Society

HCM City – Haven for vintage motorcycles

Saigon, known today as Ho Chi Minh City, is now a haven for vintage motorbikes. Not only treasuring the value of the past, the collectors are working to benefit the community also.
Business

Greening industrial production in Vietnam

Along with many action programmes such as the National Target Programme on Energy Saving and Efficiency, Environmental Industry Development Project until 2015 with a Vision Towards 2020, the Cleaner Production (CL) Strategy until 2020 was also promoted in industries, with a view to green and sustainable industrial development. Report by the Vietnam Economic News.
Culture - Sports

In Hanoi, devoted collector unearths hidden gems

Bearing inside them a lively and thrilling beauty, a solemn philosophy, these stones have long been endowed with the spirit of heaven and earth. Through time, collecting gemstone has become an elegant and obsessive hobby among the capital's citizens.
Business

Ministry vows to tackle tax transfer pricing

Vietnam is currently piloting an advance pricing agreement (APA) to deal with the popular tax-ruse of transfer pricing, a representative from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) confirmed.
Culture - Sports

Exhibition highlights Cham culture

Over 400 pictures and objects depicting the unique culture of the Cham ethnic group are being displayed in Phan Rang-Thap Cham city of the southern province of Ninh Thuan at an exhibition that opened on August 27.
Environment

HCM City combats pollution

Ho Chi Minh City has resolved pollution problems at 1,400 manufacturers in the city over the last 11 years by either relocating the factories or by suspending polluting operations.
Business

Programme boosts Vietnam’s handicraft development

The “Joint Programme on Green Production and Trade to Increase Income and Employment Opportunities for Rural Poor” has actively contributed to the development of Vietnam’s handicrafts and raised rural people’s income.
Business

Strategy tries to link economic sectors

The Government needs to have a long-term strategy to develop linkages among farmers, business people, scientists and the State in managing the supply of key agricultural items.
Culture - Sports

Literature from 1930s on display

Nearly 100 literary works and newspapers published by members of the Tu Luc Van Doan (Self-reliance Literature group) during the New Poetry movement in the 1930s is being displayed in HCM City.