Mooncake season arrives

Even though the Mid-Autumn Festival is still more than one month away, many big companies have begun to sell mooncakes, the traditional product sold during the holiday.

Cao Dai followers cerebrate grand ritual

Cardinal Thuong Tam Thanh, Head of the Executive Council of the Cao Dai Church in the southern province of Tay Ninh has called on Cao Dai dignitaries and followers to actively join in charity activities while practising their faith with the motto “serving both religion and society well”.

HCM City commits to helping needy kids

Needy and disabled children will be the focus of many long-term and short-term programmes that HCM City will begin implementing by the end of this year, according to the municipal Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs.

Inflaton continues increasing course

Consumer prices will continue to surge at a rate of about 1 per cent in August, predicts the Ministry of Finance, bringing cumulative inflation since December to around 16 percent so far this year.

Leaders show care to children on Mid-Autumn fest

Mid-Autumn Festival festivities attended by Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh in Hanoi on Sept. 21 night raised over 1.5 billion VND (77,000 USD) for the capital city's disadvantaged children.

Overseas Vietnamese Association in Switzerland meets

Nearly 60 representatives of Vietnamese people across Switzerland on August 21 gathered at a meeting convened by the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Switzerland (OVAS) in Belp town, 10km from the capital city of Berne.

Stock tracks Wall Street plunge

Wall Street's overnight decline cast a catastrophic shadow on the Vietnamese stock market on August 12, with benchmark indices on both national stock exchanges declining sharply and over 90 percent of shares shedding value.