First-ever cat show held in Hanoi

A cat is seen on the shoulder of her owner during the Vietnam’s first cat show in Hanoi, February 16, 2020 – PHOTO: REUTERS HCMC – A cat show was held in Hanoi for the first time last weekend, featuring over 50 cats of different breeds such as Exotic, Persian, and Maine-coon.

China to grant tariff exemptions on 696 U.S. goods to support purchases

A Benjamin Franklin U.S. 100 dollar banknote and a Chinese 100 yuan banknote with late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong are seen in this picture illustration in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016 – PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING (REUTERS) – China will grant exemptions on retaliatory duties imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the most substantial tariff relief to […]

Van Don approved to develop into entertainment hub with casino

As a result, multiple enterprises announced plans to invest in large projects in the district, sending the prices of real estate products surging. However, in 2018, the National Assembly suspended the consideration of a draft law on special administrative and economic zones, causing the local property market to cool.

High school students given hands-on coding experience

“Students may learn coding and programming on a computer, but it can be difficult to check if what they’ve coded is correct,” Yen said. “But with Sphero they can see whether their code is right or wrong, straight away. Sphero is very responsive and because of that students are very engaged in what they are […]

PM approves Becamex Binh Dinh industrial zone project

The project is part of Becamex Binh Dinh Integrated Township and Industrial Park, which extends over 2,308 hectares of land, according to the prime minister’s Decision No. 514/QD-TTg, dated May 8, 2019, approving the overall adjustment of the general construction plan for Nhon Hoi Economic Zone.

What journalism taught me (not what you think)

When the decision was handed down I’d no longer be needed at my former workplace in Canada, I felt a mix of relief and bewilderment. The atmosphere at the company was pretty toxic, so I was relieved to get out of it. Bewilderment at the fact that I’d had steady cash flow for (at the […]

Spring exhibition at The Factory

Highlights of the exhibition include small-scale lacquer works by Oanh Phi Phi, part of Phan Thao Nguyen’s award-winning series “Siesta Children”, Ha Ninh Pham’s on-going project “My Land”, and Tammy Nguyen’s re-telling of ancient tales “The Gazing Pool of Who and I”.

Covid-19 takes toll on small, large firms

Ly Kim Chi, chairwoman of the HCMC Food and Foodstuff Association, noted that many firms have seen a drop in revenue, so they are in need of the city’s support in extending debt payment deadlines. Chi also proposed offering a tax exemption to those affected heavily by the virus.

HCMC book street still open despite coronavirus spread

Children read books at a bookstore on Nguyen Van Binh book street in downtown HCMC – PHOTO: HOANG PHONG HCMC – Unlike some other attractions in HCMC that have been closed recently due to the spread of coronavirus, Nguyen Van Binh book street in District 1 is still open despite a 30% drop in the […]

Transport Ministry asked to keep PM updated on N-S expressway

Thirteen provinces and cities to be crossed by the expressway have handed over 166 out of 653.6 kilometers of land strips along the designated route to the investors and management boards of the phase-one project, according to the ministry’s Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Bureau.