• Vietnamese anchor caught calling names on live TV

    16/04/2011 05:00

    A finance and business news anchor for Vietnam Television has apologized after being caught insulting other people during a news broadcast on April 7 on the national network. Le Binh was hosting a morning news program which had a live interview segment between another...

  • Plan to make roads safer

    Plan to make roads safer

    14/04/2011 05:00

    Like many visitors to Viet Nam, Anne Hellinker is in a quandary – she wants to explore more of the country but doesn’t want to die in the process. The Nga Tu So overpass in the western part of Ha Noi has helped cut down traffic...

  • Visit the oldest pottery village in Southeast Asia

    Visit the oldest pottery village in Southeast Asia

    14/04/2011 05:00

    As one of the two oldest pottery villages in Southeast Asia, Bau Truc is considered a “museum” of traditional pottery of Cham people. Bau Truc village is located some 10km south of Phan Rang City in the central province of Ninh Thuan. The village is home to around 400...

  • Only white flamboyant in Vietnam multiplied

    Only white flamboyant in Vietnam multiplied

    14/04/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – Dr. Ha Ngoc Mai has successfully multiplied the only white flamboyant tree in Vietnam using the sowing method. Dr. Ha Ngoc Mai and her white flamboyant tree. Dr. Mai, the owner of this special tree, has multiplied 100 saplings from seeds....

  • Steel projects bent out of shape by land woes

    12/04/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge - Site clearance woes are proving thorns in the side of billion-dollar foreign-invested steel projects. Investors in China Steel Sumikin Vietnam’s (CSVC) $1.15 billion project in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province have not started construction of the...

  • King of dairy cows

    King of dairy cows

    06/04/2011 05:00

    Lam Thanh Tran, who is called “Shen Nong” of Moc Chau plateau in the northern province of Son La, earns nearly VND100 million ($5,000) from dairy cows. This man, 53, is living alone in a vast farm of nearly five hectares in Moc Chau plateau. Tran, a real farmer, said that...

  • New toad species found in Vietnam

    New toad species found in Vietnam

    05/04/2011 05:00

    Australian and Vietnamese scientists have found a new species of toads in Bi Doup - Nui Ba National Park in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong. The toads, a new species of Leptobrachium leucops, or Eastern Spadefoot Toads, were...

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