• Hanoi needs $13bil to solve traffic jams

    Hanoi needs $13bil to solve traffic jams

    20/04/2011 05:00

    In the next five years, Hanoi will need VND260 trillion, equivalent to $12.9 billion to develop traffic gridlocks, according to the Hanoi Transport Department’s plan. The Department on April 19, submitted to Hanoi authorities,...

  • VietNamNet continues with Be Strong, Japan in HCM City

    19/04/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Newspaper will bring “Be Strong Japan”, a music show to raise fund for Japan, to HCM City this weekend. After the success of the first “Be Strong Japan” show in Hanoi on March 31, VietNamNet Newspaper will organize the second show at Ocean Club,...

  • Overseas listing to require new share issue

    19/04/2011 05:00

    Companies that wish to list on a foreign stock exchange will have to issue new shares in that market if the latest draft decree prepared by the State Securities Commission (SSC) is approved by the Ministry of Finance. The decree aims to guide implementation of the amended securities law...

  • Requiem for Hoang Sa flotilla

    Requiem for Hoang Sa flotilla

    18/04/2011 05:00

    A festival was held in An Vinh village, in the Ly Son island district, Quang Ngai province on April 18, to pay homage to the Hoang Sa flotilla; who guarded Hoang Sa and Truong Sa (Paracel and Spratly) islands for hundreds of years. Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa or The troop...

  • Shares stall on inflation worries

    18/04/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Investor pessimism over the impact of high inflation on the nation’s economy continued to depress share values and trading volumes on both of the nation’s stock exchanges last week. On the HCM City Stock Exchange, the VN-Index retreated by 0.72 per cent...

  • Ineffective road signs in Hanoi

    Ineffective road signs in Hanoi

    16/04/2011 05:00

    Many Hanoians ignore road signs to violate traffic rules, causing traffic chaos in the capital city. Whenever the red light turns on at Dai Co Viet – Hue city intersection, vehicles move from the one-way street to go to Hue Street. The one-way...

  • Thousands of red necked phalarope flock to Ninh Thuan

    Thousands of red necked phalarope flock to Ninh Thuan

    16/04/2011 05:00

    Scientists from the Institute for Tropical Biology have said that the flock of birds numbering in the thousands have recently come to the central province of Ninh Thuan recently are red necked phalaropes. The flock of birds has appeared in An Hai and Phuoc Dinh communes in...

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