Joint venture supports traditional weaving in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Joint venture supports traditional weaving in Thua Thien-Hue

Coats Phong Phu, a joint venture of UK-based Coats Group plc and Phong Phu Corporation, recently provided yarn worth over 1 billion VND (43,900 USD) for “zeng” weaving establishments in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, aiming to preserve and develop the local traditional weaving.
Vietnam’s Tra fish export sees competitors Videos

Vietnam’s Tra fish export sees competitors

Vietnam’s Tra fish export value is expected to reach a record 2 billion USD this year. However, many other nations are producing tra fish, including Vietnam’s major import markets.
Mekong dried-fish villages prepare for Tet Business

Mekong dried-fish villages prepare for Tet

Dried-fish processing villages in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are busy making fried fish to meet demand for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday which falls on February 16 this year.
Mong village looks to become new Sapa Society

Mong village looks to become new Sapa

Yen Bai province in the northwest hopes to turn one of its mountain villages, Nam Khat, into a second Sapa, provincial Party Secretary Pham Duy Cuong has said.
Society

Young artists reinvigorate cai luong

"Everything that I have today is due to my love and contribution to cai luong," says cai luong performer Le Van Gan, one of Ho Chi Minh City's young talents in the traditional operatic art.
Business

PM approves Vinacomin capital sale to VPBank

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved in principles to allow the Vietnam National Coal and Minerals Industries Group (Vinacomin) to sell all of its charter capital at Vinacomin Finance Company (CMF) to Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank).
Vinacomin sets high June target Business

Vinacomin sets high June target

The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) expects to sell around 10 million tonnes of its products in the April-June period and export at least 1.5 million tonnes.
Culture - Sports

Frangipani cultivation booms in Ho Chi Minh City

Colourful frangipani plants placed in pots of various sizes that enchant so many flower lovers are results of an economic model which has been in place for almost 10 years by farmers in Hung Long commune, Binh Chanh district in southern Ho Chi Minh City. Report by the Vietnam Pictorial.
The fight to keep langurs swinging free Environment

The fight to keep langurs swinging free

A group of biologists have spent days trailing a troop of primates in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, before they eventually caught up with about 30 gray-shanked douc langurs having an afternoon meal in the treetops some 30 metres above the ground.