No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
HCM City ‘surprisingly new’ in New York Times story Travel

HCM City ‘surprisingly new’ in New York Times story

“For a place with so much history – decades of wartime and occupation have left their scars – Ho Chi Minh City feels surprisingly new,” the New York Times Style Magazine starts in a recently-published story about the “vibrant, stylish, youthful” city.
Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely Environment

Ministry to consider applying Japanese water tech widely

The noxious odour and level of mud in the To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi have decreased dramatically since nano-bioreactor technology has been applied, according to a representative of the Japan Environment and Trade Promotion Organisation (JETRO).
HCM City's assistance to start-ups paying off Business

HCM City's assistance to start-ups paying off

Many start-ups have brought their technologies and products into the market in 2017-2019 thanks to financial and technical assistance for R&D provided by the HCM City Department of Science and Technology’s SpeedUp innovation and start-up programme.
Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing Business

Vietnam reaps fruits in fighting IUU fishing

Since Vietnam received a “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) in October 2017 on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country has taken various measures to settle the problem and enjoyed positive results.
Crab thick noodle soup Culture - Sports

Crab thick noodle soup

Banh canh (thick noodle soup), a traditional dish in central Vietnam, can now be easily found in Hanoi in delightful varieties. Banh canh ghe (crab thick noodle soup) is one of them.