Discovery Channel documentary to shoot in Vietnam Culture - Sports

Discovery Channel documentary to shoot in Vietnam

The story of Vietnamese engineers and technicians joining hands to change lives in a remote area of Africa has inspired Discovery Channel filmmakers to make a documentary featuring the hard work of the Vietnamese team and showing the impact they had on local people.
Lang Lang hits right note in Hanoi Culture - Sports

Lang Lang hits right note in Hanoi

Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang performed at the Hanoi Opera House on August 31 night in a show organised as part of the Hublot Loves Art programme produced by the Swiss luxury watch brand.
Precious trees recognised as heritage Environment

Precious trees recognised as heritage

The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has recognised a group of 400 Po Mu (Fokienia hodginsii) trees in the forest of mountainous Tay Giang district in Quang Nam province as Heritage Trees.
Quang Ngai real estate has huge potential Business

Quang Ngai real estate has huge potential

The real estate sector in the central province of Quang Ngai has strong potential to grow, thanks to its geographic attributes but still-low property prices that appeal to investors.
Canada to maintain security cooperation with Vietnam Politics

Canada to maintain security cooperation with Vietnam

Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Singh Sajjan talks with Viet Nam News on the prospects of Canada-Vietnam defence cooperation and Canada’s commitment to sustain peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region during his visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector Business

Vietnam needs more ADB funding for private sector

Deputy governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu speaks to Vietnam News Agency's English-language newspaper Viet Nam News about these issues on the sideline of the recent ADB 51st Annual Meeting in Manila, the Philippines
GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate Business

GDP not an ideal indicator for growth, says Nobel laureate

About two years ago I read on Viet Nam News about the willingness of the Vietnamese Government to let foreign companies set up shop in Vietnam, which I think is a good idea in developing economies. In the initial stages, typically an economy doesn’t have all the skills needed for growth to get momentum.
Black Friday fever hits Vietnam Business

Black Friday fever hits Vietnam

E-commerce platforms are trying to emulate the famous Black Friday sale in the US with a massive advertising campaign announcing attractive discounts.