Society

Tourists support VN children

This is not just a motor-cycle adventure through wonderful parts of Vietnam, it's a chance to contribute to the well-being of children that still live with the legacy of war.
Society

Hanoi puts best face forward

An art exhibition entitled Nha Mat Pho (Houses Facing the Street) by Nguyen The Son, focusing on the rapidly changing nature of the capital, is on display at the Goethe Institute.
Promoting action on child helmet use Society

Promoting action on child helmet use

A workshop was held in the central Da Nang city on Dec. 17 to discuss measures to raise people’s awareness on the importance of having children wear helmets when riding motorcycles.
Business

Transport ministry sets an example

Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has called on all ministry staff to use buses in a bid to promote the vehicle as the primary means of public transportation.
Business

Luxury imports continue to flood market

Luxury goods including high-priced cars and motorbikes, cosmetics, mobile phones and alcoholic beverages continue to be imported despite a package of measures unveiled by the Government last month to reduce the trade deficit.
Society

Guard boxes approved for Hanoi traffic police

The Hanoi People's Committee has approved the building of at least 20 plate-glassed guard boxes at traffic “hot spots” to protect traffic police from the weather and hostile riders and drivers
Business

Big year in store for scooter sales

The scooter segment of the motorcycle market is forecast to continue to thrive domestically this year, following last year's strong growth as demand for the motorbike remains high, industry insiders said.
Business

Thai-invested joint venture to develop townhouses

Thailand’s second largest residential developer, Preuksa Real Estate (PS), is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding this week with the Vietnamese automobile producer Hoang Huy Group to set up a joint-venture to develop town houses in the northern port city of Hai Phong.