Photojournalist wins three silver medals Culture - Sports

Photojournalist wins three silver medals

hotojournalist Viet Van from Lao dong (Labour) newspaper has won three silver medals at the Photography of the Year 2019 competition announced by the Australia-based Better Photography Magazine on October 2.
PM lauds Kien Giang for impressive progress Politics

PM lauds Kien Giang for impressive progress

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang for its impressive progress during a local ceremony on July 29 to award the locality with the first-class Independence Order.
Photographer wins third prize at UK contest Society

Photographer wins third prize at UK contest

Photographer Viet Van from Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper has become the only representative of Vietnam to win a prize in the Street Food category of the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019 in the UK.
Amazon studying Vietnam market Business

Amazon studying Vietnam market

The world’s leading e-commerce player, Amazon, is scoping out the Vietnamese market, hoping to benefit local consumers and enterprises.
New policy supports kid credit cards Society

New policy supports kid credit cards

Beginning March 3, 2018, persons who are between 15 and 18 years old can open debit cards, credit cards and prepaid cards without the need to provide proof of income’s sources, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.
Vietnam PhD holders produce little quality research Society

Vietnam PhD holders produce little quality research

Vietnam has had a remarkably high number of post-graduates in the recent years. However, scientific research projects, which are considered the soul of universities in their quest to produce new knowledge for the world, have remained modest in both quality and quantity.
Central coastal fishermen leave the sea Society

Central coastal fishermen leave the sea

Hundreds of young men in the coastal villages around Da Nang city have given up offshore fishing to work as taxi drivers, another sign that the traditional way of life in the central coast is changing fast, the Lao dong (Labour) newspaper reports.
Better meals make better workers Society

Better meals make better workers

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has helped improve the quality of meals for workers as it makes the issue part of the collective bargaining between employers and employees.
HCM City river buses need improvement Society

HCM City river buses need improvement

After more than a month of implementation, Saigon river buses carry just some 1,000 passengers a day, too little to be considered an alternative to reduce traffic congestion as was expected.