• 1,000-member trans-Vietnam walking group visit President Ho’s hometown village

    1,000-member trans-Vietnam walking group visit President Ho’s hometown village

    05/07/2011 05:00

    The trans-Vietnam walk with the participation of 1,000 people began on July 3 at Lang Sen (Lotus Village) in the central province of Nghe An, the hometown of President Ho Chi Minh. At the departure point, the group performed many social activities:...

  • Ford Vietnam faces tax arrears collection

    Ford Vietnam faces tax arrears collection

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Competent authorities have requested Ford Vietnam to pay tens of billions of dong in tax arrears, after they have discovered that the automobile joint venture made wrong tax declarations. Some other automobile manufacturers are also facing the same problem....

  • Millions of electricity, telecom service contracts to be renewed

    Millions of electricity, telecom service contracts to be renewed

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Service providers and consumers will have to re-sign the service contracts, since the Consumer Right Protection Law, with many new articles beneficial to consumers, has taken effect since July 1, 2011. When the law was ratified by the National...

  • Car dealers await assistance, ministries keep silent

    Car dealers await assistance, ministries keep silent

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Receiving hundreds of cars which docked Vietnam’s ports after June 26, the day when the Circular No 20 took effect, car dealers have been on an knife’s edge, because they cannot get enough documents for customs clearance. Meanwhile, ministries still keep...

  • Students wish for luck at the Temple of Literature

    Students wish for luck at the Temple of Literature

    04/07/2011 05:00

    One day before the university entrance exams, thousands of people flocked to Hanoi’s Van Mieu (Temple of literature) to burn incense and to touch heads of stone turtles to wish for luck. The university entrance exams 2011 began on July 4. Van...

  • HCM City: Three houses collapsed at night

    HCM City: Three houses collapsed at night

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Seven houses in HCM City’s Binh Chanh district on July 1 night fell into Saigon River due to land erosion, causing many people to become homeless. Fortunately, no human casualties were reported in the incident. Of the seven collapsed houses, four...

  • Migrant bee-keepers

    Migrant bee-keepers

    04/07/2011 05:00

    Migrant bee beekeepers from the Central Highlands and southern provinces are flocking to Thua Thien- Hue city and neighboring provinces. Along road 14B and National Highway 1A in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue Keo are acacia forests, which are...

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