Smartphones - the future of the retail industry

11:16 07/10/2014

Smartphones, which are helping to connect retailers and consumers, play a very important role in the future development of the retail industry.

Land department not to name names of offenders

08:46 04/10/2014

The General Department of Land Administration has refused to name land registration offices in Ha Noi and HCM City accused of making it difficult for residents to apply for land-use right books, also called red books.

Dong stable despite US dollar hike, uncertainties in Hong Kong

14:59 03/10/2014

The US dollar price in Vietnam has increased slightly, but this is not alarming as demand has always increased in the third quarter of the year.

Schools will struggle to meet enrollment target

00:15 24/09/2014

It would be difficult to achieve the target of universalising pre-school education for five-year-old children by the end of next year, agreed educational experts at a conference this week.

Teachers question HCMC's proposal to use e-books

07:11 23/07/2014

E-books would replace printed textbooks in the first to third grades in HCM City for the upcoming schools year under a new proposal, the vice chairman of the city People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan has said.

Gov't encourages use of bio-fuel

07:44 08/07/2014

Bio-fuel will be sold in all cities and provinces of Viet Nam next year, though it has been difficult meeting the government's schedule, said a Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) official.

IPs, EZs to attract $10b in FDI

12:35 06/07/2014

The country is expected to attract foreign direct investments (FDI) worth US$8 billion into industrial zones (IPs) and $2 billion into economic zones (EZs) this year.

Gov't sets VietGap deadline for tra fish breeders

10:29 18/05/2014

Tra fish breeders must adopt Vietnamese Good Agriculture Practices (VietGap) or abide by international certifications suitable to Vietnamese law by the end of next year.

Enrollment regulation for disabled students confuses universities

13:04 29/04/2014

Many universities are facing difficulties in enrolling disabled students following a recently-issued regulation on special incentives for these candidates.

Wildlife education added to syllabus

09:11 25/04/2014

The last Javan rhino in Viet Nam was found dead at the Cat Tien National Park in April 2010: It had been shot by poachers for its horn, Le Thi Thuy Dung, a biology teacher at a HCM City school, tells her class.


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