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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...

Don't believe the statistics

09:45 28/09/2014

“Made up” statistics are having a serious impact on Viet Nam's social security system, Dr. Trinh Hoa Binh from the Academy of Social Sciences told Lao dong (Labour) Newspaper.

India, Vietnam eye closer garment cooperation

18:01 26/09/2014

Representatives of nearly 160 garment and textile makers from Vietnam and India gathered in Nam Dinh province on September 26 to share experience and seek cooperation opportunities.

Trang stuns top seed Hsu, enters Yonex Sunrise semi-finals

09:30 06/09/2014

Female Vietnamese badminton ace Vu Thi Trang on September 5 staged a fighting performance to stun top seed Hsu Ya Ching of Chinese Taipei 21-23, 21-19, 23-21 in the quarter-finals at the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Grand Prix Open for...

Travel News 23/8

21:41 23/08/2014

Thua Thien-Hue targets 3 million tourist arrivals in 2014Tourism industry of the central province of Thua Thien- Hue has just introduced a large-scale tourism promotion with discounts of up to 50% for many services in an effort...

Chinese visitors return to Danang

11:58 22/08/2014

The number of Chinese tourists visiting the central city and the central region this month is expected to reach 15,000 this month.

Finance ministry says no need to worry about public debt, economists disagree

10:02 17/08/2014

The Ministry of Finance (MOT) says that the public debt is not as alarming as economists repeatedly claim.

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 10-20 (daily updated)

14:17 10/07/2014

Concert in HCM CitySat 19 Jul 2014, 8 pmHCMC Opera HouseNo. 7 Lam Son Square, D.1, HCMCYou are invited to the performance of excerpts from famous Broadway musicals: “Notre Dame de Paris”, “Romeo et Juillette”, ”Cats”, ”Phantom of...

Foreign arrivals increase by 21% in six months

10:49 26/06/2014

Vietnam has received nearly 4.3 million foreign travelers during the first six months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 21.

Ca Mau enlarges coastal protective forest areas

09:07 25/06/2014

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has set to fortify its coastal protective forests against probable erosions and landslides triggered by climate change.

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