Culture - Sports

Asian champ keeps glory

Pham Van Mach may have won his first world bodybuilding championship a full 10 years ago but he insists he is still at his peak, saiying his best years could well last until he turns 40.

State Bank moves to cool gold market

The ban on gold imports has been lifed after a 16-month restriction aimed at cooling down the currently over-heated market in the precious metal, State Bank of Vietnam Governor Nguyen Van Giau told reporters in Hanoi on Nov. 11