No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
High-level military delegation wraps up visit to Cambodia Politics

High-level military delegation wraps up visit to Cambodia

A Vietnamese high-level military delegation, led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Minister of National Defence, on November 2 concluded their four-day official visit to Cambodia.
Vietnam potential market for fintech companies Business

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31
Seminar discusses development of 5G chipsets, network devices Sci-Tech

Seminar discusses development of 5G chipsets, network devices

Experts from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and leading IT and telecoms firms shared experience and discussed possibility of cooperation in manufacturing 5G chipsets and network infrastructure devices, during a seminar in Hanoi on October 30.
Vietnam, Cambodia enhance defence ties Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia enhance defence ties

A high-ranking military delegation from Vietnam led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Minister of National Defence, left Hanoi for an official visit to Cambodia on October 30.
“Banh mi” spotlighted in foreign newspaper Videos

“Banh mi” spotlighted in foreign newspaper

“Hard to resist” is what Theign Yie Phan, a head chef of a restaurant, describes Vietnamese “banh mi”, which opens an article on the popular Vietnamese sandwich in the South China Morning Post.
Start-up uses sugarcane to save shrimp Business

Start-up uses sugarcane to save shrimp

With the unique idea of using fermented bagasse (sugarcane pulp) to treat shrimp ponds, Tran Phuc Hau has become the proud director of a company that produces microbiological bagasse pulp.
HCM City's assistance to start-ups paying off Business

HCM City's assistance to start-ups paying off

Many start-ups have brought their technologies and products into the market in 2017-2019 thanks to financial and technical assistance for R&D provided by the HCM City Department of Science and Technology’s SpeedUp innovation and start-up programme.
Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper Society

Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper

“Hard to resist” is what Theign Yie Phan, a head chef of a restaurant, describes Vietnamese “banh mi” (sandwich), which opens an article entitled “Story of the banh mi: Vietnam’s super sandwich that took on the world” run in the South China Morning Post.
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
Hanoi glows in autumn Videos

Hanoi glows in autumn

When the cool wind and sunshine brighten up the atmosphere, red leaves spiral to the ground at the slightest touch, autumn is the most beautiful time of the year in Hanoi.
Lawmakers discuss improvement of personnel management Politics

Lawmakers discuss improvement of personnel management

Legislators will hear a report on the draft law on amendments and supplements to several articles of the Law on Cadres and Civil Servants and the Law on Public Employees at the 14th National Assembly (NA)’s eight session on October 24 morning.
Mega project invites domestic investors to bid Business

Mega project invites domestic investors to bid

The mega infrastructure project North-South Expressway has started inviting domestic enterprises to apply for bidding, a month after the Ministry of Transport ruled foreign companies ineligible to participate in the project.