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Vietnam's economy must restructure to meet development needs

18:52 10/10/2014

It is high time for Vietnam's economy to make basic changes to meet new development requirements and grasp new opportunities brought about by deep and wide international integration.

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.

VNPT submits price cut request

11:55 10/10/2014

Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on Wednesday sought permission for its clients' customer care and support centres to make outgoing calls and send text messages to improve customer service.

Vietnam seeks solutions to polluting paper factories

23:38 09/10/2014

More than 90 percent of paper factories in Vietnam operate with substandard waste water treatment systems or have no such system, creating pollution in localities where they are located.

Foreign manufacturers use foreign parts suppliers to avoid tax: Analysts

20:04 08/10/2014

Foreign automobile and electronics manufacturers often choose foreign enterprises for their parts and accessory suppliers instead of Vietnamese companies because it allows them to engage in transfer pricing, some analysts have...

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.

Living space of middle class family in Hanoi

19:51 06/10/2014

Living space of a middle class family in Hanoi before 1954 is reproduced at the house No 87 in Ma May Street.

Laos, Vietnam share experience in financial management

19:51 06/10/2014

Laos Deputy Prime Minister Bunpon Buttanavong has shared with the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance (MoF) experience in State budget and financial management, dealing with debts, and preventing negative practices by financial...

Packed curriculum overwhelms first-graders

11:47 06/10/2014

Parents and primary school teachers all complain that the current curriculum is too extensive for first graders, who must adapt to a new school environment.

GM crops targeted to make up 30-50% of cultivation

07:45 06/10/2014

The Government wants to start cultivating new strains of genetically-modified (GM) crops next year with a target to expand the area under cultivation of GM crops to between 30% and 50% of the total farmland by 2020, said an...


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