Month: April 2018

Vietnam and Singapore look to more mutual investment opportunities: forum

Vietnam and Singapore are looking forward to creating more business and investment opportunities,  a conference in Sinapore heard on Thursday….

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South Korea Names Samsung Executive as New Envoy to Vietnam

Kim Do-hyun, an executive of Samsung Electronics and former diplomat, has been named to the Northeast Asian country’s chief envoy…

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April 30 has become the National Day of Solidarity and Reunification

Back in Việt Nam: Mathilde Tuyết Trần travelled to the northernmost point of Lũng Cú flagpole in the north Viet…

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Figure of the Day: 282.66

BizLIVE – Total outstanding loans in the Vietnamese banking system increased 1.37% in the first two months of this year,…

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Vietnam’s April Consumer Prices Edge up 0.08% m/m on Fuel Cost Hikes

Following a decline in March, Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI), a gauge of inflation, went up 0.08% in April from…

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Việt Nam LGBTQ visibility

Viet Nam News March 2018 was a big month for LGBTQ visibility in Việt Nam. Singer Nguyễn Hương Giang was…

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New master plan to transform HCM City Region

An overpass with three branches, which has been partially built, will help ease congestion on streets around Tân Sơn Nhất…

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Eyewitness to the ‘fall’ of Sai Gon: It was not a bloodbath

A tank rolls into Saigon on April 30, 1975, while curious people chat with the newly arrived soldiers. — Courtesy…

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Hai Hau’s flowery roads show the way to local pride

The total length of flower-filled roadsides in the district has reached more than 200km linking the communes of Hai Quang,…

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The different sides to hip-hop

Viet Nam News Nguyễn Anh Tuấn could not speak the language of refugee children he met in other countries. However,…

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Figure of the Day: 41,295

Tạp chí điện tử Diễn Đàn Đầu Tư – BizLIVE.vn Cơ quan chủ quản: Hiệp hội Doanh nghiệp Đầu tư…

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Sustainability is a key factor in business development

Professsor Phan Văn Tường, talks to the newspaper Thời báo Kinh tế Việt nam (Việt Nam Economic Times) about the…

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Cà Mau cracks down on pollution from industrial zones, aquaculture facilities

Viet Nam News CÀ MAU — The southernmost province of Cà Mau is taking preventive measures to manage pollution hotspots at…

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Building owners should up hold their commitment

Nguyễn Ngọc Thành. — Photo baohaiquan.vn Nguyễn Ngọc Thành, Vice Chairman of the Việt Nam Real Estate Association, talks to…

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Pens have a mighty meaning for a certain doctor

Viet Nam News Pens mean a lot to a doctor from Khánh Hòa Province. When he was a poor boy, a teacher…

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Discover your inner child at U Minh National Park

Viet Nam News Văn Châu If you’re a nature lover and favour adventure trips, the U Minh National Park (UMNP)…

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Hotel Nikko Hanoi to observe Japanese Golden Week

A children set lunch okosama offered by Hotel Nikko Hanoi. — Photos courtesy by the hotel Viet Nam News HÀ…

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PV Power Gets Government Approval to Build 2 Thermal Power Plants

PV Power Corporation, a subsidiary of state-run energy giant PetroVietnam, has been given a go-ahead to construct two gas-fired power…

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U.S. Accounts for 56% of Vietnam’s Inbound Remittances: WB

The United States remained the largest source of remittances for Vietnam last year, with $7.74 billion, making up 56% of…

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Measures taken to preserve biodiversity in U Minh Thượng National Park

Viet Nam News KIÊN GIANG – As many as 140 hectares of forest will be planted in the U Minh…

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Indian vaccine to help sustain immunisation programme

Viet Nam News In June and July the Indian-made ComBe Five vaccine will replace the Korean-made Quinvaxem against five common,…

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Vietnam Shares Plummet to 2-1/2-Month Low on Margin Call, Foreign Selling

The benchmark VN Index of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HOSE) lost 35.88 points, or 3.32%, to settle…

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Young E-de ethnic people eager to preserve local culture

Many people were both surprised and excited listening to ei rei singing (duet singing) and ding-nam and ding-puot (wind instrument)…

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The saddest day ever: goodbye to love and dogs

One fateful evening, a young lady returned home to find that her boyfriend had vanished. Far worse, he had absconded…

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Seaport development must sail alongside logistics growth

Hồ Kim Lân, director general of the Việt Nam Sea Ports Association, talks to Hải Quan (Customs) newspaper about conditions…

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Hưng Yên prepares list of 13 pollution-causing enterprises

The Phú Sỹ Nutrition Co Ltd in Ân Thi District is in the list of 13 enterprises that need improvement…

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Volunteers clean up nation on Earth Day

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — A community clean-up event to mark Earth Day brought together more than 2,000 volunteers…

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Post-harvest technology is lagging behind

Viet Nam News Farmers are suffering a paradox of “good crop but prices drop” with one of main reasons being…

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Bark used in art

Viet Nam News The bark of the cajuput tree can be used for art. An artist called Hoàng Nhân taught…

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Personal branding: authenticity counts

Viet Nam News By An Phương HCM CITY – What would you like people to say about you? “Fun, dynamic,…

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