Metro Vietnam sold for $879 million to Thai business giant

16:55 10/10/2014

Metro Group (Germany) has signed an agreement with Berli Jucker Corporation (BJC) of Thailand to transfer its wholesale business in Vietnam.

Vietnam wraps up 17th Asiad with many 'firsts' recorded

23:38 09/10/2014

The 17th Asian Games (Asiad) wrapped up after 14 days of formal competition, with Vietnam failing to meet the 2-4 gold medal target, winning only one in its 36 medal tally.

HCM City struggles to combat smuggling

15:11 08/10/2014

Smuggling, copyright piracy and other commercial offences are continuing despite their best efforts, HCM City authorities told Deputy Primer Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday.

Back to legendary jungle in Ban Don

09:15 07/10/2014

In Ban Don, visitors can learn about legends of forests, kings of elephant hunters and great epopees.

$7.6 million waste treatment plant opens in Hanoi

14:44 06/10/2014

Thang Long Environmental Service Joint Stock Company has opened a VND160 billion (US$7.6 million) waste treatment plant in Ha Noi's outlying district of Son Tay that uses advanced incineration technology to process 400 tonnes of...

Mekong Delta relocates flood-prone households

06:45 06/10/2014

Can Tho City and seven provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have been speeding up construction of flood-proof residential clusters and moving people from flood-prone areas into them.

Royal antiques displayed to celebrate capital Liberation Day

13:55 05/10/2014

Objects unearthed in excavations at the Thang Long Citadel Heritage site in downtown Ha Noi since 2010 are being displayed to celebrate the capital's Liberation Day, which falls on October 10.

Shoemakers heal soles of leprosy patients

09:59 05/10/2014

Suitable footwear helps to protect leprosy patients' benumbed feet from injury.

Traffic authorities fail to slow down Hanoi's congestion woes

07:28 05/10/2014

Unco-ordinated and wrongly placed traffic lights have actually become a hindrance instead of an aid to the flow of traffic in Ha Noi.

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.


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