20/06/2011 05:00

    The house was rebuilt on the foundation of an old one, which was burnt down in May 2010. The house is measured at 22 metres in height, 17 metres in length, and 6.5 metres in width, on a total area of 100 sq.m. It is built using traditional materials such as iron wood, bamboo...

  • Food insecurity no longer poses threat

    Food insecurity no longer poses threat

    18/06/2011 05:00

    Food insecurity will no longer be a threat to the country, and rice production should shift focus to emerging challenges to achieve sustainability, heard a conference yesterday in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. Held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Development (MARD), the...

  • Tramcars in old Hanoi

    Tramcars in old Hanoi

    18/06/2011 05:00

    Tramcars have become Hanoi’s past but through old pictures, Hanoians can reminisce about their unforgettable memory with this mean of transport. Tramcars were used in Hanoi for nearly one century. It was first tested in September 1900 and stopped operation in the...

  • Get mean and show it 

    Get mean and show it 

    18/06/2011 05:00

    Vu The Bang, 65, of Binh Phuoc Province’s Dong Phu District crashed into a parking truck in drunk condition and was killed on the spot in an accident last June. The government is discussing a draft resolution that will handle drunk drivers with stricter measures....

  • Whistleblower suspended by Toyota Vietnam 

    Whistleblower suspended by Toyota Vietnam 

    18/06/2011 05:00

    Le Van Tach, an engineer at Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) who accused the carmaker of deliberately ignoring technical flaws in April, was suspended on June 11 following accusations that he slandered his co-workers and managers. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre. The engineer who accused Toyota...

  • Focus on ‘easy’ markets first 

    Focus on ‘easy’ markets first 

    18/06/2011 05:00

    No need to curb investments abroad by Vietnamese firms A tuk-tuk rides past a large advertising poster featuring investment fields by Vietnam’s group Hoang Anh Gia Lai in the Laos...

  • BBC to film Son Doong Cave

    BBC to film Son Doong Cave

    17/06/2011 05:00

    BBC has asked Quang Binh province’s permission to make a documentary of the world’s largest cave – Son Doong. Hoang Hai Van, deputy director of the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, the home of Son Doong cave, said that BBC film makers will film the cave with...

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