• Old woman brings peace for pitiful babies in Vietnam

    Old woman brings peace for pitiful babies in Vietnam

    30/08/2012 10:08

    Nam Dinh Province does not keep official statistics on abortions or the number of babies abandoned there, but over the past decade, an old woman has found and buried more than 4,000 unwanted babies. Many of them are put into plastic bags and thrown onto the sidewalk where they become prey...

  • Dioxin in blood samples from Da Nang

    Dioxin in blood samples from Da Nang

    30/08/2012 09:57

    None of the subjects surveyed took part in the war or lived in areas which US forces sprayed with the toxic defoliant known as Agent Orange, but have been living for at least five years near the Da Nang airport, which was used by the US as an arsenal during the war, news website VnExpress...

  • Young musicians to entertain audience with classical pieces

    Young musicians to entertain audience with classical pieces

    06/07/2011 05:00

    A classical concert featuring young talents from the Viet Nam National Academy of Music will be organised at the French cultural centre in Ha Noi tomorrow, July 7. Tickling the ivories : Pianist Do Hoang Linh Chi will be among...

  • Phu Quoc dogs to compete in Paris

    06/07/2011 05:00

    Dom and Ven from Phu Quoc island will be competing in the FCI World Dog Show 2011 that runs from tomorrow, July 7, to Sunday in Paris. The organisers invited Viet Nam Kennel Association to let their owners Le Hong Hai and Ly Nguyen Khon from HCM City...

  • Vietnamese litchis served as appetizing fruit for Chinese

    Vietnamese litchis served as appetizing fruit for Chinese

    06/07/2011 05:00

    The litchi orchards in Luc Ngan, the “chief litchi district” of Vietnam are ripening profusely. Chinese merchants have been waiting here for a couple of weeks to collect litchis to carry to China for sale. Best products carried to China Chinese...

  • Shortage of public kindergartens a big concern in cities

    Shortage of public kindergartens a big concern in cities

    06/07/2011 05:00

    According to a report of the education sector, Vietnam’s two biggest cities - Hanoi and HCM City - have not built any kindergartens in 15 wards and communes. The shortage of state pre-schools has led to overcrowding in private facilities. People can count...

  • 48 domestic power plants sign up to VN”s competitive energy market

    48 domestic power plants sign up to VN”s competitive energy market

    05/07/2011 05:00

    Viet Nam’s competitive energy market (CEM) was launched in Ha Noi yesterday, with 48 of the country’s 73 power plants with a capacity of more than 30MW already signed up to take part. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Deputy Minister of Industry and...

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