World

Japan builds third solar cell plant

Japanese Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K said on Sept. 7 its subsidiary Showa Shell Solar will build a third plant for thin-layer photovoltaic cells in Miyazaki prefecture at a cost of 100 billion Yen.
Business

Retail expo opens in HCM City

The 2009 Vietnamese International Shop Industry Show (VISIS 2009) and the 2009 Vietnamese International Franchise Show (VIFS 2009) opened in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.
Culture - Sports

Art exhibition celebrates National Day

Some well-known artist are display their latest paintings and sculptures to mark the August Revolution and Nation Day, to be celebrated early next month at an annual exhibition that opened in HCM City on Aug.27.
Culture - Sports

Vung Tau beach hosts exhibition

More than 30 French and Vietnamese artists have their works on display at an installation art exhibition which opened at the Ho Tram Beach Resort in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province on Aug. 23.
Society

Handmade, primitive weapons to be showcased

An exhibition entitled “Handmade and Primitive Weapons – the Unique Military Cultural Heritage of Vietnam” will open at the Vietnam Military History Museum (VMHM) in Hanoi on September 1.
Border trade zone draws thousands Business

Border trade zone draws thousands

The official opening of the Tinh Bien Commercial Zone in An Giang Province on August 22 coincides with a festival to promote high quality Vietnamese goods in the Tinh Bien area that borders Cambodia.
Politics

Nation values State Guards’ contributions, sacrifices

The Vietnamese Party, State and people highly esteem the contributions made by the State Guards of the People’s Police in maintaining security and social order, and in defending the nation’s revolutionary achievements, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet.