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Products from the wild special but dangerous

15:22 10/10/2014

Old polyscias fruticosa roots, coucal, bumblebee and gecko, as well as and other plants and animals from the jungle, are now available in town to satisfy the need for “unique and tonic” products of townsmen.

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.

Viettel seeks permission to cut tariffs

09:43 08/10/2014

Viettel, Viet Nam's largest mobile carrier by subscriber base, yesterday (Oct 6) asked the Information and Communications Ministry (MIC) to allow it to apply the same tariff on intra-network and inter-network calls.

Special ant breed offers natural protection for farmer's crops

07:12 08/10/2014

Doan Van Le, a farmer in Tay Hoa Commune of Trang Bom District in the southern province of Dong Nai, no longer uses pesticides on his crops and now relies exclusively on ants that he breeds.

Venture funds eye local technology start-ups

10:16 07/10/2014

Capital shortage is no longer a problem for many technology startups as many venture funds are increasingly pouring money into them.

An Englishman keen on heritage preservation in Saigon

07:19 07/10/2014

Many Saigonese last week rushed to the Saigon Tax Trade Center in HCMC's District 1 to bid farewell to one of the city's iconic buildings with 130 years of history before it is demolished to build a skyscraper.

Few comprehend value of festivals

10:17 04/10/2014

Hundreds of festivities and celebrations are held every year in Viet Nam, but few people understand the significance and details of these festivals.

HIV cure continues to evade doctors

08:16 04/10/2014

Giving drugs within hours of HIV infection is not a cure, say doctors treating a baby in Milan, Italy.

Air France offers to scrap low-cost Transavia expansion plan

11:42 25/09/2014

Air France has offered to scrap plans to expand its Transavia low-cost airline in Europe, in return for pilots returning to work immediately.

Gov't streamlines cement industry, reduces proposed plants

16:29 11/09/2014

A number of cement plants have been taken off the list of proposed plants in the country's development plan for the industry, in an effort to “tidy up” the national industry.

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