Hanoi Party official orders major transport projects to speed up

Pham Hoang Tuan, director of the Management Board of the city’s Transport Construction Investment Project, said the project of expanding the belt road No 3 connecting Mai Dich area and Thang Long Bridge belonged to the list of major transport projects during 2016-20.

Choreographer Tuyet Minh: I want to create ballets imbued with VN identities

A: When I began to plan the ballet, I filtered out the aspects that body language can show best. Many experts were quite worried about “Tale of Kieu” because this masterpiece is too broad in terms of its poetic and linguistic art. However, I believe that the dance will not disappoint audiences as it creates a poetic and […]

Market stagnant, real estate firms struggle

The manager of a real estate firm in district 3, HCM City, said his firm had no new projects marketed in the first six months of the year, which was the worst period for the company in the last five years. The manager of a real estate firm in district 3, HCM City, said his […]

Parking lots still a pressing problem for Hanoi

Hoan Kiem district has the smallest natural land area in Hanoi (4.53 million sq.m) with nearly 200,000 motorcycles and 17,000 cars. These vehicles need more than 1 million sq.m for parking. There are now more than 300 licensed parking lots, mostly on roadways and sidewalks, but they meet only 14 percent of demand.

Guiding decrees needed to fight with transfer pricing in Vietnam

Other experts said there should be severe sanctions for transfer pricing in Viet Nam, taking examples from other countries such as Australia where the fine for the transfer pricing was 50 per cent of the avoided tax amount or in India where the local tax authorities may impose penalties of up to 300 per cent […]

Vinsmart launches first Vietnamese-made 5G-enabled smartphone

Hanoi asked to focus on 5G development, telecoms firms link up The Ministry of Information and Communications has asked the capital city of Ha Noi to invest in 5G ecosystem development and make the city a regional network security centre to help bring digital economic growth rate of the city to 30%.  

VN corporate bond market to boom in second half

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.

How much money will the state pour into schools for the gifted?

The State spends big money to build and operate schools for the gifted, but many people think it is a waste of resources. In Vinh Phuc province, students at the schools can receive VND2.2 million to buy school supplies and personal belongings and live in dormitories for free.

ASEAN, Russia foreign ministers work on virus response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh during the meeting shared updates on Vietnam’s coronavirus situation, stressing that the country has gone more than two months without any domestic community infections. 

Vulcan prosthetic limb opens up new opportunities for amputees

Scientist honored for work on environmental conservation, preservation of red-shanked douc langurs Le Thi Trang, 34, deputy director of GreenViet, has been honored as one of 10 “Hotspot Heroes” by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF).