The surprising resilience of octopus tentacles

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

The octopus has eight, sucker-lined arms that can grab almost anything, even when the arms have been severed from the body. But, as the limbs act independently of the animal's brain, how does the animal avoid tying itself up in knots?

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Vietnam Petrolimex raises fuel prices 4 pct

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Báo Thanh Niên English 27 month(s) ago

Vietnam Petrolimex raises fuel prices 4 pct

Petrolimex, Vietnam's top fuel importer and distributor, raised its retail petrol prices on Wednesday by up to 4.3 percent after the government allowed fuel distributors more freedom to set sales prices independently.

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Higher national finance transparency needed

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Báo điện tử CP English 41 month(s) ago

VGP – Though working independently, the State Audit of Việt Nam should strengthen coordination with ministries, sectors and localities to make the national finance and entities’ financial performance more transparent.

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ECB chief stresses two-track approach to debt crisis

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Báo Đầu Tư English 43 month(s) ago

ECB chief stresses two-track approach to debt crisis

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet underscored Thursday that the ECB would adjust its monetary policies and exceptional measures independently as the eurozone seeks a way out of its debt crisis.

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Disabled but not dependent

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Báo Thanh Niên English 62 month(s) ago

Ninety photos of disabled people working and living independently are on display at the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1.

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Syria seeks international help to fight Islamic State

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

New video uploaded to a social website shows what purports to be rebel groups continuing their attack on Syrian government forces. The contents cannot be independently verified by Reuters but for the Syrian government, it's the force known as Islamic State that's causing most concern. Damascus is even asking for international help to fight the group.

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Local vaccine awarded international status

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VOV News English 52 month(s) ago

Local vaccine awarded international status

Vietnam’s Bkav, a vaccine developed by Hanoi University of Science and Technology, has been qualified at international level by world leading vaccine inspector, the Virus Bulletin.
After being awarded its VB100 certificate, Bkav has worked on 100 samples of viruses from across the world.
The Virus Bulletin has independently tested anti-virus software around the world over recent years to identity virus formats, scan speeds and security softwares.

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Inspection team established to verify bribery charge

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Inspection team established to verify bribery charge

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has assigned an inspection team to investigate the VND16 billion (US$ 759,000) bribery allegation on March 27.

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Vietnam, Algeria step up judicial bond

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong has called on Algeria to share experience in building legal institutions and laws in each country, thus ensuring that courts operate independently.

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Prostitution rings hiding out online in Vietnam capital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi police have arrested more than ten people since late last year for their involvement in online prostitution rings.

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Facebook grabs social network Branch

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

Facebook has confirmed that it has grabbed a hold of Branch, a social network that focuses providing online forums for insightful conversations.

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VN, UK organize anti-corruption workshop

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 23 month(s) ago 1 related news

VN, UK organize anti-corruption workshop

The 11th Anti-corruption Dialogue Roundtable Workshop on “Anti-Corruption at the Local Level – Current Practices and Solutions” was held in the central city of Da Nang from October 29-30.

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Can Tho hi-tech park gets under way

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh broke ground for the construction of a hi-tech development park in the Mekong city of Can Tho on Saturday.

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Businesses criticize universities’ training quality

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Businesses criticize universities’ training quality

VietNamNet Bridge – The 150 polled businesses in Hanoi gave 3.05 points when asked to assess the university graduates’ capability to adapt to the works. One is the lowest and five is the highest in the marking scheme.

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Exhibition highlights achievements of media cooperation between Vietnam and Sweden

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Báo QĐND English 10 month(s) ago

Exhibition highlights achievements of media cooperation between Vietnam and Sweden

Visitors at the exhibition.

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