Society

Students working harder than ever during Tet

In the days before Tet, many students are excited to come back home to welcome the biggest festival of the year with their friends and family. However, more and more young people are opting to stay in major cities to find jobs and earn lucrative Tet bonuses during the holidays to help them pay off a chunk of their lofty tuition fees.
Business

City firms prepare for Lunar New Year surge

Despite the economic situation, companies and traditional village-based producers are making all efforts to meet the usual surge in demand during Tet (the Lunar New Year) and improve quality and design, a Ho Chi Minh City official has said.
Business

Province joins hands with Japanese firms

A joint venture between a Vietnamese company and five Japanese partners in the central province of Phu Yen is expected to facilitate development of the local tuna fishing industry and a brand name for Phu Yen ocean tuna.
Society

New focus on waste-treatment

UK waste treatment leader ReCycled Refuse International Group will invest 3.5 billion USD in public-private partnerships to build 15-20 waste treatment plants in Vietnam, says the group's local representative Le Trung Truc.