Culture - Sports

Singer makes it to MTV awards

Pop singer My Tam will be the first Vietnamese to vie for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) Best Worldwide Act in Amsterdam in November, which is one of the world biggest music events.

Big steelmakers exploit market

Large steel makers are trying to grab market share from small and medium players who are cutting down production due to the downturn in the industry.

Tourists flock to Sa Pa villages

Visitors to Sa Pa are enjoying adventure tours in the villages of Ta Giang Phinh in Sa Pa township and Nam Tam in neighbouring Lai Chau Province , where the local people fiercely cling to their traditions.

Shares stir on lower rate prospects

Stocks rebounded on Oct. 6 with over 60 percent of codes posting gains on both national stock exchanges, as many investors moved to grab undervalued shares following a long losing streak.

Buyers now shop for value

Vietnamese consumers, compared to other Asian shoppers, are more inclined to seek promotions as inflation causes more people to become price-sensitive, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Shopper Trends Study released on July 5.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese girls shine in Asian qualifier

Vietnam’s women’s U19 football team crushed Uzbekistan 3-0 on October 23 in the opening game of the second qualifying round of the Asian Women’s U19 Football Championship in Malaysia from October 21-30.

Website on ASEAN-US ties launched

The ASEAN Secretariat on June 10 launched a website at to provide information on the ASEAN-US ties.

Securities indices rebound on late rally

A strong rebound by blue chips on the two national stock exchanges on May 20 rescued the market from the threat of a prolonged downtrend, with indices soaring after several sessions of steep declines.