Supermarkets hit pay dirt with own brands

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Whenever she shops at a supermarket, Pham Thu Phuong of District 7, HCM City, goes straight to shelves stocking the supermarket's own products.

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Tiny tots learn about Vietnam from English-language textbook

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Tiny tots learn about Vietnam from English-language textbook

Students of Nguyen Thanh Tuyen Primary School in Ho Chi Minh City learn English in their class. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre Newspaper

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Taxi driver brings theives to police station

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 25 month(s) ago

Two thieves in the southern city of Bien Hoa Sunday failed to hijack a taxi after the driver took them directly to a police station.

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HCM City speeds up investment to modernise schools

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training will invest in more modern school equipment, including interactive whiteboards for primary schools and kindergartens by 2015.

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Vietnamese fantasy movie Lua Phat distributed in North America

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnamese fantasy movie Lua Phat distributed in North America

VietNamNet Bridge – Film distributors from the North American market have agreed to buy copyright of Vietnam’s first fantasy film Lua Phat (Once upon a time in Vietnam) by Vietnamese-American Dustin Nguyen.

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Vietnam’s first fantasy movie Lua Phat debuts in town

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SaigonTimes English 12 month(s) ago 1 related news

The movie, which has the participation of Hollywood action star/fight choreographer Roger Yuan (Shanghai Noon, Lethal Weapon 4, Batman Begins) and popular stars like Ngoc Diep, Thai Hoa, Hieu Hien and Phi Thanh Van, is expected to be a huge hit in Vietnam. Lua Phat was introduced at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie tells a story about Vietnam in an undefined time where the country is threatened by an enemy and there are warriors who sacrifice their lives and...

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Match thy neighbors

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

Match thy neighbors

A poster of the latest Vietnamese release, Le Bao Trung’s horror comedy Biet chet lien

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Pressure on preschool students to learn before first grade

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SaiGon GP English 15 month(s) ago

Pressure on preschool students to learn before first grade

Professor Tran Hong Quan, former Minister of Education and Training, said parents want their children to learn how to read before sitting in first grade because of the heavy curriculum.

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Teacher shortages hinder new English training programme

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

Teacher shortages hinder new English training programme

Many primary schools in HCM City are still facing various difficulties in applying the new national English training programme due to teacher and funding shortfalls.

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Experts warn of substandard milk

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VietNam News English 18 month(s) ago

Experts warn of substandard milk

Milk without sufficient protein content, which is being made by a number of companies in HCM City, can stunt the growth of babies, according to Do Thi Ngoc Diep, head of the HCM City Centre for Nutrition.

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Obesity on the rise in children, adults in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 23 month(s) ago

Obesity on the rise in children, adults in Vietnam

Dr Do Thi Ngoc Diep, director of the City Nutrition Center, warned about obesity in children in the country at a seminar on "nutrition and physical exercise therapy in the treatment of obesity," held recently in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ngoc Diep and Vo Tan Binh serve up comic farce

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SaigonTimes English 24 month(s) ago

Ngoc Diep and Vo Tan Binh serve up comic farce

Vietnamese film fans will be flocking to the flicks this weekend as the gorgeous Ngoc Diep returns to the fold in Nang Men Chang Bong and this feisty lady is in no mood to be messed around in this rom-com.

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Taxi driver brings theives to police station

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 25 month(s) ago

Taxi driver brings theives to police station

Two thieves in the southern city of Bien Hoa Sunday failed to hijack a taxi after the driver took them directly to a police station.

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Best hamburger in town at poseurs’ paradise - Central Cafe

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SaigonTimes English 26 month(s) ago

Best hamburger in town at poseurs’ paradise - Central Cafe

One of the most important locations a westerner has to find in a new city when he finally gets his bearings is a top-notch hamburger joint.

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School is in for summer

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VietnamNet English 27 month(s) ago

School is in for summer

Many parents have been signing up their children for summer schools, some of which have an even more rigorous schedule than the normal school year.

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