Travel

VN's first tourist resort receives Green Globe certificate

The Novetel Phan Thiet resort in central Binh Thuan province has been recognised by the Green Globe International to achieve the world’s highest environmental standards, becoming the first in Vietnam to receive the Green Globe certificate.
Politics

Vietnam joins countries to cope with oil spills

The Prime Minister has ratified a plan to implement a joint statement and a framework programme between Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand on oil spill response in the Gulf of Thailand for the 2009-2015 period.
Tuyen Quang urged to develop forest economy Politics

Tuyen Quang urged to develop forest economy

The mountainous northern province of Tuyen Quang should make use of its advantages to develop a forest-based economy as it is home to nearly 500,000 ha of economically valuable forests.
Business

Da Nang draws industry to parks

Domestic and foreign investment trends in the industrial parks of Da Nang show the central city is becoming a major investment destination in the country, local officials say.
Business

Foreign firms target promising Vietnam, Indonesia

Many foreign companies, including automobile makers and retail corporations from Japan , China and the Republic of Korea , are eyeing Vietnam and Indonesia as potential markets due to strong domestic demand.
Society

Children speak out on their rights at forum

Nearly 200 children from HCM City clubs and schools posed questions and offered suggestions about protecting children’s rights at a two-day forum that ended in HCM City on July 20.