Film on Dr Yersin debuts in Hanoi

A documentary film titled It Is Not a Life That Doesn't Move featuring late doctor Alexandre Yersin will make a debut in Hanoi on June 12.

Amended Constitution helps creating agricultural breakthroughs

Article 62 of the amended Constitution, which was adopted by the National Assembly last year, has been praised by the scientific circle for its greater emphasis on the role of science and technology in national development, according to an analysis by the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.

Farmers face difficulties in modern times

After nearly 30 years of innovation, Vietnam has seen important achievements in agriculture, yet farmers do not play a significant role in industrialisation, modernisation and integration of the country.

Grain of truth sought in 3,000-year-old rice

Vietnamese archaeologists have found a number of rice grains dating back an estimated 3,000 years ago at Thanh Den Relic Site in Hanoi's Me Linh district that are still capable of sprouting.