Art & Entertainment News 20/12

Twelve sites recognised as national relics Twelve archaeological, historical and architectural relics around the country have been recognised as national relic sites by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Ky Anh ancient rock rampart in Ky Lac commune, Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh province. The list consists of three archaeological, seven historical and two … [Read more...]

Social News 13/12

Vietnam climbs 16 notches in transport infrastructure: WEF The availability and quality of transport infrastructure of Vietnam moved 16 steps to rank 74/138 in 2014, according to the Global Enabling Trade Report 2014 released at the recent World Economic Forum (WEF). In terms of the Enabling Trade Index (ETI), the WEF placed Vietnam at a position that is higher than other … [Read more...]

Social News 12/12

Crackdown on smugglers creates border control turmoil A crackdown on smugglers has created turmoil at Vietnam-China border crossings, notably at Mong Cai Border Gate in Quang Ninh Province, which is being flooded with people going back and forth between the two countries as gangs probe for weak spots in border control. Officials said Mong Cai Border Gate processed 10,000 … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 1/12

German electronic band arrives in Vietnam German electronic music band Stabil Elite will have four performances in Hanoi, Danang and HCMC from Dec. 2 to 6, as part of its Southeast Asian tour. The band will have performances at Youth Theater in Hanoi on Dec. 2, at Danang University on Dec. 3, Bach Viet College in HCMC’s Go Vap District on Dec. 5 and at Ben Thanh … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 1-10 (daily updated)

Hanoi Urban Flea Market in December 2014 Sun 07 Dec 2014, 9 am HERO Bar 42M Yen Phu, Hanoi Hanoi Urban Flea Market - a quite-young-yet-had-some-popularity flea market in the Westlake district as well as Hanoi's expat community and youngsters. This time, in honor of the immortal holiday spirit, we've come to decide to expand our market in both quality and quantity. Ticket … [Read more...]

Cat Ba Island to become world-class tourist destination

On the morning of 30 October, Chairman of the city People’s Comittee Duong Anh Dien chaired a meeting on the end-of-term report on the overall planning for sustainable tourism development in Cat Ba Island up to 2025 with a vision to 2050. Standing Vice Chairman of the city People's Committee Dan Duc Hiep, Deputy Chairman Le Khac Nam and representatives of relevant … [Read more...]

VN indices fall as pessimism prevails

Trading continued to be sluggish on November 24, pulling down afternoon indices on the two stock exchanges. Despite positive reactions from experts on the impact of Circular 36, investors still feared that the regulation would distress capital inflow. The circular stipulates that banks cannot lend more than 5 percent of charter capital for stock investment starting in … [Read more...]

Chairman of the city People’s Committee received and worked with the business delegation from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

On the morning of 29 October, at Haiphong City Convention Centre, Chairman of the city People’s Committee Duong Anh Dien received and worked with the business delegation of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) on their working visit to Haiphong to study about the city’s investment environment. Mr. Le Thanh Son, Vice Chairman and leaders of relevant … [Read more...]