Alpine ethnic people in Vietnam – P7: A different type of funeral

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 hour(s) ago

Generations of ethnic Mong people in Vietnam have sought redemption and salvation for departed relatives through unique funeral rituals.

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Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 hour(s) ago

Countless hectares of forest in Vietnam’s Central Highlands are being destroyed as the result of industrial and agricultural activities conducted by local businesses and residents at such a rate that authorities are unable to prevent the situation.

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Tran Thanh Man appointed new President of VFF Central Committee

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Báo điện tử CP English 14 hour(s) ago

VGP - Party Central Committee member and Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has been appointed the new President of the VFF.

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Corrupt traffic inspectors in Can Tho spend ‘protection fee’ on job promotion

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 hour(s) ago

A group of former traffic inspectors in Can Tho City in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region previously arrested for demanding ‘protection money’ from local businesses claim the cash was used to ‘buy’ promotions.

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Vietnam military considers pulling out of economic activities: deputy minister

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 hour(s) ago

Vietnam’s military, which is running many major enterprises in different fields, may withdraw from all economic activities to focus on its main role of national defense, a deputy minister of defense said Friday.

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Ho Chi Minh City launches Vietnam’s first children’s council

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 hour(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City has become the first city or province in Vietnam to introduce a representative body for its minors with the establishment of a children’s council.

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Enabling Boat: ICT training to empower coastal youth

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 hour(s) ago

Today, Microsoft Vietnam, the Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD), and other stakeholders are launching the “Enabling Boat” project, aiming to support disadvantaged youth in the coastal areas to get access to ICT, adapt to the digital era, improve livelihoods as well as increase awareness about marine conservation.

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10,000 Vinasun cabbies seek permission for rally against Uber, Grab in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 hour(s) ago

More than 10,000 Vinasun employees have signed a petition seeking permission to stage a public protest against app-based ride-hailing services Grab and Uber, the Vietnamese taxi operator announced on Thursday.

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Sea water in central Vietnam meets environmental standards: authority

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 hour(s) ago

Sea water in four central Vietnamese provinces hit by the Formosa pollution crisis last year is finally back to meeting environmental safety standards, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) announced this week.

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Shipbuilders flout contracts in fishing boat scandal in central Vietnam: inspectors

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 hour(s) ago

Two shipbuilders responsible for 18 fishing boats which suffered damage shortly after delivery were found to have violated the technical specifications listed in their contracts with fishermen in the south-central province of Binh Dinh, inspectors said Thursday.

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Vietnam netizens mobilise to save foreign volunteer

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Báo Đầu Tư English 10 hour(s) ago

A Thursday morning at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) is just like every other weekday morning at a hospital: crowded, noisy with patients awaiting medical examinations.

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Asia Coffee-Vietnam flips to discounts; Indonesia flat

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 hour(s) ago

Vietnam coffee export prices slipped to discounts against the international benchmark as robusta prices in London rose last week on supply worries, while ample harvests kept Indonesian coffee price rebates steady, traders said on Thursday.

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Dynamically growing Ho Tram Strip in the grand plan for Vietnam's economic development

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 hour(s) ago

On June 15, Ho Tram Project Company (HTP) announced the development of the third phase of its Ho Tram Strip project, a residential tower, condotel, and villa development, marking another milestone for the project as well as the company. Michael Kelly, HTP’s executive chairman, talked with VIR’s Hong Anh about HTP’s grand plan for Ho Tram Strip and the company’s work to turn the development into a major attraction in the south of Vietnam that also contributes to the economic...

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Doosan Heavy to mentor partners to start in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 23 hour(s) ago

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with its five partners at its Vietnamese operation Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam Co. (Doosan Vina) to help them enter the Vietnamese market.

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In Vietnam, regional museums are a state budget black hole

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 day(s) ago

While museums in Ho Chi Minh City lack the exhibition space to display prized artifacts and national treasures, counterparts elsewhere crave both the funding and technology to protect their exhibits from permanent damage.

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