Top companies see profit slide in 9 months Business

Top companies see profit slide in 9 months

Forty of the largest companies by market capitalisation posted a 15 percent annual decline in total pre-tax profit, which fell to 162.8 trillion VND (7.02 billion USD) in January-September.
Urgent aid rushed to flood victims Society

Urgent aid rushed to flood victims

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has presented an emergency aid package worth 20,000 USD, from the KOICA Club Vietnam fund, to the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to help disadvantaged groups affected by the recent floods in the central region.
Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far Society

Record flooding kills 84 in central region so far

The death toll during recent severe flooding in the central region reached 84 while 38 others were missing as of 6pm of October 18, reported the Office of the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Golden leaves fall on most romantic street in Hanoi Travel

Golden leaves fall on most romantic street in Hanoi

Old Indochina Dragonplum trees are shedding their leaves on the pavements of Phan Dinh Phung street, hinting at an autumn coming on the site often dubbed as one of the most beautiful and romantic streets in Hanoi.
Birth anniversary of great poet Nguyen Du celebrated Culture - Sports

Birth anniversary of great poet Nguyen Du celebrated

Many cultural activities have been held in the central province of Ha Tinh, the hometown of great Vietnamese poet Nguyen Du (1765–1820) who is the author of the Vietnamese masterpiece, Truyen Kieu (the Tales of Kieu), to celebrate his 255th birth anniversary and 200th death anniversary.
237 kg of drugs seized in major bust Society

237 kg of drugs seized in major bust

The General Department of Vietnam Customs said on September 14 that it had coordinated with competent forces to arrest 11 suspects and seize 237 kg of different narcotics.