Once-poetic Day River in Hanoi now a black, polluted mess

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Once-poetic Day River in Hanoi now a black, polluted mess

VietNamNet Bridge – From September to January, the romantic Day River praised in many Vietnamese poems, which traverses Hanoi’s suburban districts, has turned black due to pollution from waste water coming from its upper stream.

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Neymar, Messi shine as Dutch slump again

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Barcelona teammates Neymar and Lionel Messi were both on target as Brazil and Argentina claimed international friendly wins Wednesday but struggling Netherlands slumped to another defeat.

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Thousands of asylum-seekers wait years in British backlog

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

There are 11,000 asylum-seekers in Britain who have waited at least seven years to hear whether they can stay, a group of lawmakers said on Wednesday.

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Miner told to pay up for mud spill

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The People's Committee in northern Yen Bai Province have told the Tay Bac Mineral and Investment Joint Stock Company to suspend operations after a dam holding mud broke on Tuesday, swamping two villages.

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Vietnam experience: Door, sweet door

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam experience: Door, sweet door

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke is an Aussie living in Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam.

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Contractors told to fix damage caused by shoddy roadworks

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Contractors told to fix damage caused by shoddy roadworks

HCM City's Transport Department has told the Power Corporation to clean up dirt and rubble after digging up roads and streets.

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Hai Phong port: container handling fee in a mess

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Hai Phong port: container handling fee in a mess

VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of millions of dollars have been flowing back into the pockets of foreign ship owners since the port operators in the Hai Phong City area have been scrambling for clients by dramatically reducing container handling fees.

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Strange views about Saigon

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Strange views about Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Saigon streets show up as a mess but also very magnificent in the perspective of British photographer Rob Whitworth.

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Any way out of the Thai political mess?

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

Any way out of the Thai political mess?

(VOV) - Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is set to attend a hearing before the National Anti-Corruption Committee on February 27 on charges of ignoring warnings that the national rice subsidy scheme was fostering corruption and causing financial losses.

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Justin Bieber in Australia graffiti row

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Báo Đầu Tư English 12 month(s) ago

Justin Bieber in Australia graffiti row

Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber was Thursday told to clean up his mess after the pop star was accused of spraying graffiti on the wall of an Australian hotel.

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HCM City traffic a mess after flooding

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

HCM City traffic a mess after flooding

Heavy rains and a rising tide caused serious flooding in several streets in HCM City yesterday afternoon, leading to traffic jams and chaos.

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Heavy rain triggers flooding in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 14 month(s) ago

Heavy rain triggers flooding in HCMC

A sudden heavy downpour on October 9 inundated several streets in Ho Chi Minh City such as Hoa Binh, Tan Hoa and Dang Nguyen Can in District 11, resulting in severe traffic gridlock.

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Drink-driving – it is not big or clever

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 14 month(s) ago

Drink-driving – it is not big or clever

As a child growing up in Scotland, I often heard a familiar phrase that something or other ‘is not big or clever.’ Usually the thing being attacked was indeed so, not that I agreed with that statement at the time, normally being uttered by my mother who is 71 years young today.

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Prioritising worker skill improvement

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VOV News English 16 month(s) ago

Prioritising worker skill improvement

(VOV) -A World Bank official has said worker skill improvements should be prioritised in the reform strategy seeking to make Vietnam an industrial country by 2020.

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Kien, accomplices mess up monetary market: police

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 16 month(s) ago

Kien, accomplices mess up monetary market: police

The investigative police under the Ministry of Public Security have finished probe into the case of banking mogul Nguyen Duc Kien, who was arrested last year over a series of severe law-flouting activities.

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