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Many consumers shun vegetables, fruit at markets, buy organic instead

23:38 09/10/2014

Believing that they are unsafe for health, many people are now reluctant to eat fruit and vegetables.

Women writers take centre stage

17:21 05/10/2014

Young women writers are suddenly in the limelight after breaking a number of best-selling records.

Traffic accidents claim 6,758 lives in nine months

19:21 02/10/2014

In the nine months leading up to October there were 18,697 traffic accidents throughout the country resulting in 6,758 deaths and 17,835 serious injuries, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).

National level recognizes 19 more intangible cultural heritages

13:48 09/09/2014

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has identified a list of 19 additional national intangible cultural heritages.

Children welcome Mid Autumn festival

17:45 08/09/2014

One of the biggest celebrations of the year, the Mid Autumn festival brings families together to share food and fun.

Purchasing power edges higher

09:40 29/08/2014

The purchasing power of Vietnamese residents increased slightly in the first eight months of 2014, following an increase in the purchase of goods and services.

Mid-Autumn festival carries on annual celebration for children

11:14 28/08/2014

It's 9pm on Monday and people are still flocking to colourful Hang Ma Street in Ha Noi's Old Quarter.

VietJet sees huge jump in number of passengers in first seven months of 2014

14:57 26/08/2014

Low-cost airline VietJet Air carried three million passengers from January to July, a 182% increase in capacity year-on-year, the carrier announced at its preliminary business review last week.

Nine symbols of Saigon live forever

19:18 24/08/2014

Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Post Office, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and Archdiocese have been part and parcel of Saigon for centuries.

Gardens blossom into outdoor studios

07:23 13/08/2014

For decades, Nhat Tan and Quang Ba wards in Tay Ho District have been known for peach flower gardens.

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