21/05/2011 05:00

    Ho Chi Minh City to host Southern Fruit Festival The week-long festival is expected to attract around 5 million domestic and foreign visitors. The Southern Fruit Festival will open at the Suoi Tien Park in HCM City’s District 9 on June 1. The annual event, held by the...

  • 30% of vehicles in circulation do not meet emission standards

    30% of vehicles in circulation do not meet emission standards

    20/05/2011 05:00

    The Vietnam Register (VR) and inspectors of the Ministry of Transport have found out from an inspection on technical safety and environment protection, that 30 percent of cars in circulation do not meet emission standards....


    19/05/2011 05:00

    Famous Belgian writer joins Vietnam comics festival The renowned Belgian comics writer Stephen Desberg will join his Vietnamese colleagues in this year’s Comics Festival, which will take place in Hanoi from May 30 to June 4. Organized by the Wallonia-Brussels Delegation...

  • Inventory of “treasures”

    Inventory of “treasures”

    18/05/2011 05:00

    While the Cultural Heritage Agency is combining with local governments to make an inventory of intangible cultural heritages in the country (which will finish in October 2011), the Vietnam Folk Culture and Art Association has “inventoried” folk cultural and art heritages of 46...

  • Vietnam plans to end dollarization completely by 2013

    Vietnam plans to end dollarization completely by 2013

    18/05/2011 05:00

    Vietnam is following a process on easing the dollarization and it hopes the dollarization would be stopped by the end of 2013, according to Dr Le Xuan Nghia, Deputy Chair of the National Finance Supervision Council. These words were spoken by Nghia to answer the questions...

  • Pepper growers add spice to pricing tactics

    18/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Many pepper farmers have taken advantage of the internet to ensure quick access to world pepper prices and other useful market information. Farmers who improved the way they use up-to-date market information stand to gain hundreds of millions of dong in...

  • HCMC facilitates ID issuance to intellectually disabled 

    18/05/2011 05:00

    Granting identification to people with Down’s syndrome and the intellectually disabled will be facilitated from now on, an official who is in charge of IDs in Ho Chi Minh City has told Thanh Nien .  In fact, the city’s police have issued...

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