Q1’s GDP sees 6.79 percent growth: Government report  Politics

Q1’s GDP sees 6.79 percent growth: Government report

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presented the Government’s report on the implementation of socio-economic development in the first quarter of 2019 and measures for the remaining months of the year at the opening meeting of the 7th session of the 14th National Assembly on May 20.
Vietnam Book Day helps promote reading culture Politics

Vietnam Book Day helps promote reading culture

The launch of the Vietnam Book Day has contributed greatly to restoring and developing the reading culture. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam made this remark at a national conference on April 18 revie
Universities develop modern libraries Society

Universities develop modern libraries

Libraries are a place to connect the teaching and learning process. Building a modern library system is a goal of many universities in order to increase their training quality.
Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour Culture - Sports

Guarding Hung King Temple once-in-a-lifetime honour

In Vietnam, the janitor of a pagoda (or temple) is usually an elderly person respected by the local community, who is selected by the community to do the work for many years. But it is even harder to be selected for the job at many temples in the Hung Kings Temple historical site in Phu Tho.
Quan ho festival offers diverse activities Culture - Sports

Quan ho festival offers diverse activities

Various activities kicked off in the northern province of Bac Ninh on February 14 as part of an ongoing festival marking a decade since the Quan ho Bac Ninh folk songs were recognised by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Singapore works to enhance food security World

Singapore works to enhance food security

The Singaporean Parliament on February 12 passed a new law on the establishment of a new agency to oversee food-related issues, a move to turn the country into an agriculture and food hub of the region.