to reform within three months to deal with the corruption crisis. FIFA executive committee members Mohamed bin Hammam and Jack Warner have been suspended due to allegations of...

  • World”s largest solar energy project breaks ground in S. California

    19/06/2011 05:00

    The Blythe Solar Power Project, the largest solar energy plant in the world, broke ground Friday in Riverside County, Southern California. The project will bring thousands of construction jobs to Riverside County and help California obtain 33 percent of its...

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