• Vietnam-made robots getting smarter

    13/05/2011 05:00

    Flower robot, bird robot, or the robots which can climb terrains, recognize handwriting or pronounce are all the unique creative products of students throughout the country, which are now displayed at Tech-show 2011, organized on the sideline of the 2011 Robocon championship in Da...

  • Lam Dong: Three charged with selling dead elephant’s ivories

    Lam Dong: Three charged with selling dead elephant’s ivories

    11/05/2011 05:00

    The Lam Dong Province People’s Procuracy has charged Phan Thi Hoa, director of the Nam Qua Eco-Tourism Co., Ltd., and two other with selling ivories of a dead elephant. Hoa, 52, from Lam Dong is now...


    10/05/2011 05:00

    Man revives renowned piece of literature in ceramic With skillful hands, patience and burning passion, artisan Pham Xuan Hoa from Bat Trang village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi, has recreated ‘Binh Ngo Dai Cao’ (Proclamation of Victory over the Ngo), a renowned work by scholar...

  • Government called on to take caution in licensing casinos

    Government called on to take caution in licensing casinos

    10/05/2011 05:00

    Experts have warned against the movement of localities programming casino projects and called on the government to take caution with the projects. Some localities have licensed, while many other localities have proposed...

  • Idle bridges

    09/05/2011 05:00

    View more pictures In many places in the Mekong Delta, poor management has resulted in a wasteful construction of bridges. Every time they use Hoa Thanh Bridge, residents in Hoa Thanh Commune in Ca Mau City in the southernmost province of Ca Mau can’t help sighing at the sight...

  • Hanoi’s most modern park deserted

    Hanoi’s most modern park deserted

    09/05/2011 05:00

    Half of a year opened to the public, the $15 million Hoa Binh Park is neglected by people. The park, located in the Xuan Dinh Commune, Tu Liem District, has a total investment of VND282 billion (nearly $15 million). It was opened in October 2010, to celebrate Hanoi’s...

  • Life in the home of oldest tea trees in the world

    08/05/2011 05:00

    Around 200km from Hanoi, Suoi Giang commune in the Van Chan district, the northern mountain province of Yen Bai, is 1,371m above sea level. The commune is located on the mighty Fansipan Mountain. This is the home of the oldest tea trees in the world....

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