• Vietnam seeks more world heritage status

    08/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Two heritages of Vietnam along with 40 natural and cultural properties in 40 countries will be considered by UNESCO for the inscription on the World Heritage List. Under the announcement made by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

  • Nghe An receives World Biosphere Reserve title

    Nghe An receives World Biosphere Reserve title

    07/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - The UNESCO Representative in Vietnam on April 29 presented the title of World Biosphere Reserve to the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve in the central province of Nghe An. “We expect through this recognition, the national umbrella with several hundred...

  • Viet Nam and the ADB sign $1.38 billion Water, Environment, Transport Deal

    07/05/2011 05:00

    Today the Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam, Nguyen Van Giau and the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Haruhiko Kuroda, signed a US$1.38 billion financial assistance deal set to help increase access to clean water, conserve threatened forests and ease...

  • Obama says U.S. making progress in defeating al-Qaida

    07/05/2011 05:00

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday visited troops that were responsible for the killing of al- Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden, saying the country is making progress in defeating and dismantling al-Qaida, and is on track to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. “We’re making...

  • Vietnam has more to tell: Discovery Channel

    07/05/2011 05:00

    “Vietnam still has more interesting stories to tell the world”, Mark Francis, Discovery Networks’ AP Director Production & Development said on a series of four Vietnamese documentaries shown on the network during May. The films, winners of the network’s Vietnam...

  • Government agencies seriously lacking security experts

    Government agencies seriously lacking security experts

    06/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has been warned that it will not succeed in building up an e-government and become an information technology power if it cannot settle the current deficiency of information security experts. Lacking security experts...

  • Da Nang: Over 97 percent choose pink lotus as national flower

    Da Nang: Over 97 percent choose pink lotus as national flower

    05/05/2011 05:00

    The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently opened an exhibition of flowers and held a referendum on choosing the national flower in the central city of Da Nang. Over 97 percent of the votes supported the pink lotus....

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