Tan Son Nhat runway reopens after Vietjet incident Society

Tan Son Nhat runway reopens after Vietjet incident

HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport reopened runway 25L/07R on the morning of June 15 after closing it for more than 20 hours to handle the incident in which a Vietjet Air plane skidded off the runaway.
Paragliders to fly over Ly Son Island Culture - Sports

Paragliders to fly over Ly Son Island

Around 100 paragliders from clubs nationwide and foreign countries will compete in the Quang Ngai Open Paragliding Championship on Ly Son Island off the coast of Quang Ngai province from June 20-24.
VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019 Business

VNDirect sees post-tax profit up 31 pct in 2019

VNDirect Securities Corporation (VNDS) expects its post-tax profit to grow 31 percent year on year in 2019 to 487 billion VND (20.9 million USD), attendees heard at the firm’s annual shareholder meeting on April 18.
Trafficking of 'tourists' must be handled: PM Travel

Trafficking of 'tourists' must be handled: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Ministry of Public Security to investigate and strictly handle the organisations and individuals who illegally traffic Vietnamese people abroad via tourism routes.
Da Nang told to accelerate transport plans Society

Da Nang told to accelerate transport plans

The Ministry of Transport has asked ministries, investors and Da Nang authorities to speed up work on the international airport construction and the railway station demolition in the city.
Taiwan lifts ban on Vietnamese workers Society

Taiwan lifts ban on Vietnamese workers

Vietnamese are permitted to work in Taiwan (China) again, 10 years after the island was put off limits to Vietnamese nationals because so many disappeared rather than return home.
Society

More skilled workers to be sent abroad

The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs will accelerate the sending of skilled workers abroad while consolidating such traditional markets as Taiwan and Japan in 2014.
Business

Smart-phone sales up 83 percent in 2012

Smart phone shipments to Vietnam reached an all-time high in third quarter of this year, with local vendors grabbing a significant amount of market share, according to the latest IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.